Alberta Cross


In Songs of Patience, their latest, these Brooklyn-based British transplants have crafted the perfect backdrop to a Bushwick loft party experienced only in the moment, lest it be forgotten by all who were hooked into the social pipeline enough to know it even happened. Oasis and New Order lie close to the surface in the fossil record, but this is post-shoegaze, a mellower, less petulant take on existential angst in which the shoes have been double tied and might have neon laces.

Thu., Nov. 1, 8 p.m., 2012