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It’s more fun to compute: Kraftwerk bring their 3D extravaganza to the Electric Factory

Kraftwerk | Photo by Eric Schuman
Kraftwerk | Photo by Eric Schuman

Allow me to get something out of the way: I can’t see 3D. I think it has to do with my lousy depth perception, which is just one of the reasons I’ve worn glasses since second grade. But even my blurry-ass vision couldn’t keep Kraftwerk‘s Electric Factory stop from being anything short of a masterpiece of multimedia sensory overload. As excited audience members filed in, they were presented with bookmark-sized paper sleeves containing a pair of Kraftwerk-branded 3D glasses. Bearing the icons from the band’s golden era-collecting box set The Catalogue, the accessories were an early indication that we’d be in for a night of classics.

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Photos: Sleigh Bells brought late-night noise to Union Transfer

Sleigh Bells | Photo by Rachel Barrish | rachelbarrish.com
Sleigh Bells | Photo by Rachel Barrish | rachelbarrish.com

Aggressive electropop crew Sleigh Bells headlined a late night show at Union Transfer last night, bringing an intense and noisey performance to an energetic audience. The band is on tour in support of its third LP, Bitter Rivals, out last month on Mom + Pop Records. Check out photos from the show in the gallery below.