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rage patton
05-28-2008, 02:21 PM
What a weekend. Great bands. Great venue. Great view. Great weather, for the most part. Great people. Terrible food. Great weekend. But let's just get right into the review

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Saturday:
We arrived later then we had hoped on Saturday, so we had to miss Dengue Fever, who my girlfriend was really looking to. I was too, but she was really bummed about missing them.
We came into the festival and headed straight to the mainstage and came into Beirut's set about 20ish minutes through. They were a great way to start off the festival. Their extensive use of many instruments was really impressive. No photos.
After that was Ozomatli. I remember before and after Coachella 07, there was some Ozomatli hating going on around here, but I thought their set was really fun. It wasn't anything amazing, but it was fun. I have a couple photos, but neither are really that great... and nobody probably cares.
After this, I went over to the Yeti stage to see Vince Mira and the Roy Kay Trio. The Roy Kay Trio first played 2 songs by themselves and pretty much everyone was sitting down bobbing their heads to their old style country/rockabilly sound. But then Vince Mira came out... a 15 year old Spanish boy from Seattle. Everyone was still siting... then he started to sing, and dear Lord was it ever amazing. He sounded EXACTLY like Johnny Cash. It grabbed everyone attention and suddenly everyone stood up and was dancing. Vince Mira looked overwhelmed and overjoyed. What makes it even more amazing is that when he talks, he sounds like a regular 15 year old boy. He played a bunch of Johnny Cash covers as well as his own, which were all great as well. His second song he played was I Walk The Line, and then he ended his set with 4 Cash tunes in a row. Folsom Prison Blues, Ring of Fire, Big River and Get Rhythm. It was a great set which I thoroughly enjoyed.
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After Vince Mira, I headed straight for the Wookie Stage to get a spot for Crudo! I actually caught the last 10 minutes of Destroyer, and it sounded really great... but I was SO ready for Mike Patton. As soon as Destroyer ended, I went straight through everyone leaving and managed to get a spot just left of centre in the front row! As for Crudo, they were really fun. Mike Patton is such an showman. He got a little girl and her dad up on stage, and he looked confused as to why he did it, but he looked like he was having a blast. The band sounded REALLY tight and Crudo's songs sounded great. It was like Peeping, but it seemed to be a lot heavier, and alot funkier. Also, them ending the set with Life of Mars was fucking great.
Mike Patton also made fun of me personally. Yup. No joke. I was made of fun by Mike Patton himself. It kinda stung at first, but it is also pretty funny and also pretty cool to he choose to adress me, this was before he made fun of me. He asked me a question and I answered... and he made fun of my lisp. I don't know how many of you have met me and noticed, but I do have a but of a lisp. I can usualy control it, but I wasn't think when he pointed me in the crowd.. But yes anyways, it went something along the lines of this.
MP: "What do you all do here? Who are you seeing after? For instance, YOU!" *points at me* "Who are you seeing after this?"
Me: *after overcoming the initial second of shock... and yell the first thing which comes to my mind. The truth* "MODEST MOUSE"
MP: "Modesth Mouth? Seriously? Is that a fucking lisp? Get the fuck outta here!"
Me: *shrug my shoulders and turn around pretending to leave*
MP: "Just kidding. I'm sorry, that was really mean of me, but I had to call you out"
But yes... here are some pictures...
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After Crudo I grabbed some food and went over to catch some of MIA. I am not sure if some of you know, but I have said many times they I cannot stand MIA. But since I had the time, I figured I would give her a chance live. I have heard she is a blast and since I tell people they really have to see Gogol Bordello live whether they like their recorded music or not, I figured it would be only fair. To be completely honest, it was painfull. MIA is just not my cup of tea.
However, it was worth it for Modest Mouse. They were excellent, and so was the set list. One of my favourite albums of all time is The Lonesome Crowded West, and they played Truckers Atlas, Trailer Trash and Doin' The Cockroack, so I was overjoyed. They also only played 4 songs from the new album, which was awesome. In fact, the show was so great I forgot to take pictures.
Then came R.E.M. . It was actually pretty funny, as soon as Modest Mouse ended, the crowd at the front of the stage completely changed. It went from young hipsters to grown men and women. Also, right as Modest Mouse ended, it started pissing rain. When R.E.M. hit the stage, Peter Buck actually slipped and fell. He got up right away, bowed and made a joke out of it though. Speaking of jokes, Micheal Stipe was making wisecracks all night. Anyways, their set was great. A solid performance from beginning to end. As I said in the REM set list tread, Losing My Religion is perhaps the best song I have ever heard performed live. Also, the encore opening with Orange Crush was fucking awesome. They also played a song which afterward Michael Stipe said to Buck "Buck, how many times have we played the song in the last 25 years?" "Two Michael." "Ahh. 2." Anyone who was there remember which song it was? And it wasn't IgnoreLand. It was a great set and a great way to end the first night.
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That would have been a great shot if that hand wasn't in the way...
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Sunday:
I actually forgot my camera Sunday, but I have pictures on my girlfriends camera, so when she has them uploaded and sent to me, I will post them here. Sunday was by far the most laid back day. Also, it was my least favourtite day of the festival, which is funny considering The Cure were my main reason for attending.
My day started off at the main stage with 65daysofstatic, who were excellent. It was really, really great hard rocking instrumental music. Seriously, it rocked so hard... but I wouldn't really call it heavy. The melodies these guys created were so excellent and engaging, I wanted to leave to catch another band, but couldn't. A great way to start off the day.
After I went to the Wookie stage and checked out What Made Milwaukee Famous, the band I wanted to leave 65daysofstatic for. Thank god I didn't. I really enjoyed their recorded music, but live it kind of fell flat. I think the song I enjoyed most, from what I heard, was their cover of Billy Joel's "You May Be Right."
After this I headed to grab some food by the Yeti stage, and my girlfriend and I ended up watching J. Tillman, a solo acoustic singer/songwriter type guy. He was enjoyable. He was very shy and made jokes. Also, while we were watching him, faxman75 satdown at out table, without even realizing it was him... so we talked for a while. After that I headed down to the mainstage and caught the beginning of Cold War Kids. Honestly, I did not think they were very good at all. I liked the couple songs I heard on their myspace, but what I heard at Sasquatch I was not impressed with. So I headed to the Wookie stage and watched White Rabbits who were really, really good. Their sound is kind of hard to explain, but it was really fun and really danceable. The crowd dug them too. One of my favorite sets of Sunday, that is for sure.
Afte White Rabbits I went to the Yeti stage and watched The Cops, who I saw at Bumbershoot last September and enjoyed. After that I headed to the mainstage and caugh the last two songs of Tegan & Sara, which were pretty good. I am not bummed I missed them, I'm just saying. Anyways, we headed down there so we could get a good spot for The Presidents of the United States of America. They were really fun and rediculous. The singer/bassist played a 2 string bass and the guitarist played a 3 stringed guitar. They were a fun mid day act, that is for sure. The crowd went nut when they played Bol Weevil and Lump, and even moreso when they played peaches.
After PUSA ended, I grabbed some more food... and tried to decide what to do with the rest of my evening. I really, REALLY wanted to be in the front circle for The Cure, but the only way I was garunteed to get there, was to sit throught Death Cab for Cutie's set. I don't hate Death Cab, I'm just not a big fan. In the end, I decided to sit through Death Cab. I showed back up at the mainstage toward the end of Micheal Franti's set and I enjoyed what I heard. After he ended, I was able to make my way into the front circle and prepared myself for Death Cab For Cutie. They weren't terrible... but they were much to watch live. Also, Ben Gibbard made one of the LAMEST coments of all time.
BG: I am wearing black for two reasons tonight. One, I wear black on the outside, to show how I feel... on the inside. And two, because I am so fucking excited to see the Cure! Woo!
I couldn't believe he said that. " wear black on the outside, to show how I feel... on the inside." Ugh. But after Death Cab ended, some of the crowd left the front and I was able to get pretty close to the front of the stage for The Cure. And it was well worth it. The Cure were excellent. I can't believe how great Robert Smith voice sounds. He looks like he is falling apart, but he sounded great, as did the rest of the band. The set list was great too, I was very excited when they played The Walk. However, I can't believe they didn't play Friday I'm In Love, and I was really hoping to hear Lovecats. But still, it was a great set. Everyone went crazy when they opened up the second encore with Boys Don't Cry. If anyone has the Cure setlist for Sasquatch, I would greatly appreciate it.
All in all, I am glad Sunday wasn't the last day of Sasquatch. The Cure were amazing. There were some other great acts as well, but it Sunday wasn't as good as Saturday, and it can't compare to how awesome the Monday to come ended up being.

