PHOTOS / VIDEOS @LMBNOLA: Skrillex @ The Sugar Mill 9/30/11
I consider myself a considerably open-minded and eclectic music consumer with the ability to see the appeal of just about anything. Here are a few observations and things that I liked about last night: while I found the music mostly offensive to my ears, the corporeal energy in the room was astonishing, even at past DJ shows like Tiesto, ATB, Pretty Lights and Girl Talk, I haven’t seen an audience this affected by the noise swirling in the room. This scene obviously goes well beyond the music and a fan’s very existence within such a congregation seemed to drive their personal sense of hyper-activeness and instilled enhanced abilities to jump, shout and glow for 4 hours straight.
Wesley grew up in coastal Georgia and is a former resident of The Music City and the Big Easy where he helped get Live Music Blog: NOLA off-the-ground, managing it in New Orleans through Jazz Fest 2012. Hodges now lives amongst THE CALIFORNIANS as a newcomer to West LA. His favorite artists include My Morning Jacket, Sigur Rós, Widespread Panic, The Allman Brothers Band, Dr. Dog, Tame Impala, Anders Osborne, Radiohead and Bobby & The Midnites.
Daft Punk is actually playing at his house tonight and you're invited.