Posts Tagged ‘Electric Six’

This Could Be Funny: Hey John Oliver, Let’s Be Friends!

Your next seven days should be filled with laughter. The following could help.
Friday, October 28: Stand outside the Newseum
It’s the Friday before Halloween. The funniest thing you can do is to watch drunk people exit big parties and the biggest party is at the Newseum. It’s sold out, features people in costumes, and the elevators [...]

Electric Six @ Black Cat

With monikers such as The Colonel, Tait Nucleus?, and Smorgasbord!, and a catalog that includes an album called I Shall Exterminate Everything Around Me That Restricts Me From Being the Master, the Detroit-based sextet Electric Six is often mistaken for a novelty act parodying the aggressive sexuality of disco and arrogant posturing of rock and [...]

Nuclear War on The Dance Floor: Living Things and Electric Six

Last night's show at The Black Cat featured heavy dance rock from two bands: one that was amusing for all the wrong reasons, and one that was amusing for all the right ones.
I had never listened to Living Things before this show, so I was not certain what I was in for. "Living Things": I [...]

Electric Six @ The Black Cat (w/ Living Things)

Electric Six is the type of band that illustrates the exceptional relationship between irony and music. Sporting names like Dick Valentine, Tait Nucleus?, The Colonel, and Smorgasbord, the band is basically the Spinal Tap of new wave metal, except that they're for real–sort of. As for-real as you can get while having an album titled [...]