“Delightful” is not normally a term used in a non-ironic manner by music critics, but Tacoma duo He Is We are an exception to this unwritten rule. There is no more accurate way to describe the sound of Trevor Kelly and Rachel Taylor. This may be a bit of an affront to Kelly, who “is into hardcore metal and talks about bloody things,” but certainly nothing he should apologize for The band is currently embarking on their first national tour as immediate support for Bobby Long. Despite being their first visit to the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection (and the fact that they are yet to release a proper album), this past Friday’s show at World Café Live evoked screams and moans from people of all ages who acted as if the band were a long-standing, under-appreciated gem of the indie world.
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