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The Chemical Brothers will Rock Your World

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LAist had a chance to see the Chemical Brothersat the debut of their US tour at the sold-out Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC last night. It's their first headlining appearance in the US in over 5 years and they brought it, full on. They will be headlining the Nocturnal Festivala week from today and there's plenty of other folks to see there as well, but really, the Brothers alone justify attendance.

Here's a photo essay for your ass, vid clips too:

The video's choppy but bear with it, it was hoppin':

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[More pics and vids after the jump...]

This is the Hacienda crew from LA, they're on the whole tour doing t-shirts at the show as well as filming a documentary of the tour, very nice fellows to boot:

Incredible graphics:


Ed Simons gets the crowd pumped:

Tom Rowlands in a psychedelic world of his own creation:

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The Hammerstein was sold out:

I loved this graphics sequence since I have this same robot on my desk at work:


If you missed Daft Punk on their pass through LA a month or so ago, you won't want to miss the Chemical Brothers.