Unlike many music mags that are approaching 100 in dog years, NME is actually approaching it in human years. As part of that celebration they aren’t slowing down or growing old gracefully, they have the same energy they started with. One of their 2012 Awards shows was on last night in London’s Heaven Club and it was Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (the amazingly named duo of Finnis and Higginbottom) strutting their stuff in front of a laser reaching crowd.
Dancey beats with build ups and break downs made most people try some big fish, little fish, cardboard box, or versions of similar flailing maneuvers. The crowd absolutely loved it, even the dancers and he over the top onstage-wear. It’s nice to know that electronic music is sill alive and well, albeit in a different guise and with flashing coffins and lasers (back again)