Dec 6, 8 PM
Rams Head Live!, 20 Market Pl
Baltimore, MD 21202
Their fifth album, Widow’s Weeds, also caters to an adventurous, patient group of listeners. Strident acoustic strumming tussles with raging electric riffs, as urgent, precise beats and moody electronic pulses percolate underneath. The band members—which, in addition to Aubert, include bassist Nikki Monninger, drummer Christopher Guanlao and keyboardist Joe Lester—were also in agreement with the album’s starting point (the urgent synth-rocker “Neon Wound”) and closer (the aggressive, throttling “We Are Chameleons”). The band admitted that everything in between, including how the rest of Widow’s Weeds was sequenced and how the album unfolded, often surprised the band.
“As an only child, for me, imagination was everything. Standing apart, just listening, taking everything in. Making my world.”
The voice comes from London’s Whitechapel, near the dusty edges of the city. It comes from a young woman with who has a quiet, noble presence, but an undeniable strength , a strength that pours out of her melancholic but optimistic songs.
It’s hard to open up to people in real life. I use music as an outlet to show who I truly am to the entire
Jasmine Gillison’s day job, as an event planner at George Washington University, has been rather quiet of late. This has afforded her more time to spend on her passion for writing music.