Photos: Bonobo brings The North Borders to life at Union Transfer

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Bonobo | Photo by Matthew Shaver | mattshaverphoto.com All photos by Matthew Shaver | mattshaverphoto.com

Electronic music luminary Bonobo (offstage name: Simon Green) performed at Union Transfer in Philadelphia last Thursday night, drawing heavily on his recent fifth album, The North Borders. Nine of the album’s thirteen songs were performed with a stunning backing band, with back-catalog trips taken to showcase 2010′s Black Sands (“Stay The Same,” “Kiara”) 2006′s Days to Come (“Nightlite”) and more. Check out photos from the performance in the gallery below, and read the setlist after the jump.

setlist
Cirrus
Sapphire
Towers
Stay the Same
Kiara
Ten Tigers
Kong
Ketto
Emkay
First Fires
Nightlight
Recurring
We Could Forever
El Toro
Transits
Know You

Encore:
The Keeper
Pieces