Photos: The Walkmen at Royale – 10/19

October 28, 2012 in Photos, Show Reviews

The Walkmen returned to Boston last weekend in support of this year’s lovely new record Heaven. I wrote up a review for Allston Pudding which you can check out here. Photos by Marry Pivazian are with the post at AP and a few more photos by me are after the jump.

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Photos: Divine Fits at Royale – 10/17

October 24, 2012 in Photos, Show Reviews

I reviewed last week’s Divine Fits show (featuring Britt Daniel of Spoon and Dan Boeckner of Wolf Parade) for Tastemakers Magazine. Check it out here. Some of my photos are with the article, the rest after the jump.

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Photos: Blonds, DIIV and Wild Nothing at Brighton Music Hall – 9/20

October 21, 2012 in Photos

It’s become increasingly clear to me that between this blog, Allston Pudding, Tastemakers, social engagements and those classes I should probably be paying attention to, there isn’t enough time in my week to write a fully fleshed out review for every concert I attend. That doesn’t stop me from snapping photos though. Thus, I’m going to start posting photo galleries which won’t necessarily be attached to full-scale show reviews. Visual impressions minus words are still important!

The new Photos category will encompass both these posts and show reviews which include galleries.

To get things started off, check out a set of shots from last month’s Brighton Music Hall show featuring Blonds, DIIV and Wild Nothing.

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Show review: Swans at Paradise Rock Club – 10/11

October 17, 2012 in Photos, Show Reviews

The second coming of Michael Gira’s mighty Swans is on tour in support of this year’s gargantuan double album The Seer, bringing a pummeling and mild-altering two-and-a-half hour show to the Paradise on Thursday night. Gypsy-folk duo A Hawk and Hacksaw opened.

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Show review: Godspeed You! Black Emperor at the Orpheum Theatre – 10/1

October 14, 2012 in Photos, Show Reviews

Legendary Canadian post-rock pioneers Godspeed You! Black Emperor are in the midst of their first full US tour in nearly a decade, which stopped over at Boston’s Orpheum Theatre last Monday night. Boston’s own Glenn Jones opened the show.

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Show review: Purity Ring at Northeastern University – 9/29

October 4, 2012 in Photos, Show Reviews

Buzz- and bass-heavy experimental electronic duo Purity Ring played a free outdoor show at the Northeastern University campus Saturday evening.

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