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Post by joachimt » November 5th, 2017, 8:50 am

clemmetarey on Nov 4 2017, 06:48:14 PM wrote:
joachimt on Nov 3 2017, 11:22:00 AM wrote:I should rephrase: The corridor was crowded with a long row for the wardrobe.

But yeah, maybe it's not that bad if a band manages to sell between 500 and 1000 tickets each night. A band like Leprous could hopefully live from their music by now.
Oh I see. Still, as you say, if they bring 500 people every night all over Europe, it seems likely they can from their music.
I'm glad with that. They totally deserve it. Not enough young bands get a chance to get big. Most of the big bands are all in their 50's or something like that so it'd time for new ones to take over the main stages. This is one of the bands that totally deserves to play for a couple of thousand by now. Their stuff is waaay better than anything Dream Theater did in the past 10 years (and this is coming from a DT-fan!) and it's even more accessible to non-progmetal-fans, so they could get a wider audience.
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Post by Nopros » November 11th, 2017, 9:10 pm

Knaldskalle on Nov 4 2017, 09:14:33 PM wrote:
Nopros on Nov 4 2017, 07:53:22 PM wrote:My upcoming short holiday. Going to a concert in Oslo, then two in Stockholm. So ready for this!
I dunno who any of these are... :unsure:
Just saw your reply.

November 16th: Joey Bada$$. New York based hip hop. Has still yet to release a better album than his first mixtape 1999 from 2012. Here's a tune from his most recent album.



November 17th: Freddie Gibbs. Amazingly skilled rapper, can rap over literally any beat. Most known for his collab album Pinata with Madlib a few years back. So many amazing songs I could posts, but here's a clip of one of his live performances in Paris. His breath control is stunning. Verse starts at around 25 seconds.



November 18th: The Kooks. British pop rock/indie rock. Catchy tunes. I hadn't really listened to them in several years when I first bought the tickets, but they bring out a lot of nistalgic feelings in me.

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Post by joachimt » June 16th, 2018, 5:45 pm

Going out tonight to the concert (release party) of Robby Valentine. Going alone, because I really don't know anyone who likes this music. :lol:
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Post by nimimerkillinen » June 16th, 2018, 6:29 pm

Saw Coven (the 60s band) the other day, wasn't bad

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Post by XxXApathy420XxX » June 16th, 2018, 6:36 pm

Seeing Iceage in a week. Although their newest album was the weakest I am still excited.
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Post by GruesomeTwosome » July 27th, 2018, 5:14 am

Just got back from Radiohead, in Pittsburgh. Thom and the band were fucking perfect. "Fake Plastic Trees" and "Paranoid Android" in the encore, very cool. The set list seemed surprisingly light on songs from their most recent album (A Moon Shaped Pool).
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Post by flaiky » July 27th, 2018, 7:27 am

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July 27th, 2018, 5:14 am
Just got back from Radiohead, in Pittsburgh. Thom and the band were fucking perfect. "Fake Plastic Trees" and "Paranoid Android" in the encore, very cool. The set list was surprising light on songs from their most recent album (A Moon Shaped Pool).
Oh my god. I've seen them live twice (three times if you count Thom & Jonny alone), and have never got to hear Fake Plastic Trees. I hate you.
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Post by 1859 » July 27th, 2018, 9:26 am


:wub:

Did they play 2+2 though? My fav song to listen to live.

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Post by GruesomeTwosome » July 27th, 2018, 5:47 pm

@ flaiky: Hehe. I guess I was pretty lucky last night. 😁

@ 1859: No, "2+2=5" wasn't played unfortunately.

This was the setlist last night:

Daydreaming
Ful Stop
15 Step
Airbag
Morning Bell
The Gloaming
Pyramid Song
The Daily Mail
Climbing Up the Walls
Let Down
Bloom
Separator
I Might Be Wrong
Nude
The Numbers
The National Anthem
Idioteque

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Spectre
A Wolf at the Door
Bodysnatchers
Feral
Fake Plastic Trees

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Present Tense
Paranoid Android
Street Spirit (Fade Out)
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Post by flaiky » July 27th, 2018, 6:37 pm

Ah see that's the thing, they're one of those bands with so many amazing songs that you're inevitably going to be left wanting. I see you're missing Karma Police as well, which is just sublime live. Singing "For a minute there, I lost myself" over and over with thousands of other people...goosebumps just thinking about it.

