So- how didn't I know the new Wire was out?

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In case you ain't never seen or heard this …
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
26 Aug 2020, 3:37pm
In case you ain't never seen or heard this …
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Kory wrote:
28 Aug 2020, 2:27pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
26 Aug 2020, 3:37pm
In case you ain't never seen or heard this …
Too Many Guitars
Trees do obscure the view of the forest, yes.
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
28 Aug 2020, 2:32pm
Kory wrote:
28 Aug 2020, 2:27pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
26 Aug 2020, 3:37pm
In case you ain't never seen or heard this …
Too Many Guitars
Trees do obscure the view of the forest, yes.
I've never been into that whole Branca thing. Probably because it basically produced Sonic Youth, whom I dislike.
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Kory wrote:
28 Aug 2020, 2:34pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
28 Aug 2020, 2:32pm
Kory wrote:
28 Aug 2020, 2:27pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
26 Aug 2020, 3:37pm
In case you ain't never seen or heard this …
Too Many Guitars
Trees do obscure the view of the forest, yes.
I've never been into that whole Branca thing. Probably because it basically produced Sonic Youth, whom I dislike.
Love that shit. My brain is attracted to finding patterns in noise.
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
26 Aug 2020, 3:37pm
In case you ain't never seen or heard this …
I'd not only seen and heard that clip, I was there. I can't believe it was 7 years ago!
It actually sounds better, filtered through the limitations of whatever microphone the smartphone had, than it did in real life. It was extremely loud but more than that, it was REALLY trebly and bright. It was good fun to watch but it really pounded my ears which were ringing for days afterwards - I was glad when it ended!
What that video doesn't show is that I think pretty much every one of those guitarists were using their own amps. This was the encore and throughout Wire's set I wondered why the backline was so crammed with dozens of guitar amps of varying sizes and brands. It looked like a music shop's store room. I thought maybe it was just a very Wire-esque arty stage set, but of course it was there for a reason.
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JohnS wrote:
28 Aug 2020, 3:57pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
26 Aug 2020, 3:37pm
In case you ain't never seen or heard this …
I'd not only seen and heard that clip, I was there. I can't believe it was 7 years ago!
It actually sounds better, filtered through the limitations of whatever microphone the smartphone had, than it did in real life. It was extremely loud but more than that, it was REALLY trebly and bright. It was good fun to watch but it really pounded my ears which were ringing for days afterwards - I was glad when it ended!
What that video doesn't show is that I think pretty much every one of those guitarists were using their own amps. This was the encore and throughout Wire's set I wondered why the backline was so crammed with dozens of guitar amps of varying sizes and brands. It looked like a music shop's store room. I thought maybe it was just a very Wire-esque arty stage set, but of course it was there for a reason.
You sonofabitch, you was holdin' out on us!

I can imagine it was insanely loud, and despite my sensitivity to loud noises—it angries up my epilepsy—I'm more than a bit jealous.
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
28 Aug 2020, 4:25pm
You sonofabitch, you was holdin' out on us!

I can imagine it was insanely loud, and despite my sensitivity to loud noises—it angries up my epilepsy—I'm more than a bit jealous.
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