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Minneapolis based indie-pop trio Now, Now warmed the crowds as they performed at the Sherman Theater as special guests to Circa Survive and Minus the Bear‘s co-headlining “Waves Overhead Tour.” It was nice to see a smaller band that I recall seeing at basement shows go out on a national tour with these bigger names. Hopefully winning over new fans every night.

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Their short set consisted mostly of materials off of their recent sophomore release and Trans Record redut Threads with a couple throwbacks to their earlier works. Ironically, the lighting for Now, Now’s set was much easier to work with compared to shooting the headliners this evening. With a consistant front-of-house light on them, the color shifts behind them helped amplify their stage presence making them stand out in contrast to the background tones.

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Now, Now will be on the road most of the year in support of Threads. If you ever get a chance to see them live, i highly recommend doing so. Also, for this year’s Record Store DayNo Sleep Records will be releasing a deluxe edition of  Neighbors, that will include the original Neighbors EP released in 2010 as well as the Neighbors: The Remixes released in 2011 on April 20th, 2013! Both on ONE deluxe LP for the first time, with new die cut artwork and pressed on an exlusive vinyl color.

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