Getting To Know the Kilted Farmer Team – Alice

Kilted Farmer Koncerts logoName: Alice Gray Marks
Role: Street-team, fangirl

Current favorite album:
The Shins, Wincing the Night Away

Most anticipated album of 2012:
the next one from Dead Can Dance

Favorite recently released album (within the past year):
Tom Waits, Bad As Me

Most memorable past live show:
Einst├╝rzende Neubauten at First Ave

Touring act you’ve seen live the most times:
Probably Assemblage 23 by now.

What are you excited about musically right now?
Going to Kinetik* in Montreal this spring after goth prom.

Name one band you think deserves more recognition:
The Bellwether Syndicate

Other music related activities:
Co-head of Goth Prom

*Yes, Kinetik 2012 is over. Alice sent in her answers before the festival, but your friendly Kilted Farmer webmaster was not so on top of things with this post!

Mid-Summer Update

summer break trucker hatThings have been a little quiet on the site since Freezepop was in town, so we’re well overdue for an update. The Kilted Farmer team has been taking a well deserved break after putting on 8 shows through the first half of the year. There’s still great live music to be seen and heard while we’re on a break. Below are a few upcoming shows that have caught my attention.

Artists Date Venue/Info
Witherspoon, Andrew Morris, Arbitrary Syndicate, City Salt, Electric String Quartet, Geodesic, Katy Marosok, Beargun Sun 7/24 Station 4
The Rope, Trapezoids, The Night Fri 7/29 Cause Spirits and Sound Bar
As|Of, Fische, UZZA, Venus Sat 7/30 Wild Tymes
KMFDM, Army of the Universe, 16volt, Human Factors Fri 8/12 First Avenue
Rasputina, Smoke Fairies Sat 8/13 7th St. Entry
Ladytron, Sonoio Mon 10/3 Fine Line
VNV Nation, Straftanz Mon 11/28 Station 4

And also don’t forget to support the venues and club nights that support great dark music! Here are a few to keep you busy:

See you around.

-Renee