Here are the videos I furtively taped of my music playing in the Diesel store. Listen to that faboosh sound system and how great my little bedroom recordings sound on it! Heeeeeeeeeey!
First, DJ Gatsby played “Everybody’s Crazy in New York.”
Which he followed with “Lover,”
and finally, “Hands Off.” Love how it sounds mixing with the next song at the end! Go DJ Gatsby!
I recently found out that Lady Gaga used to shop at the EXACT same stores that I currently shop at to make my stage outfits. What an insanely small world it is for us silly electro-pop solo female artists! So where did she shop? American Apparel, stripper stores, and M&J trimming on 36th and 6th. Where did I get my zebra leggings? American Apparel. Where did I get my corset for the Lover video? A stripper store. Where did I get the amazing trimmings that make up my outfit accents these days? M&J trimming! That really made me smile.
Also, a college buddy of mine used to be in her high school band and other friends of mine went to school with her! Wacktarded!
Our show at Arlene’s Grocery in NYC on 3/4/09 was awesome. Great crowd, and great venue with great people working there. We had to start without drums since Nicole was coming directly from playing a show that was supposed to end when ours was supposed to begin a mile away, but it just made for an awesome, spontaneous moment when she got to the venue and jumped in on drums in the middle of “Chocolate Cake.” Ah, live performance.
Performing live has brought my attention to something: there really is no such thing as a performance where you can half-ass it or have things be sub-par, unless you want that stuff to end up on the internet, because everything ends up on the internet. So I’m glad that I gave my all in this show as well as the last ones, because my friends were videotaping parts of the show, and now those parts are on YouTube. Here’re some clips from the second show: