They consider themselves “Dirt Pop” but we think that Brooklyn’s Basement Batman has the same sort of grittiness that made the Beastie Boys awesome…They are playing the Rock and Roll Hotel tomorrow and joined us for a 5GbB series of questions…Their answers are short, but their show will be well worth it.
What was the first gig you ever went to?
The Fugees, in College Park Md. We were taken by our friends mom. We thought we’d hear Lauryn Hill, but it ended up being 10 rapping yelling into mics.
What is the best gig that you ever played/performed at?
Baghdad, Summer 2011
What is the best gig you have ever been to?
Baghdad, Summer 2010
Gig you would most like to play?
Woodstock, 1969 Basement Batman at 11 on the last night.
What would be the lineup for your dream gig?
Outkast, Kanye West, The Beatles, Beethoven + Mozart (in a piano battle), Basement Batman-At the White House
Catch Basement Batmans tomorrow at Rock and Roll Hotel tomorrow, D.C..