ART STARS

Deerhoof: now a learning experience

Related Stories

More About

If all those emphatically coiffed politicians are so worried about our nation's children, they need simply to look to Deerhoof, the finest role models experimental post-rock has to offer. The San Francisco quartet's 2004 album Milk Man, a delightfully dense concept album based on artist Ken Kagami's banana-impaled cartoon character, earned raves for its chilly, Byzantine structures and enthralling, shuffling pulses . . . and, more astoundingly, it inspired a troupe of elementary school kids in North Haven, Maine, to stage an honest-to-God interpretive ballet of flailing limbs, white costumes, and flying orbs. Adorable and avant-garde! How will these kids notturn out all right? With Father Murphy.
Wed., Oct. 13, 9 p.m., 2010

 
My Voice Nation Help
0 comments
Sort: Newest | Oldest
 
New York Concert Tickets
Loading...