Kishi Bashi and his loops of sound are returning to the First Unitarian Church on 9/14

KishiBashiAfter a dazzling performance at Firefly Music Festival last weekend, violinist Kishi Bashi is bringing his soaring, uplifting indie-pop to Philly on September 14th. The singer and multi-instrumentalist has worked and performed with of Montreal, Alexi Murdoch, and is a founding member of indie band Jupiter One. His 2012 solo album 151a was self- recorded and self-produced himself (who goes by K Ishibashi in his other musical endeavors). His live performances feature loops of notes, vocals and sounds, carving out room for solo playing and lots of  experimentation. Tickets for the First Unitarian Sanctuary show go on sale Friday, June 28th. More information can be found here. Check out Kishi Bashi’s techniques in his Tiny Desk Concert from NPR Music, and watch a video of him playing Firefly below.


Tonight’s Concert Picks: Delta Rae at World Cafe Live, Into It. Over It. and Restorations at First Unitarian, Forest Fools and Tweeds at Pi Lam, Richie Sambora at Electric Factory (UPDATE: canceled)

XPN Welcomes North Carolina sextet Delta Rae to World Cafe Live tonight. The band is currently on tour promoting their debut album, Carry The Fire, which was released in June. The show tonight begins at 8 and tickets are available here. Below, watch the video for “Morning Comes” from Carry The Fire.

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