La Flèche d'Or
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Time Out says
This much-loved indie and electro venue, which reopened in November 2009 after a six-month shutdown, is set in the old Charonne train station - a quirky setting for concerts by a stream of local and international groups and DJs. Needless to say the line ups are eclectic, with three or four bands playing a night.
What's on at La Flèche d'Or
Blues, Indie rock
The Canadian trio, centred on singer-songwriter Taylor Kirk, offer up sweet, mournful vocals, plus droning harmonica, acoustic guitar and menacing organ. It all adds up to create a creepy, wonky blues suggestive of a hushed, unplugged Cramps or The Bad...
Shearwater was supposed to be a one-off collaboration between Okkervil River's Will Sheff and Kingfisher's Jonathan Meiburg. More than a decade later, the project's still a going concern. Meiburg and his backing musicians (including bare-chested percussionist...
Alternative rock, Punk and hardcore
- Critics' choice
An energetic fusion of garage-blues-punk songcraft from these New York punks, with moments of hardcore-tinged heaviness that hint at a love of Fugazi. Although the country influence on their recent album 'New Moon' suggests they might be just as keen...