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kexp bbq show?

Postby megan » Fri Aug 04, 2006 3:23 pm

...I've been away from my computer for a long time, so I'm sorry if this has already been discussed a million times. the John In the Morning email says something about the LWs playing at the KEXP bbq on August 13th, is that right or am I just reading what I want to see?

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Postby icapants » Fri Aug 04, 2006 3:53 pm

That's how I read it.

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Postby chelsea » Fri Aug 04, 2006 5:07 pm

okay, so i wasn't hearing things this morning.

dammit, now i have to decide if i should get a ticket....

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Postby NatureBoy » Fri Aug 04, 2006 9:43 pm

I heard the news on Stevie Zoom's show today.

Man, I really miss that guy on weekdays. They've stuck him on graveyard, or something - I never hear him anymore.

Must have been caught playing too much Old 97's.

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Postby A Brutaful Smile » Wed Aug 09, 2006 5:19 pm

if only it wasn't on a sunday. and i had heard about this sooner. i wish i was able to keep up w/anything these days. i swear i've been a bubble for the last year or so.

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Postby mildlyrestarted » Fri Aug 11, 2006 12:52 pm

i'll be there! roll call?
anyone going to the south lake union bbq on saturday? it's free! the fruit bats! heather duby! yay.

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Postby eric2 » Fri Aug 11, 2006 1:18 pm

I'll be at the KEXP BBQ. Looks like the Fruit Bats thing is solo acoustic. I might go to that.

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Postby NatureBoy » Fri Aug 11, 2006 6:59 pm

So, what time do things start? I haven't seen that information anywhere...

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Postby philistien » Sun Aug 13, 2006 9:46 pm

i don't usually post here because you guys are all intimidating, but i went to the show tonight and it was superb! i'd never seen them before live, and it was perfect. i met john and he was nice and they played Seven at my request. it was the ultimate first long winters show. thanks!!!!

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Postby icapants » Mon Aug 14, 2006 1:51 am

awwes, you should totally be un-intimidated. if I can manage to muddle my way around this place, anyone can!

I'm glad you had a good time at the show. I'm super bummed I missed it. (seriously, how did <b>I</b> miss a kexp event? what the hell happened with that? also, I just realized I missed an afterparty... crap....hmm..train of thought returning...)

do you remember which other songs were played?

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Postby sour29 » Mon Aug 14, 2006 3:48 am

Seven is such a nice song. I think it's fantastic that John et. al. is so cool about playing requests. I'm glad you had a good time, Phil.

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Postby Liesbeth » Mon Aug 14, 2006 9:53 am

oh no, are we more intimidating than the HD board bunch?

anyways, of course i didn't think any first LW show could disappoint, but i'm still glad you had a good time

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Postby NatureBoy » Mon Aug 14, 2006 11:07 am

Was anyone from the taper community there to record audio?

I'm looking for a source...

Thanks

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Postby philistien » Mon Aug 14, 2006 11:55 am

you're not inherently more intimidating than the HDers but i have a big number after my name there, so i feel like i fit in, plus i've got enough seniority to know some inside jokes. here i'm completely insignificant. and i actually got john's set list written on a ripped cardboard box. it went a little something like this:
stupid
teaspoon
rich wife
shapes
pushover
delicate hands
blue diamonds
fire island
(here they were planning on playing hindsight but succumbed to some people shouting for carparts instead)
sound of coming down
it's a departure
--here they go into an encore that wasn't really an encore because they didn't leave the stage, and everything is by request--
seven (i got this by waiving seven fingers at john)
thirty seconds of mimi
cinnamon
medicine cabinet pirate

i've probably forgotten something, but that's what i remember. john's banter was in fine form. also some drunk guy kept requesting fire island after they'd already played it and came back and asked for it at least ten times. it was a spectacular show.

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Postby sour29 » Mon Aug 14, 2006 4:22 pm

Ahhhhhhh. Mimi! I love it.

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Postby eric2 » Mon Aug 14, 2006 4:37 pm

About Mimi... John said they're slowing working it back in. 30 seconds of it this show, 45 seconds the next show. I'd like to hear Sky Is Open but John said they don't know how to play it live yet.

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such a happy day...

Postby bijou » Mon Aug 14, 2006 5:01 pm

wrote about it in my blog...wanna hear it??? hear it go...
on myspace profile name again...bijoubaby
seriously, the day was big fun for myself and my family and best gal gabbed for several hours about her very sweet John-in-swell-hat photo op. sorry, not posted yet...

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Postby sour29 » Mon Aug 14, 2006 6:13 pm

Thank you John. By the time you hit Toronto, I hope you'll have at least three minutes of Mimi worked out. <3

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Postby chelsea » Mon Aug 14, 2006 8:51 pm

eric2 wrote:. I'd like to hear Sky Is Open but John said they don't know how to play it live yet.


did you tell him that they need to learn how to play it live??

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Postby philistien » Mon Aug 14, 2006 9:31 pm

chelsea wrote:
eric2 wrote:. I'd like to hear Sky Is Open but John said they don't know how to play it live yet.


did you tell him that they need to learn how to play it live??


we tried, but he said something about being in a haze when he wrote it so they played it once and never could again.


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