LIVE: Ariel Pink

Ariel Pink, king of weird, took the Observatory North Park for a ride on Sunday, Oct. 18, with local Gary Wilson opening.

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Ariel Pink co-headlined the Observatory North Park on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015 with the Black Lips (check out our gallery of them on SoundDiego.com's homepage).
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The frontman, born Ariel Marcus Rosenberg, is known for his musical eclecticism.
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Local 'weird' legend, Gary Wilson, opened the show with his band.
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Pink developed his odd musical style by diving into records by R. Stevie Moore, Throbbing Gristle, Can, and the Cure when he worked at a record store as a young man.
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According to Pink, he started writing songs when he was 10 years old, and has since recorded more than 500 songs in various incarnations.
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His early recordings (and some of his newer ones) have a notoriously lo-fi style -- one that's he welcomes.
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"Pink produces and plays almost all of his own music, and in his early days, is noted for creating drum sounds and effects with his mouth," according to Wikipedia.
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The singer/songwriter has a close tie to the indie rock band Animal Collective, who have released some of his albums on their label, Paw Tracks.
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Ariel Pink and the Haunted Graffiti's 2009 album "Before Today," was recognized by Pitchfork in their 'Best New Music' category, which immediately catapulted it to mainstream awareness.
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In December 2010, Pitchfork named his single "Round and Round" as No. 1 in their Top 100 Tracks of 2010 list.
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His latest album is entitled "Pom Pom" and it came out in 2014.
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Ariel Pink performs at the Observatory North Park on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015.
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Ariel Pink performs at the Observatory North Park on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015.
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Ariel Pink performs at the Observatory North Park on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015.
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Ariel Pink performs at the Observatory North Park on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015.
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Ariel Pink performs at the Observatory North Park on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015.
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Gary Wilson performs at the Observatory North Park on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015.
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Gary Wilson performs at the Observatory North Park on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015.
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Gary Wilson performs at the Observatory North Park on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015.
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Gary Wilson and his band perform at the Observatory North Park on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015.
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Gary Wilson and his band perform at the Observatory North Park on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015.
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Gary Wilson and his band perform at the Observatory North Park on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015.
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Gary Wilson and his band perform at the Observatory North Park on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015.
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