Review & Photos: Deerhoof, Ben Butler & Mousepad, Fred Frith & Phillip Greenlief @ Great American Music Hall, 1/28/11

Photos by Charlie Homo It would be hard to overstate Deerhoof's accomplishments during their ten-plus year run. The numbers alone are exceptional: nine albums, two EPs, countless singles, collaborations, and two tribute albums. What puts them in such a rare category, however, is the music they have churned out with such apparent ease. Deerhoof - Behold a Marvel in the Darkness by Polyvinyl Records Virtually no band since Sonic Youth has so mastered the art of pairing experimentalism with pop craft, heady ideas with visceral rock and roll. What other art rock, nerd rock or whatever rock bands like Dirty [...]

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