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2011-Performers

Class of 2012: The Performers

I’m fairly certain I attended my final show of 2012 last night.  It was a year of over 200 acts at over 50 shows and 5 festivals in 3 countries and 6 states — and it all comes down to these 15 most memorable moments. * Alabama Shakes 02.04.12 Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO Brittany Howard’s incredible voice. up close and… Read more →

A Fun Fun Fun Recap

Music festivals usually end up being something less than the sum of their parts.  Whether it be a hot summer day in a park or a week long event spread across multiple venues throughout a city, the anticipation and planning is usually a lot more fun than the reality — a reality that consists of short sets, less than ideal… Read more →

FFF6 Post Mortem

I was kidding myself thinking I could come home from a week in Austin and find the time to write a detailed review of Fun Fun Fun this year.  I am buried in lists, work, e-mails and filthy laundry.  But somehow I keep finding myself on youtube, reliving my favorite moments of the weekend.  That Lykke Li set really was… Read more →

Fun Fun Fun fest: 11.06.11

Oh Sunday, Fun Fun Fun Day, I gotta admit it was a little hard to get started.  After enduring some 20 hours of festival living (aka eating and drinking dust and watching live music), and endless nites of violent, half-naked emcees (B L A C K I E), blackgaze chaos (Deafheaven) and horsecore (Dead Horse), I just needed a little… Read more →

Fun Fun Fun fest: 11.05.11

As if threes days and nites of triple fun wasn’t enough, the time police tacked on an extra hour last night.  First it was 1:45am and then it was 12:45am.  That hour was very unnecessary and highly detrimental to my well being.  I blame that hour for how I feel this morning.  Luckily, I can still remember back to the… Read more →

Fun Fun Fun fest: 11.04.11

Fun Fun Fun managed the transition from Waterloo Park to the much larger Auditorium Shores without losing what made it special in the first place.   While the short walk between stages (and scenes) became somewhat of a hike, this really gave more room for those spaces in between and removed the noise battle that sometimes plagued the old home.  As… Read more →