Posted in metal | music | pictures on March 2, 2011

photos by Samantha Marble, words by BBG

Kevin Hufnagel, Bruce Lamont, Lichens
Bruce Lamont

Bruce Lamont played Union Pool on February 27th (maybe while you were watching the Oscars?). The show opened with the swelling synth/vocal soundscapes of Lichens, the serene yet jaw-droppingly-technical fretwork of Kevin Hufnagel and an improv set from Brooklyn sludgesters Cocaine & Abel. Lamont was seated for the bulk of his empassioned headlining set, which was comprised of looped samples, live guitar (from him and Kevin Hufnagel!), saxophone, and vocals. Robert Lowe of Lichens remains seated for his performances, which are always compelling, always unique, and always powerful as he weaves synth textures with stacked vocal loops. Kevin Hufnagel and his acoustic was easily the quietest of the three, and the crowd adjusted their volume to take in his impressive instrumental prowess.

Make sure and catch Bruce Lamont in Chicago on 3/3 or in Austin during SXSW at the Profound Lore showcase on 3/19 (more dates TBA). More pictures from Union Pool are below...

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Cocaine and Abel

Cocaine and Abel

Cocaine and Abel

Cocaine and Abel

Cocaine and Abel

Cocaine and Abel

Cocaine and Abel

Cocaine and Abel

Cocaine and Abel

Cocaine and Abel

Kevin Hufnagel

Kevin Hufnagel

Kevin Hufnagel

Kevin Hufnagel

Lichens

Lichens

Lichens

Lichens

Lichens

Lichens

Lichens

Lichens

Lichens

Lichens

Lichens

Bruce Lamont

Bruce Lamont

Bruce Lamont

Bruce Lamont

Bruce Lamont

Bruce Lamont

Bruce Lamont

Bruce Lamont

Bruce Lamont

Bruce Lamont

Bruce Lamont

Bruce Lamont

Bruce Lamont

BRUCE LAMONT - 2011 TOUR DATES
Thu Mar 3rd Chicago,IL Empty Bottle
Sat Mar 19t Austin, TX @ SXSW

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Comments (3)

Have yet to check out Lichens, but this is a good combo here.

Posted by Anonymous | March 2, 2011 11:05 AM

everyone < Lichens

Posted by Anonymous | March 2, 2011 2:00 PM

damn it i totally forgot about this show.

Posted by Anonymous | March 2, 2011 2:11 PM

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