Posts Tagged ‘Plastic People’

Yak members Oliver Burslem, Andy Jones and Elliot Rawson have been touring and gaining a lot of buzz since last time  I saw them. Having seen them three times within a month at Live at Leeds and now at Field Day, I got used to the singer, Oli Burslem, coming on stage barefoot,and sometimes a little worse for wear his hair covering his eyes and his young Mike Jagger similarties, with one of the best rock drummers who keeps an amazing beat, with his rhythm Bass playing cohort he confidently counts the band in with his deep voice. When the riff of Plastic People started, my  excitment levels went up and everybody in the tent  went crazy causing chaos in the audience. Oli managed to jump off stage three times during the short set rubbing his white Fender Stratocaster on anything he could focus on. The concert was as usual : concise, demented, frenetic and mind-blowing. The drummers sticks moved so fast you could barely see them. YAK more than any other band just give all their vigor and verve until they look like they are washed-out, and that’s the best a rock band can do. Their sound,psychotic-psychedelic, violent but melodic and poetic just sweep away everything in its path. They have become my Favourte band of the festival season don’t miss out on them