Wye Oak at the Black Cat Tonight

Wye Oak @ Black Cat Tonight was originally published on Black Plastic Bag on Dec. 04, 2008, at 1:10 pm

If Children, the debut album by Baltimore-based duo Wye Oak, is a record to drink tea to. The band’s soft-edged shoegaze textures and wistful melodies make the perfect soundtrack for spending the entirety of a chilly fall day at home laying around in pajamas, burning scented candles, and reading books.

I can’t help but wonder if that’s sort of a mixed blessing for Wye Oak. After all, if your music inspires your audience to vegetate, who will come out to your show? So, for their sake, maybe pack up a few pillows, some blankets, and take the read-in down to the Black Cat tonight to see the band perform.

Wye Oak, O’Death @ Black Cat
1811 14th St. NW
9 PM $10

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