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PHOTOS: Redd Kross / Maple Stave at the Pinhook - 5/1/2017

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Redd Kross









Maple Stave




Redd Kross / Maple Stave at the Pinhook - 5/1/2017

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Redd Kross
With Maple Stave
The Pinhook
5/1/2017
Much to my delight, the Pinhook moved the start time of this show back one hour at some point between my leaving the house and it actually starting...I guess the upside is I got to catch up on all of those news articles I had saved on my phone as I stood around waiting for that hour.  The downside is...I had to stand around for that hour.  It's not watching paint dry that is the true measure of time moving slowly, it's waiting for a show to start. 

The lone opener was Maple Stave, a local band that's been around for a while, but that I had somehow never seen before.  This trio was some good, old fashioned late-nineties-style math rock - angular rhythms, no bass, aluminum baritone guitars, some vocals but mostly instrumental, small tinges of Jawbox, larger tinges of Hurl and Dianogah...they sounded like an act My Pal God would have released if Maple Stave had existed in 1997 (the band is old, but not that old).  I w…