Aiken Promotions present
Live at The Workman’s Club
Saturday, 9th November 2019
“On his first album in eight years, the Alabama singer-songwriter turns from folk music to synths, drum machines, and internet speak, but the sorrow at the heart of his music is timeless.” – Pitchfork
Aiken Promotions proudly presents A.A. Bondy live at The Workman’s Club, Saturday 9th November 2019. Tickets €16.00 inclusive of booking fee, available from Friday at 10AM.
It’s been eight years since Bondy last released a record, and his distaste for the present day has intensified. But rather than avoid popular sounds, on Enderness he gathers and subverts modern tools to construct his indictment of the modern world. With an arsenal of synthesizers, drum machine, sparse electric guitar, and a skeptic’s pen, he builds a plodding dystopian story of living death stoked by internet anti-reality, big pharma conspiracy, and environmental apocalypse—aka 2019.
It’s existential dread as mid-tempo cradlesong, the music of our worst sleepless nights. “Stranger if you come/Know that much is broken/I forget the way/Surrender is