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Saturday, March 19 • 11:00pm - Sunday, March 20 •12:00am
The Calm Blue Sea

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The Calm Blue Sea is a band from Austin, TX. They make (mostly) instrumental music. Call it post-rock if you need an existing label, but their sound draws on more than the associated loud-quiet-loud canon. The dearly departed internet radio giant WOXY's Futurist blog may have said it best about their debut long player: 'The more appropriate term you should be hearing or reading when the band is described is 'beautiful', because that is the word I could not get out of my mind when listening to the soaring tunes on this record.' Since forming in 2007, The Calm Blue Sea have taken their uniquely cinematic rock on two US tours, released a well-received debut full length album, and a follow-up double album film score. Their incendiary live shows have paired them with giants Mogwai, Caspian, Pelican, the Appleseed Cast, and the Twilight Sad. Additionally, the live performance of their original score for Fritz Lang's Siegfried sold out the Austin cinephile haven Alamo Drafthouse. The Calm Blue Sea have recently signed on as an artist and management client with Modern Outsider Records, also based in Austin.
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The Calm Blue Sea

The Calm Blue Sea’s lushly textured sound is a study in contrast. The Austin, Texas band’s music, like its oceanic name, is at once beautiful and violent, transcendent and triumphant. With songs structured by minutes rather than measures, the foursome marries post-rock fugues... Read More →



Saturday March 19, 2011 11:00pm - Sunday March 20, 2011 12:00am
Skinny's Ballroom 115 San Jacinto Blvd

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