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hat and bread 04.11.2009 10:14 PM

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Originally Posted by pokkeherrie
Wow, that must've been tonight... can't say I'm not jealous. How was it?

Campbell Kneale (let's just call him that instead of that emo bandname he uses nowadays) and Kikuri are pretty much at the top of my want-to-see list... along with Suishou No Fune, but I'm sure that being in Japan you have a pretty good chance at seeing them live too.


You are quite right to feel jealous. It was incredible.

I don't think Tetragrammaton are really known outside of Tokyo, but they are quickly becoming one of my favorite bands. http://www.myspace.com/tgmtn

Mr. Kneale was in top form. His set was one long voice generated drone with a bit of electronic percussion scattered here and there. By the end he looked exhausted and was gasping for air. He finished his set off with a nice curtsey and a bow.

Kikuri was great too. For the first hour or so Haino switched from guitar to theramin to wavedrum and back again, with Merzbow on laptop and a homemade guitar-like contraption. It was loud and strangley soothing. Haino did a bit of that angelic high pitched singing he does while Merzbow let out some bowel rattling tones from his laptop. Just when it looked like the whole thing was over Merzbow wips a pair of drums sticks out of his back pocket and takes a seat at the drum kit Tetragrammaton had been using. I had heard Merzbow was originally a drummer, but holy shit!, he can really play. Merzbow did some free jazz like drum acrobatics while Haino fiddled with his effects pedals, and then WHAM!, Haino starts playing his guitar all Pathetique-era Fushitsusha like with Merzbow doing some almost black metal drum banging. That went on and on until about 5 minutes before my last train home. Somehow I managed to catch my train and made it home. A perfect evening!

re: Suisho no Fune
I saw them play in Tokyo a few months back and only about 7 people showed up. I saw them in Austin Texas about two years ago and nearly the whole town showed up. Strange. They're really under-appreciated on their home turf.

Sonic Youth 37 04.17.2009 12:03 PM

The Faint/Ladytron TONIGHT!

Kuwa_Slayne 04.20.2009 08:21 PM

I just got a call from a buddy of mine from Detroit and he informed me about an Oblivians reunion show June 27. That so happens to coincide with my trip back home. Stoked.

_slavo_ 04.21.2009 02:50 AM

Sonic Youth
Mirror/Dash
Fennesz
No Neck Blues Band

tomorrow

blunderbuss 04.21.2009 02:57 AM

Have a great time, Slavo :)

_slavo_ 04.21.2009 03:05 AM

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Originally Posted by blunderbuss
Have a great time, Slavo :)


Thanks, mate. It surely will be a lot of fun, considering I will hang out with greenlight. :)

blunderbuss 04.21.2009 03:09 AM

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Originally Posted by _slavo_
Thanks, mate. It surely will be a lot of fun, considering I will hang out with greenlight. :)


I have to wait until December before I get the chance to do that.

_slavo_ 04.21.2009 03:10 AM

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Originally Posted by blunderbuss
I have to wait until December before I get the chance to do that.


Nightmare before Christmas? I'd kill to go there.

blunderbuss 04.21.2009 03:12 AM

Well, I'm not stopping you - Just make sure that whoever you kill is someone who deserves it.

a-p a. niemi 04.22.2009 09:29 AM

Sonic Youth, may 27, Malmö
The Melvins, june 27, Helsinki

both for the first time!
probably lots of finnish bands before and after

_slavo_ 04.23.2009 07:35 AM

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Originally Posted by _slavo_
Nightmare before Christmas? I'd kill to go there.


actually, blunderbuss, now that we've talked the whole thing through with greenlight, I'm starting to become really keen on that idea. I'll check out airline ticket prices and will probably go there to see you guys.

blunderbuss 04.23.2009 07:38 AM

Oh my God, he's murdered greenlight.

