I made a mental note to drive to Austin next time Girls are on a bill and headed over to check out Miike Snow, Sweden's new it electro group. Contested to Girls, the Miike group was HUGE. I got there right as the lead singer from Vampire Weekend jumped onstage to sing "Kids Don't Stand a Chance" backed by throbbing bass and blippy synth. Unlike Girls, nothing about Miike Snow is appropriate for 3pm on a Friday. Not their moody, sexy synth rock, not their slick black windbreaker uniform. Still they played a super professional show, sans bitching about the unflattering daylight and uncomfortable heat.
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