Smart Bets: Asian Teacher Factory

Local melodic-based indie-rockers Asian Teacher Factory describe themselves on Reverb Nation as “a keyboard, drums and guitar trio dedicated to furthering the psychedelic mind in Asian science education.” They also claim to sound like tortoises, though the band’s first EP, Selfless Mind Indulgence, moves with more of a hare’s deftness. Bright, nimble percussion underscores melodic lines that evoke jazz riffs, biological transmutation and the non-fight scenes of vintage kung fu films. Asian Teacher Factory performs at One Stop on Saturday, June 30. Deja Fuze opens. 10 p.m., $5.  Photo by KMG Photography.

Xpress will give away a pair of tickets to the show tomorrow, at noon, on Facebook.

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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