Last week OpenAir hosted a truly unique and bizarre interview session with members of The itchy-O Marching Band. The band will celebrate new record "Burn the Navigator" with an album release show on Friday, Sept. 26 at 3 Kings Tavern, hosted by OpenAir.
The Denver-based electronic percussion group boasts nearly 40 members and has shared the stage with the likes of David Byrne and St. Vincent, DEVO, and Iggy Pop & the Stooges.
Scott Carney spoke with four masked and vocally-distorted "soldiers of the psychedelic war" in our CPR Performance Studio about the band's origins, working with former Dead Kennedys frontman Jello Biafra and his Alternative Tentacles label, and unleashing the "regalia and cacophony" of their live performances onto unsuspecting audiences.
Additionally, the members previewed two new tracks from "Burn the Navigator."
Stream the interview and new songs above, and head to 3 King Tavern on Friday night for the itchy-O album release show.