OK, so I’m not live from Sasquatch any more. But I had to share a few more pics. Plus, this post is kind of a Critic’s iPod thing, too, since you can click on the links in the cut lines below to hear samples from all the CD’s I picked up at the Gorge.
Also, scroll down the Nine Inch Nails set list and click on the first couple of songs for something special (but well within "fair usage" standards. Too bad my recorder conked out before Reznor and company covered Gary Numan’s "Metal."
South African indie-rock outfit BLK JKS features (from top) singer-guitarist Lindani Buthelezi, guitarist Mpumelelo Mcata, Molefi Makananise and drummer Tshepang Ramoba on the Yeti Stage. I knew next to nothing about the band – which blends prog-rock and dub into its trippy, uplifting sound – but checked them out on the Yeti stage at the insistence of Seattle Weekly’s new music editor, Jonathan Cunningham. I like! Good pick, J.C. Listen: “Summertime, “Lakeside”.