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Indie-pendant Party

Another good thing about Obama: the music. Last night in Denver, Mayor Gavin Newsom reminded us he was really really cool by organizing a legendary indie-rock bash for "young democrats," with a line-up featuring Nada Surf, Cold War Kids, Silversun Pickups and Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, and climaxing..


Another good thing about Obama: the music.Last night in Denver, Mayor Gavin Newsom reminded us he was really really cool by organizing a legendary indie-rock bash for "young democrats," with a line-up featuring Nada Surf, Cold War Kids, Silversun Pickups and Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, and climaxing with a superband consisting of Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard, Zooey Deschanel (performing as She & Him minus M. Ward), Jonathan Rice, and Jenny Lewis (of Rilo Kiley, the Watson Twins, and in her younger days, The Wizard) playing subtly political or hopeful recycled material. Comedienne Sarah Silverman was also present, to open the event with some no-doubt insightful ruminations on the convention.Any guesses as to whom will rock the RNC? As McCain is such an Usher fan, we'll be interested to see.Via Stereogum