Kishi Bashi

Hey there, I only know a couple of songs from Kishi Bashi but the sound is pretty cool. His musical style is described below and I added a youtube link as well.

A lush array of looping and vocal/violin gymnastics... Kishi Bashi's debut full-length, 151a, is a bright and soaring avant-pop record written primarily on violin - Kishi Bashi's main instrument which has brought him to record and tour with the likes of Regina Spector, Sondre Lerche, Alexi Murdoch, of Montreal and more.

Kishi Bashi collaborated with of Montreal's Kevin Barnes on that band's new album, Paralytic Stalks. This last endeavor he credits with some of his most recent musical growth, acknowledging that Barnes pushed him to new heights of creativity, forcing him to explore a broader use of his primary instrument: the violin. This experimentation affected his loop-based live show and led to him write more of the new record with violin rather than piano or guitar, loosening him from the grip of habit and expanding his palette. Kishi Bashi uses Japanese singing as another of many layers, doing so without any trace of gimmickry, and achieving what, to Western ears, must sound like an expression of the ineffable.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wcZb80f5VE

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  • Brad

    We are between the bar and the sound board.

    February 19, 2013

  • Jessica S.

    I am officially in the bluebird. Opening band is on

    February 19, 2013

  • Brad

    8:14 Just called for the tab. Beers are 1/2 full. Text if you two want to find the group. [masked]

    February 19, 2013

  • Jessica S.

    I am also running late. I will just go to the bluebird

    February 19, 2013

  • Victoria

    Running really late. Should be at the bar by 8. When are you guys headed into bluebird?

    February 19, 2013

  • Sam

    Alright folks, here's the plan, we're meeting at Atomic Cowboy at 7.30 PM for a drink, and then walking over to bluebird. We'll bring a copy of the cassette crab sign so look for that if you can't spot us

    February 17, 2013

  • Ian

    Tickets still available! Just held my noise and paid the 'convenience fee'

    February 14, 2013

  • Gina

    Got my ticket as well! Does the group ever meet a little ahead? I imagine it's not that easy to find people within the venue.

    February 14, 2013

  • mindy

    Yay! Got my ticket too!

    February 11, 2013

  • Nick L.

    Got my ticket! Excited to meet you guys

    February 11, 2013

  • Victoria

    Thanks for the heads up. Got my ticket.

    February 11, 2013

  • Oswaldo

    Got the tickets guys! They might have released more. Hurry up!
    Saw him in September at the Larimer Lounge. I recommend you to listen to the whole album. It's really good.

    February 11, 2013

  • Sam

    Let's meet up at Atomic Cowboy (a bar right next to bluebird) around 7:30 for some drinks. If you didn't get a ticket, you could still come meet us at Atomic and see if anyone is selling extra tickets outside of bluebird.

    1 · February 10, 2013

  • Victoria

    I missed out too. Do they usually sell more tickets the night of?

    February 10, 2013

  • mindy

    Shoot, I didn't jump fast enough on tix. Might try to get one outside night of since I live 2 blocks away.

    February 10, 2013

  • Oswaldo

    Actually I might need 2 tix. Please help.

    February 10, 2013

  • Oswaldo

    Does anybody have an extra ticket?

    February 9, 2013

  • Rose

    Me too!

    February 9, 2013

  • Sam

    Bought my ticket.

    February 9, 2013

  • Sam

    Yup, just checked again, there are more on sale now.

    February 4, 2013

  • Yuta

    Just bought mine a few minutes ago. Still on sale.

    February 4, 2013

  • Brad

    SOLD OUT! Who has tickets? Who's Going?

    February 4, 2013

  • Sam

    Dang. Didn't think it would sell out.

    February 3, 2013

    • Brad

      Bummer.

      February 4, 2013

  • Brad

    SOLD OUT! Who has tickets? Who's Going?

    February 4, 2013

  • Victoria

    I think it's sold out. I can't buy tickets either.

    February 3, 2013

  • Courtney

    I tried to purchase a ticket but it kept telling me general admission was sold out and to pick a ticket price but there was nothing else to select from. Maybe I'm doing something wrong?

    February 3, 2013

  • Victoria

    Anyone bought their ticket yet?

    February 1, 2013

  • Courtney

    I'm excited to learn more about this guy, I listened to the link and really liked it.

    January 25, 2013

  • Sam

    I dig it

    January 25, 2013

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