Over the Weekend: Cibo Matto, The Wind-Up Conspiracy, and The Urinals
So, how was your weekend? Perhaps you got all up in the club, got in as much revelry as possible, or got yourself into one of the big concerts going on around town.
Alex Remple The Urinals perform at Double Nickels in Tempe on Saturday.
Meanwhile, the Up on the Sun staff spent the past several nights hitting up shows like Cibo Matto's performance at Crescent Ballroom, The Wind-Up Conspiracy's oddly old-timey DJ set during Third Friday, and an in-strore show by punk legends The Urinals at Double Nickels Collective in Tempe. In case you missed any of these must-see gigs, here's a look back at each.
Mike Durham Cibo Matto performs on Friday at Crescent Ballroom.
It's been a minute since the NYC-based band, whose name means "crazy food" in Italian has graced a Valley stage. And by a minute, we mean close to 15 years. Last night, supporting their first release in about that same amount of time, Cibo Matto took over Crescent Ballroom to play some old favorites and bust out some new tunes from their recent full-length, Hotel Valentine -- aptly released on the annual day of all things ooey-gooey, February 14. Last night's lineup featured co-founders Yuka Honda and Mito Hatori, along with drummer Yuko Araki, who came on board in 2011, and bassist Jared Samuels. The latter two made their onstage appearance during the fourth song...Read More