The Bambir - "Empty Boxes" | Music 2014 | SXSW

January 27, 2014
Their live shows are manic and yet grounded. Improvised and yet perfectly calculated. Hearts pumped and feet stomp, with rebel yells and pounding drums and soaring flutes. You are aware that you are witness to something mysterious, something rare, something that seems absurd to try to put into words. In January The Bambir released the INDEX EP, sessions from the basement of the Gyumri Dramatic Theatre where the ceiling was constantly leaking and actors were on a permanent vacation. The band was stuck in the empty building in April, 2013 for some 4 days with local spirits; the result is something raw, chaotic and fun. Their second EP of 2014 will be released in February. Recorded during the final days of 2013, during the damned cold winter. SXSW is just one of many stops during The Bambir's visit to the United States. They will wrap up this visit to the US by recording an EP in the Windy City of Chicago. From mountaintops, they howl. From stones, they pull song. They\'re on a mission to catch the benchmark and destroy it, they\'re on a voyage to take a meat cleaver to everything you thought you knew about live music. They\'re returning to that ancient art of the traveling minstrel. And they\'re coming for you.
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