Wand – Patterns – 23rd January 2018

Before Wand have even played a note to kick-start the first date of their European tour at Brighton’s Patterns, frontman Cory Hanson turns to each individual member of the band and says, “Have a good show” quietly and politely. In many ways, this sums up Wand’s live show completely. Often it’s spontaneous, off-the-cuff madness, but it’s always friendly, wholesome and lots of fun. Furthermore, they never quite know where they’re going to go next, which makes their live shows excruciatingly exciting. Their show at Patterns began with Hanson stating, “It’s good to be back, playing in this cage like fucking animals”. It looks like it’s not just Brightonians who find Patterns’ layout troublesome.

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