INFRASTRUCTURE perform their signature blues-punk tune, “The Old World,” at the Studio at Webster Hall, September 24, 2010. Dan Meade captured the performance in wide-angle HD video as well as a series of backstage photos from before the set.

The truck screeched to a stop about ten yards from us. A voice came from the blackness behind the wheel of the pickup: “Y’all take a picture of us!”

You often hear about how there are two types of baseball fans in America: the die-hards and the casual fans. We expected this to hold true in Tokyo. We were wrong. The rabidity of the fans at the Tokyo Dome proved that we sure as hell weren’t in Kansas City anymore.