Four Loko supporters and the men behind the soundtrack to the Scott Pilgrim video game, Anamanaguchi make erratic soundscapes out of a busted 1985 NES. The New York chiptune outfit’s 2009 album Dawn Metropolis builds pop structures out of video game bleeps and crushing heavy metal arpeggios, resulting in Weezer-esque melodies sans the malaise. Expect this showcase to be Four Loko for your ears.
Thu., Jan. 6, 8 p.m., 2011
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on December 29, 2010