itchy-O under the Fireworks at Mile High!!!
Sounds Like: Crash Worship, Extra Action Marching Band, Butthole Surfers, The Residents, BRIAN ENO/ DARK SHARK
Label: ALTERNATIVE TENTACLES
Manager: Scott Banning
Bio: A throbbing 32-piece band of masked chaos invites you to dissolve the performer/audience divide and melt into the bedlam, that is the disorienting power of itchy-O. The itchy-O Marching Band (IOMB) is a Denver-based percussion-centered electronic marching band. itchy-O brings a sophisticatedly sa...See Full Bio
“... and as that song segued out, David Byrne said, "And now from Denver, Colorado, Itchy-O." That's when the marching band began, having already walked on stage behind Byrne, Clark and company to cries of "Who is that?" and "What is this?" and the like. All masks and purple and gold and black uniforms with some members in sombreros and others with cowls and various other head coverings, Itchy-O must have seemed like something out of a dream to the uninitiated. Even with the thirty-odd people on stage, having joined the expansive David Byrne and St. Vincent line-up in a bit of an overlap at the end of "Road to Nowhere," there was a grace and otherworldliness to Itchy-O's songs mostly intensely percussive and partly hauntingly electronic micro-melodies.”