[Zombies] L.A. & Solana Beach

Sean Mullen sean at spanimation.com
Mon Jun 20 09:47:57 EDT 2005


Damn. Sorry I missed all of you in LA. 

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From: zombies-bounces at hollyfeld.org [mailto:zombies-bounces at hollyfeld.org]On Behalf Of Christopher Miller
Sent: Sunday, June 19, 2005 8:46 PM
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Subject: [Zombies] L.A. & Solana Beach


It was great meeting all of you West-Coast Zombies and other MBM-lovers at 
the L.A. and Solana Beach shows this past week! Always a good thing to put a 
face to the name(s). Shok, Henry, Delmer, Doug, Eric, Dolly, Paul, Pietro, 
Francesca, Michael, Spencer, Will, Dave, Ned, Roberto, Ellen(!), Ben, Mark, 
Jack, Lynn, Charlie, and on and on...

It was real important for me to be able to get out to these shows. To be 
able to see MBM with some of my best (long-distance) friends was an 
experience I will never forget! Thank you Dolly, Paul, Francesca and Pietro!

Z-Trip did a one-off appearance at the L.A. show which was a real nice 
bonus. The visuals were amazing and entertaining; some giving a clue as to 
where Jack got a lot of his samples. The set list was primarily the same, 
but the live video mix was indeed different for the two shows I attended. 
Deep deep bass and meaty meaty beats. Jack sang! As well as a Tino encore, 
the highlight for me was to (finally) hear the D.H.S song, "House Of God", 
performed live!

Pretty much all of the "hits", mixed with some of the newer songs. Wow.

At the merch table were a nice selection of new-logo t-shirts (although a 
bit pricey - $25), pins, girlie-T's, and other logoed clothing items. The 
new album was on sale, as well as some Tino cds and the new 7" on 
Brainwashed.

It's been years sinch MBM toured so don't even debate whether you should go 
or not. I flew all the way to California from Florida just to go to these 
shows; braving earthquakes, insane traffic, and tsunami alerts! Well worth 
the wait.


Christopher Miller
cervix at electronicsubsouth.com 


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