Sunday, February 8, 2009

Thanks Houston! FPH 100th Issue Celebranza finds new upper eschelon of clutchness

posted by Free Press Houston @ 8:01 PM


photos by Pam Cantu

Thanks go out to the 700+ bat-shit-crazy folks that came to Saturday night's 100th Issue Celebranza. The night was filled with great bands, local and national, and it felt like one of those nights where some proverbial genie was let out of the bottle and inhibitions were withered away. I like to think with SO many bands with such disparate dynamics, crowds get crunk from the simple celebration of music. Nevertheless, Montonix owned the evening. If you have never had the pleasure of witnessing their live performance, do so with haste. I could try and describe their erratic dynamics, their center floor set-up, their maximum crowd involvement, the way the drum set is in constant motion, or the frenzy in which they rile participant up BUT mere vernacular could do it no justice. Somebody out there was shooting video and if you know who that special someone is, drop us a line. Anyways, thanks for joining us and thanks to: Rebelution, State Radio, Tha Fucking Transmissions, American Fangs, The Tontons, and Monotonix, Jagi, Shelby, Martin,the crew at Numbers and Pam Cantu for the grrreat photos. For those of you who missed it, our 200th Issue Anniversary is slated for 2015. Assuming human existence continues beyond the great cataclysm of 2012, it should be a great show full of reptilian overlords, shape-shifting Lone Stars, and the same restroom set-up at Numbers.

5 Comments:

At February 8, 2009 at 9:07 PM , Anonymous Melissa said...

Had a blast guys thanks!

 
At February 8, 2009 at 10:29 PM , Blogger meem said...

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At February 9, 2009 at 4:41 AM , Blogger Ramon Medina - LP4 said...

Well done Omar. Congrats. That was too much fun.

I'm so glad Pam got such great shots. April had a show that night and I left my camera at a friends house and was prolly too plastered to hold a camera steady anyhow. Always awesome to see a great fun event documented so beautifully. So hooray Pam! :)

 
At February 9, 2009 at 1:11 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

rebelution was the best band on the night. their california rock / reggae vibe soothes my soul and makes me happy to enjoy good thriving indie music !

rock on rebels.

 
At February 11, 2009 at 10:44 AM , Anonymous Pam said...

all photos from that night can be found here: http://flickr.com/pamcantu

 

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