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Fishtank Ensemble Kickstarter page

Posted: 07 Sep 2012, 12:22
by nerdrocker
Not sure if anyone cares, but there's a Kickstarter page for new Fishtank Ensemble album. ... f=category

Re: Fishtank Ensemble Kickstarter page

Posted: 07 Sep 2012, 14:28
by clitty litter
i bot the tortoise fishtank album. tortoise and the ex. horrible album. truly worthless. if this is the same fishtank thing, then i want my gotdam 10.99 back from someone's asshole.

good news: the roots @ city plaza this saturday. u goin?

Re: Fishtank Ensemble Kickstarter page

Posted: 07 Sep 2012, 14:37
by nerdrocker
Nope, different thing altogether.
This is a gypsy type band; Estradasphere's bassist, Tim Smolens' brother, Doug is on guitar and their previous albums have had some folks from Estradasphere on them.
It's pretty good stuff, I'd say.

I've been in Raleigh 5 years now and haven't gone to any of the 3 Hopscotch's... maybe next year?
All the bands I'd want to see this year I've seen many times already (the Roots about 5 times from 99 to 2006)... too many local acts I've never heard.
Don't get me wrong, I'm sure I'd like quite a few of them, but if I'm gonna drop 175 bucks for a festival I want to be keen on seeing more than like 5 of them.

I hope it kicks ass, though.
May stroll downtown to see what's going on though.

Re: Fishtank Ensemble Kickstarter page

Posted: 08 Sep 2012, 16:51
by clitty litter
yup only 4 bands i wanted to see this year: yo la tengo, the hot @ nights, sunn))0)(), and the roots.

i cant see droppin 175 on those 4. probly gonna rain for the roots. u should look me up. we play lotta music over here. had a party last nite. lotta strippers and tequilla till 5 AM. good times. i was giving out shots of oil. i stay near the fairgrounds.