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Friendly Fires + Wise Blood

This event occurs in the past, May 27 2011
967 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA   (view map)

Filed under: witch house, haitian disco, indie, birp, new rave, electronic, indietronica, experimental, dance

Those still reeling from the loss of LCD Soundsystem, might do well to check out likeminded Brits, dance punk outfit Friendly Fires at the ’Dise tonight. The St. Albans-bred trio have been around for a while, enjoying moderate levels of fame and acclaim across the pond for their party-starting electro anthems that nod to both Daft Punk and the dearly departed Soundsystem. That all might be changing soon; their just-dropped Pala (XL Recordings) has already earned the band all sorts of big ups, delivering feverish, Afrofunk-infused, electro dance rock that’ll ignite a flame under your ass tonight, with Wise Blood.

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Friendly Fires is a dancepunk/new rave band which formed in 2006 in St Albans, England. They consist of Ed MacFarlane (vocals), Edd Gibson (guitar) and...

Set in the Deep South during the postwar era, Wise Blood stars Brad Dourif as an aimless veteran, who decides to become a Bible-thumping preacher...

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