Is there a more apt way to punctuate a hectic SF Pride weekend than a sold-out, electro-dazed dance party? Will Wiesenfeld, otherwise known as BATHS, closed out a three-month-long tour on Saturday, with openers Houses and D33J also in attendance. Spirits were high, pride was had, and BATHS commanded the stage. Despite their minimal set-up – Wiesenfeld on keyboard and vocals, and just one accomplice to cover the guitar and a few layers of schizophrenic electronics – their energy was huge and the audience was enthusiastic.
The sold out show was a LA-fest; fellow Los Angeles-based electronic acts D33J and Houses opened the evening for BATHS, and the crowd’s high spirits increased with each set. Wiesenfeld, in-tune with the Pride happenings of the week (“Is it Pride or something?!”), was chatty and charismatic. Between bouts of autotuning his stage banter and spouting suggestive innuendos, BATHS let their new release Obsidian take center stage.