Front Row

Of Montreal In Concert

The Athens, Ga., rock group Of Montreal has built its reputation on wildly theatrical live performances. Sprung from the twisted imagination of flamboyant frontman Kevin Barnes, the band's shows include elaborate costumes and stage sets, synchronized dancing and massive bursts of psychedelic lighting effects.

For Of Montreal's latest album, Paralytic Stalks, Barnes and his bandmates call their tour and stage show "hallucinatory and transportive," with more than a dozen projection screens and strange, wandering creatures that look like amoebas. You can watch the spectacle unfold in this concert, recorded live from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C., on April 3.

Set List

Gelid Ascent
Spiteful Intervention
Requiem for O.M.M.2
Like A Tourist
Forecast Fascist Future
St. Exquisite's Confessions
You Do Mutilate?
Dour Percentage
We Will Commit Wolf Murder
She's A Rejector
Nonpareil Of Favor
Suffer For Fashion
Heimdalsgate Like A Promethean Curse
The Past Is A Grotesque Animal
Authentic Pyrrhic Remission II

Encore

Wicked Wisdom
Gallery Piece
Women's Studies Victims
Id Engager
Gronlandic Edit
A Sentence Of Sorts In Kongsvinger

Credits

Producers: Mito Habe-Evans, Robin Hilton; Audio Engineer: Kevin Wait; Videographers: Becky Lettenberger, Doriane Raiman; Production Assistants: Mike Katzif, John Rose; Executive Producers: Anya Grundmann, Keith Jenkins

[+] read more[-] less

More From Rock

Chris Baio and his band perform live on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic. Larry Hirshowitz/KCRW hide caption

itoggle caption Larry Hirshowitz/KCRW

Favorite Sessions

Baio, 'Needs' KCRW-FM

Danceable strings! Orchestral pop! It's the bassist from Vampire Weekend, back and with vigor.

Blind Pilot performs live at Pickathon 2014. Alicia J. Rose/Pickathon hide caption

itoggle caption Alicia J. Rose/Pickathon

Favorite Sessions

Blind Pilot, 'White Apple' (Live)

Watch the Portland, Ore., band perform "White Apple" at last year's Pickathon festival.

Tiny Desk Concert with Paul Weller. Lani Milton/NPR hide caption

itoggle caption Lani Milton/NPR

Tiny Desk

Paul Weller

See the beloved Britpop veteran perform songs from his new album, Saturns Pattern.

Florence Welch appears in a scene from Florence and the Machine's new double-feature video for "Queen of Peace" and "Long & Lost." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

itoggle caption Courtesy of the artist

All Songs TV

Florence And The Machine, 'Queen Of Peace/Long And Lost'

The dog days are over in the English powerhouse's gorgeous, mournful double-feature video.

Courtney Barnett performs at the 2015 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

itoggle caption Adam Kissick for NPR

Newport Folk Festival

Courtney Barnett, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

The rising Australian rock star went electric and then some this weekend at Newport.

Listen Loading… 31:20
  • Playlist
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/426710883/426713214" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
Back To Top