I went to see Metronomy last night here in London and they blew my tiny mind. Again. This time it wasn’t at some bar full of pissed students but at a sold-out show packed wall-to-wall with London hipsters unafraid to bust a move.
I should’ve known it was going to be great. You can’t go wrong when you take falsetto vocals, distorted guitars, kids, plinky plonky keys, a sax, a melodica and some rib cage quivering bass. Throw in some graceless robotic choreography, plus emergency lights strapped to their chests and you have the sort of bonkers electronica that Hot Chip would shit out their dog for.
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From the peak of their nuttiness back in 2005!
The most popular part of our last radio show appears to be the part where Bobby Brown showed up at our friend’s recording studio because he overhead some beats in the hallway and wanted to spit on them. Whitney Houston was recording her own album nearby and was not impressed with Bobby’s sense of musical adventure.
Thus, by popular demand, we bring you each Bobby Brown track all on its own so you don’t have to listen to the whole radio show. They are as follows…
You could watch most movies with your eyes closed and still figure out what’s going on but occasionally there’s a scene where only successful eye-owners like you and me can figure it out. For example, in a horror movie where we think the guy’s dead and Jamie Lee Curtis is wondering how to get out of there, what happens when dude appears in the window behind her? Blind people can’t see that MORE»