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Zodiac Death Valley and Silent Pictures at Monarch San Francisco California
Silent Pictures with Zodiac Death Valley at Cafe Stritch San Jose California 8pm to Midnight www.cafestritch.com
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Bio: Silent Pictures first EP and Films were recorded and edited by Alexander Mann whose music career started in 1989 in the Bay Area with little known UK Manchester influenced group Valeria and later project Your Precious You (named by BJM guitarist Travis Threlkell.) From early 1991 through later 19...See Full Bio
Silent Pictures has a show on 10/01/2014 at 08:00 PM @ Cafe Stritch in San Jose, CA http://www.reverbnation.com/q/554svy #concert
“The 2nd band Silent Pictures with five members, 2 guitars, keyboard, bass and drums, it gave them a lot more opportunities for dynamics, which they used to their benefit. For most of the songs they had their own sound, some kind of psychedelic dark rock. There were a couple songs though where the songs could have come straight off of The Cure’s Disintegration. Seeing as this is in my top five favourite albums, I’m not going to call it a negative. Especially since sometimes it is nice to have a spark of familiarity in an otherwise vast landscape of unfamiliar sounds.Mostly though, Silent Pictures showcased the skills of five excellent musicians. It is always nice to see a band with no glaring weak spots. Vocals were mostly done by frontman/guitarist Alexander Mann, but bassist Rene Love skillfully took over a few times and keyboardist Cynthia Shiraev also took a turn at the mic.They all seemed to work together beautifully and made the hypnotic music just that much more enjoyab”