The Wave Pictures

By Tamara Izko

the wave pictures 2016

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In 2006, The Guardian’s Paul Lester, one of those infamous music journalists who attract a lot of hate mail, wrote that The Wave Pictures were instrumentally limited and had little rhythmic or melodic ambition, but yet somehow evoked the all-time greats.

This was an unfair description for a band that lies somewhere between Jonathan Richman and Herman Düne, but with a distinctive sound of its own. And a special sense of humor, for that matter. Since 2006 the band has released several albums, the latest being A Season in Hull in February. This British indie band is fun to listen to and, contrary to what Lester says, produces rhythmic songs with crafty lyrics.

The Wave Pictures have a unique appeal in the sense that you think you’re listening to your best friend’s band that made it big – and you feel really proud of them because they truly deserve it.

March 19, 2016 – March 19, 2016
Opening hours
Saturday
18:00 – 22:00