On December 12 Louisville’s dance-rockers The Pass returned to New York for a pair of shows for the release of their new EP High Road. The first was a free show at The Knitting Factory, with a performance at Pianos coming the night after.
The Pass always deliver a good time live, and this performance was no different. Their creative light rig is a colorful explosion, a welcome addition to the delightful music that they so consistently pump out. With High Road the group has honed in on their sound even more, releasing arguably their tightest collection of songs yet. They played them all that night, and they worked wonders on me.
I don’t understand why more people aren’t singing their praises. There aren’t many bands that actually straddle the lines between rock and electronic music authentically, and well, but The Pass have certainly done so and more. Hopefully more people will catch on soon, because they deserve it.
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