Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Twin Shadow with Jamie Lidell at Antones

Just wanted y'all to have the heads up about a show going down at Antone's this Friday night. Bloggy fav, Jamie Lidell has brought his tour stateside and he's tagged up-and-coming artist, Twin Shadow to go along for the ride. Make sure you arrive early enough to catch Twin Shadow's set because you're going to hear that name a lot more often in the near future. His album, Forget was produced by Chris Taylor of Grizzly Bear and mixes 80's synth textures with warbly beats and new-wave soul. Tickets for Friday's show at Antone's are still available but I'd expect a packed house if I were you.

Twin Shadow - Castles in the Snow via YouTube

As for Jamie Lidell his new album explores new sonic textures, which are a far cry from the slick-soul sound of Jim. Expect more electronic experimentation in the music it self but Jamie still wails. Trust me, I had the chance to catch his Austin City Limits Festival aftershow at the Parish last year (or was it 2 years ago?) and he put on a great show. He's assembled a strange-looking crew of extremely tight, in-the-pocket musicians. For my money I can't think of a better way to spend my Friday night in Austin.

Jamie Lidell - I Wanna Be Your Telephone video via YouTube

I'm planning on bringing my Mom to the show, that's right I'm bring my Mom you got a problem with it? Anyway, I bought her a copy of Jim back when it came out and it has become one of her most listened to albums. I don't have the heart to tell her how his sound has changed, but I'm sure he'll still play a few gems like this one:

Jamie Lidell - Little Bit of Feel Good video via YouTube

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