Housewives + Support
Soup Kitchen, Manchester.
Grey Lantern and Interior Present: Housewives + support. 18+. Adv tickets available online
The enforced minimalism of lo-fi dictates that really it should be a creative pit of finite depth; yet there remains something irresistibly alluring in the sound of artists - be it through aesthetic desire or enforced circumstance - packing all their melodies, dynamic and structural deviances into suffocating tight-fitting raw production. It's the thrill of the conflict: maximal ambition versus minimal resources and the promise of finding the sweet spot somewhere amidst the hissing dissonance and crackling decay of it all.