First time yours prog-ly witnessed Spiritualized, they turned Liberty Lunch into a Rush arena show. A decade later, their dusk spellbinder at ACL Fest reverberated bandleader/Spaceman Jason Pierce’s Roky Erickson worship. His 33-year-old UK explorers opening for QOTSA at Moody parallels Joan Jett once warming up the Who next door at the Erwin Center. Headliner meet headliner. Josh Homme’s high desert marauders will still dominate nevertheless. June’s eighth long-player In Times New Roman…’s shuddering post-rock goth grunge pierced the dark heart of contemporary end-times with a million riff shards from their shattered hall of mirrors.
Fri., Dec. 8, 7pm