Sound Opinions Presents Savages, Live In Concert
Bill Callahan, Live In Concert
Poliça, Live In Concert
July 19, 2012The experimental dance group featured keening, alien vocal lines soaring over choppy keyboards, rhythmic samples and glitches and two live drummer/percussionists.
I was curious to see how Gang Gang Dance would present their edgy mix of dance and more experimental electronica at the outdoor Prospect Park Bandshell for Celebrate Brooklyn. The answer was: convincingly. Gang Gang Dance's set featured keening, alien vocal lines soaring over choppy keyboards, rhythmic samples and glitches, and two live drummer/percussionists. Although their first song had a hint of a Bollywood rhythm, much of their set looked back to an early generation of electronic rockers: Songs were connected by long, flowing musical textures reminiscent of Tangerine Dream, Klaus Schulze, and Vangelis.
Produced by Saidah Blount and Amy Schriefer; Audio engineered by Josh Rogosin; Hosted by John Schaefer, WNYC; Special thanks to Celebrate Brooklyn and Bowery Presents