Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Disco Volante - Brother Sport

MP3: Disco Volante – Brother Sport (Right-Click-Save-As)

The best live show I saw last summer, hands down, was Animal Collective at Prospect Park in Brooklyn. It was a steamy, tropical affair, a strange confluence of perfect weather and set design as late afternoon showers subsided just as the band took to a stage decorated like the Hawaiian Tiki stage of Super Mario Bros., complete with candy colored Easter Island heads, swaying cardboard cut-out waves and even a giant cartoon shark that leaped from the “water” and dove back in over and again like a star Sea World performer. As the sun set, we noticed tiny pink paper lanterns glowing on wires above our heads. I smoked a joint with some hippie kids.

The irresistible Brother Sport (fantastic video!), this week's title track, was arguably the highlight of the show, with its childlike faux-tribal chanting and hypnotizing electric bounce that had us bobbing up and down like idiots. Here's hoping this summer brings similar delights!

1. Animal Collective - Brother Sport (5:59)2. Broken Social Scene - All to All (4:49)3. Talking Heads - Making Flippy Floppy (4:40)4. Audio Two - I Don't Care (3:54)5. Wagon Christ - Thick Stew (7:47)6. The Amorphous Androgynous - David Holmes - What R We Stealing (3:12)7. Devo - Mongoloid (3:43)8. Liars - Tumbling Wall Buried Me In The Debris With Esg (4:05)9. The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - T.A.T.B. (For The Saints And Sinners Remix) (7:29)10. The Jesus Lizard - Nub (2:58)11. The Fall - Hit The North Part 1 (4:00)12. Komeda - A Simple Formality (5:28)

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