Destroyer - Photo by Ted Bois

Dan Bejar will be performing a solo set at The Independent on Monday night as part of what’s being billed as the last chance to catch Destroyer live before 2015. Destroyer is also releasing a new EP, Five Spanish Songs, later this month. About the EP, Bejar explained:

It was 2013. The English language seemed spent, despicable, not easily singable. It felt over for English; good for business transactions, but that’s about it. The only other language I know is Spanish, and the only Spanish songs I really know are those of Sr. Chinarro, led by Antonio Luque. I’ve been a decades-long fan of how he conducted his affairs, his strange words, his melodies that have always felt so natural (this is important), his bitter songs about painting the light. Something about them, I knew I could do it…

To enter for a chance to win tickets to see Destroyer at The Independent on Monday, email with “Destroyer” in the subject line and your full name and email address in the body of the email. A winner will be selected at random and notified via email.

Destroyer, Pink Mountaintops
The Independent
November 4, 2013
8pm, $15-$17