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    Default Re: The Chemical Brothers: Friday, April 15 10:00pm - 11:30pm

    I still can't stop thinking about their set. I would love to have this on DVD. Glad I never watched any youtube footage before their appearance at Coachella so had no idea how it would be.

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    You gotta see them on their own.

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    I still dream about their set at The Fox.

    Where is that video of Gribbz bro fisting to Galvanize?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dale Gribble View Post
    You gotta see them on their own.
    I'm planning on traveling somewhere to catch them next time they tour the states.
    We're here to play some Mississippi Delta Blues. We're in a horrible depression, and I gotta admit - we're starting to like it.

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    Damn who's going to see the screening?

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    Here, there's a thread in So Cal Music Lounge for this for a better list you creeper
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    Ticket link and theater listings for Feb 1st screening

    http://www.fathomevents.com/concerts...lbrothers.aspx
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    Default Re: The Chemical Brothers: Friday, April 15 10:00pm - 11:30pm

    glad that colorado is getting it. i surely will be there
    the music is what its all about, you love it just like i love it.

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    Default Re: The Chemical Brothers: Friday, April 15 10:00pm - 11:30pm

    Definitely going to a Sacramento area show.
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    umm what the fuck is up with all the screenings being at 7:30??? isn't this a chemical brother's movie...shouldn't it be playing much later.....

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    No theatre wants to support a bunch of ravers at 1230am dancing to a movie

    That being said, I'd rather have this release on blu-ray with 3D (the kylie DVD in 3D is pretty fucking tits)

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    Default Re: The Chemical Brothers: Friday, April 15 10:00pm - 11:30pm

    Glowruption is so good.

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    just got my tickets for the Glasgow screening!

    now to figure out how to get to the venue..

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    Further Remixed just released some additional remixes from this project. There's a pretty damn good All My Friends vs K+D+B mash up on there

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mugwog View Post
    Glowruption is so good.
    Chem bros glowruption last year was weak, if you were close to the front it could have gone unnoticed.

    Bassnectar glowpocalypse at Sasquatch took it to the next level.

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    I didn't notice it. Still one of the greatest sets of the weekend though.
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    Shpongle at Bonnaroo was pretty insane too

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    damn we going to let sasquatch show us up

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edmontonian View Post
    Chem bros glowruption last year was weak, if you were close to the front it could have gone unnoticed.

    Bassnectar glowpocalypse at Sasquatch took it to the next level.

    I'm going to have to disagree, and I was even one of the people that helped organize the "Glowpocalypse" for that Bassnectar set. While that one was definitely awesome, the one during the Chems was totally fucking bonkers and much bigger and longer lasting.

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    I can't get over the way "Saturate" sounded and felt live. Still gives me chills when I think of the paint visuals they had going along with it. Chemical Brothers was definitely a highlight of last year's festival

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    Whole sale ordering glow sticks this year.. found a place before EDC last year that had a tube of sticks for like 20/30 bucks, its amazing how much everyone fucking loves glowing things when on inebriates

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    Glowsticks are just fun as shit. I still have a trunk full in my car from the last Ghostland show I went to...last year.

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    swoon into star guitar was the most beautiful thing I have ever seen

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trick Loves The Kids View Post
    swoon into star guitar was the most beautiful thing I have ever seen
    indeed.
    the music is what its all about, you love it just like i love it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trick Loves The Kids View Post
    swoon into star guitar was the most beautiful thing I have ever seen
    Unf. Oh skeet skeet.

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    Director Adam Smith on The Chemical Brothers: Don't Think



    ​The Chemical Brothers have been touring as an electronic-music duo for more than a decade; the team has won Grammy awards and accolades for its hard-hitting dance music -- and the amazing visual show that the act puts together. On Wednesday, February 1, select movie theaters around town will screen The Chemical Brothers: Don't Think, an exclusive concert event filmed at a live show in Japan last year. We caught up with Adam Smith, the film's director (and the Chemical Brothers's longtime visual collaborator) to talk about the process.

    Westword: How did you begin collaborating with the Chemical Brothers?

    Adam Smith: I was doing visuals for various clubs they were sometimes DJing at, so we kind of met that way. And they were called the Dust Brothers then, not the Chemical Brothers. So we met, and I really liked their music and they liked what we were doing with visuals and stuff, and then they decided they were going to do a live show -- it was only twenty minutes long in those days -- and they said, will you come and do some visuals. At that time I was doing visuals under the name of Vegetable Vision, and we did their first show. I've been involved with every show ever since.

