a log of cd's purchased + shows attended + other stuff.
fucked up

while i was at the store to get unexpect's "in the flesh aquarium", i also got fucked up's "the chemistry of common life". this was about a month ago, when i knew they'd be playing during popmontreal. i thought i should check out their polaris prize-winning album rather than the new one. also, it was on special for $10.

when i paid for it, the cashier remarked that this album is better than the new one. i replied that i didn't know their music too well, that i was checking them out before their popmontreal show. the cashier told me that no joy was opening for them, a band i'd never heard about. he described them as "sound[ing] like sonic youth. a bit too much..."

in the end, fucked up played their show at 1:30am, which was too late (early?) for me, on a school night. the reviews were pretty positive, so i'm disappointed to have missed that.


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