Music Notes: Cold Cave at Pitchfork Music Festival

I hope everyone in Chicago is having an incredible Lollapalooza weekend!
I will be posting Lolla follow-ups soon, but until then enjoy my review of Cold Cave’s performance at last month’s Pitchfork Music Festival, featured on

The searing 90-degree weather at Pitchfork Music Festival hardly phased Cold Cave’s post-industrial, new wave sensibility. Outfitted in leather jackets and black denim, the NY-based trio delivered brooding synth beats with fists clenched in the air, inciting a goth-pop dance party…The darkly delicate “Confetti,” is an example of the balance between brooding romantic and appetizing pop aesthetic appearing on Cherish the Light Years.

Read the rest of my review and get MP3s at

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