Post by know ID yuh on Jan 26, 2012 19:29:41 GMT -5
From a "what bands makes sense at Sasquatch regardless of tour dates" standpoint, I've had SBTRKT on my list for months. However, it looks like his dates match up nicely with a late April trek through Seattle, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, then headling to Europe and playing several shows throughout the month of May leading up to Primavera. I'm just saying it's not a lock.
Looks like whoever SBTRKT is will be at Sasquatch.
03/21 – Nashville, TN @ Mercy Lounge * 03/22 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade * 03/24 – Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum 03/25 – Miami, FL @ Ultra Music Festival 03/27 – Athens, GA @ Georgia Theatre * 03/28 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel ^ 03/30 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club ^ 03/31 – Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of Living Arts ^ 04/02 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (DJ Set) # 04/03 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall # 04/04 – Boston, MA @ Paradise ^ 04/06 – Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues ^ 04/07 – Chicago, IL @ House of Blues ^ 04/08 – Madison, WI @ Majestic ^ 04/10 – Boulder, CO @ Fox Theatre ^ 04/11 – Aspen, CO @ Belly Up ^ 04/13 – San Diego, CA @ House of Blues * 04/14 – Indio, CA @ Coachella Music Festival 04/16 – San Francisco, CA @ The Independent * 04/18 – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom * 04/21 – Indio, CA @ Coachella Music Festival
While I have little doubt SBTRKT will be there, I wouldn't call him a lock. First, assuming he is not a multi-millionaire, it wouldn't make sense for him to play Seattle the night after Portland, because he has to drive back to Indio. It's not like he is intentionally skipping Seattle/Vancouver yet. Also, he is in Europe before and after the festival.
Even though I dislike pretty much every band with a similar style, for I some reason I really liked the SBTRKT album.
I saw the Portland show the night before. If I had it all over to do again, I would be in a punk rock band. All you need to do is perform stupid tricks and be funny in between songs, and ten years later you have a devoted following. You don't even need musical talent.
I took that road, it's not as easy as they make it seem. The NOFX's of this world are rare. Did you enjoy the show? It seemed to have a lot to do with being the last night of their tour, but having seen them many times before I was not expecting to be so impressed (as much by the stupid tricks and jokes as the music).
Oh yeah, I enjoyed the show. It's fun living in a non-PC world for 90 minutes.
And the reason bands like NOFX are rare is because punks tend to grow up. It's hard to remain true to form when you're listening to Jack Johnson on the side.
I can't wait to hate that Lana Del Rey album. And that Cloud Nothings album is really, really awesome. It's infectious. I think it would be a horrible 50-minute album, but at just over thirty it's perfect.
Y'all are crazy with Cloud Nothing and Youth Lagoon. I'd rather listen to "Video Games" for the same amount of time as both of those albums. So no matter how god awful shitty her album will be the stone cold truth is that it will be better than those two albums.
Cloud Nothings and Youth Lagoon are just like that Yuck band to me, what is the point. Not only do they sound musically like the bands that are directly influencing them, they are lyrically identical and they even emote in the same manner as their influences.
One of the reasons I like the Youth Lagoon album so much is because it only sounds like Youth Lagoon. It's unique in the sense that none of the songs remind me of any other band, especially not Yuck.
So I know I have repeatedly said that the Sanity Clause will probably be looser than ever this year, but please fuckin' god hold good and true for Odd Future who have a show in Seattle on Apr. 11.
I don't agree with your theory the clause will be looser. The only difference this year is that AZ has asked everyone not to release their NW tour dates like bands have in the past. That is why everyone releasing tour dates has a Seattle date, because they have no restriction on when they can release their tour dates.
I guess it depends on how you define "looser," but you're not going to see 20+ bands on the lineup with Seattle dates this spring.