Ghostland Observatory takes it to the Austin City Limits
Usually, PBS' Austin City Limits series inspires images of restrained gentility: Patty Griffin performing a spare acoustic set, Norah Jones tickling the ivories, or Wilco its thing. But occasionally, the organizers will throw viewers a curveball. Grindin', dirty electronic duo Ghostland Observatory certainly doesn't confirm to the Austin City Limits stereotype, but such exceptions to the rule are just what makes the series great.
On Nov. 13, the Observatory will release a DVD of its performance for City Limits. It's the group's milestone first DVD release, so some sort of awkward celebratory dancing might be in order. Ghostland Observatory actually makes a pretty good soundtrack for that sort of thing.
The band still has a smattering of November dates for those who want to catch those pigtails of power live and in person:
9 - Houston, Texas @ Warehouse Live
29 - San Francisco, Calif. @ Mezzanine
30 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ Music Box @ Fonda Theatre
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