Okay, so I lied. I actually have one last blog post for 2012. I wasn’t sure if I was gonna go to this concert, but after I listened to Indians‘ live session on YouTube yesterday afternoon, I knew I was going to go.
So right, yesterday evening brought Stillwater’s Other Lives to St Louis for the third time this year and with it, their baroque sense of chamber rock and their huge array of musical instruments. Live, the band is highly impressive. The music that they create is huge and each member is incredibly talented (each member besides the drummer plays at least four or five instruments throughout). Along with an entertaining light show, Other Lives is definitely a band you must see in person.
The opener is Indians, which is actually the bedroom project of one man – Copenhagen’s Søren Løkke Juul. He has been described as Denmark’s answer to Bon Iver, with more keyboards mixed in. The music is sad, melancholy and dreamy, and full of reverb. Indians easily won over the crowd with his beautiful and room-filling songs. Definitely keep an eye on him.
Check out photos from the show last night posted below, as well as Indians performing his song New from his debut album Somewhere Else coming out in January next year.