Based in Gothenberg, Sweden and signed to British label Peacefrog, the fact that Little Dragon can tour in North America with only two studio albums under their belt -- and limited radio airplay -- is a testament to their viral popularity.
Well, that, and the sweaty mass of people who hung from every nook and cranny of Liv on Sunday night craning to get a glimpse of Little Dragon and Swedish-Japanese lead singer Yukimi Nagano (and yes, she's just as hot in person).
Playing a mix of older material and songs from their upcoming album Nagano, the group seemed to feed off the energy of the at-capacity crowd as Nagano alternated between crooning soulful melodies into the mic and attempting to beat the living crap out of an unidentified percussion instrument.
For performance artist Holly Bass, the 45-minute trip each way from her own show was well worth it. “In live performance they are electrifying,” said Bass. “My new favorite band.”