2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

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Casual Strangers

Friday, March 18
8:00PM - 8:40PM

409 Colorado St


Listen to Pink Panther


Casual Strangers are something of an enigma, after self-releasing their debut record in 2014, the band morphed into a new direction, composing live instrumental sound panoramas and minimal ambient experiments for the wandering mind. The new album, Pink Panther, showcases the use of synthesized textures to create back-to-nature moods where vintage electronics are counterbalanced by lap steel and acoustic guitar. The album moves from full-on psychedelic instrumental rock to relaxed experimental ambient minimalism. Casual Strangers has played festivals such as UMS (Denver) and Northside (Brooklyn) and was named Top 10 Coed Bands of 2014 by the Austin Chronicle and Top 10 New Bands of 2014 from the Austin Music Awards.

"It’s incredibly brave for a band still establishing themselves to make a statement such as this on only their second album. The fact that Casual Strangers have pulled it off effortlessly, creating something ...

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