Back at the end of March Will and I caught Neil Halstead’s show down at Union Hall in Park Slope. We were a little hesitant to go, as we both sort of romanticized the last time we saw him perform back in 2006 at Bowery Ballroom (at the helm of Mojave 3) and didn’t want to burst that bubble. No need to have worried; the show and crowd were as pleasant and earnest as ever, and the more intimate setting was perfect for his pared-back solo material. As you can see I was standing practically knee to knee with the poor guy and so didn’t take many photos because I felt a little creepy about it. Also (bonus!), I recently came across this video that someone (who must have been standing right next to me) took that evening: