Maybe Bumbershoot will get the Deftones / Incubus / Death from Above 1979 tour? It wraps up in San Diego on 8/30 (Bumbershoot: 9/5-7). But a week off might not make sense, so I'm probably wrong. What can I say, I miss lineup speculation!
High School me would be very excited. Actually, present day me would be pretty thrilled too cause Deftones and DFA are still great live acts.
A friend got bailed on for a show tonight at Mt. Baker Theater. So I am going to watch Neko Case tonight. I don't really know any of her music but I am still excited to go see some live music! I potentially am going to be seeing a lot this weekend:
Friday - Wild Throne @ The Shakedown Saturday - BOTSC, Lesbian, Grenades @ Columbia City Theater Sunday - Great Falls, Tacos!, Theories, Old Iron @ Chop Suey
Taking full advantage of help with the baby from father in-law. Don't think I can stay for 4/20 though Burrito. Turns out that is the day he flies back to Baltimore
Haha, I had a friend get bailed on for her show on Thursday in Olympia. Not sure if I'll be able to head down for it though.
I'm not sure they meant to link to this info but it's the weekend following Pemberton so it could be relevant.
I'm trying to figure out what this could be. It doesn't really make sense with the way block party is scheduled unless it's a bunch of different stages mashed together. Ratatat would he on the main stage but they wouldn't have music going past midnight outside. Oh well, I'll be quite happy if ratatat, Jamie xx, and com truise play.
Unless Grimes comes out out of nowhere and drops her new one on us, this is probably going to be my Album of the Year. It's between this or Vulnicura (and maybe Gliss Riffer).
Amazingly good. I need to spend a lot of time with it though. Lots to chew on in this one. In general, I'm extremely in favor of the general shift away from irony and towards emotional honesty in a lot of music these days.
Damn, wish I would have checked the board before the show. Did you end up going? I was there. Sold out show! That was pretty sweet. My wife is 8 1/2 months pregnant so we were in the very back and the Neumos staff gave her a seat. It kind of sucked in the sense of not being able to see the show but it sounded great. Blood Drugs is new to me. I love their track off of the Seattle Noise Vol. 1 compilation and when they played that one I got super into it. I think I would have enjoyed the set more if I knew more of their songs ahead of time. Kinski was fucking awesome. They opened with the "Beyond In Touch With My Feminine Side" and I about peed my pants out of excitement. That is my favorite track of the year so far. They also had a friend from Sweden hop on for the last song. I guess he happened to be passing through. Sandrider was rad as always. We moved up to the merch booth for that set. It was pretty fun watching the crowd go nuts. Would have liked to meet ya. Next time!
Haha I was probably real close to you and your wife then. I was pretty much middle back for most of the show. I missed Blood Drugs but Kinski and Sandrider were great. It'd been a while since I'd seen Kinski so it was fun seeing them again. I'd somehow never seen Sandrider before but they were predictably awesome. Some other time!
For the first time maybe ever, I agree with Wonk. As confused as I was about the play call initially, I did come to understand the reasoning behind it later. As difficult as it is to give Belichick credit for anything, he knew exactly what he was doing by not calling the timeout and what it would force the Hawks to do. As good of a play as it was for Butler, and as much as it pains me to do it, I have to place most of the blame for the interception on Wilson. In that situation, you have to put the ball where your guy can get it or nobody can. If it's not a guaranteed catch, you throw it out of the back of the end zone. Instead, he threw it right into the middle of a crowd and gave Butler the opportunity to (illegally?) push Kearse out of the way and steal the game. Regardless of who gets the blame or the credit, the ball had no business being in the air in that exact spot.
- Wilson probably deserves the 4th most blame for the play. Kearse is first for just giving up when it came to blocking Browner, Lockette 2nd for thinking he was about to win the Super Bowl and not trying, Bevell for being dumb, Russ for throwing a bad pass. I'm not remotely absolving Russell, but there seems to be a push to declare that the worst throw ever which isn't fair. It was like a foot too high. Not where he wanted it but it wasn't a catastrophe
-Butler's play was totally legal, defenders have as much right to the ball as receivers do. He didn't interfere with Lockette, he made a play on the ball.
-If Butler doesn't make that play, Belichick gets crucified for not calling that time out. It's easy to celebrate the decision because it worked but it's the wrong decision 95% of the time.