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_slavo_ 09.07.2016 02:34 AM

I went to see Follakzoid yesterday with the fellow boardie greenlight.
It was brilliant, even more than that.

Severian 09.07.2016 09:20 AM

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Originally Posted by _slavo_
I went to see Follakzoid yesterday with the fellow boardie greenlight.
It was brilliant, even more than that.


Awesome! I really like Föllakzoid, and have since I first heard II. They're a great band.

Rob Instigator 09.07.2016 09:24 AM

Going to see Dinosaur Jr in mid-September here in Htown...

Gonna be LOUD!

ilduclo 09.07.2016 09:59 AM

Dispirit tonite!

d.sound 09.07.2016 01:39 PM

probably going to see BATTLE TRANCE (saxophone quartet) here in columbus next month. i don't like going to shows alone though and i doubt i could get my sis or cuz to sit through dissonant blaring horns.

i really want to see m. geddes gengras next month in oberlin, but it's a 2 hour drive and i'm broke as shit.

greenlight 09.07.2016 02:47 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by _slavo_
I went to see Follakzoid yesterday with the fellow boardie greenlight.
It was brilliant, even more than that.


great night tough morning. great gig but!

SuchFriendsAreDangerous 09.07.2016 09:19 PM

was supposed to go to Subhumans nwxt friday but my jackass friend lagged it on buying our tickets and it sold out

stu666 09.08.2016 01:36 AM

I've had a bit of a break from gigs this summer but I've got some good ones coming up...

September 12th - The Wedding Present - John Peel Centre, Stowmarket
September 25th - Acid Mothers Temple - The Owl Sanctuary, Norwich
September 28th - Merzbow, Pándi, Gustafsson & Thurston Moore - London
October 1st - Merzbow - Cafe OTO
November 13th - Lee Ranaldo - Oslo, London
November 18th - Lee Ranaldo - Colchester Arts Centre

EVOLghost 09.08.2016 09:42 AM

damn. Merzbow. Nice.

Drjohnrock 09.08.2016 08:25 PM

Lots of possibilities but as of now, the only definite one is Wussy on September 24 at The Woodward Theater in Cincinnati. One of the opening bands is The Paranoid Style, which is a great coup for the The Woodward Theater since they don't play many gigs. They also have a great, aggressive pop/punk (not too much pop, though) sound and lyrics that are interesting, literate and funny. Check them out if you haven't already. I like them even though they are endorsed by Robert Christgau. Speaking of Christgau, my belated but sincere apologies to The Soup Nazi for attacking him re: Christgau some time ago. TSN is a good guy who didn't deserve that from me.

Peterpuff 09.09.2016 08:33 AM

Kraftwerk tomorrow night in Dallas.

Bertrand 09.13.2016 07:58 AM

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Originally Posted by Severian
Awesome! I really like Föllakzoid, and have since I first heard II. They're a great band.


Screw it, I hadn't seen this post before.

In a way I hoped they'd be bad, so that I'd feel ok missing the opening of their gig this friday.
They'll be in Angers for a festival, where Thee Oh Sees play too. But the schedule won't allow me to see both bands without missing a part of one of them.
Dilemma. Regret. I'll skip the end of thee Oh Sees, as I've seen them a few times already, but it saddens me.

Sorry Slavo for the p.m.

Severian 09.13.2016 09:51 AM

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Originally Posted by Bertrand
Screw it, I hadn't seen this post before.

In a way I hoped they'd be bad, so that I'd feel ok missing the opening of their gig this friday.
They'll be in Angers for a festival, where Thee Oh Sees play too. But the schedule won't allow me to see both bands without missing a part of one of them.
Dilemma. Regret. I'll skip the end of thee Oh Sees, as I've seen them a few times already, but it saddens me.

Sorry Slavo for the p.m.


Good call. I think I'd do the same. I've seen Thee Oh Sees plenty. Föllakzoid once, couple years ago. Also, this new Oh Sees album is the first one that hasn't grabbed me by the balls since they hit their peak with Floating Coffin. I'm usually kind of an Oh Sees nut, but A Weird Exits just sounds pretty samey to me. Like, oh I don't know, every Ty Segall album since 2011.

