Saturday, August 4, 2007
I just got back to Grinnell from a nice visit home to Denver. Got to see Daft Punk at Red Rocks, which was a mixed feeling experience. The Rapture blew me away, great live performance and lots of fun energy emerging from the band. Then, SebastiAn and Kavinsky played, and either they were behind a black curtain or playing from the small ass stage on top of the venue that nobody can really see, regardless I couldnt see them and they put on a set that reminded me of every podcast and mix from anybody that reads discobelle. I was expecting to hear some crazy shit that I hadnt heard before, maybe some old disco or new French shit I was unfamiliar with, but instead it was Oizo remix this, Klaxons remix that. Then Daft Punk came on. Their setup was off the charts, that pyramid deal is fucking crazy, but the music was eh. I mean, it was good ass Daft Punk, but it was all very familiar Daft Punk. Sure, they mashed up some of their own stuff, but it would've been nice to not know exactly what was coming next. Overall, a good time, but the ravers with their fucking glow sticks really started to get at me, for fucks sake, how long can you allow someone to rave their shit 3 inches in front of your face?! I did enjoy watching the heterosexual ecstasy infused backrubs all the guys were giving each other.
B.O.B. - Heavy Breather [alt link]
Calvin Harris - Calvin Harris - Merrymaking at My Place (Mr Oizo Remix) [alt link]
Justice - D.A.N.C.E. (Jackson Remix Do the J.A.H.C.B) [alt link]
Cybotron - Clear (Cobblestone Jazz remix) [alt link]
I guess this track makes a lot of sense, considering Doug is from the Barbados
Alison Hinds - Roll It Gal (Doug E. Fresh Remix) [alt link]
Martin Solveig - Everybody (Solid Groove Remix) (RJones 'Still Lookin..' Edit) [alt link]
Armand Van Helden - I Want Your Soul (Crookers Remix) [alt link]
Nine Inch Nails - Starfuckers Inc.