Entries tagged with: Nikki Lane
photos by Sarah Frankie Linder
"...as evinced by Spiritualized's latest release "Sweet Heart Sweet Light," Pierce has yet to come close to hitting the bottom of this particularly deep well, and as the group ably showed at a sold out Metro Thursday night, Spiritualized has also found a comfortable place balancing bombast with its more subtle moments. That's fitting, as Pierce's songs, too, have long explored various contrasts, the push and pull between despair and salvation, sickness and cure, noise and beauty, the extremes of darkness and -- like emerging from a long, dark tunnel -- the euphoric release of light. At its best and most grandiose, it's quite a rush..." [Chicago Tribune]Nikki Lane, who was last in town with Noah & the Whale, opened for Spiritualized at Metro back on Thursday (May 3). More pictures from the show, along with the headliner's setlist (which you can also listen to as a Spotify playlist) (h/t windycityrock), below...
photos by Ben Rodig
UK-based band Noah and the Whale hit Chicago last weekend for a pair of sold out shows at Lincoln Hall. Tour mate Nikki Lane, whose debut LP Walk of Shame was recently released via IAMSOUND, acted as main support on both nights. BV Chicago photographer Ben Rodig caught the show on Saturday night (11/12).
More of his pictures and Noah and the Whale's setlist are below..