Monday:
On paper, it looked like Monday was the best day of the festival. After it played out, Monday was by FAR the best day of the festival. What blew my mind was how many people left Sunday night and Monday morning. I just couldn't believe it. Myself, and all the other people I went with, as well as with a number of people I talked to thought Monday was the best day of the festival, and this was before Monday actually happened. All I know is that anyone who went to Sasquatch on Saturday and Sunday, but skipped Monday, made a HUGE mistake.
So I went inside and went to the mainstage right away because I was waiting for the Hives and I had heard about Matt Costa, but didn't know much of his music. So I figured... why not. I was seriously impressed with him. He was a pretty funny guy and his music was a great way to start off the last day of Sasquatch.
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Next came The Hives... and man did they ever bring it. I seriously love the Hives so much. It was pretty hot when The Hives hit the stage, but it did not hinder their performance one bit. They band was giving it their all and Pelle was crazy as ever. I wish I took some pictures of Pelle climbing up stuff, but I was having too much fun just watching. But yes, he was climbing everything he could. At one point he jumped on an amp to try to climb up a ladder... and the amp tipped over as he was on it, so he had no choice but to grab the incredibly unstable ladder. The one thing I found weird was... a lot of people I talked too at Sasquatch had only heard about the Hives, and claimed to not know any of their music. As well, the people that were at the Hives, seemed to know their new music much, much better then their old music. They got almost NO reaction to Die Alright! and when I saw them in Vancouver in Febuary, that was one of the songs the crowd dug the most. However, everyone went nuts when they played Tick Tick Boom. Even Hate To Say I Told You So got minimal reaction. Anyways, it was a great show.
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After the Hives I went and got some food and water... because I was very tired. I watched this band called Say Hi. Formerly, Say Hi To Your Mom. They were pretty good. The seemed genuinely surprised anyone was watching them while Built To Spill were playing. Then the lead singer made a comment how he thought Death Cab was the best band he had seen all weekend, so I took that as my cue to leave. I went over to the mainstage to watch the end of Built To Spill, and low and behold a few minutes later, who sits beside? Ivankay himself. Great guy. Him and my girlfriend ended up talking camera for a while. (Oh and by the way, that is a great picture of Becky and I. Thanks for taking that.) But he had some errands to run and I wanted to a good spot for Rodrigo y Grabriela.
My my how quickly things have changed since 07. It was crazy trying to get into the front circle for Rodrigo y Gabriela. Everyone wanted in. Well I guess the Gobi was packed in 07, but now the mainstage at Sasquatch was packed. Not only that though... but Rodrigo and Gabriella themselves are different. Especially Rodrigo. He stood up almost the entire time this performance, while at Coachella, he only stood up once, maybe twice. They also talked a lot less. However, despite all the differences it was a great performance. Those two have such great chemistry and make such incredible, beautiful and danceable music. At one point during their show, Gabriela guitar wouldn't work. I was so close I could hear it acoustically, but thats not good for everyone else. So she stormed over to the soundbooth and she looked PISSED OFF. I bet she was giving them hell back there. She is one fiesty lady, I wou'd HATE to get on her bad side. Anyways, in the meantime, Rodrigo decided to do a guitar solo... and it was awesome. He started off with Master of Puppets, then went into Battery and finished off with Seven Nation Army. He went between the 3 flawlessly and made up his own bridges into each. It sounded great. After he guitar was fixed they went right on through and finished their set. It certianly wasn't as incredible as Coachell 07 in the Gobi, but it was a great performance nonetheless.
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After that I rushed right to the Wookie stage, where Battles were playing next. What can I say... Battles absoltely anihilated. They were so fucking spot on it was rediculous. I enjoyed their Coachella set, but this performance was far superior. They seemed to be playing a little tighter and having more fun with their set. The crowd was also great. Everyone was dancing, bobbing their heads or something. Atlas was phenomenal. Its is hard to put into words how great their set was, so I will let the pictures do the talking. Battles aren't something to be fucked with live... or else they will fuck your mind.
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After this I went back to the mainstage and it was time for The Mars Volta. Cedric seriously had to have been coked out of his mind. They came on stage and 2 minutes into their first jam, Cedric took the drummer's cymbal and threw it out into the crowd! Then, not to long after, he tried to steal the camera man's camera. Security tried to get Cedric away, but Omar came and kicked the security guard's hands and mouthed at them to fuck off. Right after this, Cedric them grabbed an onstage fan and thew it into the crowd... and this was all in the first 5 minutes. I couldn't believe it. It was extremely entertaining. As for them music wise, well, the band sounded great... I would say them jammed to long some of the time, but that wasn't that problem. The problem was the setlist sucked. Harsh. NOTHING from Deloused and the only track from Frances the Mute was Cygnus... Vismund Cygnus. I still enjoyed their set, but it was nowhere near as good as the last couple times I saw them. If you weren't a Mars Volta fan, then I am pretty positive you would have hated their set at Sasquatch. However, you still would have probably been entertained by Cedrics antics for the first 5 minutes. I just wish I got a picture of Cedric throwing the cymbal into the crowd.
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Then came the Flaming Lips. Dear Lord was I not ready for that show. It exceeded far, far, FAR beyond my expectations. It was perhaps the best show I have ever seen/experienced in my entire life. When the UFO landed I knew I was in for a treat I wasn't expecting though. It was excellent from beginning end. Wayne Coyne rolled right over top of me in his bubble ball. After he got back on stage they began to play Race For The Prize and it sounded excellent. But the stage... the giant confetting cannons, Wayne's confetti guns, the dancing Telletubies, the LED screen behind them, the inflatable costumes... it was amazing. Also, Wayne's Led Zeppelin story was hilarious.
WC: When I first heard this song when I was 10 years old, I imagined everyone at the Led Zeppelin show, when they played this song, would take off all of their clothes and run around naked... Now please everyone, make my childhood fantasy come true. Take off your clothes and run around naked.
Those obviously weren't his exact words, but it was something along those lines. Also, don't think the naked girls who ran onstage were planned. Wayne looked confused, yet at the same time incredibly overjoyed. Either way, it was really funny. One of my favorite moments of the show was the sing along to Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots. It was a very slowed down, minimal version, and it sounded magical. Everyone in the crowd was singing a long and smiling. It was great. I think the crowd is actually what powers Wayne Coyne. He plays off of the audience. After, I think it was the Yeah Yeah Yeah Song and after Wayne's poltical speech, everyone in the crowd put up peace signs, and he actually begand to cry. You could tell it actually touched him. The entire show was just unbelievable. You had to be there. Oh! They also played Flight Test, which I was insanely excited about, considering I have never seen it on any of their set lists before. The show was shorter then I thought, and they didn't play She Don't Use Jelly, but I honestly cannot complain. It was too incredible of an experience. I will let the pictures do the rest of the talking. The Flaming Lips UFO show for Coachella 2009 anyone?
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Wayne rolling right over me.
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Sasquatch 2008 was an awesome experience. Monday made it completely worth it, but the weekend as a whole was great. It certainly is no Coachella though. Having Coachella be my first music festival has made a little spoiled I think. I think this review is long enough though. I hope all who went had an excellent weekend, and I hope all who have read this atleast enjoyed living it somewhat vicariously through this.

