Young Galaxy might be a celestially-inclined dream pop band from Montreal, oft-compared to Galaxie 500 (fitting) and Pink Floyd (I don’t understand), but their Polaris-nominated, synthesizer-studded album Ultramarine was a sublime descent into the dark side of doomed ‘80s new wave. As frontwoman Catherine McCandless lets her soaring Kate Bush vocals fly, she sings of the evening’s pretty boys to come, qualifying, “For you I am a gangster” on “Hard To Tell.” Let’s see if she delivers the same promise to the Knitting Factory Brooklyn. With Mister Lies, Brothertiger.
Wed., Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m., 2013
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 30, 2013