Concert Reviews

Article + Photos by Will Oliver

For the better parts of two decades, Pete Yorn has been churning out great personal records. This year he returned with his latest record Caretakers which was co-produced and co-written with Jackson Phillips of Day Wave. This collaboration has given Yorn’s sound a revamped new lease of life that shined through during his live show in Brooklyn on November 9th, where Yorn and fellow Day Wave members bassist Henry Moser and drummer Nick de Ryss brought songs both new and old to life.


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[Photos]: Julia Jacklin at Warsaw (November 8, 2019)

By Will Oliver, November 14th 2019

Photos by Brianna DiGioia

Julia Jacklin has had a great 2019, releasing one of the year’s very best albums with Crushing (released via Polyvinyl) and sharing the stage with one of the biggest modern pop stars. We caught her earlier this year at Bowery Ballroom and she returned last week for a sold out performance at the bigger Warsaw on November 8th.

Our photographer Brianna DiGioia was there to capture photos from her performance, as well as opener Christian Lee Hutson. Find all of her shots posted in the gallery below. along with the setlist.
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Article + Photos by Will Oliver

The New Pornographers returned with their latest LP In the Morse Code of Brake Lights via Concord Music Group and have been touring in support of it which brought them back to New York on November 7th for a performance at Brooklyn Steel. This was our first time catching the group since their performance at Terminal 5 back in 2017.
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Photos by Will Oliver

Danish heavy metal band King Diamond is touring North America right now ahead of the release of his new album The Institute, which will be released next year. On November 7th the band returned to Brooklyn for a performance at Kings Theatre that featured support from Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats

Find some photos from their Kings Theatre performance, along with shots of openers Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats posted below, along with both band’s setlists.
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Photos by Dutch Doscher

Singer-songwriter Dylan LeBlanc returned this year with his new album Renegade which was released via ATO Records.

On November 7th he performed in support of the new LP along with Night Moves, who are supporting their new album Can You Really Find Me (released via Domino Records).

Our photographer Dutch Doscher was there to capture photos from both performances. Find all of his shots posted in the gallery below.
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[Photos]: CUP at Nublu (November 1, 2019)

By Will Oliver, November 11th 2019

Photos by Qbertplaya

CUP, the duo of married couple Yuka C. Honda (formerly of Cibo Matto) and Nels Cline (of Wilco) recently released their brand new album Spinning Creature via Northern Spy Records. On November 1st they celebrated its release with a performance at Nublu that featured an opening performance from Grey McMurray.

Our photographer Qbertplaya was there to capture photos from both performances, all of which can be found posted in the gallery below.
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Photos by Killian Young

Hobo Johnson returned with his new album The Fall of Hobo Johnson earlier this year via Reprise/Warner Records. On November 7th he and his band The Lovemakers returned to New York for a headlining performance at the Playstation Theater, almost a year since we caught him at Brooklyn Steel during his last tour.

Our photographer Killian Young was there to capture photos from his performance, along with openers Mom Jeans. Find shots from both performances posted in the gallery below, along with Hobo Johnson’s setlist.
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Photos by Brianna DiGioia

Canadian indie rock outfit Hollerado are calling it quits but are saying goodbye properly with one last final tour. They brought the tour to Brooklyn last week for a farewell party at Baby’s All Right that also featured opening sets from Luna Li and Mythless. This was our first time seeing them perform since they opened for Mates of State in 2016.

Our photographer Brianna DiGioia was there to capture photos from all three performances, find all of them posted in the gallery below.
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Photos by Anthony Mulcahy

Eric D. Johnson’s Fruit Bats returned with their new album Gold Past Life this summer via Merge Records. We caught them earlier this year when they performed at Music Hall of Williamsburg and last week the band returned for a performance in Manhattan on November 5th at Le Poisson Rouge.

Our photographer Anthony Mulcahy was there to capture photos from their performance, as well as opener Andrew Combs. Find all of his shots posted in the gallery below.
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White Reaper

Article + Photos by Will Oliver

Louisville, Kentucky rockers White Reaper returned this year with You Deserve Love, their first album on major label Elektra Records. Last night they made their return to New York where they played to a sold out crowd at Bowery Ballroom, following their previous shows at the smaller Le Poisson Rouge and Baby’s All Right during their tour for The World’s Best American Band.
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