TeamCoachellaHellYeah
05-28-2008, 02:23 PM
so Mars Volta sucked?

PassiveTheory
05-28-2008, 02:31 PM
Mike Patton made fun of you?... That's ironic. Or something. lol

schoolofruckus
05-28-2008, 02:42 PM
Modest Mouse played "Trucker's Atlas"? That is fucking RAD. I'd be in heaven if they play that shit tomorrow night at the Bowl.

magmazing
05-28-2008, 02:49 PM
I didn't like Mars Volta before Sasquatch, and I didn't really like them at Sasquatch. I think the one thing I really don't like about them is that their songs never end! They're all needlessly 6-7 minutes long with about 5 false endings of random noise and high pitch wailing for like 3 minutes. I can understand if they go that route for a couple songs, but when it's nearly every song, it gets annoying.

Was it just me or were a lot of early bands cursed with rookie sound guys? The New Pornographers looked super pissed at their sound guys and just didn't seem happy performing because they couldn't hear each other, and we were so excited to see Neko was back from her injury! Same goes for Matt Costa. How stupid do you have to be to not notice that the house music is still blaring out of the speakers while Matt is trying to perform his first song???

Tegan and Sara were great. Their banter is fantastic. I like bands who interact with their audience and each other.

Michael Franti had the whole floor moving the whole set. So glad he came back.

The Cure. I dunno what to say. The band was tight. Robert Smith sounded great, but come one man. SAY SOMETHING. I only stayed for the first hour and all I ever heard him say between songs is "Thank You." You're the headliner. Talk to your audience/fans. The music is all well and good, but I find it boring when you don't interact at all.

The Flaming Lips. Crazy spectacle. How do you become a band that gets to a point and thinks. I want to do a show that has a lighting rig that looks like a UFO, then I'll come out in a bubble roll around the audience, have a bunch of teletubbies and other creatures to the sides, have a megaphone that shoots smoke, and a camera by the mic that shoots a closeup of me and also have strobe light hanging from my neck? Oh and I want a bunch of naked girls to come out dancing for one song. Wow.

R.E.M.- One of the coolest headling acts I've ever seen. I was hoping for a couple of more hits but what we got was wonderful.


Rage: So that was you Patton was making fun of. That's hilarious! Damn. If I'd have known I would've kept my video camera rolling. I might actually have to check now to see if I did or not.

luckyface
05-28-2008, 02:52 PM
I am glad you sacked up and saw 65daysofstatic. Was I right about them or what?

wmgaretjax
05-28-2008, 02:53 PM
So, I've met Ben Gibbard a few times, and despite liking their music, he's a smart guy with a lame sense of humor. I'm pretty sure that black comment was his attempt at trying to be funny, as miserable is that sounds. The last time I talked to him, he said he still gets serious stage fright and says stupid stuff on stage, perfect example.

I also agree in regards to Trucker's Atlas, I can't even remember the last time I saw MM play that... God I wish they didn't suck now...

PassiveTheory
05-28-2008, 02:56 PM
Hey, Chris Walla had a case of the stupids at Coachella with his Bonnaroo comment; I think Ben's allowed to make a couple of dumb statements.

Then again, there was the Prince thing... Whatever.

I would have enjoyed them regardless, methinks, but they are so not a festival band, lol.

marklancedane
05-28-2008, 03:36 PM
Did anyone else (that was there) notice all the tweens?

full on idle
05-28-2008, 03:37 PM
wow Mike Patton's a dick.

Mr. Dylanja
05-28-2008, 03:42 PM
sssweet review! No really, sssuper job, sssensssational!!





just givin you a hard time Rage, glad you had fun!!

woogie846
05-28-2008, 03:58 PM
Sounds like a great weekend, I wish I could've made it.

gratytrainridesagain
05-28-2008, 04:22 PM
Mars Volta have been getting progressively worse each time I see them and this last tour took the cake. Rage you should be happy Patton made fun of you even though it was a low blow, but he makes fun of everything.

Boourns
05-28-2008, 04:47 PM
Pwned by Mike Patton. Wow.

I know someone that totally cockteased him.

chiapet
05-28-2008, 04:57 PM
You guys do realize that Ben's comment is an infamous Smiths lyric, right? (Unlovable) Still, I hate him and felt like he was a douche for using it at that point. (Anyone else saying it probably would have amused me).

I couldn't believe that was you that Patton teased. We figured you were up front somewhere though, and I think someone (fax?) even wondered if that was you talking to him.

magmazing - The rumor is that Robert has been very sick for the last week or so of shows and had laryngitis. That would certainly explain the less than usual batter and that they seemed to change key on some of the older songs (and that Robert was just flat out avoiding any high notes).

Anyway - the setlist that was posted elsewhere, seems right to my memory:
http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/ChainofFlowers/may2508.html

shaggyduck
05-28-2008, 05:00 PM
Was I the only one on this board that saw Ghostland Observatory on Monday night?

