Thursday, October 7, 2010
BLANK REALM / SONGS / BARE GRILLZ AT THE CAMBRIDGE HOTEL 2-10-10
This show was part of the annual This Is Not Art / Sound Summit festival. I've never seen so many people at a show in Newcastle - the place was packed. Memories of this night for me are pretty much a blur, a lack of self restraint wiped me out early on and that's why video cameras rule.
Blank Realm playing some serious psych jams in Newcastle - hell yeah.
One of the last shows Songs are playing with their current lineup. The first video is 'Something to Believe in' from their self-titled 2009 album and the second video is a brand new song. This footage was filmed by Kieran Lavering.
I was last in Newcastle in April and I played at Rob from Bare Grillz' house and it was the first time they had ever played in front of people I think, they were really sloppy and cool and hurt my ears but what was even better than that was returning to Newcastle 6 months later and watching them play a brutally confident set to a huge crowd of people going nuts over them. I love that shit.