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By: Doug Mayo-Wells - about 2 years ago - permalink - flag

Instrumental version of Floating Boy is something else.


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

Listening to this recording is a tremendous delight. Even though the previous poster (and actual attendee) pointed out that a number of things went awry on this particular night, none of these mishaps can be retraced from the recorded document. What can be heard though, is that the band did have an edge that night, resulting in an excellent performance with plenty of highlights.
These include Styrofoam, Bad Mouth, Floating Boy, No Surprise (première; ironically Brendan loudly insists on playing this song during the beginning of the previous one), Long Division, Public Witness Program, and Back to Base.
Also, make sure to check out the renditions of Two Beats Off and Reprovisional featured here, since these are truly exceptional and outright stellar!
So, all in all, there's only a couple of words left to say. Get this. Now.


By: Justin Marshall - almost 3 years ago - permalink - flag

While I remember this show as if it were yesterday, I'm sure the band wishes they could forget it. Everything seemed to go wrong; the monitors weren't working right, the Japanese crowd couldn't understand Ian's pleas to stop moshing, and then Guy's microphone broke, and when they tried to fix it, it hit him in the head, causing a bloody gash. The result? Like a chapter from Henry Rollins' book "Get into the van", the frustration and anger seemed to channel magically into the music. The whole band had an edge that night, and just ROCKED. I remember thinking the vain in Ian's neck during "Reclamation" was going to take over his body. Also an amazing opening performance by Make Up and OOIOO, who I ended up seeing about 10 more times that year.

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Fugazi Live Series FLS0798 Fugazi Tokyo, Japan, 10/26/96

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Show Date:
 1996-10-26
Venue:
 Guilty
Attendance:
 254
Played with:
 Make Up, DMBQ, O-O-I-O-O
Recorded by
 Nick Pellicciotto
Mastered by
 Jerry Busher
Original Source:
 DAT
Sound Quality:
 Poor Good Very Good Excellent
Play Sample Track
1. Intro
2. Do You Like Me
3. Interlude 1
4. Reclamation
5. Target
6. Styrofoam
7. Two Beats Off
8. Interlude 2
9. Bed For The Scraping
10. Margin Walker
11. Bad Mouth
12. By You
13. Floating Boy
14. No Surprise
15. Long Division
16. Rend It
17. Break
18. Five Corporations
19. Public Witness Program
20. Back to Base
21. Reprovisional
22. Outro

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