Posted in music on December 4, 2009
Field Music didn't make it, but there was a special reunion set by Pulsars, followed by the super duper Wye Oak who played before special guest Rumours last night at The Bell House in Brooklyn (12/3).
As advertised (at the last minute anyway), Rumours was a Fleetwood Mac cover band. Cover song experts Loser's Lounge made up the band and a rotating cast of singers came to the stage to play individual tunes. Those vocalists included Dave Hill dueting with Erika from Au Revoir Simone, Will Sheff dueting with Beth Wawerna, Matthew Caws, Britta, Sharon Van Etten, Wye Oak, and many more. The show was in honor of Bell House booker Skippy. Well, it was his birthday party, and he even came out to help perform "I Don't Wanna Know" with Mia Riddle. The full setlist (which did not include AC Newman or Eugene Mirman - both must be out of town) with a couple of videos below...
Pulsars - Suffocation
Matthew Caws of Nada Surf Covers "Go Your Own Way"
Will Sheff of Okkervil River Covers "The Chain"
Rumours @ The Bell House - Dec 3, 2009
1. Second Hand News (Benjamin Trokan of Robbers On High Street)
2. Dreams (Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak)
3. Never Going Back Again (Josh Wise of French Kicks)
4. Don't Stop (Dave Hill with Erika Spring of Au Revoir Simone)
5. Go Your Own Way (Matthew Caws of Nada Surf)
6. Songbird (Kendall Meade of Mascott)
7. The Chain (Will Sheff of Okkervil River with Beth Wawerna of Bird Of Youth)
8. You Make Loving Fun (Connie Petruk of Loser's Lounge)
9. I Don't Wanna Know (Mia Riddle with Skippy McFadden)
10. Oh Daddy (Sharon Van Etten)
11. Gold Dust Woman (Britta Phillips of Dean & Britta/Luna)
12. Rhiannon (Tricia Scott of Loser's Lounge)
13. Go Your Own Way (The Bell House players: Jesse Barnes of Oakley Hall / Mia Riddle / Jeff Neuberger / couple of the Loser's Lounge dudes / Josh from French Kicks / Jenn from Wye Oak) finale