Hunters – Photo by Chris Skiles
Openers Big Ups
got the night going in a sweaty direction. Intense performances from Ex-Cult
and and Speedy Ortiz
were solid, with Ex-Cult especially, and their crazed, laser-eyed singer, made the audience pay attention. Calvin Love
added some dancey diversity to an overall trashy-rock showcase, curated by hep Brooklyn-based booking agency, Panache
Photos by Robert Szypko and Chris Skiles.