Concert Reviews

Deerhunter at Bluebird Theater, 9/7/13

DEERHUNTER at BLUEBIRD THEATER | 9/7/13 The other members of Deerhunter were set up ready to go when Bradford Cox made his way on stage clad in some kind of vest with a lot of buttons and/or patches. He was also wearing a Cramps T-shirt, and that was fitting because he also had on an all black wig with a forelock covering his eyes that made look like a cross between Lux Interior, Ian McCulloch from early era Echo & The Bunnymen and Ronny Moorings from Clan of Xymox. It was an unusual and compelling look that added to a dreamlike, sometimes nightmarish, set of music ahead.

See also: Welcome to the weird, wonderful world of Bradford Cox's Deerhunter

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Tom Murphy is a writer, visual artist and musician from Aurora, Colorado. He was a prolific music writer for Westword and a documenter of the Denver music scene.