CMJ 2009: Tunde Adebimpe's Fake Male Voice

It was difficult to know what to expect from this set from TV on the Radio's Tunde Adebimpe as Fake Male Voice—other than the fact that it would surely be mobbed. Maybe it was the drizzly rain on Friday afternoon or the unsexy time of day, but strangely, only a handful of people made it to Bruar Falls for the show. The plus points of this decidedly intimate set? It felt like the perfect match for Adebimpe's lonesome, but fiery-red solo work. I also felt incredibly lucky to be one of the few people watching the show—undoubtedly my CMJ highlight. For more in Music, visit