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Higher Animals play BK Wildlife's Summer Festival on September 6.

Higher Animals play BK Wildlife's Summer Festival on September 6.

Higher Animals conjure whimsical indie rock certain to tickle your medulla oblongata. Vocalist Mimi Sun croons like a majestic songbird in a technicolor jungle while Orien Longo, the Lou Reed to her Nico, spouts a warm baritone warble in perfect harmony. Their songs vacillate between somber nostalgia and unbridled glee carried by glittery guitars and an unflinching rhythm section, and tend to lean heavily on love and loss, but with lines like “time was wasted on our youth / and I was held to my word / I guess by now you know the truth” they show promise to thoroughly shake some hearts as they diversify their content. In the mean time, you can howl your heartbreak with them on Saturday Sept 6th at Bk Wildlife’s Summer Festival at the Paper Box in Brooklyn.

Published: September 03, 2014 |

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