Well not all of Land Of Talk — and as is generally the case, not all of Broken Social Scene. Last minute distractions kept me from hitting the Mystery Concert semester kickoff party at NYU (featuring BSS, Pattern Is Movement, and the French Kicks) last night, but Pop Tarts Suck Toasted made it to the Kimmel Center, armed with video equipment and the good fortune of seeing LoT’s Lizzie Powell fill in for the usual lineup of BSS ladies on “7/4 (Shoreline).” Kevin Drew starts by saying the only reason they’re playing the song is because Lizzie is in the building, and based on this performance (and her citizenship), she fits the Scene pretty seamlessly. Mic issues aside.
The Scene continues to sprawl. Pop Tarts promises more videos from the show soon. Also, worth remembering: Land Of Talk’s long awaited, Bon Iver-produced, full-length debut is out 10/7 via Saddle Creek. There’s an MP3 if you’re curious.
Finally, here’s one of openers Pattern Is Movement with “Jenny Ono,” from their excellent 2007 release All Together: