DC9 in SPACE, Ep. 11: Smile Smile
Last week, Ryan Hamilton and Jencey Hirunrusme, better known 'round these parts as the indie pop duo Smile Smile, stopped by SPACE Studio for the latest installment of our ongoing DC9 in SPACE--or episode No. 11, for those of you keeping score at home.
It was a fairly subdued, and yet talkative, affair--which, as is always the case with this duo, led to some interesting discussions of the band members' romantic (and subsequently, kinda bitter) history with one another. We talked about some other things, too, of course--the band's recent tour with Metric and its upcoming Kirtland Records release, Truth on Tape, among them--but it all seemed to keep coming back to the band's back-and-forth banter and overall dynamic, something these artists very much realize they'll forever have to contend with.
Many thanks to Ryan and Jencey for being so honest and forthcoming. As you'll see above, it makes for some great (even if, at-times, cringe-inducing) footage--and a phenomenal look into the band's personal lives.
Tonight at SPACE (2814 Main St.), 'cause it's a Wednesday and all, we'll be filming yet another installment in the series at 7 p.m. And tonight's guest, Chameleon Chamber Group, has some pretty cool, fairly ambitions plans for the taping, too. So, if you're not headed to Sonic Youth, stop on by and check it out; it'll either be really cool or a complete failure. Which, either way, is totally fine by us, as both make for great footage.