PassiveTheory
05-28-2008, 05:01 PM
Probably.

magmazing
05-28-2008, 05:07 PM
I would have loved to check out Ghostland, but Jamie Lidell being delayed 30 minutes pretty much killed that idea since I didn't want to miss The Lips' UFO landing.

shaggyduck
05-28-2008, 05:08 PM
That's too bad, because it was probably one of the best shows they've done. I think everyone here will be pleasantly surprised if they are added to the Coachella 2009 line up.

KungFuJoe
05-28-2008, 05:09 PM
I respect most of Mike Patton's music, but he sure is an asshole eh? I remember seeing Peeping Tom perform at Detour & he did the same thing to a 6 year old girl who was sitting on her dad's shoulder. I forget exactly what he was saying to her, but it got really awkward as it went on for way too long. I lost a lot of respect for him that night. It's one thing to call out a douchebag in the crowd & make fun of them, but to be such an asshole to a child is unforgiveable.

shaggyduck
05-28-2008, 05:09 PM
I would have loved to check out Ghostland, but Jamie Lidell being delayed 30 minutes pretty much killed that idea since I didn't want to miss The Lips' UFO landing.

Yea, that did kinda suck. Especially since Jamie Lidell's set was kinda weird in a bad way. However, for the die hard Ghostland fans it was bittersweet, because the night was nearly fully upon us before the first song was played.

Trick Loves The Kids
05-28-2008, 06:01 PM
DETAILS ABOUT THE FLAMING LIPS

idrive1life
05-28-2008, 06:15 PM
I so wanted to go to this because of 65daysofstatic (and of course The Cure and R.E.M.).

Thanks for that great and detailed review, rage/Josh.

More picz, plz. *Yes, ivankay/Mike?, we are waiting! ;)*

fatbastard
05-28-2008, 06:43 PM
Ben's comment didn't seem too bad. It looked like a great place for a concert. You make no mention of any food highlights. Sweet Leaf?

ivankay
05-28-2008, 06:45 PM
I *Yes, ivankay/Mike?, we are waiting! ;)*

i'm going to try to get over my need to upload things as they happened chronologically and just get a bunch up there. To show you another piece of that attempt, 2 people i met on Day 3:

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idrive1life
05-28-2008, 06:49 PM
I approve that nice & cool haircut. Someday I'm going to meet (err introduce myself to) that cool dude (and dudette ... ooh, I did not see her at Coachella). FUCK MIKE PATTON! *Time to change that board handle name Josh heh heh j/k*

PassiveTheory
05-28-2008, 06:52 PM
Um... Just saying... Ragejosh doesn't really sound right...

idrive1life
05-28-2008, 06:53 PM
I also disapprove that user name. ragebordello sounds good to me. hehheh

gmoneyak
05-28-2008, 06:53 PM
Hahaha...Patton is always clowing on someone during his shows.

I wouldn't take anything to heart, Josh, he's almost expected to do that shit during every show.

PassiveTheory
05-28-2008, 06:56 PM
He didn't pick on anyone at the SF show, Greg, he just asked the crowd what the fuck they were doing there once or twice.

He should have made fun of the meathead bros though...

idrive1life
05-28-2008, 06:59 PM
He was scared of them. He knew Josh is a cool dude.

gmoneyak
05-28-2008, 07:00 PM
You're probably right, I do remember Coachella last year:
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And besides, Rage, you know how much you stick out in a crowd. You were the first person I've ever recognized off this board.

PassiveTheory
05-28-2008, 07:02 PM
I'm almost half-surprised he didn't make fun of me, to be honest.

i_like_cake530
05-28-2008, 07:02 PM
Trailer Trash woulda been epic...sucks i had to sell my tickets...

gmoneyak
05-28-2008, 07:03 PM
I'm almost half-surprised he didn't make fun of me, to be honest.

I was just going to say...prime candidate. haha.

Jakewc151
05-28-2008, 07:57 PM
Mars Volta sucked terribly. I remember looking down at the pit from the lawn and seeing nobody into the show at all.. It seemed like they were just jamming (I don't listen to them, but maybe that is just what they do?).. All their songs sounded the exact same..basically one long loud and kinda annoying jam session is all it was.

chiapet
05-28-2008, 08:24 PM
Ben's comment didn't seem too bad. It looked like a great place for a concert. You make no mention of any food highlights. Sweet Leaf?

There are no food highlights, that is probably why. :) We are spoiled at Coachella. The food options were basically:

Several booths with: pizza (Domino's), hamburgers, hot dogs, sausages, french fries, peanuts, ice cream, popcorn, water, sodas. The main food plaza also had gyros, some type of noodle bowls, slushee type drinks. I think there was one other choice that I'm forgetting.

On the up side, they had frozen margaritas (granted barely alcoholic ones), a pretty decent selection of beers, and a full bar inside the Jack Daniels area.

magmazing
05-28-2008, 08:34 PM
I find the best value for the overpriced food at Sasquatch is the chicken strips and fries. The strips were 2 full chicken breasts and a decent pile of fries for $8.

JSam67
05-28-2008, 08:38 PM
I'm glad you guys got to see the Flips UFO show, that is really something to behold. I can't wait to see them on the 4th of July, with or without the UFO set-up.

magmazing
05-28-2008, 09:06 PM
The UFO Lands...
-2_JeYk3f9k

canexplain
05-28-2008, 09:49 PM
super great reviews so far josh ... cant wait to hear the rest ... we see the flips in a week and a half, so we will say high for ya ... x****

superfiction
05-28-2008, 10:30 PM
The UFO Lands...
-2_JeYk3f9k

why the fuck hasnt this been at coachella yet 09 FOR SURE i cant believe i only went to sasquatch sunday

microcuts
05-28-2008, 10:47 PM
If anyone has the Cure setlist for Sasquatch, I would greatly appreciate it.

