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[ATTENDED: June 28, 2015] Lo-Fi Resistance

lofiI usually like to give the opening band from a concert a write up.  This is probably the first time in a really long time that I saw an opening band that I’d never heard of (and didn’t take pictures of).

Lo-Fi Resistance is the creation of Randy McShine.  As I said, I’d never heard of them, so I had no expectations.  I’m kind of glad I didn’t because as I am now reading about them, I would have expected something very different.

McShine was considered a guitar prodigy and he has sung with The Pink Floyd Experience.  And McShine has pretty big connections in the prog world.  His debut album featured drums from the drummer from Spock’s Beard and also had vocals from dUg Pinnick! (on “Moral Disgrace,” not played that night).  Their second album, Chalk Lines, features drummer Gavin Harrison (!) who has played with King Crimson and Porcupine Tree, as well as the bassist for Porcupine Tree and once again Dug Pinnick. (more…)

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