Bertrand 09.13.2016 10:35 AM

I haven't given the Exit a try yet, to be true. I haven't feel compelled to check it out. They're so far better live. Plus I couldn't really listen to their previous album. Web is so good a track to my ears that I have to stop and start again every time I try to listen to the album.

I'll see Thee Oh Sees alone tomorrow anyhow. In Paris.

As for Ty Segall, it has never worked for me. Got to see him in 2013 which could explain...

d.sound 10.01.2016 03:02 PM

Oh My God I'm Going To See M Geddes Gengras And Laurel Halo Tonight I Am So Fucking Excited

Severian 10.02.2016 03:18 PM

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Originally Posted by Bertrand
I haven't given the Exit a try yet, to be true. I haven't feel compelled to check it out. They're so far better live. Plus I couldn't really listen to their previous album. Web is so good a track to my ears that I have to stop and start again every time I try to listen to the album.



Have you heard their Live in San Francisco album? One that came out in July? Pretty good stuff. Doesn't compare to seeing them of course, but it's worth hearing.

Peterpuff 10.17.2016 12:21 PM

10/24 - True Widow - OKC - Opolis
11/2 - MEWITHOUTYOU - Tulsa - Vanguard
11/4 - Bully - OKC - Opolis
11/10 - The Anniversary - OKC - Opolis
11/18 - Warpaint - Dallas - Trees

Bytor Peltor 10.20.2016 02:48 PM

Richard Pihnas - Houston Friday, October 21, 2016

Blood_Promise 10.29.2016 09:59 AM

Jozef van Wissem, Autechre, the Necks, in that order.

PLips 11.03.2016 04:02 PM

I'm going to see the Oh Sees in Toronto with my brother in a few weeks. My brother is in his 40s and recently bought an electric guitar and started listening to music he can learn on his guitar. A lot of California bands. I got a Oh Sees concert on my computer so I'm going to listen to it to get into the songs. My brother says they're pretty cool. I saw Pangea and le Sera this year which are also from the same scene. Le Sera is a crush-o-matic. I was kinda jealous that her husband plays guitar in the band because I wanted to flirt with her at the merch table. Oh well.

Bertrand 11.14.2016 12:38 PM

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Originally Posted by Severian
Have you heard their Live in San Francisco album? One that came out in July? Pretty good stuff. Doesn't compare to seeing them of course, but it's worth hearing.


I have, and it disappointed me.
Then I put it on, just like that, and they rocked me.
These guys can /could be soo good.

Expect to be blown away, PLips.

Drjohnrock 11.26.2016 12:11 PM

Bad Luck Jonathan -Saturday December 3, 2016, MOTR Pub, Cincinnati, Ohio

This is the next one on my radar. Bad Luck Jonathan is one of the 50,000 side bands that Jon Langford of The Mekons is in. Best of all, like most shows at the MOTR Pub, it's free admission.

_tunic_ 11.30.2016 06:06 PM

9 + 10 Dec: State-X New Forms Festival, The Hague, NL (especially for Lubomyr Melnyk and Wrekmeister Harmonies that feature half of Silver Mt Zion and/or God's Pee. Or at least I hope it will, otherwise I want a refund!)
12 Dec: Low @ Belfast, N-Ireland
13 Dec: Low @ Dublin, Ireland
14 Dec: Low @ Kilkenny, Ireland
This is Low's Christmas UK tour with special guests Gaelynn Lea and Erik Koskinen (whom I've never heard of)

and perhaps before that:
2 Dec: Dans Dans @ Het Bos, Antwerp, Belgium (night one of two of their new album release party)

EVOLghost 12.01.2016 10:21 AM

Tonight is Lee Ranaldo at the Art Institute doing Text of Light.

stu666 12.22.2016 01:38 AM

Next year is shaping up nicely...

