In the 19th century, an urban planning practice known as the “garden city movement” was instituted in the United Kingdom. The idea behind the process was to proportionately include green, rural areas and busy, urban areas within a city’s borders.
One could make the argument that a musical equivalent to this architectural method is present in the electroacoustic style of the dance-rock group appropriately named Garden City Movement. The classic, earthy sound of the rock side of their sound juxtaposed with modern, layered synth-pop has made Garden City Movement a truly enjoyable, intimate concert-going experience. The Israeli trio headlined at Elvis Guesthouse last Tuesday, playing to full room.
Article: Bobby Lewis