Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Southern Gothic 2012: Artist Rundown Part I


"A weekend of blues, country, krautrock, stoner rock, electro, cajun, psych-folk, honky tonk, anti-folk & punk gospel."

Southern Gothic returns to The Crane Lane Theatre for another year this weekend as a dozen incredible international artists descend upon Phoenix Street. See below for a short note on who's who of the 2012 line-up for Southern Gothic.

Carousels

Who?: Carousels
When?: Friday - 7pm
How much?: FREE!
Why?: Because shoegaze sheriffs Nick Benton and Lucy Wilson - aka Carousels - are going to shoot the whole shebang off in fuzzy, distorted style.

Official website : selscarou.com




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K-X-P

K-X-P

Who?: K-X-P
When?: Friday - 8pm
How much?: FREE!
Why?: "K-X-P mixes electronics, kraut, noise, rock and even rockabilly into a hypnotic and minimalistic motorik groove". This Finnish trio are going to do delightfully nasty things to the Crane Lane's theatre walls.

Official website : www.facebook.com/kxp.official




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Hanin Elias

Hanin Elias
Who?: Hanin Elias
When?: Saturday - 4.30pm
How much?: FREE!
Why?: Returning from over half a decade of self-imposed exile in French Polynesia, the original riot grrrl and founding member of Atari Teenage Riot's batteries are recharged and revitalised, a fact so strikingly evident on last year's long-awaited release Get it Back.

Official website : haninelias.com




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Gemma Ray

Gemma Ray

Who?: Gemma Ray
When?: Saturday - 9pm
How much?: FREE!
Why?: Shape-shifting jewel in U.K. label Bronzerat Records' indie-shaped crown, Gemma Ray brings her brand of retro noir-pop to Cork..

Official website : gemmaray.tv




Interviews with Southern Gothic artists to follow later this week.

- Southern Gothic takes place in The Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix Street, Cork
- Events take place from Friday 4th May to Monday 7th May with FREE entry for the majority of events
- For more info see the official facebook page here