Spring Weekend Artist Profile: Dirty Projectors

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Dirty Projectors is an indie rock band from Brooklyn, New York that combines eclectic melodies and multi-range vocals to create “experimental rock you can still dance to.” Made up of the talented David Longstreth, Amber Coffman, Haley Dekle, Nat Baldwin, Olga Bell, and Michael Johnson, the band has produced seven full-length albums in the last 10 years. Its music weaves diverse vocal melodies with intricate guitar-work and obscure lyrics, creating a sound that will simultaneously surprise and intrigue you. The lyrics are often so incomprehensible, that even we, Dirty Projectors fans of many years, often find ourselves belting along in garbled verse. But sing along — after all, there is no such thing as shame on Spring Weekend.

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Time-waster of the day: February 6, 2013

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Yet another reason to be eternally grateful for BCA: Dirty Projectors’ awesome cover of Usher’s “Climax.” Intriguing?…or slightly disturbing? Either way, we can’t wait for Dirty Projectors to kill it during Spring Weekend 2013. Too bad Usher is missing out.