PHOTOS BY MELISSA FOSSUM Last night can be summed up in one word: poetic. Phoenix got some long overdue rain, ushering in eagerly awaited hoodie weather, and Youth Lagoon, the brainchild of Boise's Trevor Powers, played its second show in Phoenix.
Youth Lagoon released its debut album, The Year of Hibernation in September and managed to attract a nearly sold out show last night. The album, recorded in Powers' bedroom, was played in full with the assistance of Logan Hyde on guitar. Powers balanced keys, a drum machine, and vocals to share intimate memories through a sound that hovers between the nebulous genres of lo-fi, dream pop, and chillwave. Read more.