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 De La Warr Pavilion September 2019
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stuczuba
= Cult of Ray =

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Posted - 07/24/2019 :  22:46:50  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Before beginning their European tour, Pixies will play a very special show at the Pavilion, giving fans a first taste of their new album.

While Pixies have been acclaimed as the most influential, pioneering band of the late 80s alt/rock movement, having blazed the trail for artists from Nirvana to Radiohead to Pearl Jam, today, a whole new generation of music fans are discovering their iconic “loudquietloud” signature sound.

Pixies’ shows are simultaneously electrifying and lo-fi with focus on the music and almost no between-song banter. The band will rehearse and be prepared to play some 90 songs from all points of its career as well as introducing songs from the new album. And, as there is no nightly set list, the songs that are performed at every show are determined mere seconds in advance. From a live onstage mic that feeds only to the band members, sound engineer and lighting director, Black Francis calls out what the next song will be. Explained David Lovering on the nightly customization of the sets, “The best is when you can sense what the next song should be based on the atmosphere in the room. That’s really, ultimately what we’re going for, to read the room and to be able to make the right choice.”

ESSENTIAL INFORMATION TO AVOID TICKET SCALPING

As has been Pixies’ long-time custom to thwart ticket scalping and put face-value tickets directly into the hands of their fans, the band will be implementing as much anti-scalping and anti-secondary resale measures as possible.

Its gonna cost me a lot of brownie points but cant say no to a warm up in a small venue :)

Edited by - stuczuba on 07/24/2019 22:47:28

Bedbug
* Dog in the Sand *

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Posted - 07/25/2019 :  02:02:41  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Sounds awesome, can’t wait to read your notes
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stuczuba
= Cult of Ray =

416 Posts

Posted - 09/12/2019 :  08:09:16  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
It's nice and tiny :)
1hr 45 set, apparently. Enough time for new album and Bossa..
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Sprite
* Dog in the Sand *

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Posted - 09/12/2019 :  10:24:05  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I love it when the Pixies go Bossanova like that.
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stuczuba
= Cult of Ray =

416 Posts

Posted - 09/12/2019 :  13:32:02  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
https://www.setlist.fm/setlist/pixies/2019/de-la-warr-pavilion-bexhill-england-439c93d3.html

Brain is a bit fried from drive home but that looks pretty accurate.

Lots of long extended intros and outros for the older stuff, Charles' playing was quite loose but in a good way.

Joey fluffed one of the new ones by miles, not even the right key but recovered.
Paz and Dave are so in the zone, best thing about the band for me :)
Doolittle stuff sounded fresher after the Pilgrim/Surfer shows.
No Trompe or Bossa surprises but we got Ana and Winterlong which I've always missed somehow.

Recorded it but laptop is dead so can't actually share it at mo :(

And they've finally actually got rid of setlists, Charles is just winging it.
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pixie punk
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Posted - 09/12/2019 :  13:34:23  Show Profile  Visit pixie punk's Homepage  Reply with Quote
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8ZJggkt1PI River E.

PUERTO RICO PIXIE
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pixie punk
> Teenager of the Year <

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Posted - 09/12/2019 :  14:00:40  Show Profile  Visit pixie punk's Homepage  Reply with Quote
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzQQY3Sdh7c D.B.

PUERTO RICO PIXIE
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pixie punk
> Teenager of the Year <

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Posted - 09/13/2019 :  05:00:53  Show Profile  Visit pixie punk's Homepage  Reply with Quote
https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/sep/13/pixies-review-de-la-warr-pavilion-bexhill-on-sea Review.

PUERTO RICO PIXIE
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stuczuba
= Cult of Ray =

416 Posts

Posted - 09/13/2019 :  07:08:41  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Daniel Boone: https://youtu.be/lzQQY3Sdh7c

This My Fate: https://youtu.be/Uknj2kv8gyo

Catfish Kate: https://youtu.be/0mTDhGtbFos

Can't find any of thefull on growly Head On..
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benji
> Teenager of the Year <

New Zealand
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Posted - 09/13/2019 :  10:26:09  Show Profile  Visit benji's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Someone uploaded a recording of this gig to dime http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=657873
I assume this isn't your recording Stuczuba?



all i can say, thank god for polio! brian
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stuczuba
= Cult of Ray =

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Posted - 09/13/2019 :  11:48:06  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by benji

Someone uploaded a recording of this gig to dime http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=657873
I assume this isn't your recording Stuczuba?



all i can say, thank god for polio! brian



Not me! Had a quick check of mine, sounds pretty good - recorded from barrier directly in front of Paz. Need to borrow a laptop to get the file cut down and uploaded somewhere.

Am downloading this one for comparison :)
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pixie punk
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Posted - 09/14/2019 :  14:27:22  Show Profile  Visit pixie punk's Homepage  Reply with Quote
https://www.brightonandhovenews.org/2019/09/13/mysterious-pixies-enchant-sussex-seaside-town/ Review.

PUERTO RICO PIXIE
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yarbles
= Cult of Ray =

USA
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Posted - 09/14/2019 :  23:13:20  Show Profile  Visit yarbles's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Ooh, I was at the show, but am clueless about torrents and dime... could anyone post a link to a zip file of this gig for me? Would be greatly appreciated!
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sdon
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France
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Posted - 09/15/2019 :  00:06:09  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
interesting stuff from the review : "Bassist Paz takes the vocal for ‘All The Saints’, which has a pulsating tremolo intro."

