Playing Around: Voodoo Organist 

click to enlarge d987_playingaround-7597.gif

If Tom Waits were slightly slow on the uptake but had as much soul as Nick Cave and Wesley Willis and/or Daniel Johnston, then he might still be seated on the puke-stained throne of the skid-row lounge act. Unfortunately for him, I predict, the empty throne will soon belong to the Voodoo Organist, aka Scott Wexton, and his phantasmic cabaret sound. A native of Detroit, but a resident of Los Angeles, Wexton definitely needs an entourage of scantily clad mutant dancers doing a Santeria striptease on stage with him (if he doesn't already have them). Let Wexton be your goth nightmare before Christmas -- a perfect pre-Halloween warm-up -- as he plays in support of his self-released album, exotic demonic blues, with Dented, Bright and Eyes Caught Fire at an all-ages show at Industrial Nation.


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Latest in Playing Around

Popular Events

  • A Tribute To The Rolling Stones by Satisfaction @ Stargazers

    • Fri., Sept. 30, 8 p.m. $15-$20
    • Buy Tickets
  • Tribe @ Benny's Restaurant & Lounge

    • Fri., Sept. 30, 8 p.m.
  • Mule Train Express @ Rocks Sports Bar & Grill

    • Fri., Sept. 30, 9 p.m.
  • A Tribute To The Rolling Stones by Satisfaction @ Stargazers

    • Fri., Sept. 30
  • The Further @ Back East Bar & Grill

    • Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 8:30 p.m.

More by Noel Black

  • All in the family

    The Drive-In still takes you back to the happy daze
    • Sep 30, 2004
  • Pop goes the cowboy

    Elegant, compact exhibition of Heller art at Sangre de Cristo
    • Sep 30, 2004
  • Myth and tragedy

    Stellar show of 20th century Mexican art at FAC
    • Sep 16, 2004
  • More »

Most Commented On

Top Viewed Stories

All content © Copyright 2016, The Colorado Springs Independent   |   Website powered by Foundation