Photos: Grizzly Bear at the Warfield
Grizzly Bear (photo: Scott Russell) Monday night saw Brooklyn rock band Grizzly Bear swing by the Warfield in support of their latest full-length, Painted Ruins. It was an awesome show, and luckily enough, our photographer Scott Russell was able to get there to share the gallery below with you.
Sponsored: Grizzly Bear at the Warfield
It's rare for a band formed in the early 2000s to have survived the death of analog. Grizzly Bear was born at a time when CDs were still a thing — all the way back in the mostly-offline yesteryear of 2002. If that still seems like a few weeks ago, allow us to clarify: 2002 was 15 years ago. The word "Demogorgon" would have been gibberish, no one you knew had a smartphone, and and when we hated on our president, it was because he did things like flub famous sayings. But as Grizzly Bear grew from a casual project [...]
CANT (Chris Taylor of Grizzly Bear) announces tour; tickets for Independent show on sale tomorrow at noon
CANT - "Ghosts" Chris Taylor of Grizzly Bear has announced a North American tour for his solo project CANT, and he'll be performing at The Independent on October 5th. Yes, October is a long time from now (who knows if we'll still be alive?), but tickets go on sale Friday, June 24th at noon, and this seems one that will sell out quickly. Taylor is releasing CANT's debut album Dreams Come True on September 13th on Terrible Records.
Grizzly Bear starts the week with two nights @ The Fillmore
Before they appeared on Letterman, before they opened for Radiohead, and before the New York Times called their sophomore album one of the best of 2006, Grizzly Bear was the 10th band featured by Vincent Moon for his Take Away Shows. The bandâ€™s stripped down performance of, â€œShift,â€ a track off their first album, Horn of Plenty, is eerily beautiful, and minimalist in this arrangement, and not simply because of the tight quarters in which Moonâ€™s DIY style required them to play. Three years and one album later, the Fillmore finds itself host to the bandâ€™s two-day stay, both with [...]