The Life and Times
with Story of the Sea
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- Categories: Rock
- Event posted: March 24, 2009
- Last updated: Sept. 16, 2014
Kansas City's The Life and Times delivers grandiose and loud music twice the size of its three-person lineup, recalling ethereal acts like Blonde Redhead and My Bloody Valentine as well as majestic rock bands like Sunny Day Real Estate and Hum. Former Shiner frontman Allen Epley heads up the power trio, which is propelled by one of the best rock drummers you'll ever see (Chris Metcalf) and low-end maestro Chris Abert. The group's long-in-the-making new album "Tragic Boogie" is its best yet; a home-recorded spectacle that takes the L&T's self-described "blissed-out" sound to dynamic heights and explores new avenues of sonic chi.