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Taiwan Post-rock band Sugar Plum Ferry New Album Hometown of Glitter Tour Shenzhen Station

Event Details

Event Description

Time: 2014.03.13 Thursday 20:00
Venue: B10 Live
Address: B10 Live, North District, OCT-LOFT, Wenchang South Street, Nanshan District, Shenzhen
Organizer: OCT-LOFT Culture Development Co., Ltd
Planning: Post youth

Doors open at 19:30, first come first served.
No guarantee for seats.

【How to Buy the Tickets】
Presale: 80 RMB; At Door: 100 RMB
1/ On-site Presale: Old Heaven Books (before 22:00 on 3.12)
Address: 120#, A5, North District, OCT-LOFT, Nanshan District, Shenzhen
Inquiry Tel: 0755 86337602 (15:00-18:00, info only)
2/ Online Presale: (before 23:59 on 3.12)
3/Email Booking (at least one day before the concert)
Please send following information for ticket booking (with presale price) to :
1.Your Name
2.Your Phone Number
3.Date of the Concert
4.Number of Tickets
Please come to B10 Live and pick up the tickets 15-30 minutes before the show starts or we will no longer reserve the tickets for you.
4/At Door: B10 Live (starts at 19:00 of the day)
Address: North Side of B10 Building, North District, Shantou Street, OCT-LOFT, Nanshan District, Shenzhen

Since the mid-90s, Taiwan has had a remarkable and probably disproportionate affinity for postrock, and if you ask around in Taipei about the scene’s defining postrock band, the unanimous answer that will come back is Sugar Plum Ferry. Formed in 1998, the four-piece instrumental group of two guitars, bass, drums and a little bit of synth and electronics has not only been highly influential, their ability to developed a mature sound and perform their songs as a sonic experience is beginning to propel them to distant shores.
In 2009, Sugar Plum Ferry played in the CMJ Music Marathon in New York, and they also made a short tour of China with Japan’s preeminent postrock act, Mono, following it up this year with a solo tour of China. In Taiwan, they’ve opened up for Múm, Macha and Seam. Their music represents a boiling internal intensity which is shared by many Taiwanese youth. The Taipei Times has noted their “slow and deliberate melodic themes played on electric guitar that build into droning rhythms, and dramatic spells of distortion and crashing drums,” adding that “the music can get loud, but ultimately aims to sooth.”
The band has released four albums to date, two of them on small but very accomplished local indie labels, and it has also composed the soundtrack to the independent Taiwanese film Spider Lilies (2007), an arthouse lesbian drama. The first (now out-of-print) album, Missing Something (2001) has taken on a cult status in Taiwan, currently selling for around US$50 on online auction sites. Sugar Plum Ferry released their forth album Hometown of Glitter at the end of Nov in 2013, and has started touring in Taiwan, and in March,2014, they will start touring in Hong Kong, and Mainland China.


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Comment by Barry on January 24, 2014 at 3:04pm

Never listened to this PR band, but I'll be sure to check them out!


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