They seem to love playing Let Down live, which always confuses me a bit as I consider it mid/lower-tier Radiohead.
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Post by GruesomeTwosome » July 27th, 2018, 6:50 pm

flaiky wrote:
July 27th, 2018, 6:37 pm
Ah see that's the thing, they're one of those bands with so many amazing songs that you're inevitably going to be left wanting. I see you're missing Karma Police as well, which is just sublime live. Singing "For a minute there, I lost myself" over and over with thousands of other people...goosebumps just thinking about it.

They seem to love playing Let Down live, which always confuses me a bit as I consider it mid/lower-tier Radiohead.
Yeah I was hoping for "Karma Police" as part of the encores, but I can't complain with what we got. "Idioteque" might have been my favorite of the show, so fun when Thom starts frantically hopping around when the "Ice age coming, ice age coming!" part comes. And it was funny when he introduced "Spectre", the rejected song intended for that James Bond movie. He said something like, "This one we wrote for a Bond movie...they didn't really like it" in a very deadpan way. 😂
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Post by 1859 » August 4th, 2018, 4:56 pm

I fucked up my own little bit of a festival season.:c I was supposed to attend 2nd day of OFF Festival, I got my ticket, my main goal was to see John Maus finally, after pretty much 9 years of having it on my list of things to do in life. Sooo I was really excited, and what? Exactly week before the show, his brother, who playes bass, died. Rest of the tour was cancelled and I support this decision, obviously.
Other than Maus I was planning to see only Wednesday Campanella, but it wasn't enough for me to justify 6 hours train ride, and I generally lost my enthusiasm.
But today I checked out the band that will take Maus' space and it's pretty awesome actually. Here, Bo Ningen
But I already sold my ticket.

Duh.

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Post by nimimerkillinen » August 5th, 2018, 5:54 am

XxXApathy420XxX wrote:
June 16th, 2018, 6:36 pm
Seeing Iceage in a week. Although their newest album was the weakest I am still excited.
how were they? will hopefully see them september
ariel pink is coming too (other date) hopefully will see them
paavoharju ja terry riley would play today at festival but price is high af and im poor

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Post by nimimerkillinen » August 5th, 2018, 6:20 am

1859 wrote:
August 4th, 2018, 4:56 pm
I fucked up my own little bit of a festival season.:c I was supposed to attend 2nd day of OFF Festival, I got my ticket, my main goal was to see John Maus finally, after pretty much 9 years of having it on my list of things to do in life. Sooo I was really excited, and what? Exactly week before the show, his brother, who playes bass, died. Rest of the tour was cancelled and I support this decision, obviously.
Other than Maus I was planning to see only Wednesday Campanella, but it wasn't enough for me to justify 6 hours train ride, and I generally lost my enthusiasm.
But today I checked out the band that will take Maus' space and it's pretty awesome actually. Here, Bo Ningen
But I already sold my ticket.

Duh.
saw bo ningen 2011 and they were great
haven't listened to their two latest albums but this is pretty nice video

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Post by Cocoa » August 6th, 2018, 2:54 pm

Went to Lollapalooza yesterday. Lykke Li is amazing live :wub:

Earlier in the summer I attended the following concerts: Brandi Carlile; Tracyanne & Danny (Tracyanne is/was the lead in Camera Obscura); and KT Tunstall (she was on tour with the Barenaked Ladies but I left before they performed). The only concert I have remaining to go to this summer is Culture Club and the B-52s.

