High Voltage has been around seemingly forever. Though The KCB never quite made it big (or made it at all outside of Japan) and it’s hard to find out even if they’re still together. But for me, they’ll always remind me of Rich from High Voltage’s beautiful little face, and all the good that he pours into the world. Last night, he put on a few bands in the Deaf Institute for Manchester’s In The City showcase thing.
First things first, Kong will completely and utterly destroy you. They’re completely frightening and produce one of the most exciting rackets you’re ever likely to hear. If you’ve ever got the chance, catch them:
Anyway, headliners were Hot Club De Paris. I love them. It might not be 2004 anymore, but for these guys i am willing to pretend. They still sound pretty much the same. in most cases, that’d probably be a bad thing, but with Hot Club, it just makes you feel warm inside: