Saturday, January 11, 2020

Somewhere up there

A week or so after catching the ENchanters I headed back to House of Targ for some electronic action at its regular "Switched On Synths" night. First up was Hay Montagne Mystique, who I caught at another SoS back in 2017 facing off with label-mate Me Float. Here's HMM1

Hazy Montagne Mystique at House of Targ

More keyboard action!

Hazy Montagne Mystique at House of Targ

Vocal action!

Hazy Montagne Mystique at House of Targ

Next up, some modular action from the excellent Paraphonique1

Paraphonique

And so on!

Paraphonique

Spacecloudsfilter wrapped things up with a killer set.

Spacecloudsfilter at House of Targ

Vocal action!

Spacecloudsfilter at House of Targ

Adjusting action!

Spacecloudsfilter at House of Targ

And so on!

Spacecloudsfilter at House of Targ

Another fine installment.

Thursday, January 09, 2020

Some enchanted evening

Back on Novembr 9 I headed off to House of Targ for some rock'n'roll action. To be rpecise, it was the "Turf" part of Surf & Turf 2019. It all started with some Boom Creek as it usually does). Here's some percussive action with Adam!

Boom Creek at House of Targ

Ian sings!

Boom Creek at House of Targ

Neil wonders what's going on with those fancy new ceiling stripes, plus bass action with Todd.

Boom Creek at House of Targ

Rhythm section action!

Boom Creek at House of Targ

More Ian and Neil!

Boom Creek at House of Targ

Neil jumps!

Boom Creek at House of Targ

Even more Neil!

Boom Creek at House of Targ

Extra Ian!

Boom Creek at House of Targ

More Adam!

Boom Creek at House of Targ

Then it was on to some blue-ish action with Expanda Fuzz.

Expanda Fuzz at House of Targ

Guitar action with Leila!

Expanda Fuzz at House of Targ

Chris sings!

Expanda Fuzz at House of Targ

Leila sings!

Expanda Fuzz at House of Targ

Singalong action!

Expanda Fuzz at House of Targ

Finally, we have the man, the neckerchief, the legend, Classy Craig Daniels (of Leather Uppers, Exploders and Tijuana Bibles fame, among others) with his new outfit, The Enchanters.

The Enchanters at House of Targ

Singalong action with bassist Derek!

The Enchanters at House of Targ

More Derek!

The Enchanters at House of Targ

Craig sings!

The Enchanters at House of Targ

Derek sings!

The Enchanters at House of Targ

Terry hits!

The Enchanters at House of Targ

Cymbal-holding action!

The Enchanters at House of Targ

Enchanting action!

The Enchanters at House of Targ

All great stuff!

Wednesday, January 08, 2020

What year is it?

Alrighty, time to end the winter hibernation with a way-past-due posting on the BBQT show at Cinqhole from way back on Nov. 7 - two months ago! First up, Salmon Ella, a mighty fine quartet formed at the Rock Camp for Women+ in 2017. Here's some ukulele action with Katie!

Salmon Ella at Cinqhole

Percussive action with Hannah!
Salmon Ella at Cinqhole

Bass action with Cynthia!

Salmon Ella at 
Cinqhole

More guitar with Dani!

Salmon Ella at Cinqhole

Singalong action!

Salmon Ella at Cinqhole

More Dani!

Salmon Ella at Cinqhole

The whole lot!

Salmon Ella at Cinqhole

Next up, some rock action with Montreal's PPower Party!

Power Party at Cinqhole

Bass action!

Power Party at Cinqhole

More guitar!

Power Party at Cinqhole

Even more guitar!

Power Party at Cinqhole

More, more guitar!

Power Party at Cinqhole

Percussive action!

Power Party at Cinqhole

Powerful action!

Power Party at Cinqhole

Party action!

Power Party at Cinqhole

More percussion!

Power Party at Cinqhole

BBQT wrapped things up with a hot set!

BBQT at Cinqhole

Cheerful percussive action!

BBQT at Cinqhole

Guitar action!

BBQT at Cinqhole

Bass action!

BBQT at Cinqhole

Guitar action!

BBQT at Cinqhole

Barbecued action!

BBQT at Cinqhole

Cute action!

BBQT at Cinqhole

And so on!

BBQT at Cinqhole

All good fun!