Wednesday, 24th September 2008:Kontakt @ The Republic
Catch NAO (post punk), CITIZENS OF ICE CREAM (shoegaze, experimental) & DIAN BANG (eletro/synth pop) @ The Republic, Sunway Pyramid.
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
9:00pm – 11:30pm
The Republic @ Sunway Pyramid
Sunway Pyramid Ground Floor (Next to Italiannies, orange entrance)
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Admission is FREE!!!
First 50 confirmed guests (RSVP @ Facebook) will get a free CD and t-shirt! (Courtesy of Soundscape Records)
More info @ http://www.therepublicbar.com
Straddling the line between the classic punk energy of the legendary Fugazi and today’s manic metal/hardcore upstarts System Of A Down, you get the hard-hitting outfit NAO.
Arguably the most progressive band in the current Malaysian local Chinese independent scene, their politically charged live set, with its fair share of double pedal thumping, funkoid metal interludes, jarring dual guitar hammerings and spirited vocals, had fists pumping the air in glory.
Never far from voicing out social concerns and addressing anti-racial issues through its punk template, the band is rare breed unafraid of hitting a raw nerve.
CITIZENS OF ICE CREAM
If all that you wish to achieve, all that you desire, all that you wish would happen, transform as a whole to an ice-cream. And as you think you could take just one bite of it, it melts. And so you wish, hope and dream endlessly, until all your frustrations and hopes give presence to another fictional, beautiful, sweet ice-cream-like dream…
Let frustration be your drive, let the “ice-cream” be all that you hope for, even if you “know” it’s impossible, “believe” is the reason you dwell, the excuse for your devotion.
Hopes and desires make us “Citizens of Ice-Cream”.
An emerging band from the Malaysian Chinese indie music scene, Dian Bang consists of a girl and two guys who did their music practice in their bedroom and utilize laptops, geared up guitars and keyboards to create music at their live shows. They’re sound revolves around a lot of Electro-shoegazing and experimental pop, inspired mostly by acts like Slowdive, Kraftwerk and Kitaro.