home studios equipment staff/friends booking/rates for sale forum contact

Band: Shellac

Vote and debate.

Moderators: kerble, Electrical-Staff

Shellac?

crap
33
8%
not crap
388
92%
 
Total votes : 421

Re: Band: Shellac

Postby El Protoolio on Sat Apr 02, 2016 4:14 pm

There was a woman standing behind me who started raving to her friend about how blown away she was by Shellac. She said she had never heard anything like it and was just enthralled. This was shortly after a scorching opening volley of Canada, Copper, My Black Ass and the Squirrel Song.
User avatar
El Protoolio
Present-day God
Present-day God
 
Posts: 9197
Joined: Sun Dec 07, 2003 11:18 am
Location: Your Mom

Re: Band: Shellac

Postby uglysound on Sat Apr 02, 2016 9:24 pm

Great show last night. It's been way too long since I've seen them, probably 10-15 years. The newest songs are all fantastic live. Really cemented how great Dude Incredible is for me. It was also nice to see a good sized crowd in the main room, all really into and supportive of Shellac and Mono. We had fun being music geeks in between sets, and it was great how easy it was to end up talking to the people around you.

Mono was way way better than I was expecting based on a bit of random research and listening I did before the show. I had a mishap with my keys getting locked in my car before the show, so we missed the beginning of Mono's set, but what we saw was pure audio bliss. I have a lot of respect for bands that can be dreamy and engaging at the same time.

Also met a couple of FMs for the first time at the show last night, which was nice, in spite of my general awkwardness.

The friend that I was with was the guy with the "Bob was a dick to me" question. He (not unlike many musicians, artists, and related nerds) tends to obsess over little things like that, so that goofy banter actually made him feel better about the original (non-)incident.
User avatar
uglysound
pauly shore
pauly shore
 
Posts: 326
Joined: Mon Jul 13, 2015 10:52 pm

Re: Band: Shellac

Postby Parbuckle on Wed Apr 06, 2016 1:03 pm

Kinda nerdy. Still, NOT CRAP
bishopdante wrote:It's a lobster push lobster world out there.
Parbuckle
gus hansen
gus hansen
 
Posts: 566
Joined: Wed Apr 06, 2016 12:28 pm
Location: Planet Iommia

Re: Band: Shellac

Postby Pasta on Mon May 02, 2016 6:54 pm

Steve V. wrote:Tremendous exchange.


Awesome, thanks for posting.
Ninety Five Cents? FUCK YOU!!! I'LL SKATE TO THE BEACH.
User avatar
Pasta
Fucking Survivor....Fuck Cancer
 
Posts: 2948
Joined: Tue Jun 29, 2004 3:11 pm
Location: Doom Town

Re: Band: Shellac

Postby dropthebeat on Mon May 02, 2016 8:29 pm

Yeah, really great. Thank you.
User avatar
dropthebeat
jacques pepin
jacques pepin
 
Posts: 292
Joined: Wed Aug 12, 2009 1:01 pm
Location: NB, Canada

Re: Band: Shellac

Postby Anthony Flack on Mon May 02, 2016 9:16 pm

Fantastic. Very well-considered and interesting responses. It makes me wish FM steve had the time and/or inclination to write more long-form responses like that on the forum here...

The Shellac show I went to in Wellington earlier this year was one of the most male-dominated gigs I've been to. I went with five women - all record-buying fans of the band - and it felt like our group alone represented about half the women there. I have no idea why the gender split was so extreme.

Apparently this had the benefit of leaving the women's toilets empty, so ladies, go see Shellac if you want a clean toilet.
Anthony Flack
Present-day God
Present-day God
 
Posts: 9107
Joined: Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:27 am
Location: New Zealand

Re: Band: Shellac

Postby zircona1 on Mon May 02, 2016 10:57 pm

Anthony Flack wrote:Apparently this had the benefit of leaving the women's toilets empty, so ladies, go see Shellac if you want a clean toilet.


I noticed this too when I saw Godspeed You! Black Emperor back in February. Long line for the men's room, no line at all for the ladies.
- "Whatever happened to that album?"
- "I broke it, remember? I threw it against the wall, and it like, shattered."
User avatar
zircona1
hank aaron
hank aaron
 
Posts: 388
Joined: Thu Dec 17, 2015 10:51 pm
Location: Columbia, MO

Re: Band: Shellac

Postby Sprague Dawley on Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:48 pm

Shellac Live in Tokyo LP removed from Discogs

https://www.discogs.com/%E3%82%B7%E3%82 ... nsactional
Sprague Dawley
secretary of the interior
secretary of the interior
 
Posts: 103
Joined: Sat Jan 31, 2009 8:59 am

Re: Band: Shellac

Postby four_oclocker_2 on Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:32 pm

Sprague Dawley wrote:Shellac Live in Tokyo LP removed from Discogs

https://www.discogs.com/%E3%82%B7%E3%82 ... nsactional


Yeah, probably because that LP is a bootleg. The original CD is still on the marketplace though.
Unofficial Pono spokesperson.


SELF/KJ/SAR/BP
SUMMER OF DOUG'S
User avatar
four_oclocker_2
Perfect Picture of Wisdom and Boldness
Perfect Picture of Wisdom and Boldness
 
Posts: 3036
Joined: Tue Sep 29, 2009 9:53 pm
Location: Logan Square.

Re: Band: Shellac

Postby skoz on Fri Mar 30, 2018 8:34 pm

Attachments
F3FF7D2A-E62A-4795-A0E9-00365ADCF6CF.jpeg
User avatar
skoz
grand
grand
 
Posts: 1003
Joined: Sat Jul 18, 2009 11:15 pm

Previous

Return to Crap / Not Crap

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Mason, Yahoo [Bot] and 13 guests