If you haven't found it yet, here it is:

http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/ChainofFlowers/may2508.html

Neutral Milk Hotel
05-28-2008, 11:19 PM
Sasquatch was wonderful. I'm a little too tired still for a review just yet (holy shit though, The Flaming Lips UFO Show really is as amazing as its reputation, holy SHIT), but here are some of my favorite pictures I took. More to follow maybe

Blue Scholars:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v116/CitizenKane/BlueScholars.jpg

Jamie Lidell:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v116/CitizenKane/JamieLidell3.jpg

The Flaming Lips:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v116/CitizenKane/TheFlamingLips14.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v116/CitizenKane/TheFlamingLips15.jpg

The Hives:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v116/CitizenKane/TheHives2.jpg

The New Pornographers:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v116/CitizenKane/NewPornographers2.jpg

Stephen Malkmus and I (and half of Janet Weiss):

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v116/CitizenKane/MeandStephenMalkmus2.jpg

sbessiso
05-28-2008, 11:27 PM
AND THE JICKS!!

you lucky bastard you

janet weiss brings out my inner lesbian

Neutral Milk Hotel
05-28-2008, 11:31 PM
I know, I was pretty much a helpless geek in the presence of them

sbessiso
05-28-2008, 11:37 PM
ive always been a fan of these artist meet-up tents

meeting franz ferdinand at coachella 06 is still a fucking highlight, i felt like i was floating afterwards

bmack86
05-29-2008, 12:14 AM
Malkmus would be one of the only celebrities I'd want to meet. That's awesome.

bmack86
05-29-2008, 12:18 AM
Also, Josh, my guess for the REM song would be either Harborcoat or Auctioneer, although that is literally the second time they've played Ignoreland.

rage patton
05-29-2008, 12:40 AM
The Monday review is now up. I wish I had gotten some more/better Flaming Lips photos, but those will have to do. Not photo will do the show justice though. Also, my girlfriend is having camera problems, so I am not sure if those Sunday pictures will ever see the light of day... oh well, no big loss.
Oh, and you guys are so nice about the whole Mike Patton situation. I knew I stuck around here for a reason.


Modest Mouse played "Trucker's Atlas"? That is fucking RAD. I'd be in heaven if they play that shit tomorrow night at the Bowl.

Saying I was overjoyed would be an understatment when I heard them starting to play it.


I am glad you sacked up and saw 65daysofstatic. Was I right about them or what?

They are certainly a great band, I really enjoyed their set.


So, I've met Ben Gibbard a few times, and despite liking their music, he's a smart guy with a lame sense of humor. I'm pretty sure that black comment was his attempt at trying to be funny, as miserable is that sounds. The last time I talked to him, he said he still gets serious stage fright and says stupid stuff on stage, perfect example.

I also agree in regards to Trucker's Atlas, I can't even remember the last time I saw MM play that... God I wish they didn't suck now...

Still. It sounded really lame.

They only played a couple songs off at WWD, so that is a good sign.


wow Mike Patton's a dick.

Thanks Valerie :)


sssweet review! No really, sssuper job, sssensssational!!

just givin you a hard time Rage, glad you had fun!!

Ouch... that was a low blow.


Mars Volta have been getting progressively worse each time I see them and this last tour took the cake. Rage you should be happy Patton made fun of you even though it was a low blow, but he makes fun of everything.

When I saw them in 06, they were better then when I saw them in 05... but both performances were far better then this one.

Also, if I didn't have a lisp, he would have made fun of me for something else. I know he would have, he is that kind of guy. I can now think of a thousand different things I could have said that would have been better, but it's too late know. It's just cool he singled me out of all the people in the crowd and asked me what my plans for the evening were. Wow, I am making it sound like he was going to ask me out on a date.


i'm going to try to get over my need to upload things as they happened chronologically and just get a bunch up there. To show you another piece of that attempt, 2 people i met on Day 3:

http://buzznet-48.vo.llnwd.net/assets/users16/renegademartian/default/IMG_4233_Rage_Patton_and_the_woman_at_Sasquatch--large-msg-121202890764.jpg

Like I said, great picture. Thanks!


Malkmus would be one of the only celebrities I'd want to meet. That's awesome.

One of the guys I went with met Malkmus, and he gave him a poster and signed it... just cuz. He was incredibly happy.


Also, Josh, my guess for the REM song would be either Harborcoat or Auctioneer, although that is literally the second time they've played Ignoreland.

It definately wasn't IgnoreLand I was thinking off, but it was pretty damn cool they did play it. I will listen to those other two songs and report back.

BobCaygeon
05-29-2008, 05:15 AM
The UFO Lands...
-2_JeYk3f9k

LOL, somebody owes Yes a royalty... :thu

I guess this clinches me buying tickets for the Calgary Virgin Fetival.

sbessiso
05-29-2008, 05:31 AM
does anyone have any good cure vids up?

chiapet
05-29-2008, 06:35 AM
great pictures/review of Monday, rage. I think I have a couple of pictures of Pelle jumping around, will post this weekend if any of them turned out.

Stefinitely Maybe
05-29-2008, 06:53 AM
Where are the pictures of the naked girls!?

faxman75
05-29-2008, 07:46 AM
Awesome review Rage and you took the Patton's low blow in stride. As you said he would have just made fun of something else. Also, Mike Patton plays sort of the creepy politically incorrect shocker on stage so he was simply trying to make the crowd laugh. He made inapropriate comments about the little girl after she and her father got off stage as well. It's all part of the show and part of the fun.

It was really cool talking to you and your lady for a bit, more than just hi and bye. Funny how I sat down and didn't recognize either of you lol. A fun weekend indeed! I will post my pictures soon though I will have to weed out the good ones as there aren't many. I was far away and they lose quality with zoom but once I am done working on them I will post them. :D

Jakewc151
05-29-2008, 08:51 AM
There are no food highlights, that is probably why. :) We are spoiled at Coachella. The food options were basically:

Several booths with: pizza (Domino's), hamburgers, hot dogs, sausages, french fries, peanuts, ice cream, popcorn, water, sodas. The main food plaza also had gyros, some type of noodle bowls, slushee type drinks. I think there was one other choice that I'm forgetting.

On the up side, they had frozen margaritas (granted barely alcoholic ones), a pretty decent selection of beers, and a full bar inside the Jack Daniels area.

You missed out on the portable Denny's they had in the overnight main campground. It was pretty damn funny actually. It was open from 11pm-11am..Had some lame DJs spinning (well just hitting play actually).. The food though was REALLY good and was only 8 bucks for a good Denny's sandwich.

Also, in the campground I was able to buy breakfast everyday from a group of people who came down from Portland. They had a huge setup and made enough pancakes and bacon for 800 people. I also stumbled upon people making breakfast burritos and fallafels which were all really good and way better then the venue food.

invisiblerobots
05-29-2008, 08:58 AM
I was over on the right side for Crudo, a few people back from the little girl and her dad. That was definitely an awkward thing having them come up on stage. Patton looked really confused about why he did it in the first place. The lisp comment seemed strange as well but look at who we were dealing with. Josh, I sent you a text on Saturday but never heard back, oh well.

The food has always sucked at the Gorge but they make for it by letting you bring in as much of your own food as you can carry. I think I bought one beer and a shitty pretzel the entire weekend.

I've got a ton of pictures to sort through - should have some up by this weekend.

faxman75
05-29-2008, 09:36 AM
I can't stop obessing over the National now. That set was so dyanamite as Jimmy Walker would say. So fucking cool. I can't wait to see these guys again and I just learned that R.E.M. is in Amsterdam when i'm there so it's ON! Never would have though R.E.M. would excite me at this point but their pserformance was so awesome I want more!

sbessiso
05-29-2008, 09:37 AM
where are my cure videos goddammit

rage patton
05-29-2008, 11:49 AM
I was over on the right side for Crudo, a few people back from the little girl and her dad. That was definitely an awkward thing having them come up on stage. Patton looked really confused about why he did it in the first place. The lisp comment seemed strange as well but look at who we were dealing with. Josh, I sent you a text on Saturday but never heard back, oh well.

