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Roskilde aftermath

Broken backs, swollen ankles, insomnia uber alles... This is what you get when you do things 10 years later than when you should! Well, we've been taught a life-lesson if you may... next year I am staying away from youngsters - especially Dansk ones ... Yuk!

To the point though: We went to Roskilde for the music, and we were much less interested in the party aspect of the whole thing. We had booked very early, so we were also disappointed with this year's line-up, quite inferior to past festivals.

Please stay with me: I did see some inspirational acts which are sadly missed in our home city... I will not mention at all the great performances of the main acts, such as Nick Cave's Grinderman, Neil Young, My Bloody Valentine, Bonnie Billy etc. This is what caught my eye, ear, muscles and soul, all at the same time:


Jay Reatard: Good old bang-your-head-at-the-wall-and-feel-great-doing-so! Unfortunately we only got at his show at the last song and missed the opportunity to record the inevitable stage dive. (no rating)

Battles: Their vibe is well deserved. They did sound a bit too intellectual for my taste to get a 5 though...

Gossip: Tremendous party energy by Beth Ditto. Don't miss them if you're near their show!
Cat Power: Top of the tops - she was so stoned that she couldn't stand, not alone perform the songs properly: the thing is that her wonderful pieces sounded better sung this way! Kudos to a great poet!

The Team

Athens66 started off as a common project by a bunch of friends but quickly turned into almost a personal blog (although some remains of previous posts can still be found). Currently, the Team has been narrowed down to two members, who besides being old friends and schoolmates share the same joy for Music, Movies, Alcohol and Pro Evolution sessions.

The sole purpose of this blog is to shout out whatever comes in mind about movies, music, reality, fantasy and all the rest. Nothing posted here is to be taken seriously, but then again what is? Since this blog is still quite fresh, we are definitely open to suggestions and directions (although most of them will just be ignored)

Team Members

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