Deerhoof Show Review

April 8, 2013
Lincoln Hall
Chicago, IL

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Privileged are those who are granted with the gift of watching a band as talented as Deerhoof perform live. Back in 2007, when I was first introduced to them, I wasn’t fully aware of the impact they had already had in the music world. By that time they had already been around for over twelve years and released at least eight full length albums. Not to mention they were very heavily regarded in the eyes of critics and musicians alike. They had even been invited to tour with some of my favorites and music’s best and brightest such as Radiohead, TV on the Radio, Sonic Youth, Yeah Yeah Yeah’s, The Roots, David Bowie, Beck, The Flaming Lips, and many more. If you don’t see a clear picture of why this is by listening to there recorded material, you certainly will after seeing them live.

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Top Ten Thursday: No Hable Ingles (Best Non-English Speaking Acts)

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In honor of another great feat (some of us would say anyways) from everyone’s favorite Icelandic act (unless you like the other act from Iceland more, Bjork), we thought we would list out our other favorite acts in which we cannot understand a single word from. Before we get to list, I must say that this was a tough one to tackle. Due to our unfamiliarity with non-english speaking foreign acts, we had to do our homework. This entailed a lot of new listening, a lot of Rammstein jokes, some slight arguing, and overall much enjoyment. This list opened my eyes to some music I will now never let go of, and for that I am very happy. Hopefully you like it as much as we liked putting it together. Onto the list …
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