Sorry about that. I actually had some cell phone problems JUST before I left and so I had to bring a different cell phone. I also forgot to grab everyones numbers. I would have loved to have met up with you and whoever else. There will be another time though.
And Patton did look really confused as to why he brought them up on stage, it was great. His facial expression when they actually came up to get on stage was priceless. He actually laughed and said something along the lines of "What the fuck have I gotten myself into?"

faxman75
05-29-2008, 12:52 PM
Yep, it was classic he was giddy with excitement from the unpredictablity of what he might do next. It was highly entertaining and then ultimately a really cute moment followed by some uncomfortable comments. It was perfect, I loved it. I want to see more CRUDO!

invisiblerobots
05-29-2008, 01:04 PM
Sorry about that. I actually had some cell phone problems JUST before I left and so I had to bring a different cell phone. I also forgot to grab everyones numbers. I would have loved to have met up with you and whoever else. There will be another time though.

No worries man, I'll be at all days of Bumbershoot and Radiohead in Auburn too. Hopefully I'll run into you at one of those.


Yep, it was classic he was giddy with excitement from the unpredictablity of what he might do next. It was highly entertaining and then ultimately a really cute moment followed by some uncomfortable comments. It was perfect, I loved it. I want to see more CRUDO!

Crudo was definitely the most fun show I saw over the weekend. I danced my ass off and I will definitely try to see them again.

paulb
05-29-2008, 01:12 PM
Im glad you had fun Josh....fuck, I really wish I coulda been there. Pretty awesome how you had a moment with Mike Patton... So, what was better, Hives at the Commodore or Gorge?

SFChrissy
05-29-2008, 01:51 PM
sounds like a blast...I've always wanted to go to george washington and hang out at the gorge!!!

rage patton
05-29-2008, 02:15 PM
No worries man, I'll be at all days of Bumbershoot and Radiohead in Auburn too. Hopefully I'll run into you at one of those.

Cool, I will most likely be at Bumbershoot and I will be Radiohead in Auburn.


Im glad you had fun Josh....fuck, I really wish I coulda been there. Pretty awesome how you had a moment with Mike Patton... So, what was better, Hives at the Commodore or Gorge?

The Commodore show was better, but this show at the Gorge was great. Pelle made a bunch of jokes about how if they rocked any harder, they would bring the Gorge down to the ground. Also, him trying to climb absolutely everything was highly entertaining.

chiapet
05-29-2008, 03:34 PM
Jake, apparently the campgrounds we stayed at had good food (I didn't try it but everyone who did was talking about it). Personally Denny's is the last option I'd want. :)

Sexecutioner
05-29-2008, 08:01 PM
sssweet review! No really, sssuper job, sssensssational!!


LOL!!


patton is def. an ass, but thats part of his charm...

zenidogx
05-29-2008, 08:14 PM
cool review.
looks like you enjoyed yourself.


but, i have to ask everyone. what's the big deal with Mike Patton? he sucks hard. i saw him as Peeping Tom opening for Gnarls. horrible. worst thing i ever sat through.

PassiveTheory
05-29-2008, 10:45 PM
Did ANYONE see Grand Archives?...

Sushov23
05-29-2008, 10:51 PM
you like grand archives Passive? how are they?

PassiveTheory
05-29-2008, 10:55 PM
I like them a hell of a lot better than Band of Horses. Where BoH is boring and tedious, GA is refreshing, interesting, and satisfying.

The reason for the comparison is that GA's lead singer-songwriter was in BoH before making Grand Archives.

Unfortunately they've only played a couple of shows so far (if I had known about them last year, I could have caught the Minus the Bear/Helio Sequence/Grand Archives) and I havent been able to see them live.

schoolofruckus
05-29-2008, 11:33 PM
Modest Mouse played "Trucker's Atlas".

R.E.M. played "Ignoreland".

God, what a great fucking night.

bmack86
05-30-2008, 12:09 AM
Gaddamn. That's good to hear

faxman75
05-30-2008, 12:02 PM
cool review.
looks like you enjoyed yourself.


but, i have to ask everyone. what's the big deal with Mike Patton? he sucks hard. i saw him as Peeping Tom opening for Gnarls. horrible. worst thing i ever sat through.

Peeping Tom is good stuff and seeing them open for Gnarles would be really fucking cool.

Patton rocks. Flight of the Conchords and M.I.A. suck hard. Try and keep up ;)

gratytrainridesagain
05-30-2008, 12:05 PM
zenidogx you suck ass

Dustinanson
05-30-2008, 08:30 PM
I finally got a review up at the Sasquatch! Blog. Check it out if you are interested!

www.sasquatchmusicfestival.blogspot.com

ivankay
05-30-2008, 09:19 PM
0d3JtDQ2nIk

i did this during Death Cab for Cutie. This minute and 15 seconds represents a half hour. i wanted to go til it got dark, but my friend wanted to go down to the lower part of the Gorge.

rage patton
05-30-2008, 11:02 PM
but, i have to ask everyone. what's the big deal with Mike Patton? he sucks hard. i saw him as Peeping Tom opening for Gnarls. horrible. worst thing i ever sat through.

Listen to Faith No More's album "Angel Dust"

zenidogx
05-31-2008, 10:58 AM
Listen to Faith No More's album "Angel Dust"

i've hear dgood things about Faith No More, so i'll give it a try.

Fax,
MIA and FoC are at the top of my to-see-live list. i will not let any bad review stop me from seeing them live (on their next tours in 2 years because right now i'm broke!)

matsuolost
05-31-2008, 11:20 AM
"BG: I am wearing black for two reasons tonight. One, I wear black on the outside, to show how I feel... on the inside. "

he was quoting a smiths' song (unloveable)

i wear black on the outside
because black is how i feel on the inside..

rage patton
05-31-2008, 11:25 AM
i've hear dgood things about Faith No More, so i'll give it a try.

Fax,
MIA and FoC are at the top of my to-see-live list. i will not let any bad review stop me from seeing them live (on their next tours in 2 years because right now i'm broke!)

Listen to the album Angel Dust, then after listen to The Real Thing.

MIA was one of the most painful experiences in my life. Never again.

FotC were totally unfunny for the two songs I saw of them. They ended their set with a song about Angels doin' it. The lyrics went "There are Angels... doin' it. Doin' it."

Jay_Fiedler
05-31-2008, 11:31 AM
My review:

The best show of the weekend was without a doubt Okkervil River. Anyone who decided it would be a good idea to skip them for MIA needs to have their fucking head examined. Okkervil River was just amazing, and it would have been hard to come up with a better setlist. They opened with The President's Dead and closed with Westfall (I was on the barricade shouting "Westfall! Westfall! so I'm taking credit for that).

