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07:01 PM on 04/16/13 
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eagles1139
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Don't see how that has any influence over them hitting wrong notes and singing terribly off key. They're just not a great live band.

If we are just talking festivals, watched their Area 4 2012 set or their lollapalooza 2012 set and say they can't put on a great show. And anyone who has been to one of their concerts knows their potential as a live band. They will miss a few notes every now and then but that Coachella set was abnormally bad, not routinely bad.
07:04 PM on 04/16/13 
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Don't see how that has any influence over them hitting wrong notes and singing terribly off key. They're just not a great live band.

I've only heard people complain after a couple of venue shows but have heard lots of complaints about them at festivals. They are one of the best live bands in the business, they just suck at festivals because the whole selling point of Gaslight is the sing-a-longs and the energy, not that every note is played perfectly.
09:06 PM on 04/16/13 
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I've only heard people complain after a couple of venue shows but have heard lots of complaints about them at festivals. They are one of the best live bands in the business, they just suck at festivals because the whole selling point of Gaslight is the sing-a-longs and the energy, not that every note is played perfectly.

Isn't that the selling point of most bands?
09:33 PM on 04/16/13 
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I think they used to be really good live. Although my source is youtube. It seems like they've lost it just a little bit, it can happen as bands get older. Playing shows all year can be exhausting over time.
11:01 PM on 04/16/13 
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Gaslight is great live in a small sweaty venue. And if you've never seen them live or you've only watched YouTube clips then your opinion is invalid.
11:48 PM on 04/16/13 
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Wish they would hit the Midwest up soon
12:15 AM on 04/17/13 
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Just saying, I didn't see them in 07 or 08, as I'm sure lots of their current fans did not, and there are some good quality performances online from the 59 sound era, even at festivals, that sound quite good and are still entertaining to go back and watch.
12:21 PM on 04/17/13 
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An off-day is an off-day. I've seen them at least 10 times over the last few years in a variety of venues from 500-seaters as an opening band, to larger clubs as a headliner, to a massive festival playing in the middle of the day.

They've had amazing sets and "eh" sets. An off-day is an off-day, but I wouldn't say they've lost any of the "heart" that made them a band I loved to watch live. They're still tight, still charming, and still seem to give a fuck. Who cares about an off-note or a fuck-up?

That's part of the fun when it comes to live music, no?
02:30 PM on 04/17/13 
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Gaslight are certainly a band that has ups and downs live, but what band isn't? Luckily they were amazing both times I've seen them.
06:10 PM on 04/17/13 
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I've seen Gaslight 5 times now including last night. They've been absolutely fantastic every time.
11:41 PM on 04/17/13 
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Coachella performance was off obviously. They just seemed so out of it, probably just exhausted after the touring. When I saw them in MI on this last tour it was fantastic, and they sounded great.
01:19 PM on 04/19/13 
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Gaslight to contribute a track to an upcoming Tony Sly tribute comp, along with a bunch of other awesome bands: http://www.fatwreck.com/news/detail/565

gonna be something special right there.
08:56 PM on 04/19/13 
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Gaslight to contribute a track to an upcoming Tony Sly tribute comp, along with a bunch of other awesome bands: http://www.fatwreck.com/news/detail/565

gonna be something special right there.

I want to know what song they do. And who all else will be on it. I'll be happy with whatever, I think so long as Bad Religion isn't redundant and records a cover of "Straight from the Jacket." (Teehee.)
11:22 PM on 04/19/13 
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I want to know what song they do. And who all else will be on it. I'll be happy with whatever, I think so long as Bad Religion isn't redundant and records a cover of "Straight from the Jacket." (Teehee.)

i'm very curious to hear what Gaslight will cover, and how they'll do it. the more punk songs they cover, the better! heh. and the already mentioned bands for this comp makes it sweet already. and c'mon, Dance Hall Crashers - do something too!!
11:27 PM on 04/19/13 
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i'm very curious to hear what Gaslight will cover, and how they'll do it. the more punk songs they cover, the better! heh. and the already mentioned bands for this comp makes it sweet already. and c'mon, Dance Hall Crashers - do something too!!

That would be lovely! I'd like to hear some newer bands take 'em on as well (Mixtapes, Masked Intruder, Teenage Bottlerocket, We Are the Union, I Am the Avalanche, and so on and so forth.)



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