Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Bowery Ballroom x Crystal Antlers

Was in New York all last week and got to see 3 amazing bands, 2 that I listen to already. Von Haze, Crystal Antlers and The Big Pink. Von Haze played while the Bowery regulars sat downstairs getting liquored up (not a bad band at all actually really good). 

Crystal Antlers came on before The Big Pink which by the way is one of my favorite bands at the moment (i go through music like a kid in dippers) needless to say I was completely blown away by the live show of Crystal Antlers... not like they have a stage show of any sorts but the sheer presence and energy each band member exudes especially that of Damian Edwards. His dancing and playing was just pure energy and I loved it. do yourself a favor go hunt them down and watch them play pick up a CD and enjoy. 

The Big Pink was great and I will go see them again for sure. Was told by a 50 year old man (who was dancing around like a little girl at a NKOTB show) that The Big Pink reminded him of Jefferson Airplane. Not a bad comparison.