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- Posted on Oct 23rd 2009 4:00PM by Ginny Yang
Yacht introduced themselves as the stepchildren of DFA and immediately filled the industrial alley with their brand of avant-pop. The pair romped across the stage in front of large black-and-white video projections and Jona Bechtolt and Claire Evans stylishly matched their surroundings in a white tuxedo and a body-skimming black dress, respectively. Yacht resembled an art project gone rogue with their bold antics and during the course of the night, the musicians led a series of playful chants (from "I believe in love" to "I will not repeat after others.")
The showcase was highly interactive, with Bechtolt hopping off the stage to rouse the already hyped-up crowd. The highlight of the set came when Evans crowd-surfed while singing into her white microphone. Once the extension cord reached its limit, however, the audience promptly carried her back to the podium where she finished off the raucous set.