The Kinetiks CD release party
with Cowboy Indian Bear / DJ Dance Party
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- Categories: Rock
- Event posted: Dec. 13, 2009
- Last updated: Sept. 16, 2014
- Friday, Dec. 18, 2009, 9 p.m.
- The Bottleneck, 737 New Hampshire, Lawrence
- Cost: $5
- Age limit: All ages
The Kinetiks new album "Science is Magic" is a bricoleur’s rock and roll manifesto. Recorded and mixed by Stuart Sullivan (of Meat Puppets fame), the album is a carnival ride of disco, '80s pop-punk, and darker '90s themes. It's a fun, synth-filled distortion fest that channels a Pixies-esque modulation between loud and soft. The melodies are as contagiously idiosyncratic as the music is straightforward — everything centers on Spencer Goertz-Giffen’s range of vivid vocal personas and penetrating electric guitar work. Read Jason Fox's full review of the new album.