_slavo_ 04.23.2009 08:08 AM

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Originally Posted by blunderbuss
Oh my God, he's murdered greenlight.


the fine art of british humour :D

Rob Instigator 04.23.2009 08:57 AM

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3585/...98eaec.jpg?v=0

_slavo_ 04.25.2009 08:30 AM

Black Dice are playing in my town tomorrow. Are they worth seeing live these days?

ScreamingSchool 04.26.2009 07:51 AM

New York Dolls! April 9 in St. Pete FL. There's only two of 'em left but that's close enough for me. The new guitarist ain't no Johnny Thunders but on the real he's actually pretty damn good.

Sonic Youth 37 04.26.2009 12:40 PM

Dinosaur Jr. -Tonight!
Peelander-Z-later this week
(possibly) Magik Markers - next month (They're playing 2 minutes from where I am, but I'm away that week)
(possibly) Meat Puppets

deflinus 04.26.2009 12:53 PM

no fun. thats it. im broke

maybe lollapalooza. which reminds me, if anyone else is going - me and my friends don't want to spend money on hotels so if anyone's nice enough to let us crash at their place, that'd be great

Kuwa_Slayne 05.04.2009 10:15 PM

June 13 in Denver - Built to Spill, A Place to Bury Strangers, and..The Fluid!?

StevOK 05.05.2009 09:33 AM

Got tickets to see SY on July 15!

afterthefact 05.05.2009 09:38 AM

Going to see Portugal. The Man down in Atlanta on 6/13

Kyohan 05.05.2009 10:13 AM

ATP, this weekend!

punkaspoo 05.06.2009 08:59 AM

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Originally Posted by Kyohan
ATP, this weekend!

same here :cool:

pokkeherrie 05.06.2009 02:23 PM

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Originally Posted by Kyohan
ATP, this weekend!


Quote:

Originally Posted by punkaspoo
same here :cool:


see you there, fuckers!

DJ Rick 05.06.2009 02:35 PM

Freeform KDVS 90.3 FM in Davis presents...

 


WOODEN SHJIPS (SF)
THEE OH SEES (SF)
MAYYORS (SAC)
METH TEETH (PDX)
LUCKY DRAGONS (LA)
ETERNAL TAPESTRY (PDX)
STRIP MALL SEIZURES (OAKLAND)
SILVER DARLING (SAC)
THE NOTHING (SF)
PLEASE QUIET OURSELVES (BERKELEY)
DMPH (SAC)
PREGNANT (PLACERVILLE)

Saturday, May 16
2pm-10pm
@ Plainfield Station
23944 County Road 98, Woodland, CA


ALL AGES

This is in the boonies between Davis and Woodland at a rustic roadhouse (just like the one in the movie with Patrick Swayze, except not the least bit contrived) dating back to the 1920s which is the local haunt preferred by bikers (mostly real ones) and area agriculturalists. Best burgers and tacos in this part of Yolo County! Beer much cheaper than usual! This place is as much the star of the show as any of our outstanding bands.

Low price
$8 advance
$10 door


Best value in day-long festivals ever....How do we do it???

For more info or to PayPal for advance tix...
http://www.myspace.com/maximumfreedom


Directions:
(Googlemaps can't seem to find this, but it's easy!)

From Sacto (30 mins)...
(1) Take I-80 west to Davis
(2) Take Hwy 113 North toward Woodland
(3) Exit at County Road 29, turn right at end of exit
(4) Turn right at 2nd stop-sign at Road 98....it's 200 feet away.

From SF Bay Area (1-1.5 hours)...
(1) Take I-80 East toward Davis
(2) After passing town of Dixon, get over to right lane
(3) Take Hwy 113 North cutoff toward Woodland
(4) Exit at County Road 29, turn right at end of exit
(5) Turn right at 2nd stop-sign at Road 98....it's 200 feet away.

