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Baby Seal Club’s “Coop D’Etat” at Hopmonk Tavern

Posted by on Apr 29, 2012 | Comments (1)

Here’s how not to put on a show:

Set up instruments. Stand there. Play.

Here’s how to put on a show:

Get there early and cover the venue in decór. Bring in hay bales, chicken-wire fences, chicken coops. Get a huge illuminated chicken to watch the front door. Place giant Easter Island-like chicken statues on the stage, with more chicken wire, chicken ladders and hay on stage.

During the set, have two go-go dancers gyrating in a cage. Have a girl dressed as a sheep, in a painter’s mask, making toasted sandwiches and handing them out to the crowd. Make sure to remind everyone about the Chicken Shit Bingo game going on outside. And right on the last downbeat of the last song of the night—a chicken-modified version of “Safety Dance”—hit the trigger that blows hundreds of white feathers all over the audience.

That was Baby Seal Club last night at Hopmonk, living up to their reputation for reimagining what a show should be. If you weren’t at the “Hopmonk Henhouse,” it may be a little hard to describe.

Below, watch Baby Seal Club’s new video for “Zeroes & Ones”:

 

 

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  1. Coach
    May 2, 2012

    Imperial account, launched a brutal melee with the enemy. Although a number of people died in the charge, but will always be able to stop the enemy, they are not allowed to impact revenue. Li Zicheng suddenly opened his eyes and heard the call of a tumultuous sound, footsteps, weapons and hoofs of chink. He was with, when too late to ask, suddenly pop-up on the floor, hurried to put on shoes, grab a sword, rushed out of the Royal accounts, see the front are melee. Wait outside a parent accounts will take Wu Longju, loudly urging: “Imperial Lords launched! “Li Zi-Cheng has just launched, have rushed to the side of the enemy. He waved swords in a hurry, even kill two enemies, yet surrounded by the Qing soldiers.

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