Baeblemusic Concert Music Videos: Deerhunter at McCarren Park

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DATE

8.3.2008
LOCATION

McCarren Park
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DURATION

47:03
PLAYS

74570
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Song Listing
Calvalry ScarsNever StopsSpring Hall Convert/Hazel St
Nothing Ever HappenedFlourescent GreyOperation
Saved By Old TimesStrange Lights
Show Review

Oftentimes at live shows, musicians of the indie-rock variety get so caught up in all the strut and swagger that goes along with rock music that they forget to be fun. Deerhunter are not that, as evidenced by their performance here at McCarren Park Pool. On the contrary, front man Bradford Cox is a pretty damn funny guy. And while he may look like a young Thurston Moore without the flowing hair, Deerhunter opt out of your typical art-rock arrogance and instead go for a sonically sound show complete with a driving rhythm section and extra catchy guitar riffs. There's even a nutty vocal spot from Cole Alexander of The Black Lips. Top it off with some psychedelic effects and a pretty rhythm guitarist in cheerleader garb (!), and you've got yourself a Deerhunter performance that's way too fun to miss out on. - Chris Gayomali