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Post by Carmel1379 » September 7th, 2018, 12:22 pm

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Post by Chilton » September 8th, 2018, 11:33 pm

Carmel1379 wrote:
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Tonight

Oh snap, you saw them in the AB in Brussels? I wanted to go see them in Berlin, but was too late to buy tickets. :(

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Post by Carmel1379 » September 9th, 2018, 2:19 am

Chilton wrote:
September 8th, 2018, 11:33 pm
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Tonight

Oh snap, you saw them in the AB in Brussels? I wanted to go see them in Berlin, but was too late to buy tickets. :(
Aye aye. It was amazing, live it's all on a whole next level.

Too bad you didn't get to go yourself. :( Next time beware with getting tickets in time!
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Post by joachimt » September 16th, 2018, 7:46 am

I went to see Pain of Salvation yesterday. It was great to see them (or actually "him, and the few others he has around him now") back at their old level again. The new album has a quality that equals the old ones. And the style is a now a nice mix of old POS and later changes. The new songs worked really well live, with lots of contrasts between very loud and very fragile: one of the things I love about POS.

The concert had a good mix of new and old songs. They even played three songs from their debut album One Hour by the Concrete Lake, which they normally ignore. This time they ignored Road Salt One and Road Salt Two, the album with which they lost a lot of fans. One girl on the balcony shouted early in the show "Play Sisters", upon which 50 guys below turned around towards here and shouted "NO!". After that she shut up. :lol:
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Post by clemmetarey » November 7th, 2018, 12:56 pm

This week was a first for me as I went to concerts on both Monday and Tuesday night.

First one:
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Aborted / Benighted / Cytotoxin / Cryptopsy

I sadly couldn't get there in time so I missed Cytotoxin. I had already seen Benighted last year but it was great seeing them again, although their set was a bit short. Cryptopsy was really good as well, reminded me I should pay more attention to them. Finally, Aborted played and had some of the best lightning effects I've seen. Who would have thought neon-like lightning would work so well with brutal death?



The sound was near perfect for them and all the bands before, but that's usually the case in this venue. I also went to Benighted merch table and got myself a tee-shirt. The singer was there so I also bought a CD and had him sign it. :)



Second one:
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Anaal Nathrakh / Point Mort

Anaal Nathrakh has been my favorite band for a few years now and this was one of their first concert in France in years so I was really impatient. I didn't know Point Mort before last night, can't say I really liked what I heard but it was fine to get in the mood. When I got in I obviously went to Anaal Nathrakh merch table and found the guitarist there (Anaal Nathrakh is a duo that uses a drum program on CD and real musicians for live performance by the way). I got a tee-shirt and made him sign my ticket, so at this point I was a bit starstruck.
The concert was fantastic, the guitars were buried in the mix sadly. After the way too short concert I got a beer and hanged out in the bar a bit (the concert was taking place in a room inside a regular bar where people gathered to watch the champions league). About 15 to 20 minutes after the end, the singer came out of the room so I also got him to sign my ticket (and also their live bass player), while I mumbled a few thank you for coming. I was pretty much ecstatic going home, my hand didn't leave the pocket where my ticket were. :P

So yeah I had two awesome nights. Has anyone else ''meet'' musicians you like?

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Post by flaiky » November 7th, 2018, 4:50 pm

clemmetarey wrote:
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So yeah I had two awesome nights. Has anyone else ''meet'' musicians you like?
I met Pete Doherty after a Libertines gig when I was 16. My friend managed to snap a picture of him kissing me and you can see the coke all over his nostrils. lol, so predictable.

I also met Noel Gallagher, though not intentionally - I think we were waiting to meet The Coral and he came out with them. I don't actually like him or Oasis but he's one of the bigger celebs I've encountered IRL.

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Post by nimimerkillinen » January 1st, 2019, 11:54 am

Tickets for

March: Brighter Death Now

May: both days: Image

August: 3 day ticket to Flow festival, so far announced (TBA +- 100 more:
The Cure
Tame Impala
Robyn
Father John Misty
Modeselektor (live)
Mitski
CupcakKe
Yves Tumor
Makaya McCraven
Amnesia Scanner
Gasellit
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Ruusut
Iisa
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Post by 1859 » January 10th, 2019, 9:25 pm

I'd like to see the cure someday

I saw Maus finally, but the show was butchered by the venue, which was looking actually very promising. :c

And saw Kero Kero Bonito, had a lot of fun!

