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Ariel Pink at the Rickshaw Theatre

Ariel Pink at the Rickshaw Theatre, Vancouver, Feb. 11, 2015. Kirk Chantraine photo.

Ariel Pink at the Rickshaw Theatre, Vancouver, Feb. 11, 2015. Kirk Chantraine photo.

Photos – Ariel Pink at the Rickshaw Theatre, Vancouver, Feb. 11, 2015

– photos by Kirk Chantraine

Ariel Pink on tour for his latest album, pom pom. The show was the fourth on his current North American tour for the record. Songs include “Black Ballerina” and “Put Your Number in My Phone”.

His most recent album before pom pom was 2012’s Mature Themes, recorded with his usual backing band Haunted Graffiti. The L.A.-based musician, who was born Ariel Marcus Rosenberg, released his first solo album in 2002.

According to Wikipedia, pom pom “includes several songs written by Kim Fowley, who wrote them from his hospital bed for Ariel to perform.” Fowley died last month while battling cancer.

Writing on Pitchfork, Jeff Weiss awarded the album an 8.8 (“Best New Music”) and stated, “If 2012’s Mature Themes found him recovering from a break-up by concocting Kinski Assassin Who Shagged Me daydreams during hungover wanderings to the Highland Park Wienerschnitzel, Pom Pom is Pink on the prowl - with its attendant sexploits and screwups.” He also writes, “But for all the arch humor and affectation, Pink writes some of most wistful and peculiarly moving songs in contemporary music.”

Ariel Pink at the Biltmore Cabaret, Vancouver, 2013

Ariel Pink at the Media Club, Vancouver, 2009

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Kirk Chantraine

About Kirk Chantraine

Kirk Chantraine is a Canadian photographer and software developer currently based in Vancouver, British Columbia. He graduated from Vancouver Film School for 3D Animation in 2004 and has been working in the Visual Effects industry ever since with companies such as Electronic Arts and Disney. Over the last few years Kirk has exhibited his photographic works in San Francisco and Vancouver. A music aficionado and vinyl junkie, Kirk shoots live music and performance at an inhuman pace across North America for The Snipe News , along with landscape and portraiture. If you're buying: gin-and-tonics. He is @kchantraine on Twitter.
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