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Deleted Scenes
    Saturday March 17, 2012 7:00pm - 7:40pm @ Swan Dive (615 Red River St)
    Deleted Scenes will release Young People’s Church of the Air on Sockets Records on CD (Sept. 6) and LP (Sept. 20). This second album builds on the “thoughtful existentialism and strange, drowsy downers“ of their 2009 debut, Birdseed Shirt (Pitchfork, 8.0), pushing the band’s formidable rhythm section further, and exploring the possibility of hope.
    Grabbing rhythmic feels from 80s pop, R&B, surf rock, dark funk, and Go-Go, Young People’s Church of the Air showcases Deleted Scenes discovering what it can do. Drummer Brian Hospital introduces the double-kick pedal to art rock with thoughtful drum arrangements. The lyrics find Daniel Scheuerman taking risks to explore themes of family, love, death and joy in a self-devouring poetic style. The album’s production is fuzzy and warped, inspired by the cassette warble of Southeast Asian psych-pop and the detuned stew of Elliott Smith’s final album, From a Basement on the Hill.

    Formed in Washington D.C. in 2005, the band has released an EP—Deleted...

    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #DeletedScenes
    Tags 21+, Rock
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS17948

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