[Photos by Laura M. Gray]
By Lizz Kannenberg
The Artist: Pitchfork shows its spiritual side via a Brooklyn-based collective who’s avoided the stage in recent months, as they wrap up their second full-length record.
Their Latest Release: All Hour Cymbals (We Are Free, 2008)
The Set in a Few Sentences: A random downpour chased with the chilly mid-summer air couldn’t deter the throngs who waited anxiously for a preview of Yeasayer‘s new material, and they were not disappointed. With an expanded live lineup in place, the six-piece loaded the first half of their set with new songs and alternate arrangements. Fans of the band’s widescreen world music/gospel opuses will not be disappointed with their current direction.
And a Letter Grade: A-[audio:http://www.self-titledmag.com/wp-content/uploads/audio5/01%20Sunrise.mp3]
In Case You Missed It: “Sunrise”