Photos: Pree @ the Black Cat
Last night, D.C.'s Pree celebrated the release of its first recorded music since 2011's Folly with a show at the Black Cat backstage. I was only able to stay for the first of two sets, but am happy to report that the songs I didn't recognize—presumably from the band's forthcoming album Rima, to be released in 2015—certainly don't lack for the band's quirky charm. Pree may have narrowed down its instrumentation, moving away from the diverse orchestration of its early music in favor of jangly indie-pop timbres; but look beyond the surface, and there's still plenty of delightful weirdness to be found.
Check out a dozen photos in our full slideshow.