January 29th - Girl Band - John Peel Centre, Stowmarket

February 3rd - Boss Hog - Oslo, London

February 12th - Thought Forms - Colchester Arts Centre

February 28th - Wilkinson/Moore/Edwards/Hession - Vortex, London

March 4th - This Is Not This Heat - Barbican, London

April 8th - The Can Project - Barbican, London

May 27th - Swans/Thurston Moore - Roundhouse, London

May 28th - Royal Trux/The Fall/This Is Not This Heat/Swans - Victoria Warehouse, Manchester

June 5th - Stewart Lee - Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Peterpuff 12.22.2016 09:24 AM

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Originally Posted by stu666

May 27th - Swans/Thurston Moore - Roundhouse, London

May 28th - Royal Trux/The Fall/This Is Not This Heat/Swans - Victoria Warehouse, Manchester


Back to back Swans shows. I feel for your eardrums.

ilduclo 12.22.2016 10:25 AM

Peter Evans will be blowing his horn in Tiny Town. I won't miss it!

Kuhb 12.22.2016 08:22 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by stu666
June 5th - Stewart Lee - Apex, Bury St Edmunds



Why would you go see the ramblings of a misshapen bin-bag of a man?

Bertrand 12.28.2016 01:17 PM

January 14th - Frustration - le Chabada, Angers (French band lurking into cold wave)

February 11th - Boss Hog - la Sirène, La Rochelle

February 23rd - Tim Darcy/Omni - l'Antipode, Rennes

April 28th - Last Train - l'Ubu, Rennes

Wondering whether I'm gonna go see the following:
January 29th - Lambchop - l'Antipode, Rennes
February 25th - Teenage Fanclub - la Nouvelle Vague, Saint-Malo
May 5th - les Wampas - la Citrouille, Saint-Brieuc

Severian 01.02.2017 09:11 PM

Going to see my boys the Flaming Lips for the... fuck.. like... thirteenth time or some shit? Yeah. Been a while, but I'm doing it up.

With earplugs on account of tinnitus

greenlight 01.02.2017 11:55 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by _tunic_
9 + 10 Dec: State-X New Forms Festival, The Hague, NL (especially for Lubomyr Melnyk and Wrekmeister Harmonies that feature half of Silver Mt Zion and/or God's Pee. Or at least I hope it will, otherwise I want a refund!)
12 Dec: Low @ Belfast, N-Ireland
13 Dec: Low @ Dublin, Ireland
14 Dec: Low @ Kilkenny, Ireland
This is Low's Christmas UK tour with special guests Gaelynn Lea and Erik Koskinen (whom I've never heard of)

and perhaps before that:
2 Dec: Dans Dans @ Het Bos, Antwerp, Belgium (night one of two of their new album release party)


I see you have done little Irish tour tunic! hope you enjoyed it! Kilkenny, Dublin, Belfast all nice to see!

Peterpuff 01.03.2017 01:07 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Severian
Going to see my boys the Flaming Lips for the... fuck.. like... thirteenth time or some shit? Yeah. Been a while, but I'm doing it up.

With earplugs on account of tinnitus


Just saw the recent show. Still good and all, but Coyne's Jesus complex has gotten way out of control and the overall pacing of their shows has suffered accordingly for the past decade or so, imo. I hope you like unicorns.

Rob Instigator 01.04.2017 04:54 PM

Gonna go see JANDEK perform at Lawndale Arts Center Friday! http://www.freepresshouston.com/jand...ers-speakeasy/

_tunic_ 01.06.2017 12:34 PM

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Originally Posted by greenlight
I see you have done little Irish tour tunic! hope you enjoyed it! Kilkenny, Dublin, Belfast all nice to see!


I loved Kilkenny! It was such a surreal experience, I thought I was walking in Harry Potter land. Imagine this school building:
 


and all the kids wearing their school uniform (which kids in the Netherlands and many other European countries don't do), and all the boys are carrying their Hurley sticks which is a sport I had never heard of.

And I never knew that the Titanic was built in Belfast, so I visited that museum. And I also never knew that the writer of Guliver's Travels was a bisshop in Dublin.
and the concerts were great as well, especially Gaelynn Lea's support set

greenlight 01.07.2017 06:37 AM

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Originally Posted by _tunic_
I loved Kilkenny! It was such a surreal experience, I thought I was walking in Harry Potter land. Imagine this school building:
 


and all the kids wearing their school uniform (which kids in the Netherlands and many other European countries don't do), and all the boys are carrying their Hurley sticks which is a sport I had never heard of.

