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By: gunter habets - over 2 years ago - permalink - flag

At some point during this particular concert, Guy admits that Portland is a "pretty cultured town", since the good people of Portland in one single evening have the opportunity and the choice to attend a reading by Brendan's brother Kevin Canty, to go see NoMeansNo at a club across town (La Luna), to go see Elliott Smith at the Satyricon (it seems this concert actually took place a couple of days later, on February 29), or to go see The Need, The Ex and Fugazi.
Those are some wonderful options indeed, but my choice definitely would have been to attend the Fugazi concert and I am sure the people who actually did will wholeheartedly agree.
This show is absolutely stellar and will have you shaking your ass all over the place. The performance is killer, the set list is great and varied (although low on the albums Steady Diet and Repeater), the musical highlights are plenty and the sound quality is top-notch (aside from some issues with the bass during Arpeggiator).
Another fine gem and tremendous addition to the Series. Enjoy!


By: Ryan C Johanson - almost 3 years ago - permalink - flag

While I never got to see Fugazi live, I collected as many audience bootlegs as I could over the years. This show was the very first I ever heard, and it was truly a revelation. The audio quality was fairly terrible, though. I'm so glad this was made available. It sounds so much better (not perfect, but so much better than the version I used to have), and it brings back such great memories of discovering how awesome this band really was live. This version of "And the Same" would probably have been my favorite ever, if it wasn't for the band having to stop halfway through to deal with some kid in the audience causing trouble. Gotta love Ian screaming "Turn the air conditioning off!!!!"

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Fugazi Live Series FLS0898 Fugazi Portland, OR USA 2/26/99

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Show Date:
 1999-02-26
Venue:
 Crystal Ballroom
Door Price:
 6
Attendance:
 1200
Played with:
 The Ex, The Need
Recorded by
 Nick Pellicciotto
Mastered by
 Jerry Busher
Original Source:
 DAT
Sound Quality:
 Poor Good Very Good Excellent
Play Sample Track
1. Intro
2. Arpeggiator
3. Merchandise
4. Place Position
5. And The Same
6. Do You Like Me
7. Interlude 1
8. Great Cop
9. Public Witness Program
10. Closed Captioned
11. FD
12. Recap Modotti
13. Suggestion
14. Floating Boy
15. Break
16. Target
17. Five Corporations
18. Two Beats Off
19. Interlude 2
20. Back to Base
21. Foreman's Dog
22. Waiting Room
23. Burning
24. Long Division
25. Number 5
26. Encore 1
27. Smallpox Champion
28. Bed For The Scraping
29. Version
30. Outro

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