the big pink/a place to buy strangers show was pretty amazing last night, it was like i had been transported back to the early/mid-nineties in a swirl of smoke and flashing strobe. i felt like i should have been running into all of the people i used to see at boston shows in the 90’s (where was super tall nick cave look-a-like guy?) but instead there were a bunch of kids, at least 10 years younger than me, completely absorbed in and enjoying music that sounded a lot like the jesus and mary chain/my bloody valentine/suicide/british rock of my adolescence. the big pink even had a bit of an early U2 moment at the end, it was truly great, one of the best shows i have been to in a long time. i wish i could experience it all again tonight.
smoke machine mania, a photo gal’s dream!