Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Wilco: Live in D.C. (sorta)

So at this very moment I'm listening to Nels Cline absolutely shred his solo for "Impossible Germany," thanks to NPR's live webcast of tonight's Wilco show at the 9:30 Club.

This is a bittersweet moment. It's awesome to hear this show unfold in real time, as the band sounds incredible (major kudos for going back and filling in the gaps with basically ALL the older material). But it's pretty painful to know one of my favorite bands is playing only a few miles from my house and I'm sitting at my computer because the tix sold out before I even knew this concert existed.

Oh, man. "It's Just That Simple." They're going waaaay back (what I would've given to be at those five Chicago shows from last week, where all this stuff reawakened—if you'd like to hear one, go here). Wow, they sound great.

Tweedy: "We looked at a bunch of old setlists from D.C. and tried to play a bunch of songs we've never played here before."

Go ahead, keep twistin' that knife.

"Someday Soon." Indeed, please come back soon. I'll be ready next time, I promise.

11:16 p.m.
"Casino Queen"

Yeah, good job outta me missing this show.

No comments: