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Re: Return of the Son of Now Gigging

Postby Tom Waits For No One » 04 Jul 2018, 08:44

Nice pics Hightea.


Saw Eels last night in Manchester.
Freakin’ A
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Re: Return of the Son of Now Gigging

Postby Jeemo » 04 Jul 2018, 09:50

Tom Waits For No One wrote:Nice pics Hightea.


Saw Eels last night in Manchester.
Freakin’ A
or should that be
Freakin’ E


they are in Glasgow tonight, can't manage to go. first time I've missed them on Tour in nearly 15 years.
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Re: Return of the Son of Now Gigging

Postby Tom Waits For No One » 04 Jul 2018, 09:58

Jeemo wrote:
Tom Waits For No One wrote:Nice pics Hightea.


Saw Eels last night in Manchester.
Freakin’ A
or should that be
Freakin’ E


they are in Glasgow tonight, can't manage to go. first time I've missed them on Tour in nearly 15 years.


:(
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Re: Return of the Son of Now Gigging

Postby Geezee » 04 Jul 2018, 10:22

Hightea wrote: I even got my head rubbed by Florence and she looked into my eyes (killer).


oh god i've seen her do that on tv and makes me cringe so much - she seems to think she's some kind of shaman. but yeah I'm sure it's pretty cool. :)
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Re: Return of the Son of Now Gigging

Postby Jeemo » 04 Jul 2018, 11:48

Tom Waits For No One wrote:
Jeemo wrote:
Tom Waits For No One wrote:Nice pics Hightea.


Saw Eels last night in Manchester.
Freakin’ A
or should that be
Freakin’ E


they are in Glasgow tonight, can't manage to go. first time I've missed them on Tour in nearly 15 years.


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Re: Return of the Son of Now Gigging

Postby pcqgod » 04 Jul 2018, 23:36

This past Friday I saw the Japanese band Tricot. They were amazing, combing kind of a Slint-ish post-rock groove with a '79 British post-punk aesthetic with short clipped guitar riffs, breakneck tempos and crazy time signature changes. Go see them if they're coming to your town.
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Re: Return of the Son of Now Gigging

Postby Hightea » 05 Jul 2018, 21:11

Geezee wrote:
Hightea wrote: I even got my head rubbed by Florence and she looked into my eyes (killer).


oh god i've seen her do that on tv and makes me cringe so much - she seems to think she's some kind of shaman. but yeah I'm sure it's pretty cool. :)

yeah I thought it would be creepy or strange but it was pretty cool. :D

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Re: Return of the Son of Now Gigging

Postby Jimbo » 28 Jul 2018, 04:40

Day 1 Fuji Rock highlight. The Tesky Bros.

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Re: Return of the Son of Now Gigging

Postby Jimbo » 28 Jul 2018, 16:24

Fuji Rock day 2.

Best - Maximum The Hormone.
Honorable mention - Johnny Marr.

Worst - Shmendrick Lamar.
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Re: Return of the Son of Now Gigging

Postby LeBaron » 28 Jul 2018, 16:32

MOTHERFUCKERS HAVE BEEN TO SEE MY BLOODY VALENTINE AND SWEETHEART OF THE RODEO WITH MARTY STUARTS BAND AND AIN'T NOBODY SAID SHIT
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Re: Return of the Son of Now Gigging

Postby Bent Fabric » 28 Jul 2018, 16:52

Honestly, I go to a lot of fucking gigs these days, Baron.

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Re: Return of the Son of Now Gigging

Postby LeBaron » 28 Jul 2018, 17:58

:D

I was a little intemperate.

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Re: Return of the Son of Now Gigging

Postby Hightea » 29 Jul 2018, 14:30

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LeBaron wrote:MOTHERFUCKERS HAVE BEEN TO SEE MY BLOODY VALENTINE AND SWEETHEART OF THE RODEO WITH MARTY STUARTS BAND AND AIN'T NOBODY SAID SHIT

Going to see my bloody valentine Wednesday and sweetheart of the rodeo tour in sept. :P

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Re: Return of the Son of Now Gigging

Postby Jimbo » 29 Jul 2018, 18:22

Day 3

Dylan was aces. Also were Green Sky Blue Grass. Jack Johnson was pleasant enough.
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Re: Return of the Son of Now Gigging

Postby Tom Waits For No One » 29 Jul 2018, 21:40

Folk On The Tyne last night.
The Wilson, The Young 'Uns and The Unthanks

Smashing.
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Re: Return of the Son of Now Gigging

Postby Jimbo » 30 Jul 2018, 09:38

All in all Fuji Rock 2018 was a good musically but man, this was a chore. All the trudging, the schlepping and putting on and taking off gear, the rain - a typhoon, actually - the long lines at the potties, the lines at the food booths, the guy standing and blocking my view, the guy staking a ground sheet and not sitting there, the talking guy, the heat, the cold, the wind, the sun, my "Do you still have your wallet?" wife, the getting there, the coming home, and worst of all was having a grump like me inside me! Jesus, I gotta learn to relax.

