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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

New Mogwai Concert Video 'Burning' Streams Today at Noon

Posted By on Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 7:31 AM

If you've never seen a Mogwai concert before, here's your chance to learn what post-rock devotees, European festivalgoers, unsuspecting upstairs neighbors and barefoot deaf people alike have learned over the years: Mogwai concerts are incredibly loud. Vincent Moon and Nathanaël Le Scouarnec, of the beloved take-away-show site La Blogothèque, filmed the Scottish quintet's three-night residency at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in 2009, then got to work editing. The result, entitled Burning, looks to be one hell of a concert film.

Burning is slated for stateside release in August, with a San Francisco screening at the Roxie on September 4th, but you can see all 45 black-and-white-and-loud-all-over minutes today at noon PST, thanks to local mediamongers Ustream -- and stay tuned immediately afterwards for a Q&A session with Vincent Moon and Mogwai guitarist/Terry Gilliam lookalike Stuart Braithwaite. Head over to one of the many blogs who've signed on to host it, from Beachtapes to Chromewaves to The Walrus. (Complete list of participating sites here, second post down.)

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