Posted in music | tour dates on September 2, 2009

Live at the Smell

"Featuring over 2 hours of live bands from Los Angeles and beyond, "Live at The Smell" captures the live energy that pumps through LA's legendary independent DIY all-ages venue. Recorded in high-quality audio and video over a month period in Fall 2008, the DVD gives you the feeling of being immersed in one of the many gigs presented there each week for over 10 years. The music is clean and powerful, the footage is raw and wild, and the energy is LIVE.

Presented on a gorgeous 6-panel Digipak with superb all-mural photographs by Wild Don Lewis and liner notes by Jim Smith (owner / operator of The Smell), "Live at The Smell" is a collector's document, something you won't want to miss. Even if it gets on NetFlix, even when you find it on your favorite torrent site, it won't be the same as holding it in your hand. 6 murals are represented - featuring artists Cali deWitt, Jesse Spears, and some unknown dude from the 80s when it was a caballero bar.

The bands featured on this movie are the cream of the indie-alt-rock / experimental bands that play the club on a regular basis: Mae Shi, Foot Village, Ponytail, Abe Vigoda, High Places, Gowns, BARR, No Age, HEALTH, Captain Ahab (in order of appearance)."

One of those bands, No Age, had three upcoming NY shows. Now they have four five. Those are listed below along with the DVD trailer... and (UPDATE), the entire movie (courtesy of Pitchfork.TV)...


Whole Movie Part 1

Watch the whole thing @ Pitchfork.TV.

No Age in NY
Sun 09/13 @ Kutshers Country Resort in Monticello
Wed 10/14 @ (Le) Poisson Rouge in Manhattan * (tix)
Thu 10/15 @ MoMA w/ Spike Jonze
Fri 10/16 @ New Museum in Manhattan
Sat 10/17 @ "Venue TBA" in Brooklyn
* w/ Woods

More No Age dates HERE.



Comments (12)

It's also streaming free on Pitchfork. And also it sucks.

Posted by Anonymous | September 2, 2009 2:01 PM

I saw Matt & Kim at the Smell in early 2007. Pretty cool venue down some back alley near Chinatown. It definitely lived up to its name as the place smelled pretty terrible.

Posted by Anonymous | September 2, 2009 2:10 PM

no age is also doing this MoMA pop rally spike jonze skateboarding thing on 10/15

Posted by Anonymous | September 2, 2009 3:02 PM

"It's also streaming free on Pitchfork."

updated, thanks!

Posted by brooklynvegan | September 2, 2009 3:08 PM

no mika miko? what is this bullshit?

Posted by Anonymous | September 2, 2009 3:31 PM

I bet it'd smell better if they served some fried chicken in there.

Posted by Anonymous | September 2, 2009 3:40 PM

pretty sure most of them are vegans.. scratch that fried chicken.

Posted by Anonymous | September 2, 2009 3:45 PM

bring on the fried seitan!

Posted by monsoonseason | September 2, 2009 4:00 PM

Captain Ahab pwns this video.

Posted by The End of Irony | September 2, 2009 4:27 PM

No Age + Woods hell yesh

Posted by Anonymous | September 2, 2009 5:14 PM

"no age is also doing this MoMA pop rally spike jonze skateboarding thing on 10/15"'

Post updated and new post here:


Posted by brooklynvegan | September 3, 2009 11:16 AM

Any of the No Age NY shows with Bob Mould and/or doing Husker Du covers?

Posted by tone77 | September 3, 2009 1:53 PM

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