High In One Eye performing at the Hi-Ho Lounge and Prom Date + Rareluth performing at the Blue Nile Balcony Room on March 9, 2012 for the Foburg Music Festival
Baton Rouge indie-electro ravers Prom Date have had no problem practically embedding themselves in the New Orleans musical landscape. Since first beginning to pop up just over a year ago, their steadily growing number of performances down here has reached a point where the apt question on any given night has become, “Isn’t Prom Date […]
Big History + Sun Hotel + Prom Date performing at One Eyed Jacks on November 19, 2011
It may indeed be the case that as a bona fide genre, dance-punk has never been anything more than the product of a subculture media hellbent on fabricating its own buzz or simply an example of the post-millennium tail-wagging-the-dog phenomenon at work in the arts. After all, detractions like these have asterisked nearly every claim […]
Cute Machines + Mobley + Prom Date perfroming at Cafe Prytania on September 30, 2011
10.04: DāM-FunK + Master Blazter – One Eyed Jacks
DāM-FunK’s first New Orleans gig was an arresting experience with half the crowd propulsively writhing to his massively infectious re-imaging of the seminal boogie that gave birth to hip-hop’s G-Funk era, and the other half was almost frozen in place, at one consumed, enveloped and – to be perfectly honest – a bit overwhelmed by the sheer intensity of DāM-FunK’s futuristic take on the low-down synth grooves of the mid-1980s. As a one man show, DāM-FunK is a beat-mapping, keytar-wielding, drum programming force of nature, and in his return to One Eyed Jacks he’ll also be joined by his friends Computer Jay and J-1 for a set as Master Blazter, a three-piece supergroup that delves even deeper into the transcendent funk he knows so well.