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Look at How Fucking Happy Hannibal Buress Looks Playing Drums for Speedy Ortiz at SXSW


.@hannibalburess just joined Speedy Ortiz during their set at Mohawk ! #SXSW2015 #HouseOfVans (@SXSWhoa)

— Pierre Lapin ✏ (@pierrelapin) March 18, 2015

"I'm in Austin and i will play drums in your band tomorrow between 12-5pm. I can't play drums. It'll be bad," Hannibal Buress tweeted from SXSW yesterday. Surely, some adventurous, non-beat dependent band would want to give the comedian a shot. Who would not take this man up on this generous offer?


If you are a Broad City viewer, you don't need to be told how hilarious Hannibal Buress is. Nor do you need to be told why it's not a great idea to fist a tree in Central Park or shit in a shoe or take drugs at Kelly Rippa's house. Buress' deadpan delivery about absolutely nothing at all is the icing on the show's already perfect cake at a dog wedding. So some band had to want to add a touch of Buress into their DNA. Right? Yes. Speedy Ortiz stepped up. The MA band offered the following invite:

hey @hannibalburess yr cordially invited to drum with speedy ortiz at the @pitchfork showcase at @mohawkaustin, 1 pm. or we could get pizza

— sadie dupuis (@killquilty) March 18, 2015

And well, it happened. Behold.

@hannibalburess plays drums with Speedy Ortiz #SXSW2015 #specialguest #notbadforanamateur #Mowhawk #speedyortiz #PitchforkParties

A video posted by Lolo (@chicitylo) on Mar 18, 2015 at 12:00pm PDT

What he lacks in skill, he makes up for in sheer confidence. "Let's go!" he tells the band. Truly the Ringo Starr of comedy.

#speedyortiz with #hannibalburress trying to figure out his way around the drums! Hilarious #SXSW

A video posted by Rus Gutierrez (@gasolineboots) on Mar 18, 2015 at 11:53am PDT

Sadie Dupuis (@killquilty) of Speedy Ortiz & special guest drummer @hannibalburess at SXSW Pitchfork x House of Vans Photo by @firstthreesongs

A photo posted by Pitchfork (@pitchfork) on Mar 18, 2015 at 12:25pm PDT

If anyone has more video on this, hit us up as we need something to hold us over until the next episode of Broad City. #HannibalInEveryBand2015.