Anonymous Animal; photo courtesy the band, via Facebook.
Anonymous Animal; photo courtesy the band, via Facebook.

INDIEcent Exposure #18 — Anonymous Animal at the Gararge with And the Kids

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This episode, we speak to Joe Aidonidis, half of Anonymous Animal, who discusses music and music technology, as well as some of his work in video craft.

Anonymous Animal

opening for And the Kids
Friday, November 20, 2015, 9:00 p.m.
The Garage,” The Colonial Theatre
111 South Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201
GPS Location: 42.4462000, -73.2539000

And the Kids

Rebecca Lasaponaro, Hannah Mohan, and Megan Miller of And the Kids ; photo courtesy of the band
Rebecca Lasaponaro, Hannah Mohan, and Megan Miller of And the Kids ; photo courtesy of the ban

Recently called one of “the Western Mass. indie scene’s brightest creative lights” by Pitchfork, Northampton, Massachusetts’ And The Kids recently released their debut full-length album, Turn to Each Other (Signature Sounds). Turn to Each Other is more than an album title: it’s a statement of fact for the band, whose bond—as musicians, friends and creative foils—is as tight as they come. The album features 11 tracks full of ringing guitars from Hannah Mohan, knotty rhythms from drummer Rebecca Lasaponaro and bold accents from synthesizers and percussion by Megan Miller. Together, they create “apocalyptic pop,” a dizzying stop-start ride with lush, intricate soundscapes that frame Mohan’s lively lead vocals. Taliana Katz made her debut as And The Kids’ bassist at their NPR Tiny Desk Concert, and continues to carry the energy of the album to the stage.

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