Boys From The Bayou: An Interview With Generationals


The synth-surfer doo-wop of Louisiana duo Generationals has you wiping tears off the joystick of your local arcade council. Whether they are tears of happiness or sadness, no one asks. For one thing, the songwriting of members Ted Joyner and Grant Widmer often teeter on the precipice of heartache with such an upbeat click of their heels that you’re never quite sure which side they fall on.  More importantly, however, is that your tears have short-circuited Ms. Pacman, and the little girl behind you is about to kick your ass.

Following the spritely-woe of their impressive 2009 debut Con Law, Generationals’ subsequent albums have followed in a similar suit, although maturing into a tighter and crisper sound with 2011’s Actor-Caster and has continued to evolve with their latest EP Lucky Numbers.

Before performing at The High Noon Saloon tomorrow night (Wednesday, October 10), we asked the band about lagoon creatures, song structure and the brief wondrous life of Thomas J. via email. What we didn’t talk about is what the hell exactly is going on in their video for “Ten-Twenty-Ten,” for which the writer apologizes.

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Listen To The New EP From Generationals: Lucky Numbers


This NOLA-based indie duo is catching some big buzz in the music press.  If you’re into bands like Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr, Telekinesis, Starfucker, Reptar, Fruit Bats, or Harlem Shakes, you’re definitely going to want to check these guys out.

Stream Generationals‘ brand spankin’ new EP, Lucky Numbers, here.

The band will be playing a show at Madison’s High Noon Saloon on October 10.


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Just Announced Madison Concert + Win Tickets Before You Can Buy: Generationals, 10.10.12

Wednesday, October 10, 2012



with special guest Devin

High Noon Saloon – 8pm

$10 ADV and DOS – 18+

Tickets available through our Music Calendar soon!

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