On saturday we went to Pitchfork Music Festival, the main purpose my sibling were visiting me. Two days (well three actually but we just went to two) of some of the best bands:
Saturday:DisapearsCymbals Eat GuitarsThe Dutchess & The DukePlants and AnimalsFucked UpThe AntlersThe Pains of being Pure at HeartBowerbirdsFinal Fantasy - dude's crazyPonytailYeasayer!!! - the sounded amazing, played so many new songs, one big dance partyin the rain!Wavves -This guy seems like a jerk. Was his first show since his freakout in Barcelona and he played with a broken wrist because he broke it skateboarding. What a tool.DoomLindstromBeirut -sounds just like his cd's, tons of instruments + eastern european languageson stageMatt and Kim - Really fun, hard to see, Kim's super excited all the time.The Black lips - Ehhh... didnt like getting smashed in a mob of people and dudesmashed his guitar on their first song!?The NationalSUNDAY:Michael ColumbiaThe Mae ShiDianogahFrightened Rabbit enjoyed these scottish guys.Blitzen Trapper as always, sounded greatThe Killer WhalesPharoahe MonchWomenThe ThermalsDJ RuptureThe Walkmen sounded good, played forever it felt like.JapandroidsM83 -Ok so someone told me M83 sounds horrible live...LIES!!!They were amazing. So much more dancy and fun thantheir album. Awesome.Vivian GirlsMewThe Very Best ---was the very best! Check them out on myspace. So much fun.The whole concert was seeing flaming lips' theatricalperformance while only a handful of us checked out The VeryBest, and it turned into a crazy dance party that ended in their"Will you be there?" Awesome.The Flaming Lips - I mean we walked by it for a second, counts right?
The rest of my photos are here.