Monday, June 30, 2008

we saw: Devo and Tom Tom Club

"Psychedelic and Funkadelic, Check It Out"
Thursday night we gathered the troops, hit the Turkey's Nest and wandered over to McCarren to catch the nostalgic new-wavey pairing of the Tom Tom Club and Devo. As expected, both bands were in excellent form, with Tina and Co. bringing the hits ("Genius of Love" and "Wordy Rappinghood" both slayed it), while Mothersbaugh and Devo murdered "Whip It" and "Gut Feeling." While the post-show disco train through Greenpoint was ill, the highlight of the evening was Devo's cover of Plastic Bertrand's "Ca Plane Pour Moi."

Our friend Abbey Braden from Punk Photo and Blog Fresh Radio shot this fitting clip of the Tom Tom Club straight bringing the funk.

Tom Tom Club "Genius Of Love" McCarren Pool Park

1 comment:

Abbey said...

Dude I didn't know you were there, wish I did! Great shot. I had to leave the front row after some suburban dads started throwing elbows.