V.20 No.15 | 4/14/2011
This Week's Music: The New Pornographers, The Joy Formidable, Sonic Reducer, Dutch Hercules[ Thu Apr 14 2011 4:00 PM ]
Music to Your Ears: Experiments in Cinema, The New Pornographers, Record Store Day, Yelle
Show Up!: The Joy Formidable brings the sonic essence of Wales to Albuquerque
Sonic Reducer: The Scrams, The Raveonettes and School of Seven Bells
Flyer on the Wall: Bow Down to the Dutch Hercules
The Joy Formidable
Here comes happiness
By Summer Olsson
The Joy Formidable transforms the Welsh landscape into sonic form with fuzzy guitar riffs layered over fast, heavy drum lines, with synth melodies and Ritzy Bryan’s vocals soaring over the chaos. The Joy Formidable’s U.S. tour includes a stop in New Mexico after swinging by Coachella—bringing aural Wales to the Launchpad on Wednesday, April 20.
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