    That was about eighteen years ago. It's grown as they've grown, from a twenty-minute set to two hundred people, and that was a two-meter screen, and now it's fifteen thousand people, and hour and a half set and a thirty- to forty-meter screen. The first gig we did outside of London, we couldn't get a transit van, we ended up traveling in an ice cream truck, and now there's three or four trucks with a whole crew and equipment. It's been quite a journey.



    And where did the idea for the film come from?

    It's from this set that was on the tour last year, they didn't have an album to promote, so they were able to choose whatever songs they wanted from their incredible back catalog and make the ultimate Chemical Brothers live set. And there are some new songs in there, and visually, we've reached a point where we had the set three months in advance and programmed the lights to go with the visuals to a level that we've never done before. There's a real interaction that goes on between the lights and the visuals where a dancer on the screen might whack his hand down and all these lights go up. It was just time, we'd never documented it, so there's no record of a full Chemical Brothers set. It's really important to do it, if we hadn't done it now then would we ever do it? There's a part of the film that says "Don't Think," and that was kind of the creative mantra.



    What was it like for you to jump into a project of this size? Did you have any experience in film before that?

    It's the first film I've done, but I've done some music videos, I did "Galvanize" for Chemical Brothers and have done some music videos for the Streets and I've done some documentaries and dramas, Skins and Little Dorrit. And I did Doctor Who as well, so I've done quite a lot of drama stuff. But I tried to bring that experience into really making a concert film come alive for a cinema audience, to really emotionally connect with it and try to capture what the experience of going to a Chemical Brothers gig was like -- not just what it looks like, but how it feels. We put a lot of cameras in the crowd, and you really get a sense of what effect the show has on them. You get these intimate, private moments of people just loving it, so hapy or really scared or euphoric, so that was a way of emotionally connecting.

    It was very different. In a way, there were similarities, the Chemical Brothers's music setlist comes from -- forms, in a way -- it's not a narrative script but it's definitely a journey through emotions. We really tried to follow that -- in a way, that was the script. A journey through different states, altered states.




    What's been the feedback you've received so far?

    It's been really overwhelming, it's been amazing. People seem to be really affected by it, and either they really want to go to a festival or they really want to go to a Chemical Brothers gig or really want to go out partying. We've had a five-star review in Empire magazine, a film magazine, for a music concert film. It's really amazing. I think people will like the fact that it's -- hopefully -- quite unconventional. And you're used to seeing concerts in a certain way, shot in a television format, there are nine cameras, two on the side of the stage, two at the front of the house, there's a kind of format for it, and we tried to break away from the format. And the show is quite an unconventional show, it's not every visual show that has exploding paintballs or exploding teapots or insects or an architectural Gothic cathedral. I don't think you'd get it commissioned if you tried to pitch it that way!

    I think some people have expressed frustration that they want to dance. I'd encourage people if they do want to dance to just get up and dance. But then other people are like, "It's nice just to sit back and watch what we used to do when we were kids."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trick Loves The Kids View Post
    swoon into star guitar was the most beautiful thing I have ever seen
    yuuuuppp

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    Chemical Brothers – the movie: do not adjust your eyeballs
    The Chemical Brothers' famously psychedelic live act has finally been captured in film – with flying cutlery and clowns. Alexis Petridis reports on Don't Think

    "Adam Smith is the first to admit that his debut feature film is not the easiest sell in the history of cinema. "There's no real narrative strand," says the director. "It's 85 minutes long, it's got paintballs exploding – and clowns. I was saying to someone the other day, 'You'd never commission it, would you?'" He laughs. "It sounds rubbish, you know?"

    Seated across the table from Smith in a west London pub, Tom Rowlands, one half of the Chemical Brothers, frowns. "There is," he says heavily, "some music in it is as well." But even taking into account the film's subject matter – the Chemical Brothers headlining Fuji Rock festival in Niigata, Japan, last year – Don't Think still seems on the face of it an unlikely candidate for cinematic glory. "It's quite a singular experience," admits Rowlands. "It's an hour and a half of …" He searches for the right word to describe the ferocious electronic psychedelia of the duo's live set. "Bosh," he decides, adding that the film has no scene-setting introduction, "just a load of cutlery falling in slow motion."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trick Loves The Kids View Post
    swoon into star guitar was the most beautiful thing I have ever seen
    Fuck. Yes. That was magical.

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