Giveaway: Two Pairs Of Tickets To Tonight's Little Joy Show At Club Dada
In this week's print edition, Observer contributor Elliott Johnston faced the not-so-big task of making tonight's Little Joy show at Club Dada seem like it's worth your time. Again, not exactly the toughest feat in the world. Writes Johnston:
"Rock critics are seduced by the tendency to call out an album of the summer--especially during the season's opening bell, when the road ahead is waiting, in need of a tasty soundtrack. But what happens when this summer's best album was released last fall, and it just took a few barbecues and hissing lawns for its place to become blindingly apparent?And seeing that--hold on, lemme look out the window--yep, it sure is summertime, well, this show, where Little Joy will be joined by Minneapolis' The Presents and Brooklyn's Queens (an act associated with Animal Collective), is looking pretty awesome--even if Little Joy's Moretti won't be in attendance, busy working on the next Strokes release.
The record in question was made by Little Joy, a trio that features The Strokes' drummer Fabrizio Moretti, Brazilian vocalist Rodrigo Amarente and Los Angeles musician Binki Shapiro. Their self-titled debut is one of the most enjoyable, easygoing pop records fit for sunshine in recent memory."
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