Broken Bells were an alternative radio hit with their self-titled debut album, but could their sophomore disc live up to the hype?
The duo made up of Danger Mouse (Brian Burton,) and James Mercer, the lead singer of the The Shins, looked to do just that when they released their second full length album this month, the interestingly titled After the Disco, released on January 14.
The title of Broken Bells latest record may be After the Disco, but the album ironically evokes almost Bee Gees-esque vocals throughout.
Kicking off with the track “Perfect World,” the duo jumps right in with thought provoking lyrics “I’ve got nothing left. It’s kind of wonderful, ‘cause there’s nothing they can take away,” all while keeping your head bobbing and leg thumping.
The Cook Trio performed a live session in the WFIT studios on Feb. 21. The Cook Trio composed of brothers Ian and Jason Cook on guitar, and Kyle Jones on bass. With myriad influences from Coltrane to Monk, their music brings an American perspective to Gypsy jazz in the style of Django Reinhart.
During lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., be a part of "Live Free or Eat Free," a student demonstration where you can get a free meal in exchange for your First Amendment Rights, located on the Crawford Green.
At 3:30 p.m., a First Amendment panel discussion with Klein, attorney Jack Kirschenbaum and Florida Today news director Mara Bellaby, moderated by Florida Tech pre-law instructor and attorney Michael Kahn.
Cocoa Village Mardi Gras Saturday, February 22A true New Orlean's style Mardi Gras celebration featuring Zydeco, Jazz and Blues style entertainment, the CF News 13 parade of floats where spectators can catch hundreds of beads from over 30 floats, roaming entertainment and much more. The Pat Travers Band will headline the entertainment Saturday.