We are on a vacation. That’s our excuse THIS week for having another limited Bandgeek post. Now you may ask “How DOES one take a vacation from being an unpaid blogger?” Not sure but it’s happening. Anyway, Fresno music isn’t taking a vacation. It’s working hard:
KUPPAJOE’S: Metal and hardcore from San Jose’s Me The Mountain and more:
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Portland brings the shit with stoner rock band Ape Machine. Plus Fresno's Style Like Revelators and the continuing return of Beastmaker whom have quickly got some good local buzz going.
It's probably a good sign when you are tired after a music festival. Nobody is ever tired after having a boring time. Such is the case the day after FUSE Fest 2012. We're very tired.
There were a lot of cool moments this year: Being moved by the rock of Sparklejet. Discovering Alana Hill has an amazing voice. Seeing Kat Jones reconnect with her Fresno fans. People tripping out on the robot that is Collecto. Light Thieves wowing F55:
Werebear tearing it up the Lampost:
People on Iron Bird Loft balconies enjoying Blake Jones:
Continue reading “FUSE Fest 2012: It’s The Moments That Count”
FUSE Fest 2012. It all starts tonight with a festival pre-party happening at The Hashtag on Wishon Row. See various FUSE Fest artists doing hella short sets, plus get your festival passes for Friday and Saturday along with FUSE Fest merch.
You can also get a sweet program you can use to start planning your festival routing. It's music nerd stuff and it's fun as hell. If you don't get a program you can start planning with this.
Get hyped by listening to all the pre-festival podcasting:
It's like Christmas Eve for Fresno music nerds. Can't wait for it to start.
As we continue our 'post takeover' with FUSE, we find that the new Coattrack Records box set features plenty of FUSE Fest 2012 bands. Such as Niilo Smeds, Actress and Restaurnaut. It's good stuff no matter how many FUSE bands there are:
Check out the video Coattrack put together to promote the box set:
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