YES! YES! YES!
This SummerStage triple bill of homegrown talent will hit all the bespectacled third eyes and then some. Headliners Battles have their labyrinthine math-rock riffsas well as their Bugs Bunny hallway-chase sequencesdown pat. Maybe when the Nets move to Brooklyn, theyll realize that Battles Atlas is the second coming of Gary Glitters Rock & Roll Pt. 2 (a/k/a the Hey song): all fist-pumping glitzy gobbledygook thats perfect for sports arenas. Meanwhile, Black Dice saw both Fuck Buttons and Growing produce record-length homages this year, but the trio remains ahead of the noisemaking curve by somehow inducing body movement with its mesmeric squelches. Gang Gang Dance may be the unluckiest band of outsiders in the world, what with drummer Tim DeWit being shot last month (hes convalescing now)but they did finish their follow-up to 2004s still-golden Gods Money, so things are definitely looking up.
Sat., Aug. 16, 3 p.m., 2008
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