New York’s All Right if You Like Aphex Twin Flash Mobs at the Met (Video)

Alarm Will Sound at the Met (YouTube)

Alarm Will Sound at the Met (YouTube)

What’s the difference between a flash mob and an impromptu installation? As anyone who happened to be at the Met this afternoon could tell you: not much. At noon, the 20-or-so members of the band Alarm Will Sound laid down their bodies and picked up their string instruments to perform “Cliffs” by Aphex Twin in the Charles Engelhard Court.


How many people thought this was a David Byrne thing, do you think?