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Mogwai - Denver Colorado 2006

For lovers of instrumental music this is a stunning concert from Mogwai recorded live at The Gothic Theatre, Denver, Colorado, USA, back on the 3rd May 2006. Audio quality is superb and would pass comfortably as an official release. Five of the tracks are from the album 'Mr Beast' which was released just two months earlier on March 6th, 2006. For those of you new or unfamiliar with Mogwai, they are a Scottish post-rock band, who formed in 1995 in Glasgow. Wikipedia rather clinically states 'the band typically composes lengthy guitar-based instrumental pieces that feature dynamic contrast, melodic bass guitar lines, and heavy use of distortion and effects' . They do occasionally sing and track eight 'Cody' is a beautiful example of this dimension, however these guys are so good, that they just draw you into their layers and textures in every piece. Their style has been influenced by bands including MC5, My Bloody Valentine, Sonic Youth, Fugazi, and post-