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Thursday, August 26, 2010

Thursday's Pick: Lazer Sword, Rainbow Arabia, Religious Girls, and Sister Crayon

Posted By on Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 8:07 AM

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Lazer Sword
Rainbow Arabia
Religious Girls
Sister Crayon
8 p.m., $12-$14

As Lazer Sword, producers Low Limit and Lando Kal spearheaded San Francisco's experimental beat scene for a few years. Now that they're making their bones roaming the country and the world as ambassadors of their distorted, glitchy, buzzed-out bass-thump sound, it's a treat for them to reappear in the city where they started. After becoming a favorite throughout Europe, Lazer Sword is about to release its long-awaited eponymous debut album, a collection that promises chaotic collaborations with vocalists like Antipop Consortium's M. Sayyid and Myka Nyne. Lazer Sword unsheaths its beat machines alongside L.A.-based Orientalist dance-pop duo Rainbow Arabia and East Bay tribalist noiseniks Religious Girls tonight at the Rickshaw Stop.

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