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Thursday, March 17 • 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Holger

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Few independent Brazilian bands are getting everyone's attention as São Paulo's Holger. The band first appeared with The Green Valley EP, that brought a collection of songs that could be described as influenced by the "classical" indie rock from Pavement, Flaming Lips, Wilco and Dinossaur Jr. Soon their energetic and unpredictable performances gained the attention of the ones more in tune with the country's emerging new music. Playing concerts all over the country, they had the opportunity to share the stage with bands like Dirty Projectors, No Age, Matt & Kim, Super Furry Animals, among others, and also traveled abroad for festivals like South by Southwest and Pop Montreal. In the latter, they gained the recognition of Paste Magazine, that appointed them the "best discovery of the festival." At the beggining of 2010, the five piece act locked itself on the studio with american producer Roger Paul Mason and came up with their first full lenght Sunga, released by Trama - same label that brought CSS to the world and had artists like Tom Zé, Gal Costa and Nação Zumbi on its roster. The record incorporates a series of new elements to the band's sound, such as sinthesizers, percussion and plenty of african-brazilian rhythms. Sunga is out now in Brazil and in March in Japan. :: soundcloud http://soundcloud.com/myholger :: myspace http://www.myspace.com/myholger :: twitter http://www.twitter.com/myholger "But the thing about Holger is: Cake Shop could have been overrun by rabid wolves. New York City could have crumbled into the ocean. And they’d still be one of the most enjoyable live bands out there.- MTV Iggy (http://blog.mtviggy.com/2010/09/27/concert-review-brazils-holger-at-cake-shop-nyc-short-and-very-very-sweet/) "Best discovery of Pop Montreal" - Paste Magazine (http://www.pastemagazine.com/high_gravity/2009/10/best-discovery-of-pop-montreal-so-far-holger.html)
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Few independent Brazilian bands are getting everyone's attention as São Paulo's Holger. The band first appeared with The Green Valley EP, that brought a collection of songs that could be described as influenced by the "classical" indie rock from Pavement, Flaming Lips, Wilco and... Read More →



Thursday March 17, 2011 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Mi Casa Cantina 503 E 6th St

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