Chicago instrumental outfit Russian Circles Live at Cambridge Review

Chicago instrumental outfit Russian Circles spent much of the final month of 2014 celebrating their 10th anniversary on the road, with a series of East Coast shows accompanied by the Converge/Cave In-affiliated trio Mutoid Man. While their recorded output is worthy in its own right, Russian Circles have long shined brightest as a live act, and a run of packed club shows felt like the perfect way for them to mark a decade together. The two trios brought their disparate-yet-complimentary live acts to Cambridge’s The Sinclair on December 10, 2014.

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Russian Circles + Mutoid Man show review with additional photos on New Noise Magazine

See full show review with additional photos by Jess Rechsteiner at New Noise Magazine here

I have seen Russian Circles at least three times in the past, however never at a show with only two bands playing one of which being the up-and-coming super group Mutoid Man. Around two or so years ago Nick Cageao had told me that he was working on a new project with Ben Koller (Converge) and Stephen Brodsky (Cave In). He showed me some demos of the soon to be Mutoid Man and based on their demos I could tell immediately that this band would be special.

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