6.25.2008

MAJOR BONER KILLERS



























(and even more photos from the F*** Yeah Fest Tour, Birmingham, Gainesville, and Tampa)

The tour has been going pretty well. No major catastrophes, and we haven't left anyone at a gas station, yet. Although we did get thoroughly stuck for a while leaving Birmingham when the bus tried turning into a driveway and the trailer hit the incline on the ground and lifted the rear wheels of the bus off the ground (and its a rear wheel vehicle). But after attempts by everyone ranging from good old-fashioned pushing to laying logs under the wheels to asking a nearby fire station for help, we were eventually saved by a AAA tow truck and a helpful passerby with a magic touch for our dipstick.

The biggest bummer of the trip was probably last night in Gainesville. Tony Weinbender (Gainesville promoter) decided for some reason to be a giant dick. I've toured with bands and dealt with venues in NYC and this guy is winning for "biggest asshole." When you call yourself a promoter, that usually means you tell people about the shows you book, respect the bands, and you don't book bands that you've booked before and then freak out when they do what you know they're going to do. And no one cares if you "do the fest" dude, it doesn't give you license to be a prick. If you are a band or booker I would highly advise avoiding this two faced jerk.


Matt & Kim perform "Silver Tiles" live and acoustic.


On the bus on the F*** Yeah Fest tour 2008.



MP3:

How could Ratatat put out a new album and I not post something from it? Simply impossible.

• Ratatat - Schiller

A band's place in myspace.

13 comments:

  1. all your pictures look the same

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  2. Ha. Guess that's what I get for not doing a tighter edit.

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  3. what! coming to saint louis this weekend are yez! what day and where? it would have been fun to have this at the bridge, eh?
    -anna from ze boats

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  4. Aww, no I won't be making it to St. Louis. I have to get back to NYC and work, so I'll be jumping off right before that show. I wish I could go all the way around though.

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  5. It was nice meeting you Sucka Pants! I think its funny that you don't realize that you are famous.

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  6. dude, all your photos do look the same...awesome. they make me feel like some adventure is missing from my life. but anyway, i left northcarolina on wednesday at 6am attempting to hightail it to baton rouge that night, but my thirty-year old truck didn't want to hightail it. i slept on the beach south of mobile, alabama at midnight, dreaming of the veggie oil bus.

    hope your last few shows are the best. keep it up.

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  7. can't wait to see the fort worth pictures!

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  8. U have to say there's some stark lighting in this set of images.
    Which isn't super different from earlier ones. I feel like there's something standing out, more than usual.
    I especially like the one of the dude in the melt-banana shirt.

    Well yeah, they all look the same, cos every cracker in them has the same aesthetic, its not suckapants' fault hipsters are sheep.(if you take this too seriously-you need to find something better to do)

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  9. Just found a 320k MP3 download of 'Mirando' off Ratatat's new album 'LP3' for FREE here:

    http://www.7digital.com/artists/ratatat/lp3/04

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  10. WAHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! your photos are exhilarating!!!!!!!

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  11. all youre pictures dont look the same
    i check back your nyc blog alot and its so inspiring makes me want to go out and just live

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  12. sleep close death7/24/2008 5:34 PM

    i was wondering where the one liners below the thumbnails on fecal face come from?

    i emailed them about it but no word...

    perhaps you could help considering i believe you write them

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