Posted in music | pictures | tour dates on September 24, 2012

photos by Toby Tenenbaum

Efterklang & Wordless Music Orchestra @ the Met - 9/22/12
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Denmark's Efterklang release their new album, Piramida, this week (9/25) via 4AD (stream it) and in support of that, they just came to NYC for a show at The Met on Saturday (9/22) backed by Siouxsie & the Banshee's Budgie on drums, and also with Wordless Music Orchestra. They performed the entire album, including "VAELV," a coda for "The Living Layer" commissioned by Efterklang and written and arranged by Brooklyn composer Karsten Fundal. They also came out for a second encore, where they performed "The Ghost" again, after already playing it in their pre-encore set, presumably done because of the taping of the show. That taping streamed live on the Met's website, and an archive will be uploaded later this week to NPR.

The band are hanging around New York for a bit, and while they're here they'll do a couple more events in the city. Tonight (9/24), they're doing a mini concert with DJ sets from Victoire and Efterklang at Ace Hotel at 8 PM. Katinka Fogh Vindelev will also perform. Then on Tuesday (9/25) at Apple Store SoHo, they'll do an in-store performance with the full 6-piece band. Doors are at 6 PM and the band goes on at 7. Admission is free.

More pictures and the setlist from the show at the Met are below.

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Efterklang at The Met - 9/22/12 Setlist:
Hollow Mountain
Apples
Sedna
Told to Be Fine
The Living Layer
VAELV
The Ghost
Black Summer
Between the Walls

Encore 1
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Monument

Encore 2
The Ghost

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Comments (4)

please tell me nytaper was there! need to hear this!

Posted by Anonymous | September 24, 2012 12:11 PM

Hipsters on the UES?

GASP!!!!!! THAT DOES NOT HAPPEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I'd prefer they stay out of here. it's nice and quiet without them.

Posted by Anonymous | September 24, 2012 12:12 PM

Weird...the drummer doesn't look like Budgie.

Posted by Anonymous | September 24, 2012 1:11 PM

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