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Old 09-07-2012, 03:48 PM   #46
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Hi Custodian is cool. I really like the scene at the end when they reprise "About to Die" and everyone is super happy.

Can't wait to see these guys in a few weeks.
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Old 10-01-2012, 10:47 AM   #47
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So, this was one of the better shows I've seen in a long time. My goodness, they're stunning live. Just sick.

The vocals! I wasn't much of a fan of Longstreth around the time of Bitte Orca, but the guy has now completely won me over. What a beautiful voice he has. Pitch perfect, really. And he's very likable on stage, dancing around and cracking jokes and what not. Kinda seems a bit like the friendly stoner down the hall in the dorms, but if the friendly stoner happens to be a genius songwriter with an immaculate singing voice.

They played probably about nine or ten of the 12 tracks on Swing Lo Magellan, about four from Bitte Orca, and also one of the songs they did Bjork (which got one of the best crowd reactions because of the vocal acrobatics by Amber and Haley).

The percussive force of their music translates a lot better live than it does on record, I think. Live, the drums and bass often sounded HUGE and occasionally came across like a really good old school hip-hop beat/groove.

They closed with "Stillness Is The Move", killed it, and Longstreth gave Coffman a high-five and they walked off stage. It was awesome.

I then had sex with her.
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I listened to the "new" album again because of your concert goings this last weekend, GAF. I've always been surprised people didn't care for his voice. I never would have given the band any attention were it not for how much I liked his voice on Rise Above.
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I then had sex with her.
Man, I laughed at this closing line way too hard.
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The COFFO!

How's this album aging for you guys? I haven't heard it in forever.
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That's one of the stranger associations I've seen...
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The COFFO!

How's this album aging for you guys? I haven't heard it in forever.
I lol'd.

I've been listening to it recently. I really like it, and I love his vocals. Doesn't sound like anybody else. Swing Lo hasn't grabbed me the way Bitte Orca did but I still quite like it.

I'm so bummed I missed the show I had tickets for over the summer in that tiny theater in West Texas where I visit a lot. I gave the tickets to some friends there who had never heard of them and they were completely blown away. Maybe I mentioned that earlier in this thread.
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I haven't seen this posted anywhere. Cool song. THE COFF! on vocals, and awesome vocals they are. Makes me wanna revisit Dirty Proj.


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Bump!

Digging the new track.
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