About Last Night

I know I’m getting old when I’m real happy to hear about a show starting at 7:30, which means I’ll be out of the club by 9:30 or 10. A friend passed along a ticket for the MTV/CMJ Advance Warning Tour at The Troubadour last night. To be totally honest, I didn’t even know it was some kind of special “Tour” thing. I just heard Longwave was playing and that was reason enough for me to venture out to see some music. They played an amazing set and seem to be really big fans of loud feedback. Good thing I brought ear plugs.

Before they took the stage, I was lucky enough to catch White Light Motorcade, who totally rocked. Coincidentally, I was listening to some music for work earlier in the afternoon and they happened to be on a compilation. Some things are just meant to be, while other things like seeing The Ravonettes and The Mooney Suzuki are not. The Ravonettes just suck, even if the girl plays pretty guitars and looks good. The Mooney Suzuki put on an entertaining show, but frankly the novelty wore off after the first time I saw them.

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  1. d Avatar

    >The Ravonettes just suck

    Ah, u c the light!

  2. Brad Avatar

    It’s so not a matter of seeing the light. It’s just a matter of fucking truth. I mean come on! I will admit to owning their album and liking one track, but I still think they suck.

  3. nymphette Avatar

    The Raveonettes suck? YOU suck! Get a clue, buddy. But that’s not likely to happen since you like the WHite Light Whatevercade (a contrived name if I ever saw one), a bunch of Coldplay wannabes who look and sound weak.

    The Raveonettes are intense, conceptually interesting, have a fully formed sound, look good, sound great live, cover Buddy Holly’s Everyday (but maybe you enver heard of uh, buddy holly), and share their drinks with their fans.

  4. Brad Avatar

    Wow, someone get a firehose or something. I have a clue, and thus the realization that The Ravonettes do, in fact, suck. Umm, have you ever seen White Light Motorcade? They have next to nothing in common with Coldplay. Who gives a fuck what they (or The Ravonettes) look like?? I just love it when people equate bad fashion with bad music. If you want to go down that road, you’ll lose this argument even worse than you already have. Yeah, you’re right, I’ve never heard of Buddy Holly. Wait, yes I have. He’s the lead singer of Weezer, right? You’re so smart, and I would imagine very fashionable to boot.