Eels have been at it almost twenty years. Keeping largely out of the mainstream, releasing concept albums, lending their sound to soundtracks and various solo projects. They packed the house at The Phoenix, so maybe cult following is too strong a word? A jarring change of gears from Nicole Atkins’ mellow opener, Eels sported matching Adidas tracksuits, wind machines, an incredible light show and an unconventional stage setup (drums in front of the rhythm section? Crazy kids! ) Here are Eels.