You know you are having one of those days when you have to congratulate yourself on stuff like that, and then demand that everyone else does as well.
But then again, you probably also thought I was finished talking about Sled Island. Silly you.
The resident offspring left for camp this morning, so until she returns I need somebody else to bore to death. The
The Details - I think I mentioned that they were giving away EPs at their Sled Island set, one of which was a compilation split with the Paperbacks, and the other all Details. I thought that was pretty cool, but what was even cooler was this little note that appeared on the insert:
We encourage you to please make copies of this record for your friends, family, neighbours, anyone and everyone.
Sure, I realize at this point in a young band's career it's way more important to get as much exposure as possible than it is to make any money (or break even), but I still think this is a lovely way of accomplishing that.
And you are like friends, family, neighbours etc to me, so here's your copy:
Enjoy. The Details are up and comers and I think they have a lot of promise. I've love to hear your feedback on these songs.
So, yeah, I'm still thinking about Sled Island, still feeling the love, planning for next year, beating myself up for the bands that I wasn't able to see.
Like Boredoms, for instance!
The legendary Japanoise band playing one of the only Canadian dates on their limited tour.
According to Zak Pashak, festival mastermind, I missed a show that had people in the audience crying, it was that good.
God damn it.