[Powderworks] 10 years already! Clayoquot Sound Protest
Sat, 09 Aug 2003 17:31:18 -0400
"The hip sucked on that tour..."
Now, I'm not a slavish fan, they've gone way down Trouble at the Henhouse,
but pray tell, how do you figure the Hip sucked on the first ARA tour? Cuz
even today they are a force to be reckoned with live, and certainly with
Fully Completely they were right at the peak of their recorded glory and had
a ton of live energy.
Were you never a fan to begin with? I just have to know...
>From: curtis carter <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>CC: Powderworks <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: [Powderworks] 10 years already! Clayoquot Sound Protest
>Date: Sat, 09 Aug 2003 12:19:53 -0400
>hey james...if you want to get technical, the 10 year anniversary was a few
>weeks ago. They did the show before the Another Roadside Attraction tour
>kicked off which is why it made it a bit more special that the Oils
>interrupted their family vacation and did that show. I think it occurred
>near the end of their 3 week vacation. That was a cool tour, and the
>SARS-stock music festival last week reminded me of the only music festival
>I went to...the Hip sucked on that tour but i have to give them credit for
>putting the whole event together.
>>So I got to hear some live Oils on the CBC radio this morning. It turns
>>out that this weekend is the ten year anniversary of the protests at
>>Clayoquot Sound in British Columbia, Canada. So the CBC was broadcasting
>>a story about the event, the reunion this weekend and the continuing
>>logging (by Interfor) there.
>>Anywho, it was pretty cool to hear a live clip of "Beds" (the Oils were
>>touring Canada at the time and decided to stop by and support the
>>protestors; the "Land" single was recorded around the same time... in
>>Calgary, if I remember correctly). The sound quality wasn't great, but
>>I'm not complaining!
>>If you're interested in finding out more about Clayoquot, check out the
>>* Map, etc. of the Sound: http://web.uvic.ca/clayoquot/home.html
>>* Peter Garrett at the protest:
>>* Another shot of Peter:
>>* Sarah McLachlan (1):
>>* Sarah (2): http://www.bcgreen.com/~samuel/clayoquot/pics/sarah2.jpg
>>* A clearcut on the Clayoquot shoreline:
>>* More photos: http://www.bcgreen.com/~samuel/clayoquot.html
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