I saw the second half of Crudo and was there for the Modest Mouse comment. That was fucking hilarious, mike patton's badass. The cover of Life On Mars was awesome. Earlier in the day: nobody rocked it harder all weekend than the Whigs playing right hand on my heart. Kathleen Edwards put on a surprisingly good show. She really is a great performer. I had seen Destroyer a week before and they played the exact same set unfortunately. Still good stuff. The new pornographers were excellent, but not quite as good as their set at coachella last year. Maybe it was just because I was so far away this time, I dunno. I caught the second half of Modest Mouse and they sounded a lot better than when I had seen them before. I don't get why people like Trucker's Atlas so much though. It's one of the weaker songs from Lonesome Crowded West imo. I was able to get up really close for R.E.M. There were a few boring points but overall they were a pretty solid headliner.

Day 2:
I got in a bit late, missed most of the Morning Benders set but the few songs I did see sounded great. What Made Milwaukee Famous sounded better than the last time I saw them but still not great. The Heavenly States are a really good band. And they know it. And it really pisses them off that no one else seems to think so, but not in a punk rock pissed off way, more like a mopey, pouty pissed off. At one point Ted said "I guess everyone's here to see Rogue Wave." The crowd was terrible and they played a short set, but it was great all the same, one of my favorite shows of the day. I had the chorus to Morning Exercise stuck in my head all the rest of the weekend.
Cold War kids blew, Tegan and Sara were good but not overwhelmingly good. The Presidents were awesome. I'd never seen them before so I didn't know to expect it to become moshpit like (I was pretty close by now). Just a really fun show. After their set I literally sprinted up the hill and to the Wookie stage to catch the second half of Mates of State. They sounded great, I would really like to see them again sometime. At this point there was nobody worth seeing at all so I grabbed some food and just layed around for a bit. I headed over to get a spot for Malkmus whenever I figured the kooks would be done but those fuckers played seriously like 45 minutes over. I was pissed off that I had to stand there and listen to the kooks for all that time, but I would have been really pissed off if I gave two shits about the headliner. Anyway, it was worth it because I got up really close for Stephen Malkmus, who was great. The man is just incredible with a guitar. Funny guy too, he gave us an update on american idle and the election since he figured we'd been isolated at this festival the last couple days. I saw part of the Cure's set, got bored and went back to the campground early. I couldn't name a single cure song going into the show, so whatever.

Day 3:
Thao was pretty good, not great.
Pela was the highlight of the day. I was absolutely blown away by their set, they just flat out rocked it! Tenement Teeth is a great song live. The crowd seemed really into them too. After Pela I headed down to see Say Hi. The guy's talented for sure, good set. They closed with Northwestern Girls at the crowd's request. I caught the last bit of some jam band over on the main stage, they were alright. Serisouly, Built to Spill has some really good songs. If they didn't have such a propensity for just jamming out forever I think I would be really into them. My friend who was there for the whole set said they played dystopian dream girl, so I'm sorry I missed that.
I didn't really care to see two people sit there and play the guitar so I wandered up to see the Cave Singers who were completely boring, and then down to check out Kay Kay and his Weathered Underground. This was a really good show, although the sound was shitty. They had 9 people up there doing various things.
I'd only seen a couple Youtube videos of flight of the conchords, but they really were pretty funny. I don't know that they should have been on the main stage, but whatever, it was good stuff. I can't stand Mars Volta so I went to see Jamie Lidell and despite showing up after all the battles people had already left I still managed to get up to the second row. Jamie Lidell was a lot of fun. The vodka I had smuggled in was kicking in pretty strongly by now so Jamie got me dancing like a retard, bothering my neighbors, etc. Fun show.
I headed down to see The Flaming Lips, and somehow managed to get right into the inner barricade (I think that thing is fucking stupid). I wasn't close but not too far either. This is the show that had been hyped up to me more than anything else coming into the festival, and I have to say that it was a bit underwhelming. I'm not a huge lips fan to start with, so maybe I would have been more impressed if I was. The UFO and the naked girls were cool. I don't know why there were teletubbies dancing on the stage, but whatever. Oh, and Do You Realize is a great song. It was cool though how within one minute of the end of their set the rain starts coming down.

Overall it was a great experience and definitely the best festival I've been to.

zenidogx
05-31-2008, 12:22 PM
Listen to the album Angel Dust, then after listen to The Real Thing.

MIA was one of the most painful experiences in my life. Never again.

FotC were totally unfunny for the two songs I saw of them. They ended their set with a song about Angels doin' it. The lyrics went "There are Angels... doin' it. Doin' it."

as soon as i get my laptop back i'll start downloading again.

i coulda seen MIA at coachella, but the crowd wasn't coachella enough for me. was the crowd bad at sasquatch? or is her music just not for you?

chiapet
05-31-2008, 12:50 PM
zenidogx, I've watched entire sets twice and part of other sets maybe 2-3 times. As of Sasquatch, she was actually sounding better than I remember her being.

gmoneyak
05-31-2008, 01:09 PM
0d3JtDQ2nIk

i did this during Death Cab for Cutie. This minute and 15 seconds represents a half hour. i wanted to go til it got dark, but my friend wanted to go down to the lower part of the Gorge.

This is pretty cool, nicely done.

pocket
05-31-2008, 07:31 PM
Was I the only one on this board that saw Ghostland Observatory on Monday night?

i watched them for like 30 minutes, not very good at all.

microserfs21
05-31-2008, 08:26 PM
I like them a hell of a lot better than Band of Horses. Where BoH is boring and tedious, GA is refreshing, interesting, and satisfying.

The reason for the comparison is that GA's lead singer-songwriter was in BoH before making Grand Archives.

Unfortunately they've only played a couple of shows so far (if I had known about them last year, I could have caught the Minus the Bear/Helio Sequence/Grand Archives) and I havent been able to see them live.

I'm seeing them this friday. I'm not a great review guy but I can let you know if they are worth seeing the next time they are in your area.

MarkO
06-01-2008, 07:56 AM
It seems like a good time was had by all. Good stuff. Hopefully, I'll be back in '09.

PassiveTheory
06-01-2008, 12:34 PM
I'm seeing them this friday. I'm not a great review guy but I can let you know if they are worth seeing the next time they are in your area.

Thank you!

invisiblerobots
06-01-2008, 02:13 PM
I took these of the lips (some slightly nsfw):

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3053/2541743707_ccac8b60b7_b.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3211/2542557836_3fa3361ecb_b.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3054/2541737029_3a9e728e68_b.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3208/2541729663_53c098f616_b.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3149/2538074060_084ede1460_b.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3059/2538073562_23f71f46f9_b.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3291/2538069616_6bf0e04d8a_b.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3005/2542359811_db369da03a_b.jpg

shaggyduck
06-01-2008, 09:52 PM
i watched them for like 30 minutes, not very good at all.