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"Aristophanes! (gong sounds)"
"Fucking up my devotion!"
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Ziggy
* Dog in the Sand *

United Kingdom
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Posted - 09/15/2019 :  01:08:13  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by sdon

interesting stuff from the review : "Bassist Paz takes the vocal for ‘All The Saints’, which has a pulsating tremolo intro."

--
"Aristophanes! (gong sounds)"
"Fucking up my devotion!"




I presume they mean the bit she sings in the intro... it was certainly the normal version in Cardiff the following night!
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stuczuba
= Cult of Ray =

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Posted - 09/15/2019 :  03:23:19  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Yeah, it was the standard version.

The whole poker-face, no talking thing doesn't suit them - they should at least smile a bit if they feel like it.
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Bedbug
* Dog in the Sand *

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Posted - 09/15/2019 :  03:26:44  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by stuczuba

Yeah, it was the standard version.

The whole poker-face, no talking thing doesn't suit them - they should at least smile a bit if they feel like it.



When did that exactly start?
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stuczuba
= Cult of Ray =

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Posted - 09/15/2019 :  04:31:54  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
They were chatting during the Pilgrim/Surfer shows but apart from that I think been silent since pre HC?
I thought it might be a response to KS..
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billgoodman
>> Denizen of the Citizens Band <<

Netherlands
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Posted - 09/15/2019 :  09:01:36  Show Profile  Click to see billgoodman's MSN Messenger address  Reply with Quote
they have always been an awkward band

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BF: Mag ik Engels spreken?
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stuczuba
= Cult of Ray =

416 Posts

Posted - 09/17/2019 :  19:37:49  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by yarbles

Ooh, I was at the show, but am clueless about torrents and dime... could anyone post a link to a zip file of this gig for me? Would be greatly appreciated!



I've done this from my phone but think its ok:

https://mega.nz/#F!J2wXQShZ!CVqolbO36vPTdVWd6xZs6w

This is the dime one
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rivum
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Canada
223 Posts

Posted - 09/20/2019 :  10:13:58  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:

And they've finally actually got rid of setlists, Charles is just winging it.



so crazy that this is how they do their sets. Is there any other bands that wing it like that?!
I have no idea how he does it. How can you just come up with songs 35 times under pressure when the last song is ending??
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stuczuba
= Cult of Ray =

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Posted - 09/20/2019 :  12:45:00  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I think he's cheating a bit, there was definitely paper taped to the riser tonight but he's definitely calling some on the fly
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stuczuba
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Posted - 09/20/2019 :  14:16:44  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
https://pluggedinbrighton.com/2019/09/16/34-songs-4-members-2-covers-1-encore-the-pixies-the-de-la-warr/

Edited by - stuczuba on 09/20/2019 14:18:04
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Troubles A Foot
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USA
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Posted - 09/20/2019 :  14:21:16  Show Profile  Visit Troubles A Foot's Homepage  Reply with Quote
quote:

so crazy that this is how they do their sets. Is there any other bands that wing it like that?!
I have no idea how he does it. How can you just come up with songs 35 times under pressure when the last song is ending??





Yeah this is insane to me. I used to play live a lot and I was unbelievably lost without a setlist. And I am just by myself on stage. But my mind would go totally blank. I need everything planned before the show or I panic. I actually have a recurring nightmare still where I am standing on stage and forget all of my songs.
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rivum
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Canada
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Posted - 09/25/2019 :  04:48:21  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Troubles A Foot

quote:

so crazy that this is how they do their sets. Is there any other bands that wing it like that?!
I have no idea how he does it. How can you just come up with songs 35 times under pressure when the last song is ending??





Yeah this is insane to me. I used to play live a lot and I was unbelievably lost without a setlist. And I am just by myself on stage. But my mind would go totally blank. I need everything planned before the show or I panic. I actually have a recurring nightmare still where I am standing on stage and forget all of my songs.



I think you and I may be the same person.
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yarbles
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USA
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Posted - 09/26/2019 :  02:14:53  Show Profile  Visit yarbles's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I wouldn't be surprised if there wasn't a master list of all songs the band is rehearsed up on and ready to play that Charles can look at as a reference, but he does call them out on the fly. Based on mood and how the audience is reacting, it's brilliant that they can do that. I know the lighting/sound crew doesn't know what's coming next, they have the same in ear monitors that the band has and can hear what Charles calls out to the band from his mic by the drum riser, and then they react. It's all pretty much on the fly, but they do cull the choices from about 70 songs I think.
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stuczuba
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Posted - 09/26/2019 :  11:46:51  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
He doesn't go to the mic after every song tho - there are some he can cue cos he plays the intro but Dave starts quite a few without any kind of nod from Charles. I thought there might be blocks of songs but I can't see any patterns :/
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yarbles
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USA
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Posted - 09/27/2019 :  00:22:30  Show Profile  Visit yarbles's Homepage  Reply with Quote
He does cues for some songs, and if there are songs that only he starts out on, he'll launch into it and the band will then come in when they are meant to.
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