Mean Motor Scooter “IDKY” Video Release Show

Photos by Dustin Schneider

It was one of those classic Saturday nights with a ton of great shows all over North Texas, but the place to be was at Tulips as the Mean Motor Scooter boys threw a party for their latest video “IDKY”. Shot and directed by the Coffee Pot Films crew, the “IDKY” video finds Mean Motor Scooter mocking the occult before an evil spirit ( played by Rachel Napolitano) slowly brings each member to their doom. The theme of the video was quite fitting for the night, because the MMS boys played like they were possessed, although none of them met their demise. The set was also a preview of the upcoming Day Dreamer LP which should be coming out within the next couple of months. But until then, this night was explosive! Even ChatGPT knew what was up: “From the moment Mean Motor Scooter hit the stage, the energy in Tulips soared. The band’s dynamic presence and tight performance showcased their musical prowess, captivating the audience from the first chord to the last beat. Their seamless blend of garage rock and punk influences created a sonic landscape that was both familiar and refreshingly unique. Tulips, with its intimate setting, was the perfect venue for Mean Motor Scooter’s high-octane performance. The sound quality was excellent, allowing each instrument to shine and ensuring that the audience was fully immersed in the sonic experience. Overall, Mean Motor Scooter’s show at Tulips was a triumphant display of their musical prowess and stage presence. With the added bonus of the “IDKY” music video premiere, the night was a complete package for both longtime fans and those new to the band’s infectious sound. If you have the chance to catch Mean Motor Scooter live, don’t hesitate – it’s an experience you won’t soon forget.” You can’t argue with that!

Also on the bill were Phantomelo, Thyroids, and Paint Trails. This was the first time for me to see the new Phantomelo line-up, and out of all the times I’ve seen them, there was something about this set that was bigger and more dynamic. I’m excited to see what else comes from them over this next year!

It was also my first time catching Thyroids and Paint Trails, and both held their own! Thyroids’ brand of chaotic garage punk got things ramped up though, and put the crowd in the right mindset for the rest of the evening. This is a really fun band that made me want to toss a few elbows and punch my friends in the face. So grab a few friends and go check them out! You might go home with a battle bruise or two!



Paint Trails