“Zero” by Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Looks like Im going to be seeing them with the LCD Soundsystem Crew, Zola Jesus, HEALTH, Squarepusher, Antlers, etc at the Creators Project in San Francisco Saturday!
“Commotion” by The Hundred In The Hands. So hoping to get to see these guys with Yeah Yeah Yeahs, James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem, Zola Jesus, Squarepusher, the Antlers, Health and others at this crazy avant garde multi media event coming to San Francisco soon. http://www.thecreatorsproject.com/
Wow, wasn’t expecting this. A theatrical documentary about LCD Soundsystem called “Shut Up And Play The Hits”, probably my all time favorite of the modern “indie” wave. Again, so glad I was able to see them before they disbanded…though, I’m not sure they really achieved commercial success which may be kind of a good thing.
Call me a cliche, but of the last 5 years as far as “indie rock” or music in general, this is my favorite song by one of my favorite all time favorite artists. “North American Scum” by LCD Soundsystem, and I am so glad I got to see them before they disbanded. I don’t know if it’s the Talking Heads/late 70’s New York dance punk vibe, or the don’t-give-a-shit wardrobe or the random stream of conscious observational lyrics…but I dig it man. I dig it lots. And I always get excited whenever I hear the dooooooooo…..dooo doo doo do dooooooo opening analog synthline at the indie dance clubs. Wahhhhoooooooooo, NORTH AMERICAN SCUMMMMM! (I went on to spoof LCD Soundsystem and James Murphy in an animated episode here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmvNkUUFHRc )
(Clip from “Attack of the Beards”, the second Badical Power episode which will be up this Friday) It’s the event you’ve been waiting all year for! All your favorite “indie” bands(that you can’t go anywhere without hearing) and 80,000 thrift storian cool kids together in one event…it’s HIPSTERFEST 2011! Also check out the official Badical Power Facebook page!