3/28/10

Tinsel Teeth - Live at Whore Island (2008)



You thought that Eugene Robinson, David Yow, GG Allin, Costes or, for women, Wendy O' Williams, Liza Suckdog and Beth Ditto were the thrashiest, nudest and most extreme performers in rock history. Forget it, here comes Stephanie from Tinsel Teeth. She goes where few else have gone. Not in the dirty side of it (no scat here, no freak show due to big tits or big belly, not even sex although she is often half naked and wear fake dick), but something more related to tribal transe and spontaneous exorcist choregraphy. I'm much more troubled by her than by all the previous ones and I find she touches something purely metaphysical that deals with human condition. The proof with the pictures below that reminds me of the "Shout" by Edvard Munch. Maybe only a woman could show a real equivalent to this legendary painting (although Munch was a little bit misogynic in his imagery). Musically, the band does not match the scenic level of their singer and is under our hopes, but actually there's not much studio testimony of how they sound and most is from live sets as is this fake EP (28 min) recorded at the Whore Island on the 05-17-2008 and due to lotofnoise here. I'm curious to hear what will be their first proper studio recording. I'll keep you informed. Meanwhile, let throw an ear here and run to see them onstage if you're American (I guess we will have to wait some years before they'll come this side of the ocean and unfortunately they'll probably be less wild than they are).



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If you want to see more, go to their myspace, there's plenty of stage pic in their picture space here.



You have to look at the videos below to understand what all this is about.







2 comments:

dave said...

Thanks for the Blog. We have two studio albums out. "Pink Eye" on Nail in the Coffin Records, recorded in July 2007 and February 2008. Our first songs.
"Trash as the Trophy" on Load Records, will be out April 13th 2010.

xoxo
Will, Tinsel Teeth

dk said...

Nothing could make me happier than to have a nice comment from one of the band. I wait impatiently for the new album and will try to give him the echo he surely deserves in the French music mag I collaborate. Say to Stephanie she's what the old rock skeleton was waiting for.