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Vetiver, XOYO

Vetiver, XOYO

Former freak-folkers take a small step towards the stadiums

Vetiver mainman Andy Cabic: The same hat remained firmly atop his head all night

The prospect of seeing a band seemingly in thrall to peak-popularity Fleetwood Mac in a Shoreditch basement intrigued. Could San Francisco's Vetiver reproduce the glossy sheen of new album The Errant Charm live? The answer was no, and last night’s London show was all the better for that. As the guitars intertwined, the sonic swirl was more akin to a Seventies LA version of shoegazing than a recreation of the seductive West Coast sound.

‘Vetiver’s Andy Cabic is moving forwards, it’s just that the years he’s moving through are those of over 30 years ago’

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