Thursday, September 20, 2007

It List: Thursday 9/20/07

VHS Or Beta/The Hourly Radio/Walter Meego (The Granada): I hear that VHS Or Beta's DJ sets are superior to their rock performances but you can judge that for yourself at The Granada tonight. Walter Meego seems likes he has more of a handle than they do on the art of the electro-pop single but his music seems less interesting overall if you count VHS Or Beta's earlier work. The Hourly Radio are a Dallas band and Stonedranger seemed to like a single by them that he posted awhile back. I myself am curious about the band's official "VIP message board." Just what exactly goes on there?

Daikaiju/Angry Businessmen/Koji Kondo (1919 Hemphill): Daikaiju is a touring surf band that performs in Kabuki outfits. It's kind of like Shaolin Death Squad but without the late period Rush riffing and atrocious singing. Angry Businessmen play a less traditional surf music, with only a bass guitar, minimal drum kit, and a very active and aggravated lead singer who, judging from the We Shot JR Awards peformance, has a taste for expensive underwear. Koji Kondo had some noisy sax mixed in with their set when I saw them last and it was great.

Dixie WItch (The Wreck Room): Dixie Witch was devastating when I saw them many years ago and I hope that's still the case.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

VHS or Beta is really, REALLy bad.

4:21 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hey DL. i like you.

4:35 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dixie Witch...Vive le Trinidad!

4:47 PM  
Anonymous John said...

The only thing devestating is that The Wreck Room is still having shows . . .

4:53 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

wtf denton? i need something to do tonight... and don't give me that 80s night bullshit because that's exactly what it is.

anyone know of anything going on?

5:02 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

didn't there used to be a daikaiju in denton?

5:18 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Daikaiju dress up like that wrestler who wore ninja shoes and spat a green blinding mist in the eyes of The Bruiser Brody.

5:23 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


5:23 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ok we give up, what is "late period Rush riffing"? And you know who else once had a noisy sax? Kenny G... You better god damn watch it damn it.

5:46 PM  
Blogger stonedranger said...

you got us shakin' in our boots pal!

5:55 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

shaolin death squad blows super hard. super hard. seriously? joke bands? maybe what's his name should stick to his day job, in which he uses his high and mighty music degree from unt to write songs for commercials. see ya in a southwest kia, buddy.

you suck.

6:22 PM  
Blogger lauren ashley said...

anyone in denton want to have a house show for kimya dawson on october 17th if rubber gloves doesn't work out?

7:31 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oso Closo @ Andy's tonight!

8:03 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

walter meego was cool but should probably just stick to being DJs and not try and sing

despite how much ive heard about hourly radio and how many shows i go to i had never actually seen them and assumed that i wouldnt like them but they were really good

4:38 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


12:15 AM  
Blogger Alex said...

i like Shaolin Death Squad.
the end.

10:45 PM  
Blogger Beth said...

Walter Meego is a band, not a dude.

5:42 PM  

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