2018
Nervous Dupre w/ Wume, Twin Star
December
05
Wednesday
Doors 8:30, Show 9:30 - $5
Nervous Dupre
NERVOUS DUPRE returns to the Mothlight stage on December 5th with Twitchcraft and an armful of new sounds. At turns both menacing and reflective, these songs work their way from haunting melancholy to percussive rage. The bass-heavy backdrops warp and woof, pausing for moments of unhinged melody. The four-person dance team anchors the stage, shifting between stark minimalism and dark hip hop choreography, while the vocalist paces the boards, a wounded howl cutting through playful rhythmic inventions. Dance. Oratorio. Endtimes rap. Nervous Dupre is heavy shit. You need to see it.

Wume
WUME, fresh off a European tour with Beach House, bring their hypnotic brand of Baltimore kraut to Asheville. The duo of April Camlin (drums, vocals) and Albert Schatz (keyboards, electronics) draw much inspiration from past masters, with a particular rooting in German cosmic sounds of the 1970s. But their new record, Towards the Shadow, cuts in new directions. While Wume’s sound remains rooted in crisp and dizzyingly intricate percussion worthy of comparison to Can, wedded to harmonic synth patterns and kaleidoscopic electronic textures – Towards the Shadow announces a new phase for the band, distilling influences as different as Francis Bebey, Midori Tacked, Erkin Koray, and Alice Coltrane into interdimensional songs born of profound personal change.
Twin Star
TWIN STAR is the best new band in Asheville. The two-woman guitar/ drum powerhouse brings moving, charismatic performances that will shake you alive and lay hands on your ache. Come witness this.
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