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#21 Posted on 5.4.04 1532.56
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    Originally posted by StaggerLee
    Retrovertigo, I saw them, for free, back in about 98 in Virginia, and was thoroghly unimpressed. The songs were not THAT good, and the stage show was less than stellar. Then again, my first ever concert was PINK FLOYD Momentary Lapse of Reason tour in JFK Stadium in Philly complete with 120,00 fans, and all the video and other visuals typical of a Pink Floyd show. Sorta blew the bell curve for SHOWS.

    (edited by StaggerLee on 5.4.04 0633)


I saw Floyd on that same tour too in Providence. Definitely a great show.
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#22 Posted on 5.4.04 1536.55
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So what's up with these Polyphonic Spree people? I saw a commercial for one of their albums and I swear, it was the work of Satan.
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#23 Posted on 5.4.04 1549.35
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The Flaming Lips RULE, plus, Wayne Coyne is from Oklahoma, so added props to my man.

And the Spree ARE the work of Satan. A big angelic choir wearing white, singing with religous fervor and working for the devil, bobby.
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#24 Posted on 5.4.04 1609.01
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    Originally posted by Parts Unknown
    So what's up with these Polyphonic Spree people? I saw a commercial for one of their albums and I swear, it was the work of Satan.

The Spree is pure joy in musical form. It's giddiness and madness. Yes I am certain that there is some sort of weird cult brainwashing happening, but I can't much say I care, they just make it all feel gooooood.

And the Lips are the best live show on the planet right now, bar none.
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#25 Posted on 5.4.04 1657.25
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    Originally posted by StaggerLee
    Retrovertigo, I saw them, for free, back in about 98 in Virginia, and was thoroghly unimpressed. The songs were not THAT good, and the stage show was less than stellar. Then again, my first ever concert was PINK FLOYD Momentary Lapse of Reason tour in JFK Stadium in Philly complete with 120,00 fans, and all the video and other visuals typical of a Pink Floyd show. Sorta blew the bell curve for SHOWS.

    (edited by StaggerLee on 5.4.04 0633)


See, I find stuff like Pink Floyd to be vastly overdone, both musically and visually. I like my shows to be more understated and personal.

This from someone whose first show experience was Rush in '91, so I'm quite familiar with big, over-the-top shows. And they just leave me cold.
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#26 Posted on 5.4.04 2140.27
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    Originally posted by Retrovertigo

    See, I find stuff like Pink Floyd to be vastly overdone, both musically and visually. I like my shows to be more understated and personal.

    This from someone whose first show experience was Rush in '91, so I'm quite familiar with big, over-the-top shows. And they just leave me cold.


You would love The Dream Theater. Their shows are very plain and simple. At least at the 9:30 club in DC, all they had was 3 HUGE projection screens that would show videos to go with their music, cool screen saver type of psychedelic stuff, and web cam closeups of the band.

A great show from some great musicians. It was about 3 hours long (It had to end at 11:30pm due to DCs anti-noise laws) and they only took one 15 min intermission.

Depche Mode had a pretty understated show by todays standards. I saw them in 98, and all they had was a very small laser show. The laser would beam into various glass shapes and fog and gave a neat effect. Nothing too distracting.
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#27 Posted on 6.4.04 0851.51
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    Originally posted by Retrovertigo
    See, I find stuff like Pink Floyd to be vastly overdone, both musically and visually. I like my shows to be more understated and personal.

    This from someone whose first show experience was Rush in '91, so I'm quite familiar with big, over-the-top shows. And they just leave me cold.


Okay then, I can see where you are coming from then. I like a show, when I go to a concert. I like LIGHTS, LASERS, and shit blowing up. (for most artists)

I saw Prince on his last BIG tour and he had a simple stage with simple lighting. Best concert I have ever been to, but to me, it was because of his musicianship.

Another great stripped down show I saw was Melissa Etheridge on her LIVE AND ALONE tour. VERY minimal stage, and almost no lighting effects, yet, she put on a great show.

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