Music festivals are where you can experience pure visceral beauty among pure shitty humans who punch your friends and prefer bro tank selfies over the War On Drugs. The War On Drugs was the “beauty” part of that scene for the record. After a chaotic, Modelo-fueled weekend, Monday hits like a dove sharing the airspace with a Randy Johnson heater. Luckily, Jonathan Wilson provides a golden remedy in the form of 52 minutes on youtube. Open up a browser tab and go to work.
For an encore, this KEXP session playing songs from new album, Fanfare, hits the spot