Daily Archive

December 10, 2011

Cactus: Mike Gordon 12/09/2011 Cities [VQ: B+, AQ: A-]

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Cactus: Mike Gordon 12/09/2011 The Void [VQ: B-, AQ: B]

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Cactus: Mike Gordon 12/09/2011 I Sure Miss My Mind [VQ: B, AQ: B]

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Cactus: Mike Gordon 12/09/2011 DAUD Pawtucket, RI

Cactus: Mike Gordon 12/09/2011 Clone [VQ: B-, AQ: B+]

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Cactus: Mike Gordon @ The Met in Pawtucket – Setlist & Recap [Hidden Track]

Phish: 10/29/2010 Entire Show Atlantic City, NJ [VQ: A, AQ: A+]

Set 1: The Star Spangled Banner, My Soul, AC/DC Bag, Ocelot, Sample In a Jar, Light Up Or Leave Me Alone, Sugar Shack, Timber (Jerry), Bouncing Around the Room, Axilla, Rift, The Moma Dance, Cities, 46 Days

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Set 2: Punch You In The Eye, Sand, Carini, Prince Caspian, Corinna, Piper, Theme From the Bottom, Golgi Apparatus, Slave To The Traffic Light, Fluffhead

Encore: Loving Cup

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[Setlist via Phish.net]

Lists: Really Nice Tour Rider Demands [MTV Hive]

Trey Anastasio: Trey Album Update [Jambands.com]

The members of The National also have deep roots in the Phish world. One of the band’s earliest predecessor, Equinox—which featured future National members Aaron Dessner (guitar), Bryce Dessner (guitar) and Bryan Devendorf (drums)—covered The Allman Brothers and the Grateful Dead and has a sound that saxophonist Kevin Seal described as “Sorta jammy and the product of listening to a lot of Phish and classic rock radio.” Bryan Devendorf and his brother Scott, who play bass and guitar in The National, also took National frontman Matt Berninger—the only non-jam fan in the group—to a Deer Creek Phish show once. As Aaron Dessner recalled on Jambands.com in 2009, “He listened to one song and then went and hid in the car. Matt can still not understand at all how any of us can stomach Phish but pretty much everyone else in the band grew up on their music.”