“Wait For A Minute”
I think we are all pretty excited for Merrill Garbus to drop another dose of truth after her 2011 breakout whokill. It’s less than a month until her third proper album, Nikki Nack is to be released, so of course, it is time for several songs to be dropped to whet our collective whistles. The latest such song is “Wait For a Minute”, produced by Malay, a major contributor on Frank Ocean’s Channel Orange.
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November 2nd, 2011
The Music Box (aka Henry Fonda Theater)
After seeing so many artists try to utilize the “one-man-band” show by using wild amounts of looping, it can get a bit old. Back in high school when I first saw it live, it was quite captivating, but over time, it can lose its luster. Most acts aren’t even good at it really, but figure if they can leave an audience slightly dumbfounded by looping an instrument, even in the lamest of ways, they will sell tickets. Sadly, this can work. However, rarities do pop up every once in again in which looping is utilized in brilliant ways. Like when I saw Thom Yorke play “Give Up the Ghost” for the first time at Coachella a year and a half ago and nearly messed myself. Or like last Wednesday, when I saw Merrill Garbus, the leading lady of tUnE-yArDs perform at The Music Box.
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