:rotfl AAHHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAhAhAhAhA!:rotfl

invisiblerobots
06-07-2008, 06:49 AM
The stage.
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3121/2542355653_43b47d84b1_b.jpg

faxman75
06-07-2008, 09:43 AM
Finally uploaded my photos. I will post more soon.

http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff98/faxman75/Sasquatch038.jpg

chiapet
06-07-2008, 10:22 AM
Keep them coming... I still haven't gotten around to getting my pictures off my camera. :)

faxman75
06-07-2008, 11:19 AM
http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff98/faxman75/Sasquatch/Sasquatch076.jpg

faxman75
06-07-2008, 11:26 AM
http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff98/faxman75/Sasquatch/Sasquatch100.jpg

http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff98/faxman75/Sasquatch/Sasquatch094.jpg

http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff98/faxman75/Sasquatch/Sasquatch106.jpg

faxman75
06-07-2008, 11:28 AM
and many more...

http://s238.photobucket.com/albums/ff98/faxman75/Sasquatch/?albumview=grid

Backwater
06-07-2008, 12:57 PM
Does anyone have a setlist for Presidents?

chiapet
06-14-2008, 12:24 AM
Day 1 up, here's a few. The other days turned out much better, should have those up this weekend here: http://flickr.com/photos/xiuh/sets/72157605599711552/

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3071/2577458414_315e56ecd1.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3171/2577457996_3903fb3758.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3258/2576627001_5de1debe9f.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3100/2577457706_bbea849dda.jpg

M Sparks
06-14-2008, 08:00 AM
Mike Patton also made fun of me personally. Yup. No joke. I was made of fun by Mike Patton himself. It kinda stung at first, but it is also pretty funny and also pretty cool to he choose to adress me,

Awwww...if only he knew who he was talking to.

Mojo Nixon spit Budweiser on me once. Like, he didn't spray the crowd. He directed a stream of Bud directly onto me and my friend's heads. I'm not sure why except that there were these short chicks that somehow pushed up front and then started getting crushed. We were bracing our arms against the baracade and letting them stand in front of us in some kind of Chivalry/Teen Horniness combo move.

EDIT- this was 18 years ago, in case anyone was wondering why there was a crushing crowd at a Mojo Nixon show. Soul Asylum was on before him, and Jesus Jones was on after him, so you can imagine what a frenzy it was. :rolleyes

M Sparks
06-14-2008, 08:12 AM
i've hear dgood things about Faith No More, so i'll give it a try.


This board constantly makes me feel OLD!

Faith No More were massive, if only for a couple years. Regardless of whether you liked them or not, they were just ubiquitous.

MarkO
06-14-2008, 08:20 AM
More important than being popular, they were fucking great.

faxman75
06-14-2008, 08:45 AM
amen

chiapet
06-14-2008, 11:22 AM
Faith No More were massive, if only for a couple years. Regardless of whether you liked them or not, they were just ubiquitous.

Hrm - what's weird is that I lived in the sticks back then, and while I was pretty aware of what was going on in music, I had only heard one Faith No More song until I went to college. (I'm sure you can guess which).

chiapet
06-14-2008, 01:01 PM
Day two:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3003/2577851809_3fdee2ef89.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3070/2577851545_44043b81d1.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3174/2578684082_994622f7cc.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3108/2577850869_80ef8ac494.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3153/2578683160_02d65d5081.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3270/2578683068_8c93985f2b.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3179/2577852185_302015065d.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3061/2577852649_a65a0e600e.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3012/2577852921_6f6d03e216.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3066/2577854299_046117605d.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3037/2577854101_fabe99b0a8.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3122/2577855511_dfd9c6ef1c.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3067/2577855745_5928491db2.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3003/2577856097_415ce73724.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3148/2577856173_1731712411.jpg

chiapet
06-14-2008, 01:01 PM
Day Three:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3142/2578714762_da2868d727.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3013/2577882207_e845d33634.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3009/2577882595_ee55f547f1.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3180/2578715710_d048f89095.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3190/2577884105_4a09948324.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3273/2577884577_9bb4ffe3b0.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3277/2578717154_bd5f9fbdc2.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3079/2578717612_8b3b2f5d12.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3270/2577885399_4455882f45.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3032/2577885761_691293c2d4.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3146/2577886561_0985da75dd.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3071/2577886723_5b9121739b.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3279/2577887115_22ea685a2b.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3133/2578720070_d2c6da73a1.jpg

rest are here: http://flickr.com/photos/xiuh/sets/72157605599711552/

zenidogx
06-14-2008, 09:11 PM
those are some amazing pictures. wow. i wanna go to sasquatch 09 just because of the beauty i see in these pictures. some of those shots look like postcards.



as for Faith No More, i still have not been able to download, so i'll opine later.

chiapet
06-14-2008, 09:24 PM
zenidogx, it really even more beautiful than our pictures show. If the lineup is decent at all, you should check it out. It's totally different than Coachella. Coachella for me ends up (to some degree) being running from stage to stage trying to see everything I want to see and being exhausted at the end of the day. This was much more relaxed and low-key, and I found myself sitting at the main stage through bands I'm neutral about just for the view and the great weather. :)


BTW, I posted what I have of the zeppelin cover. I am waaaaaaay back on the hill so you can't see much but the audio seems to be better than most on YT:

BYNiUfMnd5k


This one (not mine) is good for the actual video (warning, blurry nudity):
GsfDoMR9ndw

ivankay
06-14-2008, 09:39 PM
Hey, that second clip is mine. For less blurriness, you can watch the high quality version on the youtubes.

Your pictures are excellent. Loves em'.

chiapet
06-14-2008, 09:47 PM
Heh, cool, that's easily the best clip on YT from the show.

zenidogx
06-15-2008, 01:26 PM
i love the flaming lips! great vids. if coachella's lineup wasn't so epic this year, i woulda easily traded my coachella trip for sasquatch this year. damn.

magmazing
06-16-2008, 12:04 AM
My video of the Led Zeppelin cover is way better, but YouTube yanked it because of the nudity.

ivankay
06-17-2008, 03:00 AM
My video of the Led Zeppelin cover is way better, but YouTube yanked it because of the nudity.

This is very true. i gave it an "awesome" rating. mine hasn't been taken down yet. i've been hoping the lack of tags like "naked" or "nudity" has helped it stay below the radar.

ivankay
09-23-2008, 11:54 PM
i was recently reviewing videos and really liked this one:

1E7Aey7KogI

paulb
09-24-2008, 12:54 AM
PARTY!
http://www.brooklynvegan.com/img/music/sasquatch/2008/day3/80.jpg

sbessiso
09-24-2008, 01:05 AM
whoa

paulb
09-24-2008, 01:06 AM
there is more where that came from...u need a link Salah? lol. hope I didnt blind ya.

ivankay
09-24-2008, 01:23 AM
link please Paul. That is a sweet picture.

paulb
09-24-2008, 01:29 AM
some great photos from the Flaming Lips set

http://www.brooklynvegan.com/archives/2008/05/more_flaming_li.html