SuperCreep 05.06.2009 02:36 PM

Starting to map out my summer schedule:

May 31st: Bang on a Can Marathon
July 2nd: SY
July 8th: Subhumans
July 24th: Black Moth Super Rainbow
Aug. 1: M. Ward/Nels Cline & Mike Watt

Kyohan 05.06.2009 04:04 PM

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Originally Posted by pokkeherrie
see you there, fuckers!


Jesus Fucking Lizard!

Kuwa_Slayne 05.06.2009 10:08 PM

Bob Log III this Friday

SuperCreep 05.06.2009 10:23 PM

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Originally Posted by SuperCreep
Starting to map out my summer schedule:

May 31st: Bang on a Can Marathon
July 2nd: SY
July 8th: Subhumans
July 24th: Black Moth Super Rainbow
Aug. 1: M. Ward/Nels Cline & Mike Watt


+
May 24th: The Music of Sun Ra and Stockhausen: The Respect Sextet
June 8th: David Byrne
June 25th: Femi Kuti
June 26th: Blonde Redhead
July 18th: Siren Music Festival (only going to this for Built to Spill.)

punkaspoo 05.06.2009 11:56 PM

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Originally Posted by pokkeherrie
see you there, fuckers!


hopefully not. i'll laugh at anyone with a sonic youth shirt. :fuckyou: and after laughter there's gonna be a few fast and deadly kickboxing moves. be aware.

Kyohan 05.07.2009 05:14 AM

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Originally Posted by punkaspoo
hopefully not. i'll laugh at anyone with a sonic youth shirt. :fuckyou: and after laughter there's gonna be a few fast and deadly kickboxing moves. be aware.



Nice one - I could do with keeping up training while I'm away; better pack some shirts...:D

tesla69 05.07.2009 03:08 PM

I think'll see Chromecranks tomorrow they used to kick ass. Next Sat I'll see Bardo Pond and Steve Shelley's Band at No Fun. Depending on my mood I might take in Metal Mountains beforehand at the Stone. If 24 gets over in time I'll see Other Dimensions in Music on Monday.

EVOLghost 05.07.2009 11:28 PM

SONIC YOUTH JUNE 28th BEYOTCHED KHFLKs

pokkeherrie 05.13.2009 05:20 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by punkaspoo
hopefully not. i'll laugh at anyone with a sonic youth shirt. :fuckyou: and after laughter there's gonna be a few fast and deadly kickboxing moves. be aware.


Here I come, here I come, with my dick in my hand
Do you think you'd like to have a blockbuster up your ass
Do you think you'd like that, well do ya motherfucker?
Do ya, MOTHERFUCKER!
Do ya?


That was so incredibly awesome.
Electric Wizard, Sleep (twice) and the Jesus Lizard (thrice) in a span of 4 days.

I was surprised to find out afterwards that the world is still turning. Might as well though, or I'd have missed Shellac tomorrow.

al shabbray 05.13.2009 05:38 PM

coco rosie
somewhere in june

StevOK 05.14.2009 12:11 AM

Just got my SY tickets in the mail. :D

_slavo_ 05.14.2009 02:46 AM

Women, June 6, Prague
Aidan Baker / Thisquietarmy / Nadja, June 16, Prague

punkaspoo 05.16.2009 02:17 AM

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Originally Posted by pokkeherrie
That was so incredibly awesome.
Electric Wizard, Sleep (twice) and the Jesus Lizard (thrice) in a span of 4 days.

yeah, the weekend was crazy. especially the lizard's gigs. also saw them three times.
there were plenty of sonic youth's shirts at the venue but I was a pussy and did nothing.

blunderbuss 05.16.2009 02:41 AM

July:
Supersonic Festival

November:
Fennesz / Grouper / Natural Snow Buildings

There's tons of other stuff I'd like to be going to, but I have to watch the pennies at the moment.

The Earl Of Slander 05.23.2009 04:53 AM

Going to see the "Sublime Frequencies" tour in Newcastle tonight. Yes!


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