Pelvis Wrestley

Mar 18, 2023

8:00pm – 8:40pm CT

Esther's Follies

Pelvis Wrestley began in the Fall of 2018 and set out to adapt Benjamin Violet’s synth pop background to the country music format to help redefine an American identity. Releasing their debut record, Vortexas Vorever, in the deep swamp of 2020 pandemic, their unique brand of western-infused synth music garnered attention at home and abroad. NPR affiliate, KUTX, named the pop gem, “In Heaven,” song of the day in celebration of the release. Finding its legs, the record caught the attention of baroque pop royalty, Kishi Bashi, who called it “An electronic melody coaster ride through every 80’s classic flick you missed out on. Hints of Springsteen, James Mercer, and The Cars. Best served now.”

Signing to Earth Libraries in the Spring of 2022, Pelvis Wrestley began production on their LP-2, expanding on the electronic americana palette that marked their beginning.

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