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The Warlocks play the Magic City!

Warlocks band photo by Rob Johannes

FYI: From now on, I’ll be channeling the days of LiveJournal yore by including a “Song of the Moment” or “sotm” tag at the end of my posts here on Timetable; just an injection of new music into your workday.


From the first moment I heard their band name leave the lips of my idol (Interpol frontman Paul Banks), I knew I was in love. After listening to them for what seems like the better part of my college life, the Warlocks are playing BIRMINGHAM! Wow, I can almost hear all two of us freaking out over here on the North Side at the mere idea. For those of you unfamiliar with them, The Warlocks are proclaimed as “relentless, hypnotic wall of sound that suggested a collision between classic psychedelia, Krautrock and Velvet Underground style rock and roll.” That doesn’t seem a fair enough description given the depth that a band with two drummers and four guitarists has. Although confusingly listed on The Bottletree’s site under Black Angels’ billing description, they are WORTH EVERY PENNY. This is a rare opportunity for Birmingham.

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