Live Video: Mew

Live Video
Janice Headley
photo by Dave Lichterman (view set)

Danish psych-rock band Mew returned to the KEXP studios in support of their first album in six years, + - (pronounced "plus minus"). It ended up being quite an appropriate title. Plus: the return of founding bassist Johan Wohlert, who left the band in 2006 before the birth of his first child. Minus: original guitarist Bo Madsen, who left the band this past summer. Even the session below takes away the bombastic soar of production on their latest full-length (minus), letting the other-worldly harmonies of the band truly shine (plus). It all adds up to a beautiful, stripped-down set. Watch below.

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