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Massive Attack on tour...

Took the wife out for some sweet raw shrimp and urchin at our favorite Japanese restaurant on that street, and then headed over to the Hard Rock's Joint to see Massive Attack.

Wouldn't ya know it, as we got there, a vinyl party broke out!

We arrived a little early and got to stand right up front. There was a DJ setting up, and I said, "Look honey! Two turntables and a microphone! They look like Technics 1200's, blah blah blah..."

Nice to see someone spinning the licorice pizza - and for about a thousand people!

Lots of good tunes. Everyone but Clifton would have had a good time.

Then.

Massive Attack was killer.

Tunes from Mezzanine were most represented.

They rock more live than on disc, and they produced 99+% percent of their sound with live instruments.

Wes Phillips' brother plays keyboards...

They had a cool alphanumeric light set up in front of the band, and cool light panels behind - kind of like The Strokes last tour.

During one number, the screen was flashing the human gene code

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Re: Massive Attack on tour...


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Probably only Jeff Wong is up at this hour.


LMAO

I'll have to check some of their stuff out; I like that TV show and its theme.

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Ear plugs?

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Buddha-

Your description has intrigued me. What is the best album with which to begin?

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Re: Massive Attack on tour...

Hi, Mrlowry!

Apologies for being slow on the reply.

I'd start with Mezzanine.

If there is a prototypical "trip hop" or "trance with a slow groove," it would be these guys.

Slower than Moby, but more song structure than other trance bands.

Now I'm all nervous you won't like it!

Best wishes.

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Buddha-

Don't sweat it I'm going to be getting it from BMG as one of my free selections so if it doesn't work out you'll only owe me the $2.99 for shipping and handling.

P.S. You didn't happen to get that girl's phone number did you?

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No, I didn't get her number, but that song lyric, "I smell sex and, candy..." keeps playing in my brain.

Her olfactory haunts my reverie.

Cheers, bud!

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