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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Which Reunion Are You Most Excited About? (I Cannot Decide!)

Posted by on Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 11:57 AM

This is my face right now, thats how excited I am.
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  • This is my face right now, that's how excited I am.
YOU GUYS. Are you aware that Latterman will be playing the New Direction Fest in Olympia in just a matter of days? DAYS! I have waited for years to see this band. I AM SO EXCITED!

And Latterman's reunion is just the beginning. Next month we have Desaparecidos at the Showbox at the Market and Refused at Showbox Sodo (moved from the Paramount, ugh, but whatever), and then in September there's the Promise Ring at Bumbershoot. Four bands I've loved, loved, LOVED, but have never seen before! (Wait, have I seen Desaparecidos? I can't remember...)

Life, why are you so great sometimes?

So with all the upcoming reunion action, I need to ask: Which are you most excited about?


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tallchris 1
Not really a "reunion" per se, but the fact that Joel RL Phelps is making new music and playing shows again is pretty much the raddest thing to happen to music this year.
Posted by tallchris on July 31, 2012 at 12:30 PM · Report this
metardtard 2
I was excited to see Refused until it got moved to Showbox SoDo. I sold my ticket to a friend :(
Posted by metardtard on July 31, 2012 at 12:30 PM · Report this
tallchris 3
Oh yeah, it was also pretty cool getting to see the AmRep/Touch & Go band Tar in Chicago last month.
Posted by tallchris on July 31, 2012 at 12:31 PM · Report this
alithea 4
HELLO YOU FORGOT EDNA'S GOLDFISH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

so bummed the promise ring show in portland got canceled, and now i will have to have All Of My Feelings at bumbershoot, surrounded by dads in tevas. >:(
Posted by alithea on July 31, 2012 at 12:33 PM · Report this
Posted by marty mcfly on July 31, 2012 at 12:51 PM · Report this
T 6
Latterman for sure! But I'm missing Saturday's show to see Dear Landlord. Thankfully, Latterman got added to Fest, so my stokedness lives on!!!
Posted by T on July 31, 2012 at 1:02 PM · Report this
Kathy Fennessy 7
Holy hell, Megan! I didn't know dogs were capable of mating with bats (or vice versa).
Posted by Kathy Fennessy on July 31, 2012 at 1:40 PM · Report this
Dean Fawkes 8
Unless Mutya Keisha Siobhan already split, this poll is moot.

Moot, I say.
Posted by Dean Fawkes on July 31, 2012 at 2:06 PM · Report this
Josh Bis 9
Desaparecidos definitely played a show a thousand years ago at the Paradox when it was still in the upper reaches of the U-District. I think they broke up / cancelled the rest of their tour a few days later.
Posted by Josh Bis on July 31, 2012 at 2:37 PM · Report this
Megan Seling 10
@9 It is quite possible that is when I saw them, then! I thought so... I should look in my old photo boxes. I bet I have horrible photos of the show that I thought were really, really good at the time. ("The blur makes it artistic!")
Posted by Megan Seling on July 31, 2012 at 3:11 PM · Report this
very bad homo 11
Afghan Whigs!
Posted by very bad homo on July 31, 2012 at 3:23 PM · Report this
bunnypuncher 12
@9/10 - I definitely remember missing that Paradox show. And I definitely remember my buddy coming to my place and telling me about this band he'd never heard of, and a kid who looked like Conor Oberst singing... I was pretty mad/bummed.
Posted by bunnypuncher on July 31, 2012 at 6:58 PM · Report this
Matt from Denver 13
To this day I don't understand why anyone likes the Promise Ring. I was stoked when they appeared with Burning Airlines at RKCNDY and were the headliners, because that meant I could leave early.

@ 11, I'd love to see that. I only ever saw them on the "Up In It" tour and I wasn't too familiar with their stuff at that point.

Oh, and the correct answer is.... NEGATIVE APPROACH.
Posted by Matt from Denver on August 1, 2012 at 6:50 AM · Report this
reverend dr dj riz 14
the blackbyrds have gotten back together, have a new release AND are touring…
Posted by reverend dr dj riz on August 1, 2012 at 7:18 AM · Report this

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