LIVE PHOTOS/REVIEW: Death Grips @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

Death Grips @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

Words and Photos by Andrew Parks

Finally. Five months, two albums and one tour cancellation later, Death Grips decided to drop by New York to play a proper show. And what a weird setting it was–spring-loaded in the supporting slot for Flying Lotus at NPR’s impeccably curated CMJ showcase. Not only that; the trio showed up without keyboardist/sample slinger Andy Morin, shifting his bass-heavy parts to a backing track and letting frontman Stefan Burnett and drummer Zach Hill spar over every last splintered loop.

Checking one’s E-mail this was not…

Death Grips @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

Death Grips @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

Death Grips @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

Death Grips @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

Death Grips @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

Death Grips @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

Death Grips @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

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