The Mooks, a band of expat English teachers that's been perfecting itself in an apartment studio in Tainan for the last seven years, is ready to explode onto the Taiwan scene and potentially conquer the world, according to promoter Donald Eubanks.
SARS or no SARS, they play at Huashan Music Cafe tomorrow night along with three other bands and a pair of Tainan DJs making their first Taipei debuts.
The Mooks have modeled their style on funk esoterica and old school rock-the-party jams. Though they've recently performed with well-known expat acts Milk and the Smoking Cones, this is their first time headlining.
Opening up will be Scott and Lily, a boyfriend-girlfriend duo of classically trained musicians who put vocals over a three-stringed electric bass tuned like a French horn.
They're followed by the local Taiwan band Relax One (輕
Admission is NT$350 with one drink included. The Huashan Music Cafe (華