[Jandek] Manhattan Thursday sounds like the curse of the 'hipsters'
legendtofski at gmail.com
Sun Apr 26 21:21:25 PDT 2009
'Douchey' or 'hipster'...?
Ah the young hipster, they know EVERYTHING and have experienced NOTHING.
And some of us thought GRUNGE was bad!
> Also, was it just me or was the crowd especially douchey at this show? Two
> very young-looking NYU dudes in black suits and eyeliner sat in the two
> seats to my right and did that thing where people act like, or maybe even
> actually think, that they're whispering when they're really just talking in
> a hoarse voice at normal or even louder than normal volume. As the rep took
> the stage they were whisper-shouting, "Omigod, It's Jandek!" and taking
> flash pictures with their iPhones. I noticed at least two other people just
> waltz up to the front and take flash photos, someone yelled something a few
> times from the back, that one guy jumped onstage and struck a sort of
> lounging on the beach pose for several songs.... Maybe they all saw the
> Houston footage and thought all the usual decorum was out the window.
> Speaking of which, I heard someone in Houston jumped onstage and laid on his
> back while someone else dumped tequila down his throat.
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