Posted in music | pictures | tour dates on November 9, 2011

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Crystal Antlers @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
Crystal Antlers

"The [Crystal] Antlers's new Two-Way Mirror (Recreation Ltd.) offers more proof of a band that could aim for tight songwriting if they pleased, but chose to do otherwise. The whiny organ in "Way Out" and the skronky sax in "Always Afraid" are more about mood and texture than about conventionally handsome sounds. At the same time, Antlers' music is growing more sonorous and confident with experience: "Summer Solstice" has a smart, relatively clean melody, and "Jules' Story" moves with the inexorability of a tide." [Boston Phoenix]
Long Beach band the Crystal Antlers, who played House of Vans in Brooklyn over the summer, are on tour with WU LYF and warmed up the crowd in an energetic way last night at Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn. If you missed it, Crystal Antlers play a show of their own at Pianos in Manhattan tonight (11/9) with the Wooden Sky who are in from Ontario.

All tour dates, some songs, and more pictures from their opening set in Brooklyn last night, below...

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Summer Solstice (Reprise) by CrystalAntlers

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Summer Sostice (Steven Bloodbath Remix) by CrystalAntlers

Crystal Antlers - Way Out (Official)

Crystal Antlers --- 2011 Tour Dates
Nov 09, 11 - Pianos, New York, NYs
Nov 10, 11 - The Middle East (downstairs) - Boston, MA
Nov 11, 11 - IL Motore - Montreal, QC
Nov 12, 11 - Legendary Horseshoe Tavern - Toronto, ON
Nov 13, 11 - Now That's Class - Cleveland, OH
Nov 14, 11 - Empty Bottle - Chicago, IL
Nov 15, 11 - 7th Street Entry - Minneapolis, MN
Nov 16, 11 - Aqarium - Fargo, ND
Nov 18, 11 - Electric Owl - Vancouver, BC
Nov 19, 11 - Crocodile Cafe - Seattle, WA
Nov 21, 11 - The Independent - San Francisco, CA
Nov 22, 11 - The Troubadour - West Hollywood, CA

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Comments (13)

love bands who can warm up crowd in an energetic way. energy is so important on stage when i'm in a crowd!

music journalism is dead.

Posted by Anonymous | November 9, 2011 12:12 PM

calling this blog music journalism is one hell of a stretch.

Posted by Anonymous | November 9, 2011 12:52 PM

FACT: The sum of the angles of penis-bend for each member of Crystal Antlers is equal to the degrees by which this band fucking sucks.

Posted by Anonymous | November 9, 2011 1:02 PM

That's gotta be the least compelling headline photo ever ever

Posted by Anonymous | November 9, 2011 1:17 PM

LOL @ "headlining" pianos on a Wednesday.

Posted by Anonymous | November 9, 2011 1:18 PM

man when did DJ Dog Dick start playing guitar for Crystal Antlers????

Posted by Anonymous | November 9, 2011 1:57 PM

have to see this event. Wish all the best to all

Posted by live vysledky | November 9, 2011 2:05 PM

crystal antlers - so bad. saw them at MHOW a couple years ago. worst.

Posted by Anonymous | November 9, 2011 2:11 PM

Whoa...wait a minute. No pictures of the crazy dancing, cymbal playing percussionist known as "Sexual Chocolate"? Don't tell me he's out of the band. If so, they're screwed because he pretty much makes their live show.

Posted by Anonymous | November 9, 2011 2:19 PM

Sexual Chocolate isn't on this tour, but Frohawk *was* in the audience.

Posted by Anonymous | November 9, 2011 2:43 PM

anybody have set times? would love to catch crystal antlers set thanks!

Posted by thetruth | November 9, 2011 5:21 PM

did they throw you out before Wu Lyf or did you give up ? wanted to see those pictures not this irrelevant bunch.

Posted by Melissa | November 10, 2011 4:49 AM

cystal antlers for the win

Posted by jordon | August 12, 2013 3:54 PM

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