Tuesday, July 31, 2007

The Pity Party, Eskimohunter @ Spaceland 7/30/07

The Pity Party





Eskimohunter



As published in L.A. Record:

I have what some might describe as an unhealthy obsession with local duo The Pity Party, so when I heard they would be playing one of my favorite venues on my birthday, there was no question where I’d be celebrating my turning a quarter of a century old. After trying for a ridiculous 45 minutes to close out our tab at Red Lion, we rushed over to Spaceland only to be met with an ENORMOUSLY long line at the valet. I had to check my palm pilot to make sure it was indeed a Monday night – I hadn’t seen a line that long since a Cold War Kids show a few months back. Since it was my birthday, I felt it gave me leeway to hop out of the car and leave my friends to deal with the parking madness while I ran in to enjoy the sounds of The Pity Party. Though I’ve seen them probably a dozen times, every single one of their performances still leaves me gaping in awe at their utter amazingness. Drumkit front and center, the lovely Heisenflei pulls triple-duty, playing drums and keys while managing the lead vocals, at some points even taking on percussion duties using a maraca as a drumstick. Alongside her, Maurice-Robert busts out gritty guitar riffs while providing supporting harmonies. Their experimental and refreshingly unique sound evocatively blends the artsy rawness of Nico-era Velvet Underground with surprisingly loud intensity for a two piece. I’m really glad that others are catching on– when they drove into “Dronebots and Peons for Eons and Eons” (my favorite track off their self-titled EP), half the crowd sang along with them. Too awesome. Up next was Eskimohunter, whose heavy fuzzy hooks, shoegazey organs, catchy melodies and amazing stage lighting were the perfect way to mellow out an increasingly intoxicated birthday girl.

Labels: , , , ,

6 Comments:

Blogger raybanoutlet001 said...

ray ban uk,cheap ray ban sunglasses
tiffany and co outlet online
oakley store online
michael kors outlet
nfl jerseys from china
http://www.cheapairjordan.us
kobe shoes
chrome hearts online store
http://www.oakley-sunglass.in.net
tiffany and co jewelry
adidas nmd for sale
http://www.cheapbasketballshoes.us.com
adidas nmd
cheap authentic jordans
cheap jordan shoes
cheap nfl jerseys
http://www.uggoutlet.uk
michael jordan shoes
jordans for cheap
michael kors outlet online
air jordan retro
nike polo

July 28, 2016 at 6:49 PM  
Blogger chenmeinv0 said...

michael kors handbags
ray ban sunglasses
nike outlet
cheap mlb jerseys
christian louboutin sale
longchamp outlet
canada goose jackets
chanel outlet
broncos jerseys
fitflop shoes
gucci handbags
fitflops
michael kors
cheap oakley sunglasses
coach outlet store online clearances
cheap nhl jerseys
celine outlet
tiffany and co
ray ban glasses
ray ban sunglasses outlet
uggs uk
canada goose
ugg outlet online
tiffany and co jewelry
ugg outlet
air max pas cher
chaussures christian louboutin
burberry handbags
doudoune moncler
ugg boots cheap
coach outlet online
uggs on sale
louis vuitton handbags
fitflop shoes
oakley sunglasses
mavericks jerseys
chaussures ugg
michael kors outlet
coach outlet
louis vuitton outlet
chenyingying20161029

October 28, 2016 at 7:01 PM  
Blogger Meiqing Xu said...

golden state warriors jerseys
toms outlet store
fitflops sale clearance
james shoes
fred perry polo
pandora jewelry
coach factory outlet
longchamp outlet
christian louboutin shoes
adidas yeezy
20170316caiyan

March 15, 2017 at 8:22 PM  
Blogger John said...

hermes bags
discount oakley sunglasses
michael kors outlet
ray ban glasses
burberry sale
fitflops
nike outlet store
ray ban sunglasses outlet
moncler coats
burberry outlet
20170517yuanyuan

May 16, 2017 at 5:55 PM  
Blogger dong dong23 said...

coach factory online
cheap oakley sunglasses
fitflops sale
lebron 13 shoes
coach outlet online
michael kors purses
cheap oakley sunglasses
adidas nmd xr1
christian louboutin sale
adidas outlet store
2017.5.20chenlixiang

May 19, 2017 at 4:54 AM  
Blogger Gege Dai said...

bottega veneta outlet online
oakley sunglasses sale
fitflops
nfl jersey
cheap oakley sunglasses
cheap nba jerseys
ray ban sunglasses outlet
polo outlet online
michael kors outlet clearance
louis vuitton
20170524ck

May 23, 2017 at 10:49 PM  

Post a Comment

Subscribe to Post Comments [Atom]

Links to this post:

Create a Link

<< Home