Austin, Texan Justin Sweatt’s decision to choose Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s second best friend as a recording moniker reveals something rare about the inspirations behind his horror-fied, post-industrial synthesizer music: a sense of humor. In a time of so much exceedingly dour electronic music, Xander Harris’s sinister-yet-celebratory stance stands out. His well-received debut, Urban Gothic, even landed in FACT’s Best 50 Of 2011 list, who described the LP as “perfectly balancing tenebrous atmospherics with moments of high italo camp.
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|Jan 2 8:00pm 2015||Xander Harris, ssleeperhold, Flatliner, Missions||Red 7||Free||All Ages|
|Jul 18 8:00pm 2014||MUSIC BENE-PIT! A Music Fundraiser for LOVE-A-BULL /w Play By Numbers, Xander Harris, Brazilian Space Program||Spider House Ballroom|