TVD Ticket and Vinyl Giveaway: Craft Spells at Black Cat, 7/28

I am so into the whole ’80s synth pop revival that since 2009 has inspired musicians with an obvious love for dark and brooding shoegaze to create some of the best dreampop out. There are few bands that capture the emotional intensity and pop sensibility of New Order and The Cure’s sentimental fascination with love like Craft Spells.

If you’ve found yourself having a summer that sucks more balls than Elton John at a coming out party, you may find solace at the Black Cat this Thursday (7/28) when Craft Spells take the stage along with Gardens and Villa (come early, I’ve heard they are great live too) and Race of Robots.

TVD’s got a pair of tickets to give away. For a chance to win, leave a comment telling us how Craft Spells will cure your summer woes or elevate your already good summer to practically perfect status.

And since their label, Brooklyn, NY’s Captured Tracks, are dear hearts and were feeling extra generous, we have a copy of Craft Spells’ Idle Labor on vinyl up for grabs as well.

We will pick one winner who will win BOTH tickets and vinyl on Wednesday (7/27) at noon.

P.S. Every time I look at the cover of Idle Labor, I’m reminded of New Order’s cover of Power, Corruption and Lies.

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  • Jill

    Considering how muggy and disgusting the weather has been in DC lately, Craft Spells would cure my summer woes by serving as the escape that I need From the Morning Heat!

    • Olivia

      Congrats, you’ve won! Check your email!

    • Olivia

      Congrats, you’ve won! Check your email!


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