The quiet, restrained power of London Grammar at The Independent

Thursday night, London Grammar graced the stage of The Independent. This was their second visit to San Francisco, the first being a stop at the Rickshaw Stop last September. I arrived three songs into their short 50 minute set. I was racing from shooting Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings across town. The two acts could’t be more different. The transition felt like jumping back and forth between an brisk ice cold pool and a relaxing hot tub. There’s a time for each, but I found the space and calm of London Grammar heightened and more powerful after experiencing the [...]

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