Thursday, May 29, 2008

Foals! I told you all! See FOALS!!

I tried. I really tried! I told everyone, "Foals. Troubadour, May 24th, $10! Or, for my more northern comrades, "Foals, Popscene, Thursday!!!" Well, now all I can say is I TOLD YOU SO!!! This band won't be returning to a club that small, for a price cheaper than their cd, ever again. The Troubadour was just 1 day after their appearance on the Jimmy Kimmel Show and they now have a slot at a few of this summers upcoming Download Festivals.

How good are Foals? I actually own the CD. As in "I bought it from Amoeba, burned it, and didn't return it for 75% credit" good. In an attempt to not bore the reader with fawning adjectives, I will just say they were perfect live. They played every song off Antidotes and included grooovy improv jams at the beginning, during a broken string change, and at the intro to the encore. As any good band should, they didnt save their singles Cassius or Balloons for the predictable encore. Bravo, thank you, and see you again.

Set List:
French Open
Olympic Airways
Heavy Water
Two Steps Twice
Red Socks Pugie
Electric Bloom
*encore* Mathletics

Foals - Cassius

Friday, May 23, 2008

Some Things Are More Important Than Music

Like how the hell you're supposed to get to shows. Happy Memorial Day Weekend!

Sunday, May 4, 2008

Sad follow-up to Pretty Girls Make Graves reunion

Ticketweb now says "Jaguar Love featuring members of Pretty Girls Make Graves and Blood Bros." I knew it was too good to be true and now I'm trying to get a refund from them due to the misleading billing. I mean, look at this ticket and tell me if it reads like the two bands below Jaguar Love aren't playing.