FIDLAR, Backspace, Sep 6 2013, MFNW

September 25, 2013

Skate punk with a fuck it attitude. Ordering Schedule 1 precursor chemicals to a home address, huffing nitromethane, and doing wet kind of fuck it. Friday night of MFNW2013. Backspace is about 2/3 full. All ages crowd and a hot, stuffy room. So tasty. This was a scene. Girls up on benches to the side […]

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MFNW 2013 | Recap | Sunday

September 19, 2013

Sundays are the hardest. The thing that makes MFNW awesome is the city-wide crawl. Cab-window-observing, Walking, rolling, puking, laying in the gutter. It isn’t a lifestyle, it’s a choice. Sunday is just the come down. Unopposed scheduling and a big venue. So many sharp ninety degree angles. A weekend of choices. The final is always….professional. […]

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MFNW 2013 | Recap | Saturday Night

September 15, 2013

Saturday night. The tipping point for any festival. Any week. Catalyst and potentiator all in one. With a schedule full of possibilities, driving the reaction to the right this year was no problem. Starts off downtown with the outdoor Pioneer Square lineup. Deap Sea Diver. Followed by Thao And The Get Down Stay Down. What […]

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MFNW 2013 | Recap | Friday Night

September 11, 2013

Friday night. Nights like this? I wish I had a Twitter account. To compose the perfect tweet? To show everyone that I am the perfect representation of wit and personal brand? Man. That would be the life. Pioneer Square warms up and goes off early with Haerts and Dan Deacon. Dan Deacon’s act is part […]

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MFNW 2013, Recap, Thursday

September 11, 2013

Thursday night. Dumping buckets….perfect scapegoat. Start off outdoors with Youth Lagoon and Young The Giant. That is about as exciting as it sounds. Exciting like chugging vanilla extract. That cough syrup loaded with DXM? Let’s bail, early. Let’s chase bulls and dreams and light firecrackers with blunts. John Vanderslice at The Doug Fir is a […]

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MFNW 2013, Night Two Recap, Wednesday

September 9, 2013

Night Two. Wednesday night. Trying to rally from the Tuesday night parrrrrty, but the early week crash is in sight. Hit it off at The Doug Fir. Eyelids was the band. Took about 30 seconds. And….an early exit would be in the offing. Interesting crowd. ChrisT saw someone famous. I didn’t care enough to figure […]

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MFNW 2013 Memories

September 9, 2013

Backed up on show reviews and nightly recaps. Oh well. Punk rock bitches, this isn’t traditional press with deadlines. We don’t give a shit about our “personal brand”. Our yearly indulgent post, we roll this shit better and harder than the rest of the living planet. Thanks as always ChrisT for setting the schedule, the […]

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Night One, Tuesday, MFNW 2013

September 6, 2013

Tuesday night. Landing zone was hot, took some fire. Too much, too soon. Kicked off with the Roseland. Joey Bada$$ doing work. Young man with skills. Total performer. Definitely on the come up. Whomever worked sound for him? Props. Skipped across to Dante’s for Redd Kross. That was an old fashioned ass kicking. What a […]

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Upcoming : MFNW 2013

July 22, 2013

MusicfestNW schedule dropped. A year of repeats, three-peats, and other peats. Kicking around an initial look. Tuesday September 3: Joey Bada$$ @ The Roseland. Going against a long held rule to avoid any artist with a $ tag. Wednesday September 4: 9:00. Drunk at Dante’s for 4onthefloor or doing cold water extraction experiments for XXYYYXX […]

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Counter Trey

July 3, 2013

Watching the Redskins run this was a model. Life lesson. Screaming at the TV. So obvious. Like a pro wrestling routine. Superfly off the top turnbuckle. But. It always worked. The running back was always the key. That first step was always so scripted. So false. Soft. Explode into the opposite. In the pocket of […]

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