As we reported last week, Last Call With Carson Daly aired further footage of Doves May 16th 2009 performance at the LA Wiltern Theater. Previously the show aired footage of Kingdom Of Rust & 10.03. This time they aired Black And White Town. To see the video, click here.
Once again, a big thank you to Northwest Tapers for the video.
For those of us in the USA.. once again Carson daly will be playing some live Doves taken from the LA Wiltern show from last May. Previously they aired Kingdom Of Rust & 10.03, not sure if they will repeat one of those or play something new. The show airs late Wedneday night. Only one way to find out…
Thanks to Northwest Tapers as always for the heads up!
As promised, here is a video download of the recent airing of doves performance of 10.03, that was broadcast on Last Call With Carson Daly a couple weeks back. The performance was taped at the Los Angeles Wiltern May 16th.
Once again, many many thanks to our friends at NorthWestTapers for capturing the HDTV source file.
Another one for the better late than never category. This time its a new video from the Carson Daly show. Last week the show aired 10.03 from the Los Angeles Wiltern show. Kingdom Of Rust from the same show was broadcast way back in May.
Billboard have given the LA Wiltern a positive review:
Purple lights bathed the crowd in the mellow gauze of the new album’s “10:03″ while distressed images of x-rays and insects flashed across the video screens during “Rise”— one of three standouts played from the group’s 2000 debut “Lost Souls,” along with first and second encores “Firesuite” and “Here It Comes,” respectively.
Andy Williams’ fervent drumming is often times the focal point of the band’s onstage chemistry, evidenced most clearly during the mammoth thump of a crowd favorite, “Black And White Town.” Watching brother Jez squeeze every drop out of his effects-drenched guitar rig during the set’s closing number, “There Goes The Fear,” was almost as compelling.
musiczeitgeist.com have also given the LA show a very positive review:
It wasn’t that brothers Jez and Andy Williams, along with bassist and primary vocalist Jimi Goodwin (all ably backed by Martin Rebelski on keys) so much delivered scorching performances as much as they simply maximized each song’s live potential. In this setting, newer numbers from Kingdom Of Rust (including the countrified title track and especially “The Outsiders”) suffered no risk of being overwhelmed by older, near-iconic songs such as “Pounding,” “Words,” “Snowden,” or “Almost Forgot Myself.” Contextually speaking, the “new stuff” shone brighter than on album and as brightly as anything else they’ve done in concert previously.
To read the full review, click here. Note: Doves did not support Coldplay on their first US tour. Doves played their own headline tour early 2001. Doves had The Strokes supporting on that tour!
Thanks to whrrlmusic over at twitter for pointing out this collection of pictures taken by the Pop Noir guys, of their time back stage with doves at the LA Wiltern.
Check out the OC Weekly picture slideshow taken at the Anaheim show last Friday.
Doves play their final California show tonight in San Francisco. Then its on the Pacific Northwest. On Thursday the band hit Vancouver to play the awesome Commodore Ballroom. Here’s a wee snippet from the British Ccolumbia newspaper the Globe and Mail:
Doves’ latest album, Kingdom of Rust, has been called a Lancastrian Joshua Tree, so strong is the group’s connection to their northern British roots – they even recorded it on a farm near their home town. This is not a new fad: On 2002’s The Last Broadcast, they named a track after a motorway, the M62, recording the song under one of the road’s flyovers. This is their first tour since 2005 and early reports from U.K. gigs suggest this should be a stormer of a show. Thursday, Commodore Ballroom, doors at 8 p.m.
Last night’s LA Wiltern show was taped for a future episode of the Carson Daly show. Both Doves & Wild Light (who apparently stole the show with an awesome pair of tight white jeans!) footage will appear on a future episode of the show. More info as we have it.