Post by Badchoices on Apr 24, 2016 22:54:33 GMT -8
1. Chelsea Wolfe - 2015 at Shakedown in Bellingham, WA (also another time with Burrito at Barboza but that was before Abyss)
If you don't know Abyss you really should check it out. Not totally a departure from Chelsea Wolfe's past material but she definitely decided to go heavy. I think that "mind fuckery" is the best thing to expect when going into this show. She has an amazing and beautiful voice but it is surrounded by a whole lot of raunchy nasty heavy noise. I am hoping she gets a set time when it is dark or getting dark. It has potential to be an extremely special set at the Gorge given the correct time of day. It will be rad either way but I'm thinking transcendent if properly placed.
2. Shamir - 2015 at Life Is Beautiful (Las Vegas, NV)
I know this was Shamir's hometown and that could have had a huge factor on why the crowd was so into this set. That doesn't matter though. Everyone was dancing and Shamir had a swagger that I talked about for weeks after seeing that show. A swagger that says fuck you constraints of gender and sexuality. A swagger that says I belong here, commanding this crowd and making them move. It was such a surprise show for me because I was so-so on the Shamir recorded material. I doubt this will be in the dance tent cuz it was a full on band. But I am guessing it will be earlier in the day and you shouldn't sit on your ass in district 9. GET THERE FOR THIS.
3. Deep Sea Diver - 2015 at KEXP show before the Sounders March To The Match and 2014? Sasquatch.
This is an indie band out of Seattle that should be getting a ton more love in the blogosphere. The set that I witnessed at Sasquatch was super early. Maybe the first set of the day at the Bigfoot. They had a small but passionate crowd moving with them the whole time. It was a fine show. I was super happy that I made the trek in 5 hours earlier than the rest of my crew. AND THEN THEY COVERED MARIAH CAREY. Their cover of "Fantasy" made me a fan for life. The free set they played before the Sounders March To The Match was also rad.
Last Edit: Apr 24, 2016 23:03:51 GMT -8 by Badchoices
Post by Badchoices on Apr 24, 2016 22:40:33 GMT -8
I would have to agree with Burrito though...every DJ set has left me disappointed other than Four Tet and DJ Shadow. If you don't have any conflicts do a drive-by at least. 85% sure that even if you don't dig his recorded stuff your booty will be a groovin'
Oh hell yeah, my buddy just hooked it up with tickets to the second Vancouver B.C. Sigur Ros show! So stoked.
The second show they added is actually the day before the original. Which show will you be at!? Crossing fingers for bad choices beer time!
Beer time would be lovely! I am going to the Sunday show. Up in the air when I will be up there (Saturday night through Monday or Sunday afternoon to Monday morning). I will let you know once I know. BEER!
teen suicide - It's the Big Joyous Celebration, Let's Stir the Honeypot Explosions In The Sky - Wilderness Yeasayer - Amen & Goodbye Cobalt - Slow Forever Slaves BC - All Is Dust And I Am Nothing Panopticon - Autumn Eternal Ustalost - The Spoor Of Vipors Yellow Eyes - Sick With Bloom
Yeasayer - Amen & Goodbye Parquet Courts - Human Performance
I am so stoked for Yeasayer at Sasquatch. I skipped their set last time they were there. Really hope I can go to the festival this year and if I do Yeasayer is one of my tops right now. I don't think I have seen them since All Hour Cymbals.
Pre-sale for sigur ros' tour on sale tomorrow. God damnit I want to go but it is steep. But two sets with an intermission....maybe I am cheap and it isn't steep? I donno. Going to have to think on it over night.
Caribou closing out the entire festival is exactly how it should be. That band...holy shit they are incredible. No doubt their show will rule the only question is what will the band be made up of? Every time I have seen them Dan has had a different number of performers on stage with him. He is a mad scientist. Genius. The best.
You can speak your piece all you want but Snoop being douchey doesn't compute for me. Unless you are talking about his movies, I can understand thinking the movies are douchey. Also, Schoolboy Q is definitely not douchey. I disagree with that strongly. Maybe your definition of douchey is different though. I don't feel douchey while listening to anything that I like. You like what you like. I am with Jimothy here.
Just went on a hike near where I live. It's right across from the entrance of Larrabee State Park. Pretty walk through the wood with a little mountain lake at the end. Nothing too crazy but nice to get out and do a hike! Glad you guys started posting about this