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Photo Gallery: Thursday/Basement/Touché Amoré/Cities Aviv at recordBar

Geoff Rickly of Thursday
Veteran emo band Thursday played its first post-reunion Kansas City show on Tuesday evening. The New Jersey sextet pulled songs from throughout its catalog and incited an endless barrage of shoves and sing-alongs, causing many fans to spill onto the intimate recordBar's stage along the way.

Thursday was joined by three supporting acts. British pop-punk band Basement played directly before Thursday and issued a much more raw sound than its somewhat sleek album production. Vocalist Andrew Fisher hopped in place with his eyes closed from time to time before letting rip lyrics of relatable heartbreak.

Los Angeles emotive hardcore band Touché Amoré released its fourth record "Stage Four" last year and gave fans at the show a small dose of its more traditional post-hardcore leanings. Vocalist Jeremy Bolm gripped an extra guitar on one song and provided clean vocals on "Palm Dreams." When looping back to the more aggressive material, the band proved that it is still capable of extreme on-stage catharsis via screamed poetry and blasted snare drumming.

Upon first glance, Cities Aviv may have seemed out of place on the night's bill, but the experimental hip-hop made by the Los Angeles rapper-producer was arguably just as emotional as the music of his rock band tour mates. Aviv's vocals were manipulated through the same board that controlled his beats and were often difficult to hear, but the overall product was equally soothing and danceable.

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