About That Other Music Festival That Took Place This Weekend

07/19/2010 5:13 PM |

We weren’t in Chicago for the Pitchfork Music Festival, but lots of other people were, so let’s live vicariously through them via a carefully curated trip through YouTube. Hang on to your iPad (skinny jeans? vinyl? fedora? I can’t think of any other hipster stereotypes, and they’re all so funny I can’t stop). This is going to be fun:

You can hear the crowd singing every word (Pavement - “Cut Your Hair”):

‘Member when Modest Mouse used to be just three dudes and everyone threw a hissy fit when they started adding members? Here’s reason to think they’re better with more (Modest Mouse – “Tiny City Made of Ashes”):

Not much to say, I’m just jealous (LCD Soundsystem – “All My Friends”):

I think that’s the same t-shirt Spencer Krug wore at their CMJ show at Bowery Ballroom in ’05 (Wolf Parade – “I’ll Believe in Anything”):

Us (those not in Chicago this weekend) vs. Them (those who were) (Titus Andronicus – “Titus Andronicus”):

Life, affirmed (Broken Social Scene – “World Sick”):

One Comment

  • Greg Kot over at Chicago Tribune has the run down on why Pavement didn’t stream, read it and weep: http://leisureblogs.chicagotribune.com/tur…

    You know, I could take this like an adult and say yeah ok whatever, not important, or I could be a “proper” fan and say YOU don’t take away CANDY from a BABY, so FUCK YOU, PITCHFORK, and FUCK YOU, PAVEMENT. There, that feels better.