Jan 2, 2008

It All Starts With Built To Spill...



This video is from a concert in July, 2007. The mighty Built To Spill covering Brian Eno's "Third Uncle". Apparently this song has become a fairly regular staple in their set lists. Oh, did I mention that I am going to see these legends on Thursday night at the Metro. I am seriously excited by this, as this band has for many years been my favourite of all time. Well, either them or Pavement or maybe Wolf Parade, given their pure genius. But it is between those three.

Here is a set list from their show at the Corner Hotel on Saturday night-
Liar
In The Morning
Center Of The Universe
Goin' Against Your Mind
Made Up Dreams
Third Uncle
Nowhere Nothin' Fuckup
Else
Time Trap
Car
Strange
Stab
Conventional Wisdom
Carry The Zero

E: Randy Describes Eternity

I was also thinking how the next few weeks have the potential to be seriously great. Just an unbelievable amount of amazing music. Hope to see you at one of these shows-

January 3-Built To Spill, Metro Theatre
January 6-Andrew Bird, Famous Spiegeltent
January 7-Andrew Bird, Famous Spiegeltent
January 12, Sufjan Stevens, State Theatre
January 13, Sufjan Stevens, State Theatre (Yes, I am going twice to these shows)
January 19, Low, Famous Spiegeltent
January 21, The National, City Recital Hall
January 22, Arcade Fire, Enmore Theatre
January 23, The National, City Recital Hall
January 24, Spoon, Annandale Hotel (This is the one I am most excited for)
January 25, Joanna Newsom, Sydney Opera House
February 15, Explosions in the Sky, Manning Bar (I will cry)
February 18, Sonic Youth, Enmore Theatre (Performing Daydream Nation)
February 21, Interpol, Hordern Pavillion
February 27, Okkervil River, Manning Bar (Holy Cow)
February 28, Broken Social Scene, Manning Bar
February 29, Feist, Metro Theatre
March 2, St Jerome's Laneway Festival
March 5, Beirut, Manning Bar
March 11, Iron & Wine, Manning Bar
March 18, Wilco, Enmore Theatre
March 29, Patty Griffin, Enmore Theatre

I really can't believe what I just typed!!!

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