RBTS WIN with Blue Sky Black Death at Asheville Music Hall

Blue Sky Black Death photo from the band's Facebook page

While most of Asheville and the surrounding area is aware of the soulful chill-wave awesomeness that is RBTS WIN’s 2013 release, Palm Sunday. But sometimes new levels of understanding come from seeing (or, in this case, hearing) a thing from different perspectives. Enter Palm Sunday: The Remixes, including an especially spine-tingling version of the single, “Death Magic,” by Seattle/Oakland-based glacial hip-hop makers Young God and Kingston, aka Blue Sky Black Death. That remix recently premiered on Noisey/Vice Magazine.

“While the tag ‘instrumental hip-hop’ could still be applied nominally, the duo’s appreciation of post-rock, shoegaze and prog-rock makes for a daring sonic blend far removed from the repetitive loops and structures traditionally associated with this genre,” says Blue Sky Black Death’s bio. They’ll join RBTS WIN as part of the ALIGNING MINDS Presents: WAVEFORMS 2.0 series at Asheville Music Hall on Saturday, Oct. 18. 10 p.m., $12 advance/$15 day of show.

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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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