Love this record to bits.
Loving the anonymity there.
Anyways... you'd be best directing that tasty little nugget at the actual members of gofaster, seeing as i 'got over myself' and left some months ago, hence the *needs guitarist* ads.
It's pointless having a go at me about anything gofaster related, cause i really don't give a shit, hence my leaving.
We were as nice as can be to them, really.
We let them use our drums, bass amp, guitar amp, keyboard stand and attempted to engage them in some small talk to break the ice a bit.
In return they made no acknowledgement of our presence other than to make comments about the lack of a crowd we'd pulled, left the venue both nights without even saying a simple 'thanks' for letting them use our gear.... and the singer, whilst a couple of us where sat at the merch table, walked over and threw an empty fag packet on the table and snarled at us.
Yeah, we were total dickheads towards them. Or... quite the opposite.
...all four of White Lies, their two managers and their agent were all absolute fucking cock-ends to mine and my mates band when they opened for us at a couple of dates in February under the name "Beethoven".
Then my computer swallowed it. Probably for the best.
...we only let them know we couldn't do it on Friday just gone, so they might not've booked anyone yet, what with it being the weekend and all. It's Liverpool Barfly who are putting the gig on, not an independent promoter as far as i'm aware.
Cheers for liking the band too. We had doing that show.
...the song up on myspace is a recording of our only show so far and was recorded by the drummer dude from the Mae Shi/Bad Dudes and apparently it became their tour van song of choice throught February. This made me impossibly pleased.
...of whom i am a fret-wanking member.
But alas, we're not playing that gig as the other members of said Antlers are also in another band and are away in November.
You might wanna take that down from those listings, admin dudes.
British Sea Power, Burial, Elbow, Neon Neon and Radiohead
I still get tingles just thinking about it.
I had watched Elbow earlier in the evening and declared their show to be one of the greatest i've ever been in the audience for. It was unreal, the crowd knew everyword, everyone sang along, the weather was PERFECT, everybody was grinning their head off. As cheesy as it sounds, it was one of those moments which makes you feel glad to be alive. Oh yes. Anyways, after Elbow, we stuck around for Hot Chip out of laziness and had a bit of a dance. "These are ace" I thought, "but it'll never top that Elbow set. I don't think anything ever will."
Sooooo.... imagine my suprise roughly 40 odd minutes later as i'm going absolutely mental in the middle of one of the largest crowds i've ever seen at the Pyramid Stage. Seriously, it was standing room only towards the back of the field as we made out way down into the crowd.
I will never, ever, ever, ever forget that atmosphere as the Jay-z intro video played out and faded into the opening chords to Wonderwall. I never though i'd hear near 100,000 people boo Noel Gallagher. I never thought a perfect, life-affirming, glowing sunset gig by one of my favourite bands would be blown totally out of the water by a hip-hop act i'd gone to watch out of curiosity, just because i'd never watch it in any other circumstance.
What a fucking gig that was.
What a fucking GIG!
That is my tuppeny worth. Anyone else still reeling from it?
That's why Jay Z is headlining.
...features the singing and guitar-tapping talents of Dave Maps & Atlases.
...Great, great band and really down to earth funny chaps to be around.
Totally didn't see this coming. Bit saddenned by it to be honest, cause i reckon they had that 'something' which eventually turns good bands into great bands.
For those people who thought they were wank must remember that they were only 16 when they started writing this stuff. They're only 18 now. Imagine what they'd be doing given a couple of years...
Todd did mention that he was interested in doing a side-project band at some point which was going to be really doomy and sludgey. Could be worth keeping an eye on.
...but i find myself liking Coldplay quite a lot. I really don't want to, but i do. It's inexplicable.
I love the shot of the Garston council houses in the background.
A valid point.
Claiming to be from Wigan is just a cover to enable him to have a little cry.
...by being a moaning whingebag.
"On the other hand, we’re keen to dismiss a city whose collective conscience seems to mirror that of a weeping, unhinged mob boss recklessly perceiving everything as a slight against “the family”. "
I fucking despise being called a traitor or some other such bullshit by a crying horde of 'proffesional scousers' whenever i object to anything remotely Merseyside related, despite the fact i was born and have lived here for my entire life.
SSS myspace is:
Then Copy Haho.
... and did a LOL
I've been on about these for months on the forum!
That rating could be an 8 or 9 if only you'd caught them in a decent venue.
Great, great band.
r3-sChEduLeD dAtES 4hOy!!!
My band is supporting in Lancaster.
Hahahaha lolololollloooLOOLLLOOLOL!What utter, utter, utter crap. Total crap.
If anything, people here are starting to turn against that brand of jingle-jangly bollocks, cause it's getting proper boring.
The only people who listen to this shite anymore are a few scallys, the bands who have that sound, a few of their mates, and people from outside of the city who believe that "that's what gets scouser going."
Probably one of the most ill-informed posts i've seen on these boards.
that's such a fucking cliched opinion. Get a grip.
....that there's no Hard-Fi on this list.
and Maps & Atlases
...this album sounded like a shit Storm&Stress.
But seeing as Storm&Stress are one of the greatest bands ever, that's actually quite a compliment.