The last time singing dinosaurs were cool (read: Barney), we were barely old enough to ride in the passenger seat. Back then, our idea of a good dino song was sing "Apples and Bananas" as many ways as possible.
But now we're older and demand something more sophisticated from our melodic monsters. And as it turns out, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs is totally up to the task. Best of all, the one-man band is bringing his unique and catchy
brand of genreless-dance-meets-indie-pop to Electric Pickle on Saturday, May 5, in
support of his debut album release.
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs is the glittery, funky brainchild of London's Orlando Higginbottom. By day, a fairly innocuous looking bloke, but when he dons his elaborate and homemade dinosaur costumes, he becomes master of the dance floor.
His tracks "Trouble" and "Garden" have been building quite a buzz leading up to the release of his debut LP, also titled Trouble. But it's his live performances
that really make Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs stand out.
Whether on a big-stage music festival with confetti canons and dancing dino girls, or at an intimate venue where fans are awarded the chance to watch Higginbottom twerk his knobs and loops, watching his music come to life is an experience us grown-up, sophisticated indie music snobs won't forget.
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His show at Electric Pickle will likely be one of the latter and definitely be sexy. And seriously, get in on this chance to catch him before he blows up. Can't say we didn't warn you.
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs. Saturday, May 5 at Electric Pickle (2826 N. Miami Ave, Miami). Call (305) 456-5613 or visit www.electricpicklemiami.com.