Has anyone contacted Janet Jackson's management?
Has anyone contacted Janet Jackson's management?
December 8 - Kanye West
January 4 - Sleep
February 17 - Neutral Milk Hotel
February 18 - Neutral Milk Hotel
March 1 - Pixies
April 11-13 - Coachella
Fuck it. Here are the headliners. Can't leak my sources:
The Rolling Stones
Remembering 10 years of blink-182's iconic untitled record
So the lineup was released on 1/9 last year...when should we expect it this year?
Could the $50 increase in ticket be because of all the money Coachella loses in food sales with the all vegan menu for The Smiths headlining?
One of the guys from Cafe Tacvba talks about the Smiths secretly rehearsing in Mexico for their reunion...
Crappy Google translation:
They never asked me not to tell anyone. I did not sign any document forcing me to be silent. I guess everyone knows of rumors of an alleged reunion therefore one more is not going to hurt anyone. Perhaps, it might generate more excitement for when it really happens.
It was earlier this year when visiting California with Cafe Tacuba, Johnny Marr and his manager approached me at a gig. Nobody recognized Marr, skinny and wearing sunglasses could pass for a gringo journalist covering the gig of a Hispanic group. They met me in a corner of the clubhouse, they had a petition me: find them a place in Mexico that could be used in secret by the Smiths. I was not told why I was chosen. I guess as my brother makes fun of me, anyone can tell from miles away I like the Smiths. I can swear to it, but nobody believes me, that at that time I began to listen to the boys from Manchester, I had not seen Mozz in photos. The look I have now are not because I'm a fan, it just happened. See, you don't believe me right?
Sure I could get them the desired location and secrecy. I'm a musician and part of a group, understand the needs and, above all, would not be wrong with one of my favorite bands.
But where could four English musicians go unnoticed? Not in Mexico City. I suggested renting a house in the village of Tepoztlán. Just have to wear shorts and Crocks every day to complete the costume that nobody, absolutely nobody, to imagine that these four "gringos" were the creators of Girlfriend in a coma.
I asked the staff Tacvba help me with the rider, the instruments used to their essays. It was important that Morrissey, Marr, Joyce and Rourke came without any baggage that would give away the purpose of their visit.
They have not see each other for years, so the first few days were of coexistence. I gave my round the house to see that everything was fine and was talking in the meeting room or the garden table accompanied by two acoustic guitars. The house was big enough for everyone to sleep there without them feel crowded, but the second day Morrisey asked m for a house for himself.
I hired some ladies to cook for them. All meals were vegetarian: Marr and Morrisey, even taking years without speaking, had the same customs. Without realizing it, he seemed more to each other than what they imagined. But I guess none would accept.
On the third day they entered the room they had been conditioned as a rehearsal room. The music began to get out. Although I had nothing to do around the house, looking for any excuse to get close. What were needed tortillas? I took them. Beer, whiskey? Here I bring. Guitar strings?? Here they are.
From songs that sounded far only heard recorded in his records. Although Morrisey had played some in his solo concerts, it was not the same. Anyone could see that Johnny Marr's guitar was irreplaceable, the rhythm provided by Andy Rourke and Mike Joyce, solid. Morrissey's voice felt safer with these musicians. Were they aware of what was happening, or does only one witness as I was able to catch it? Although wore years without playing, you could see that with a week of rehearsal or two, would be ready to stand out wherever.
But they could not keep it going. In the distance you could hear Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others, or what should be that song, but the lyrics began to change. Morrisey was improvising the lyrics and it was about Johnny Marr. It seemed like a joke, because laughter was heard, but the manager, who was always around making sure that everything was in order, he said in a very English English something like: "Damn, here we go again. This can end badly. " And it ended badly.
The first to leave Tepoztlán was Johnny Marr. Then after Rourke and Joyce.
Morrisey stayed a while in the house he had rented for himself, until the smell of corned beef and barbecue in the environment did go back to his home in Los Angeles.
Plans for a reunion collapsed. Again.
If today was not December 28, I would not have said anything. I would have stayed with this experience for me alone, because who would believe me that Marr and Morrissey went to shorts and Crocks in the cobbled streets of Tepoztlan savoring one tepoz-ice-cream? Nobody. (Note: December 28 i the equivalent to April 1st in the US).
Last edited by ialvarado2; 01-06-2013 at 10:43 PM.
when cthuhlu eats all non vegans during morisseys set we will all be the first to die.
My girlfriend looks a little bit like Charlize Theron... and a lot like Dog the Bounty Hunter.
Feel this statement hasn't been used enough this year, "Radius Clause". Boom.
I just want to hear "Death of A Disco Dancer" on the Polo fields guys