17. April 2024
19:30 Uhr

Veranstaltungsort: Heiliggeistkirche

Kategorie: Musik

Thistle Sifter kommt aus Utrecht, Niederlande
zu uns gereist bevor sie tags drauf ein Konzert in München geben.
Ein Videokünstler reist mit und lässt diesen Abend nicht nur zu einem akustischen
Leckerbissen werden sondern taucht uns ein in eine optische Welt und Erlebnisse von
denen uns Pete Barnes mit seiner Band erzählt.

Eröffnet wird das Konzert von dem Speyerer Musiker Moritz Erbach als „Knobs Galore“ einen Solo Ambient Electro Programm die Zuhörer auf den Abend einstimmt.

Tickets kosten 10€ und sind im Spei’rer Buchladen erhältlich


An ambient instrumental post-rock project by English musician Pete Barnes (Utrecht, NL).
New album Circles is the follow-up to 2022’s debut A Spectral Moon, based on a serious
cycling accident that literally catapulted Barnes into disarray in November 2020.
Written during an extended recovery period and far from family and friends in England,
Circles is inspired by personal struggles with health, acceptance and letting go of the past.
Post concussion syndrome symptoms forced Barnes to live a secluded life out of
necessity, and during this time music became the ideal therapy. The result is a powerful
ambient instrumental record inspired by Brexit, Covid and the difficult, ongoing path to
Barnes’ recovery.
The feeling of literally going around in circles is a recurring theme on the album; injuries
arising from this accident forced him to put his life on hold and reassess, resulting in a
somewhat dysfunctional existence, as well as a growing sense of dislocation from many
aspects of his life which had previously been taken for granted. A primal pull to be in the
UK furthered this sense of dislocation and isolation. Barnes was restricted by his physical
inability to travel, a situation which was made even more untenable by a worldwide
pandemic as well as Brexit.
Following the release of A Spectral Moon, Thistle Sifter played a handful of audiovisual
concerts across the Netherlands in 2022, including AFAS Live in Amsterdam (with Sigur
Rós) and Le Guess Who? festival in Utrecht. The live line-up features Pete Barnes (guitar