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The 20 Most Restless Acts in Music Today

on June 28, 2012, 12:01am
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Andrew W.K.

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Stress Level: 1.0 out of 10.0
Estimated Blood Pressure:  145/99

Being the human embodiment of the Platonic ideal of “Party” means never, ever stopping. Recently, Andrew W.K.’s seamlessly bounced between instrumental solo piano recordings (as on 2009’s 55 Cadillac), anime covers (2009’s Gundam Rock), and his signature hard-rocking anthems (as on the now 10+ year old I Get Wet). When not sitting down long enough to write, his jobs include performing frenetic live shows, hosting a children’s TV show, and even delivering a talk at the My Little Pony convention (a speech reportedly titled “How to Party Like Pinkie”). The dude is a ball of energy, never taking a breather, yet there’s never a sign of any stress breaking through his party shield. And W.K.’s ready to bring that high impact enthusiasm directly to your brain with his motivational speeches. -Adam Kivel

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