Video: Gary Clark Jr. Performs "Numb" Live on Conan
A few nights ago New Guitar God took the stage at Late Night with Conan O’Brien, performing the heavy psych-blues dirge “Numb” off of his 2012 release Blak & Blu. In the last few years, Gary Clark, Jr. has made his name known with his rough around the edges sound and guitar slinging skill, giving a new definition to distorted guitar riffs muddled with feedback and fuzz. As you’ll see below, “Numb” slowly builds off its simple blues beginning until it literally invades your soul, so it’s no wonder that it made the cut for OKP’s Top 12 Songs of 2012. Catch the live performance below and seriously, if at this point you haven’t been listening to Gary Clark Jr. you need to stop living in the past. It’s 2013 for Guitar God’s sake.