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London-based band Crystal Fighters overlay the feel-good psych folk of GIVERS and uptempo electro-pop of Yeasayer with traditional Basque sounds, infusing their electronica with a visceral impact. Their name, and the inspiration behind their sound, come from an unpublished play by a former band member's grandfather who lived in the Basque countryside. Despite an oft-changing lineup and the death of their drummer, the band continues to churn out albums, videos, remixes and mixtapes.
Their high energy road show rolls through DC this Friday for a show at The Black Cat with LA-based machineheart opening. Check out their official video for "Lay Low" and a special tour video for their new single "In Your Arms".