Each year in December we ask our crew of volunteer photographers to choose four of their favorite pieces from the current year.
After a period of severe writer's block following the release of two full-length albums, the husband-and-wife duo of Tennis seems to have reached idyllic, dream-pop perfection on the third album, "Ritual in Repeat."
The Ready Room's luck has been rather rough, as in "The Perfect Storm"-like rough. Noise complaints that stemmed from the Grove's residents have kept the venue from carrying on freely like small-to-midsized joints located in surrounding neighborhoods. The venue survived a liquor license protest this week due to a lack of signatures from protesters. Still, the owners' have had to insulate its sound per resident request.
Tennis, the Denver duo comprised of spouses Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley, has again turned to luminaries in the field of rhythm for producers on their new record.
Sun shines fierce on Kansas City's Country Club Plaza. The business district bustles with affluent types and prom-goers.
Thursday night at Off Broadway brought out an interesting mix of music.
"I don't know what I'm doing up here," giggled Tennis' Alaina Moore behind a shock of Pantene-commercial hair, after an effusive thank you to old friends and opening act Making Movies.