So, for the second time this week, I attended a free show from the amazing Brooklyn duo known as Matt & Kim, and let me tell you, it was much better than the first time. This time, they played with The Cool Kids, and Flosstrradamus.
The Cool Kids were - to say the least - pretty fucking cool. They bring a new hip hop sound similar to that of Kid Cudi, or maybe Lupe. The dudes brought out a cool and diverse crowd, and it seemed as though everyone but me knew their lyrics.
After the Cool Kids played their set, it was time for Matt & Kim. The crowd this time around was pretty much there just to see them, so their real fans showed their appreciation by moshing and crowd surfing - I took my turn at crowd surfing, and got dropped like in a bad teen movie. But if you've never seen these two perform live, you're missing out big time. Also, expect to get hit in the face, have a drink spilled on you, get moshed, etc.
Unfortunately, I was dancing way too hard to get any shots of Flosstradamus, but here's an idea of what they look like:
And check out who else was there checking out the show:
1/2 of Justice - Gaspard Augé
Gaspard was kind enough to kick it with me for a minute. We enjoyed some good conversation, a cigarette or two, and exchanged information. So look out for a word from the legendary DJ/Producer, and also keep an eye out for their upcoming DVD, comprised of live footage.
Your ears are gonna love a dose of this:
These tunes feature Flosstradamus remixes of both Matt & Kim and The Cool Kids as well as a solo track from The Cool Kids
Matt & Kim - Yeah (Flosstradamus Remix)
The Cool Kids - Black Mags
The Cool Kids - Pump Up The Volume (Flosstradamus Remix)