Never really met any musicians I like, despite brief talk with a singer of Senyawa, which was pretty cool

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Post by nimimerkillinen » January 11th, 2019, 7:31 am

would like to see maus, missed ariel pink last fall which was bummer
ramleh, brighter dead now and dälek (saw 08, was great) are coming for two day fest here

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Post by RBG » January 14th, 2019, 12:16 am

:( my last concert was coachella in 2008. i'm old. but at least i saw prince.

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Post by joachimt » March 16th, 2019, 8:48 am

I went to see Haken last night. Great show, although 1h45min felt too short. Their discography is big enough already so you just feel like you're missing something if they play less than 2h. They had two support acts, so the complete evening was long enough, but of course I'd prefer just one support act and 45 min more playing time for the main act.

The support acts were Bent Knee and Vola. I never heard of Bent Knee before. It's hard to describe what kind of music they actually made. Prog just isn't the exact word for it. They combined loud guitars riffs, electronic samples and a violin with a clean female voice (although not always a pleasant voice). They looked very young but apparently they made their first album at the beginning of this decade already. Interesting music, for 30 min they kept surprising me and they clearly had loads of fun on stage (except for the guy who did all the electronics, never saw him smile). Here are 50 minutes of their music:



Second support act was Vola and I must admit I was bored for 45 minutes. They clearly had lots of fans in the audience, but I don't really get why. Every time I heard an interesting idea at the start of a song, then that idea was really all there was to that song, so every song felt too long. The lead singer had nothing interesting in his voice. Not that he had a bad voice, but just nothing distinguishing. This sounded like their attempt to get a radio hit:



Then the difference in quality became clear as soon as Haken started. Songs that remain interesting for the full runtime, musicians with great skills (yeah, I know, prog guys like to show off) and a distinguishing singer with a large frequency reach who hits every note. Two downsides though: the short playing time and their final song. They went off after 1h15min and got back for the encore. Their first encore was Crystallised, which lasts for about 20 min. Then they played Toto's Africa, which is a very boring song. So I fully expected them to play one more final blast after that, but unfortunately that was their last. Such an anticlimax. :(
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Post by nimimerkillinen » April 1st, 2019, 6:15 pm

Brighter death now was ok at times, not so at others. Kuiku had its moments, better than on record. Oksennus was ok
Ramlek decent at times. Dälek decent too
too bad was too anxious and had degrees of panic or panic attack all the time. felt like would have a heart attack, a stroke or my eyes would burst

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Post by nimimerkillinen » April 1st, 2019, 6:17 pm

got a ticket to sideways festival, lineup so far:

SUEDE
NAS
HOT CHIP
CHISU
DANNY BROWN
TIM HECKER & KONOYO ENSEMBLE
D.R.E.A.M.G.I.R.L.S.
EMPRESS OF
IDLES
ISMO ALANKO
KURT VILE & THE VIOLATORS
LOW
LET'S EAT GRANDMA
MAGMA
OLAVI UUSIVIRTA
PÄÄ KII
RUUSUT
PUCE MARY
SNAIL MAIL
STEPHEN MALKMUS & THE JICKS
UNCLE ACID AND THE DEADBEATS
VESTA
WASTE OF SPACE ORCHESTRA
AAVIKKO
AMYL AND THE SNIFFERS
ASA & BAND
CASS MCCOMBS
CAUTIOUS CLAY
CLEDOS
COLOR DOLOR
DJ IBUSAL
ELEANOORA ROSENHOLM
GAZELLE TWIN
HEBOSAGIL
HENRIK!
THE HOLY
HOT SNAKES
HUUN-HUUR-TU
IBE
JAAKKO EINO KALEVI
JESSE MARKIN
KATE TEMPEST
KIKAGAKU MOYO
KRIDLOKK X TUUTTIMÖRKÖ X AIVOVUOTO
LAC BELOT
LINKOPII
MAUSTETYTÖT
MUUAN MIES
RADIOPUHELIMET
RIVAL CONSOLES
ROSITA LUU
SITOI
SPENCER KRUG
3TM
TOMBERLIN
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Post by GruesomeTwosome » April 1st, 2019, 6:58 pm

