Sometimes an album so brutally and emotionally honest hits you straight into the gut. We’ve had the pleasure of experiencing that twice this year with Waxahatchee‘s Out in the Storm and Palehound‘s A Place I’ll Always Go. Both albums deal with loss in their own special way. Katie Crutchfield is fueled by it, punching out songs of arena rock potential throughout Out in the Storm. The album opener “Never Been Wrong” cuts deep right away. She’s sick of the subject’s bullshit and ready to tell the world about it on tour. Ellen Kempner of Palehound deals with her loss on a separate level, grappling with the loss of a friend and a family member and trying to find all the words and metaphors to make it feel like she can make it out okay. There’s optimism in both Crutchfield and Kempner, so these albums can be set on repeat for days without leaving you feeling hopeless.
We’re oh so excited to be co-presenting their show together with Outer Spaces at Royale with Bowery Boston, that we’re doing a giveaway for you! Enter below for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the show on Saturday August 19 along with a copy of Waxahatchee’s Out in the Storm on CD (to be picked up at the show)
Waxahatchee with Palehound and Outer Spaces
Saturday August 19, 2017
279 Tremont St.
Boston, MA 02116