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Friday, August 11, 2006
  YYYs and TV on the Radio - free show in Boston
WE WANTED SO BADLY TO SEE THIS.

last night, while we were checking out the Axis scene for The Format, a bajillion more people were checking out the free concert of TV on the Radio and Yeah Yeah Yeahs at Boston City Hall Plaza. sigh.

The Phoenix:
"The sun had started to set, the heat of the day has lost its grip on the city, and thousands – 10, 12, 15 thousand — were filing peacefully into City Hall Plaza long before the headlining Yeah Yeah Yeahs were due to take the stage. All the makings of a perfect rock and roll evening were in place as Brooklyn’s TV on the Radio filled downtown with an eclectic mix of organic post-punk guitars and almost trance-y rhythms devoid of the electronic embellishments that are such of big part of the alterna-indie band’s studio sound....Dressed like some kind of X Woman superhero in red and gold leather short shorts with a matching top and moon boots, [Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O] quite literally took over the stage as Chase and Zinner lost no time kicking into the swinging, bass-less anthem 'Gold Lion.'"

here's the full article.

rbally was there (check back for his comments, i'd think). i wish we could have been there. but our alternative rocked pretty hard too.

TV on the Radio is coming to the Paradise this October..
 
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Hey, I was there, and I did in fact comment . . . .
 
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