Mahogany‘s new album, Connectivity!, is a checklist of hipster touchstones in its own right (Martin Hamnett-style production, Devo-ish robotics, Cocteau Twins guitar wash, the absurdly long song titles of Stereolab) but darn if it doesn’t work. When they played a brief, very late set at Don Hill’s this summer, the band wowed from sheer volume — not only loudness but number of people on stage. (Eight, from what I remember.) Two drummers is the way to my heart, and I am smitten.
Go early… and don’t feel guilty about leaving early, either. It’s been a long week. And you’ve seen Voxtrot before.
Here’s Connectivity!‘s first single, the zippy, Robyn Guthrie-produced "Supervitesse":
You can also watch the video. I think it’s the only thing left on YouTube.