Noble Bodies (rock) will be playing the M-Shop Friday, April 12th. Des Moines-based rock group Volcano Boys will open the show.
Girl with Basket of Fruit, released February 8th, 2019, is a fairly contemporary release by Xiu Xiu’s standards. By normal standards, it is 36 minutes of aural whiplash, violently jerking the listener around with periodic interludes of spoken word ballads before tearing off once more into a pounding, glitchy beat.
As it stands, Everyday is an exceedingly pleasant collection of spaced-out downtempo tracks, with all the comfort that comes with a nap in the sun or a midday walk. It’s just hard not to wish for something more.