Zach Sokol and George Brooks
Photo by George Brooks.
Last night’s Mystery Show included acts Built to Spill and Zola Jesus in the intimate Le Poisson Rouge. Although the venue was not packed, the NYU students who attended surged the space with energy, creating an atmosphere that felt ten times more electric.
This year’s Mystery Show acts – Zola Jesus and Built to Spill – were not as buzzy as the festival-friendly Flying Lotus or Gang Gang Dance (who released an LP, Eye Contact, a few months before the 2011 Program Board event), but the whole affair was a gathering of cult followers. Read more…