Cool line-up. I'd be jazzed to see Suede, Low, and Malkmus in particular. Never was a big Nas guy though.
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Post by nimimerkillinen » April 2nd, 2019, 12:37 pm

only heard of nas but once and wasnt a fan either. puce mary is strange in that mix. pumped up for low, magma, tim hecker too
never seen aavikko live, danny brown will be interesting

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Post by flaiky » April 2nd, 2019, 12:39 pm

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only heard of nas but once and wasnt a fan either. puce mary is strange in that mix. pumped up for low, magma, tim hecker too
never seen aavikko live, danny brown will be interesting
Go and see Kate Tempest, she's amazing.
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Post by nimimerkillinen » April 2nd, 2019, 12:41 pm

flaiky wrote:
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only heard of nas but once and wasnt a fan either. puce mary is strange in that mix. pumped up for low, magma, tim hecker too
never seen aavikko live, danny brown will be interesting
Go and see Kate Tempest, she's amazing.
yea, definitely planned on seeing her too and few other must sees

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Post by brokenface » April 2nd, 2019, 6:39 pm

Yeah looks good lineup. I'd like to see Kurt Vile. Low are v.good live. Stephen Malkmus is royalty. And Gazelle Twin's worth catching

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Post by Cocoa » May 4th, 2019, 4:22 am

Went to a Lizzo concert tonight (l) I lost my voice during it, and my voice only comes back if I change my accent :lol:

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Post by joachimt » May 4th, 2019, 7:18 am

Two weeks ago I went to the concert of De Raggende Manne. Nobody outside of The Netherlands will know these guys. They hardly played at all for the past 20 years. They did one final tour, because the lead singer is dying from cancer. He was assisted by a few substitute singers, so he wouldn't have to sing the whole show. His cancer is in his esophagus, so you can imagine. Also consider the fact that the singing is more like shouting than singing, so it's pretty astonishing he's doing shows at all.

To give you a sample of their songs, this 20 seconds song was one of the highlights of the evening. This is a performance from 27 years ago though.



Translation of the lyrics:
"I like you.
You are nice.
But your mouth smells like a bear's ass."
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Post by nimimerkillinen » May 4th, 2019, 12:56 pm

saw Xiu Xiu third time, was good
have fri-sat ticket to three day fest and vad buens ende was added to thursday ...oh well

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Post by nimimerkillinen » May 4th, 2019, 1:01 pm

Steelfest is coming soon. Too bad im not in the right life situation for this kind of music to listen to bands/albums that havent listened before but excited

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Post by Chilton » May 4th, 2019, 2:59 pm

Went to see dEUS (Belgian band) in Gdansk two days ago. They played their whole album The Ideal Crash (one of my favorites) for its 20th birthday plus some crowdpleasers afterwards. I had an amazing time, also because afterwards I was able to have a nice and quiet chat with all the bandmembers. In Belgium this would probably be impossible since they're still quite popular but in Poland less so obviously. (and they're all super nice and they all signed my CD :wub: )


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Post by joachimt » May 4th, 2019, 4:32 pm

Chilton wrote:
May 4th, 2019, 2:59 pm
(and they're all super nice and they all signed my CD :wub: )
But which of those were actually band members when The Ideal Crash was recorded? Tom and Klaas, but that's it, I think.
Still pretty cool. I'm jealous.
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Post by Chilton » May 4th, 2019, 6:31 pm

joachimt wrote:
May 4th, 2019, 4:32 pm
Chilton wrote:
May 4th, 2019, 2:59 pm
(and they're all super nice and they all signed my CD :wub: )
But which of those were actually band members when The Ideal Crash was recorded? Tom and Klaas, but that's it, I think.
Still pretty cool. I'm jealous.
Sure only Tom and Klaas are left, but I don't mind. tehe It's the 20th Anniversary edition and they all played the 20th Anniversary Tour :lol:

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