Concert preview: Wolf Gang takes things slow and steady

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

Max McElligot, the singer and creative forced behind Britain’s Wolf Gang, takes a craftsman’s approach to recording, which helps explain, in part, why the band has released only a single album since forming back in 2009 (Suego Faults, which surfaced in the summer of 2011). It’s a level of care that reveals itself in delicately constructed tunes like “Something Unusual,” a dance-pop cut gilded with orchestral flourishes.

The group’s second, still-untitled album is slated for release sometime this year, and its high-profile opening gigs (the band has warmed up for Coldplay, Keane and Bastille in recent years) offers some hint of its grand, arena ambitions.

Photo courtesy of Wolf Gang

The Basement

7 p.m. Saturday, May 31

391 Neil Ave., Arena District