[Zombies] the live CD

Jonathan Eric Miller jemiller at uchicago.edu
Fri Mar 3 11:29:01 PST 2006


Well, I only heard them the one time, but, what I heard didn't come anywhere 
close to STS. To me, it's insulting to even make such a comparison. ;-) And 
the nice guys and good people I know don't usually tell the crowd to suck 
their dick.

Jon

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jon Whitney" <turbid at turbid.com>
To: "Zombies" <zombies at hollyfeld.org>
Sent: Friday, March 03, 2006 9:57 AM
Subject: Re: [Zombies] the live CD


>
> I have to second this sentiment.  I think Dalek put on a really intense
> sound.  I don't think it's that far off from Armed Audio Warfare/Storm the
> Studio MBM-era, although with DJ Still gone from the picture, the sound is
> a little different than last time I caught them.  They're also very super
> nice guys and really good people.
>
>
> On Thu, 2 Mar 2006, jbeisler at juno.com wrote:
>
>> Dalek is amazing.  Noise collages, think My Bloody Valentine as a rap 
>> band.  I've seen them live a bunch of times and was blown away every 
>> time.  Earplugs are a good idea, though, they have a pretty harsh sound. 
>> Still, I'm surprised more MBM fans didn't enjoy them.  I wish I could've 
>> caught that double bill!
>> --Josh
>>
>> -- felicia <flicka_23 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> When Dalek was playing in Houston, if there was even the slightest pause, 
>> you could hear some booing from the audience. Pretty rough, but it IS 
>> Houston.
>>
>> As a friend of ours said, you can't bring a band like THAT into a hip-hop 
>> town.
>>
>> Jonathan Eric Miller <jemiller at uchicago.edu> wrote:
>> I thought I read somewhere how Metro was going to start recording shows 
>> and
>> selling CDs. Maybe I'm just dreaming. I'm wondering if maybe this is how 
>> the
>> CD came about...
>>
>> It goes without saying that last night's show was pretty excellent. How 
>> do
>> you go wrong with Jack Dangers and Ben Stokes on stage? The highlights 
>> for
>> me were the songs that had vocals. God O.D. in particular. I also liked 
>> the
>> music that they were playing towards the end and House of God was of 
>> course
>> good. I forget what he said, but, I was wondering if they were kind of
>> improving some of the later songs. I thought the intro could have been a
>> little better. It seemed like it got off to a little bit of a slow start
>> starting off with I Am Electro. Not that there's anything wrong with that
>> song, but, being a fan of STS, maybe I just expected something more 
>> upbeat
>> to get things going.
>>
>> Was it just me, or was the guy on drums not really playing? I'm guessing 
>> he
>> was just there for stage presence and the drums weren't live. He did a 
>> great
>> job though. They played for at least an hour and half. His arms had to be
>> getting tired by the end.
>>
>> As for the sound system, Jack was able to coax bass out of it that I 
>> wasn't
>> sure even he could do. The Abbey's sound system isn't bad, but, I never
>> thought it was that great either. The bass was much appreciated after all
>> the high end treble crap noise that Dalek was playing.
>>
>> As for Dalek, they pretty much suck as far as I'm concerned. Rap vocals 
>> that
>> all sounded the same over noise that all sounded the same. Thank god for 
>> ear
>> plugs. I liked the part at the end where he told the crowd to fuck off
>> though. That part was pretty good. I'm sure that will win him a lot of 
>> new
>> fans.
>>
>> Jon
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Seamonkey"
>> To:
>> Sent: Tuesday, February 28, 2006 9:46 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Zombies] the live CD
>>
>>
>> > You're absolutely right Jon. I'm ecstatic to have this disc in VERY 
>> > HEAVY
>> > rotation in my car and at work! I need to put the 'phones on and 
>> > meditate
>> > to it this evening.
>> >
>> > ~Eric
>> > www.seamonkeymusic.com
>> >
>> > ----- Original Message -----
>> > From: "Jon Whitney"
>> > To: "Zombies"
>> > Sent: Tuesday, February 28, 2006 10:14 AM
>> > Subject: [Zombies] the live CD
>> >
>> >
>> >> i'm listening t oday at work and it's a really fucking fantastic 
>> >> recording
>> >> - sounds so good in headphones.
>> >>
>> >> i only wish the whole set was included as there's so many other songs
>> >> that
>> >> couldn't have fit on one CD...
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> jonwhitney
>> >> TURBID.COM
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