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Bio: Dark City is an instrumental rock group based out of New York City. Combining the reverb soaked guitar lines of yester year with aggressive bass and drums from the infamous Mass brothers, this east coast ensemble manages to do a lot of damage with just three members. Should you be residing in t...See Full Bio
Dark City has a show on 12/04/2014 at 07:30 PM @ The Bowery Electric in New York, NY http://www.reverbnation.com/q/5d22r2 #concert
“Dark City: Explosive, Intense, Original Surf and Instrumental Rock Dark City opened the monthly Saturday night surf rock show at Otto’s and played with a ferocity and tunefulness unmatched by most other instrumental rock bands. What they write is ostensibly surf music, but it’s a whole lot of other things, from art-rock to metal: there is no band on the planet who sound anything like them. Guitarist Joe Kazer played a Jazzmaster through a Fender Twin, his reverb turned up all the way, but he varied his attack from the expected twang to ominously blurry tremolopicking, eerie upper-register glimmers, roaring punk chords and flesh-tearing monster surf riffage. Bassist Davey Mass had brought an amp that was a lot more powerful than Ottos’ small back room required, grinding out nimble, explosively melodic lines with a growly, trebly tone much in the same vein as the Stranglers’ Jean-Jacques Burnel. Drummer Andy Mass has the chops to play both metal and funk and didn’t rea”