Before spotting them on NPR's Tiny Desk concert, I had never heard of Fragile Rock, the 10-member emo puppet band from Austin, Texas. But now, I can be counted as a fan. How the hell did I miss them? Sheer genius!
Fragile Rock consists of five puppets, six puppeteers, 3 musicians, two roadies and a band therapist. Fragile Rock is the brainchild of Brently Heilbron and the product of the creative soup that is Austin, TX.
Good to see the heart of Texas is still keepin' it weird. Bravo, puppetmasters.
P.S. New hashtag alert: #SocksAreMurder (pass it on)
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