BIG THIEF – ” Live at The Bunker Studio “

Posted: May 11, 2021 in Classic Albums, MUSIC
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Big Thief has announced dates for an upcoming North American tour this fall. In addition, they have announced “Live at The Bunker Studio”, a recording of their 2019 session in Brooklyn, N.Y. Footage of all the songs is also available.

The Brooklyn indie-folk outfit will be back on the road this fall. The band, whose 2020 tour dates were cut short due to the coronavirus, are slated for a busy September, including their recently announced slot at this year’s Governers Ball.

While we’ve gotten sneak peeks from The Bunker Studio in Brooklyn before with the videos for “Not” and “Cattails,” the sheer power and chemistry captured during this session serve as compelling reminders of why Big Thief was one of the Best Live Acts of 2019.

The tour will kick off on September. in Louisville, Ky. at Headliners Music Hall. Other notable shows include a date at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on September. a performance at New York City’s Governors Ball Music Festival on Sept. 25 and a gig at South Burlington, Vt.’s Higher Ground on Sept. 28. The tour will conclude with an Oct. 1 show in Philadelphia at Union Transfer.

Big Thief is an American indie rock band with folk roots based in Brooklyn, New York, United States. Its members are Adrianne Lenker (guitar, vocals), Buck Meek (guitar, backing vocals), Max Oleartchik (bass), and James Krivchenia (drums). All four members attended the Berklee College of Music, but only formed a group after each had graduated.

Live at The Bunker Studio mostly features songs from Big Thief’s 2019 albums U.F.O.F. and Big Thief, as well as “Black Diamonds” from CapacityAccording to a press release, “this collection was originally previewed with live videos of ‘Not’ and ‘Cattails,’ but now the whole session is available to listen to and view.”

The videos were directed by Marisa Gesualdi.

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