Couch Potato

@U2 have an interesting review of the Boston DVD, including a breakdown of the different shows that were spliced together in the making of the concert you see (in other words, if you believed that it was all one night, I’ve got a bridge to sell you). We must say, however, that we, the staff, respectfully disagree with the reviewer’s opinion of live shows vs. video shows — we’ve seen something like two dozen Elevation shows amongst us, and a DVD definitely ain’t better than the real thing. It’s all about atmosphere, baby.

Make Thursday a Friday night

Irish readers of, trust us on this one. If you want to have a really good night out and find out who put the horn on MacPhisto… come down to Vicar Street in Dublin this Thursday evening to see Gavin Friday and the Friday/Seezer Ensemble play ‘Is that all there is’, a unique retrospective of their work 1989 – 2001. You can buy tickets on the door, or order from And don’t forget to come say hello to your editor at table 7.

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