Pinegrove pay their dues in impeccable fashion to an adoring, sold-out London crowd.
Not only did this feel like a long time coming, it felt like a homecoming. In February of last year, Pinegrove graced the stage of London’s Scala to conquer what was, at that time, the largest show that they had ever performed. Aside from the impeccably proficient performance, that show marked the first ever review on this here website. Much has changed since then, amidst numerous artists finding themselves faced with various sexual abuse allegations, Pinegrove’s Evan Stephens Hall was amongst those in question. This article from Pitchfork best documents the fallout from such controversies. After a year’s radio silence, Pinegrove are back at doing what they do best – playing music.
Opening with Rings to a thunderous ovation, this marked the beginning of an entire playthrough of their new album, Skylight. Intersected only by Cadmium