Snapshots: Post Animal @ Union Stage — 6/2/2018


Post Animal performs at Union Stage on June 2, 2018. (Photo by Brenda Reyes)

Straight from Chicago, Post Animal brought psychedelic sound with tons of heavy metal influences and hints of pop to Union Stage on Saturday. When I Think of You in a Castle, their debut album published on April 20 by Polyvinyl Records, is one of those albums that you can listen to without skipping a track.


“Gelatin Mode,” “Ralphie,” and “Victory Lap: Danger Zone” were a few of my favorites from the set. All members bounced off each other, and it seemed like a typical night for them to hang out and to have a jam session. Bandmates Dalton Allison, Javi Reyes, and Matt Williams showed off their impressive guitar skills, and drummer Wesley Toledo was feeling those drums that night. On keys and backup vocals, Jake Hirshland kept everyone in sync without a hitch.

The banter in between songs was quirky enough to distract the audience from resetting some equipment. But when “Dirtpicker played toward the end of the set, most of the crowd went into a frenzy and with a dash of a mosh pit. I’m pretty sure that mosh pit was the cherry on top to a fantastic show at Union Stage.

The tour continues on Tuesday in North Carolina and continues till June 30 in Minneapolis. Here are some photos of Post Animal performing at Union Stage on June 2, 2018. All photos copyright and courtesy of Brenda Reyes.

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