While Chromeo‘s recorded catalog is spectacular by itself, there may be all the time one thing particular about watching the Funk Lordz’s energetic reside set. While stripping again their often extravagant stage set-up, Montreal-natives Dave1 and P-Thugg have introduced alongside a full band to NPR’s iconic Tiny Desk sequence.
Playing three songs from their new album, Head Over Heels, and tossing of their 2014 spotlight, “Jealous,” Chromeo and their reside ensemble unveil new, textured variations of their modern originals. Their Philly-based backing band’s two percussionists energize the room, whereas the keyboardist brings the nice and cozy, analog layer that’s a attribute hallmark of Chromeo’s work. As P-Thugg flexes his multi-instrumental expertise on the bass guitar and his signature talkbox, rousing renditions of “Count Me Out,” “Must’ve Been,” and “Don’t Sleep,” show as soon as once more why Chromeo’s 1980s-inspired physique of labor stays so timeless.