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Preoccupations Presented by Margin Walker Presents Live Music

  • Barracuda
  • 611 E. Seventh St.
  • Austin, TX 78701
  • May 22, 2018
  • Time: Doors at 8:00 PM
  • Price: $15

Preoccupations’ songs have always worked through themes of creation, destruction, and futility, and they’ve always done it with singular post-punk grit. The textures are evocative and razor-sharp. The wire is always a live one. But while that darker side may have been well-explored, that’s not quite the same as it being fully, intensely lived. This time it was, and the result is ’New Material’, a collection that broadens and deepens Preoccupations to a true mastery of their sound. In it lies the difference between witnessing a car crash and crashing your own, between jumping into an ocean and starting to swallow the water.  

 

Preoccupations Presented by Margin Walker Presents