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Dirty Projectors – played DC & Brooklyn, more tour dates

Dirty Projectors in DC (Lexie Moreland / BrightestYoungThings)
Dirty Projectors

Throughout the set, Longstreth’s seemingly improvised intros reminded me of Captain Beefheart’s deliberate but dissonant explorations of delta-blues guitar rhythms. But with a progressive-punk sensibility. When combined with sparse but potent drum fills and splashes, and the girls’ interwoven harmonies, the songs had an almost gospel-like tinge to them. It was as if they should have been playing at an AA meeting in a Cathedral. Nonetheless they held the Cat’s audience spiritually captive for their hour-plus long set. Following some real barn-burners and foot-stompers, I couldn’t help but jot to myself: “This guy wails!” And he did. And so did my Monday night (April 7). [BrightestYoungThings]

I went to the show last night at Music Hall of Williamsburg (Wednesday, April 9, 2008). There’s nothing to say I haven’t said before (I think I said that before though). I loved every second of it. They played some new songs. More tour dates below….

Dirty Projectors – 2008 Tour Dates
Apr 11 – independent san francisco
Apr 12 – echo los angeles, California
Apr 15 – backspace portland, Oregon
Apr 16 – holocene portland
Apr 17 – chop suey seattle, Washington
Apr 23 – eat your own ears series @ indigo2 london, London and South East
Apr 25 – Triptych Festival @ Cabaret Voltaire edinburgh, Scotland
Apr 26 – Triptych Festival @ Tramway Glasgow, Scotland
Apr 27 – Triptych Festival @ The Tunnels Aberdeen, Scotland
Apr 30 – whelans dublin, Dublin
May 1 – Roisin Dubh Galway, Galway
May 2 – Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival Belfast
May 3 – futuresonic festival manchester
May 7 – Paradiso Amsterdam
May 8 – Nouveau Casino Paris
May 10 – ATP v pitchfork festival camber sands, East
May 11 – Les Nuits de Botanique Brussels
May 12 – De Kreun kortrijk
May 30 – primavera sound barcelona

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