All I can think is that I’ve waited two decades for this moment… and it is everything I could’ve hoped for.
Mew put on a show that was, for lack of any better superlatives, mind-blowing.
It felt so refreshing to see a band perform that was so absolutely devoid of irony and hipster chic.
In concert, these songs become absolute maelstroms, as the band handily moves past their punk comparisons and launches right into the stratosphere with ear-shredding noise.
Copeland exceeded all of my expectations with their sincerity and proficiency at playing fabulous rock n’ roll.
“Verve” and “conviction” were two things Jim James and Co. had in abundance that night.
There’s a solidity and honesty to Unwed Sailor’s music that I always find appealing, and that came through perfectly tonight.
Each time I see Marianas is almost like seeing them for the first time, only better.
Tonight’s was as enjoyable a concert as I could’ve hoped for — though I felt bad for the bands that so few people showed up.
The balance between the two extremes of madness and beauty gives Godspeed’s music its emotional impact.