With Ceeplus Bad Knives and PRKL8R, 8 p.m. Friday, October 29, at Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, 713-225-5483 or www.warehouselive.com .
Formed in Austin in 2004, Ghostland Observatory has evolved its sound from the raw, noisy electro-funk of its earlier releases into something more danceable. Equal parts electro, psychedelia and glam-rock, the group's songs pivot on Aaron Behrens's signature vocals, which resemble Freddie Mercury's voice fused with Cedric Bixler-Zavala's, and the sultry electronic treatments of Thomas Turner, which recall the soundtrack work of Giorgio Moroder. With a spectacular live show that matches its music, Ghostland plays each gig like an arena-rock act, with a dazzling light show, KISS-like stage raps, histrionic antics and larger-than-life stage personas. With Ghostland Observatory, which releases all of its own records through its Trashy Moped imprint, it's all about giving fans a one-of-a-kind experience they'll remember.
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