When I think of fall, one thing that comes to mind is the start of days so chilly or stormy that you just want to stay inside wrapped in a blanket with a cup of hot chocolate.
If you came to this review wondering if the Shins could put on a bad show, then I'm sorry to disappoint you because I don't think that's possible.
The Pageant slowly filled to its capacity last night, leading up to the return of James Mercer and his current iteration of the Shins.
There's always beauty in the dark, if you keep your mind and heart open to it. Brooklyn band the Antlers understand that adage, and then burst through it.
Bon Iver is set to release a new album in June. Should Justin Vernon's side project Gayngs feel threatened? One can hope.
You may know the Antlers as a boisterous and bizzarely dressed band of University of Missouri basketball fans. But don't forget the Brooklyn band of the same name, and their decidedly more controlled, graceful and heart-felt aesthetic.