And I never knew that the Titanic was built in Belfast, so I visited that museum. And I also never knew that the writer of Guliver's Travels was a bisshop in Dublin.
and the concerts were great as well, especially Gaelynn Lea's support set


oh yeah. all that is a like you saying and Kilkenny is beautiful. I hope you had a pint of Kilkeny as well. yeah, hurling and gealic futball would be two sports you wont find anywhere else in the world and two biggest ones in Irl. and they are sure proud of it.

Severian 01.07.2017 01:06 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Peterpuff
Just saw the recent show. Still good and all, but Coyne's Jesus complex has gotten way out of control and the overall pacing of their shows has suffered accordingly for the past decade or so, imo. I hope you like unicorns.


They're playing in a surprisingly small club that I've never been to before. I'm not sure how it's going to work, with all that their stage show entailed last time I saw them.

I think around the time of Embryonic, they had dialed back their whole approach a notch or two and it lead to some of their best music ever. I would like to see them perform more minimally. Or at least take a lesson from the Stones and insert a little "garage band" intermission into their live show where they abandon all pyrotechnics and just kick out the jams in for a few songs.

Peterpuff 01.09.2017 11:23 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Severian
I would like to see them perform more minimally. Or at least take a lesson from the Stones and insert a little "garage band" intermission into their live show where they abandon all pyrotechnics and just kick out the jams in for a few songs.


I could not agree more. Yes, it will be interesting to see what they do at a smaller club. The show here was still pretty elaborate at a decent sized theater-type setting. I hate to be too pissy and negative towards them. I still love seeing them and all, I just wish Wayne would shut the fuck up sometimes and get on with it.

Severian 01.09.2017 12:09 PM

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Originally Posted by Peterpuff
I could not agree more. Yes, it will be interesting to see what they do at a smaller club. The show here was still pretty elaborate at a decent sized theater-type setting. I hate to be too pissy and negative towards them. I still love seeing them and all, I just wish Wayne would shut the fuck up sometimes and get on with it.


Hey, no worries my friend. We ALL wish that about Wayne Coyne. He's such a fucking shit-talker and megalomaniac. I love (hate) hearing him wax pedantic and philosophical about rock n' roll and substances and consciousness and the Lips' music. He sounds like an ass, and he does a lot of asshole things. If someone were to just read about him, follow his twitter, and watch interviews, one would have no idea how crushingly beautiful the Flaming Lips can be, or how charming and full of life their music is (mostly).
In that respect he's a bit like the Kanye West of indie rock. People think him a fuckwad, with good reason, and often miss out on the sometimes disarming emotional poignance of the band's best work.

Seriously, I agree with you 100%, and I'm a HUGE Lips fan from WAY back. When Sonic Youth broke up, they essentially became my favorite living band (not sure that's true anymore, haven't been on a Lips kick in a long time), and I've seen them so many times I've lost count, between '95 and 2013. But he drives me batty sometimes. Turns me off of the music even.

What's funny is that he knows he's not the real musical visionary talent behind the band. He's the mad conductor. The public image, etc. I too wish he would dial it down and just focus on the music. Because when they really focus, they are capable of making transcendent music. Whether it's over-the-top synth-prog rock ("The Gash") or stripped down noise rock ("Shine on Sweet Jesus") or, y'know, dance-pop with a dash of noise ("Ego Trippin'," "Are You a Hypnotist?") They're a serious band, and I'd love to see them spend more time in that mindset.

Also, I'm getting a little old for big explosive noisy strobelight filled concerts. Just being honest. They don't hold as much appeal for me now as they once did.

PLips 01.20.2017 09:25 PM

Yeah I'm going to see a chick band from California called 'Cherry Glazer' next tuesday.

I don't really know them my brother is just following the indy scene in california.

Yeah it's just going to be chill and fun. My brother will buy me a pack of smokes and some beer and an excuse to go to Toronto. No big whoop.

greenlight 01.21.2017 03:26 AM

_slavo's_ Casi Cada Minuto tonight in Prague.

http://www.punctum.cz


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