The Hillary Watts Riot

The Hillary Watts Riot

The Hillary Watts Riot is loud, sexy, and brazenly odd. They play a style of music they call "Freak Pop" – humorous, absurd, and often sexually-charged lyrics, funk-inspired dance rhythms, dirty synth lines, and lots of experimentation and noise.

Looking like a cross between a 1980′s Pat Benatar and a prom queen, the slightly-insane Hillary Watts fronts a band of nameless, jumpsuited Drones. Together, they create an audiovisual landscape and invite the audience to come and play. Hard grooves, off-kilter rhythms, surprising song structures,... more