20. 02. 2019

Komuna Hall


+ Malamor

The Strange, which feature Chris Eckman (ex-The Walkabouts) and members of the Bambi Molesters and My Buddy Moose, will take us on a ride across the American wastelands with their heavily anticipated second album, the first in 14 years, supported by local Tarantino-style group Malamor. Strap on your revolvers!

At the beginning of the millennium, The Strange formed as a joint project by Croatian surf rockers The Bambi Molesters and Slovenia-based Seattle-born musician Chris Eckman (ex-The Walkabouts). Despite their excellent debut album Nights of Forgotten Films (2004), which received praise from global media, such as Pitchfork, Rolling Stone and Mojo, and a successful promotional tour featuring R.E.M. member Scott Mccaughey, it took no fewer than 14 years for the band to come together again.

In September, the band’s second album, titled Echo Chamber, was released, the joint effort of an expanded ensemble, as the original band was joined by members of Croatian group My Buddy Moose and a two-piece brass section. The album also features guest appearances by singer-songwriter Irena Žilić and the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. The swirling layers of surf rock, blues, alt-country, jazz, American gothic and melancholia has been unanimously declared one of the best Croatian releases of 2018.

To start, our passions will be ignited by Slovenian band Malamor, found at the crossroads of cabaret, Latino, swing, soul, rockabilly, psychedelic and garage punk music. In 2017, they released their second album Daisy, spicing up the quintet’s sound with the edge of Uma Thurman‘s katana in Kill Bill and the thunder of Kurt Russell in Death Proof. Music to drown your habanero in tequila with.

Tickets on sale online and at outlets.

Organisation: Kino Šiška.

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