February 22nd, 2007

the only earth?

happy cycling

Every so often, it's kind of great being shoved around by a teeming pit full of moshing teenagers and walking home with a sore lip soaked in some strange combination of their sweat, yours, and light misty rain. That is, the Thermals were beyond great tonight.

I just realized that it's been almost a year since I saw Arctic Monkeys in Amsterdam, with nearly identical results.

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The Shins were pretty good on Tuesday night, too. Just understandably more sedate.

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AND! you can listen to the whole Arcade Fire show from 17 February in New York. [npr] It is even downloadable in mp3 format without any trickery.