Over 20 years, 72 full-length albums and countless tours throughout the world, Japanese music collective Acid Mothers Temple have produced some of the world’s most fascinatingly weird tunes. At the center of this ever-shifting kaleidoscope of musical collaborators, Kawabata Makoto acts as both originator and catalyst for a cosmic musical energy that stretches beyond the boundaries of the strange and into the realm of the sublime.
A perfect backdrop of charming, wet, dreary weather characterizes tonight’s performance. After walking into Urban Lounge and finding myself in a large, empty room, I was concerned about the turnout. However, my venture through the downpour is certainly not in vain, nor will the gig’s contribution to my eventual loss of hearing be wasted. … read more