But five days and four nights away I'm now back home and able to type with a proper keyboard. My legs are sore as shit but I'm still in one piece.

I loved the Bob Dylan and His Band show. I never saw him before and thought he'd fuck up his classic songs' arrangements and he did - wonderfully! He played no guitar only piano, his style, my wife whispered, was "Heta," not very good. (He did hit a couple of clunkers.) His voice was the whiny Dylan of old with no crooning. While other acts had light shows, background videos, fireworks and lots of swooping cameras aimed to show on the jumbo screens Dylan had just one camera aimed at him. No "Hello Japan!" or even a "Thank you," not a word that wasn't sung. He just wanted let the music be the event, not the spectacle. Very low key, very 60s, which is how I like my concerts.
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Re: Return of the Son of Now Gigging

Postby Hightea » 07 Aug 2018, 02:16

Phoenix - Brooklyn Steel - Funny show, Phoenix set was new album heavy but they always have a happy bouncy crowd and kept the crowd up all show. Thomas Mars walked thru the crowd several times and is always on the move, maybe because he is married to Sofia Coppola :D, here he is answering a
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David Byrne - Panorama Festival Randalls Island, NY - David played an early set making the crowd empty on the side. David played a stripped stage. He made all members carry their instruments almost like a marching band with guitars and keyboards. Nice set of new and old TH songs.
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is this a rock is dead (down to only a keyboard) comment from Byrne?
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The Killers Panorama - caught a few other acts (Fleet Foxes, The XX) and only stayed around for about half of their set. Sat on the grass away from the stage for most of it Did walk up to the front for a picture, long way from seeing them play a private party,
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My Bloody Valentine @ Hammerstein Ballroom NYC - Never disappoint even in an awful venue. Played two new songs but wouldn't hold your breathe for an album although they say its coming.
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Postby Phenomenal Cat » 19 Aug 2018, 00:51

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Re: Return of the Son of Now Gigging

Postby Hightea » 24 Sep 2018, 16:27

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Re: Return of the Son of Now Gigging

Postby Minnie Cheddars » 10 Oct 2018, 03:22

We went to see Killing Joke a couple of weeks ago at a smallish venue - around 800. I had never seen them before and didn't really know what to expect live. I was also worried that it would be rather top heavy with newer material, which I don't care for at all. I'm glad to report they were really on form - menacing and funky - and that I had my first go in an American mosh pit and lived to tell the tale. I only went down a couple of times and was lifted up by people who looked at least thirty years my junior. :lol:

On Friday, we saw Paul McCartney at ACL. He was the only thing we bought tickets for - I recognised only about four other names from whole weekend. I don't have much to say about his performance as such, which was enjoyable but still lacking in that something that totally does it for Baron. I am really glad I saw him, and it was really poignant to see him a little slowed, but he had a whale of a time and the band was tight.

Regular readers may remember that I don't really care much for The Beatles and that still holds true. By that, I mean that I have never been moved by them - I like their songs well enough and I can see great musicians for what they are and great songwriting for what it is and all that, but something has never "clicked" in me about them the way that so many other acts have. And it's odd, because I grew up listening to them as much as any other rampaging icons (Stones, Bowie, Who, Floyd) but they never settled into my brain. During the McCartney show I really enjoyed some of the Wings stuff and started reading about the making of Band on the Run, and just holding Baron's copy and looking at it all, and then played it and went head over heels nutso for it. I mean head over fucking heels. I immediately "got it". I was hearing not just the album, but seeing the studio, feeling the stories, listening to all the instruments on their own and feeling very transported back to an event as opposed to just listening to an album. This happens to me every so often from time to time, I'll get an album (usually something I have never heard in its entirety or something new) and I cant stop listening. (Hitchcock's" Eye", Moondog's "German Years" ) If you had told me that this would be the year I would understand Wings, I would have laughed at you. But fucking hell, what an album. I just love it. The piano on Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five sets me alight. Mental.

Anyway I think the husband is quite pleased. Let's see how far down the Wings rabbit hole I go...
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