Saturday, April 28, 2012

Selection Reminder: Brokencyde tonight at the Beacham!

Posted By on Sat, Apr 28, 2012 at 9:00 AM

Saturday, April 28 – Brokencyde

with Blood on the Dance Floor, Polkadot Cadaver, William Control, the Bunny Bear, New Years Day, Haley Rose

4 p.m.

The Beacham

46 N. Orange Ave.



Out of all the bands broadly despised by the opinionated, faceless mass called the Internet, Brokencyde (frequently typeset as brokeNCYDE) are among the most difficult to defend. The Albuquerque crunkcore band combines slick synths, ultra-Auto-Tuned singing, the bad kind of screams, and dumb, debauched lyrics into one easily detestable package. Criticizing a band for the way they look is normally a weak move, but seriously, watch the video for “Freaxxx” and try to absorb the Day-Glo vomit colors and super-scene-kid fashion sense without feeling some negative physical reaction. Nevertheless, if you search really hard, there are a few things to like about this band: They never come off as attempting to be more than silly party music; they have a goofy pig mascot; and their current tour poster references Back to the Future. Plus, their interviews occasionally reveal real people who feel worn down from all the animosity, even if a little backlash is the price they must pay for this abomination against God and mankind. – Reyan Ali

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