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Matt Joyce, Straka & Sphynx, Sinking Suns

  • Crystal Corner Bar 1302 Williamson Street Madison, WI, 53703 United States (map)
  Sinking Suns.

Sinking Suns.

Madison band Sinking Suns has been around in one form or another for 10 years now, developing a sparse, cutting strain of noise-rock with a backdrop of eerie atmosphere. The trio's one full-length album so far, 2016's Death Songs, also captures the surprising variety of this approach, from the whirling, stormy rhythms of "Skeleton Man" to the Rocket From The Crypt-like surf infusion of "Headstones." This past year, Sinking Suns contributed a track to an Unsane tribute compilation and have been gradually recording a new album planned for release at some point in 2018. Sinking Suns will mostly focus on new material as they play a set at this benefit for WORT-FM, sharing the bill with Midwest Beat singer guitarist Matt Joyce and Madison rock outfit Straka & Sphynx. —Scott Gordon

Earlier Event: December 22
Ben Ferris Octet Holiday Party
Later Event: December 29
Tony Barba Quartet