Evoking a different time in indie rock, The World is a Beautiful Place will play the Rickshaw Stop

Love or hate the memories, the early Aughts were truly a high water time for eccentricity and excess in indie rock. Bands could dub themselves nonsensical names like I’m From Barcelona or Architecture in Helsinki, even if they were from Sweden or Australia. And the only thing longer than the monikers were the band rosters, which routinely stretched to double-digit enrollments (hello Broken Social Scene.) With the ever-permeating influence of pop and R&B in the indie rock world, those displays of nerdiness seem anachronistic now, but there are still a few bands who unabashedly embrace an ostentatious bent to their music. [...]

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