Weekend Plans: Big Ups heads to Bottom of the Hill

Photo by Tiffany Yoon The latest show offering from the local wunderkinds of Professional Fans comes in the form of Weekend, Big Ups, and Never Young performing at Bottom of the Hill this Friday. Headliner Weekend hails from Brooklyn, but is signed to Oakland label Slumberland Records (Pains of Being Pure At Heart, Joanna Gruesome). Weekend culls from heavily instrumental acts that sound like introspective guitar-led forays into the (inevitable) apocalypse, ie: Mogwai and Porcupine Tree. Below you can see Weekend performing a full KEXP set in a church: Big Ups' frontman Joe Galarraga oscillates between a deadpan baritone and a snarling scream. The effect is a [...]

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