Concerts

OK Go Exudes Viral-Video Enthusiasm In Concert Too

OK Go Warehouse Live April 19, 2015

A camera that was affixed to Damian Kulash's microphone plastered the lead singer of OK Go's sweaty forehead onscreen behind him as he fielded questions from the crowd halfway through the band's set Friday night. During the Q&A session, audience members learned that his rock-star idol is Sam Cooke, that the band maintains its awesomeness through the love of pizza and puppies, and that Kulash has no interest in disrobing onstage.

"Take it off!", yelled a young woman who had been tapped by the band.

"That's not even close to a question," Kulash laughed. "People very frequently go, 'Hey, will you play this song?' And because there's a question market at the end of it, they think it's a question when, in fact, it's a demand...But you're not even fronting with the question mark."

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Matt is a regular contributor to the Houston Press’ music section. He graduated from the University of Houston with a degree in print journalism and global business. Matt first began writing for the Press as an intern, having accidentally sent his resume to the publication's music editor instead of the news chief. After half a decade of attending concerts and interviewing musicians, he has credited this fortuitous mistake to divine intervention.
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