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Death From Above 1979 at the Vogue Theatre

Death From Above 1979 at the Vogue Theatre, Vancouver, Jan. 21 2015. Kirk Chantraine photo.

Death From Above 1979 at the Vogue Theatre, Vancouver, Jan. 21 2015. Kirk Chantraine photo.

Photos – Death From Above 1979 at the Vogue Theatre, Vancouver, Jan 21 2015

– photos by Kirk Chantraine

Death from Above 1979 in Vancouver Wednesday night. The show was the first of two at the Vogue Theatre.

The band is on tour for its second album, The Physical World. Following the Vancouver shows, the band is heading east to complete the 15-date tour, which comes months after the fall release of the album.

But that’s nothing compared to the wait endured by fans of the group’s debut. The Physical World comes 10 years after the release of the duo’s first album, You’re A Woman, I’m A Machine. That record made the duo of Jesse F. Keeler (bass, synths, backing vocals) and Sebastien Grainger (vocals and drums) an underground/over ground sensation. DFA 1979 broke up in 2006 while the first album and subsequent remix album continued to sell. They reunited in 2011 and began to perform live.

The band is also the subject of a recent documentary, Life After Death From Above 1979.

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Death from Above 1979 at the Commodore Ballroom 2011

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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