MELTDOWN: Body/Head Featuring Ikue Mori + Mystical Weapons

Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Thursday June 20 2013 19:30
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Playing the night after her estranged husband and former Sonic Youth bandmate Thurston Moore, New York art-rock queen Kim Gordon links up with dissonant guitarist Bill Nace as Body/Head. At their performance for Yoko Ono's Meltdown festival, the duo will become a power trio thanks to Japanese-born drummer Ikue Mori, who first picked up her sticks for the hugely influential no wave band DNA. With all of that pedigree behind them, it'll be no surprise to hear they make exquisite, haunting and discordant soundscapes of shattered noise-rock. In support, Sean Lennon and Deerhoof drummer Greg Saunier do their improvisational, percussively jazzy thing as Mystical Weapons.
Venue name: Queen Elizabeth Hall
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Address: South Bank
London
SE1 8XX
Transport: Tube: Waterloo