For various reasons I cannot listen to this band anymore, but if you ever have the opportunity to watch someone play the same song over and over again for six hours straight, I recommend it.
This photo was taken sometime in the fifth hour with film given to me for free by a man in a camera repair shop near Union Square.”Take one of these,” he said. “Nobody buys this stuff anymore.”
Berninger’s exhausted but meditative lean sums up 2013 for me. Happy New Year.