Jubilee Arts and Music Fest
it’s obvious that they have listened to the Smiths a lot, and I am probably establishing some obvious statement there, because I am new to the Drums, and I have just read that they absolutely love Morrissey who totally love them back, and they have even attended each other’s shows.
Dead Ships, Tapioca And The Flea, Lovelife And Calvin Love At The Jubilee Music And Arts Festival, Saturday June 8th 2013
‘This next song is about my ex-girlfriend and you have to be sorry for me’ said Newell at one point… wait a minute, nobody tells me to be sorry for anyone! However, I think he had gained the attention of some females in the crowd.
Frontman Bradley Hanan Carter still has this deep baritone voice so characteristic of their music, which also has some definitive anthemic qualitiy
They are said to have matured and have controlled their behavior on stage, and they actually showed some good manners most of the time on Friday night, it was first almost disappointing because there was no real madness going on during their shouted multi-voiced disharmonies and their joyous bouncy-surfy garage rock revivalism
No rain or mud for me at the Jubilee Music and Arts Festival – as Iman had to endure at the Governor’s Ball – just nice temperatures and a noticeable cool down at night, but that’s the reason why California is the best place for outdoor festivals. This year, the Jubilee had moved in the Arts District Downtown Los Angeles, and the urban setting changed the feeling of the Fest a bit.
Moses Campbell, Cherry Glazerr, Pangea, Obliterations, Bleached And Trash Talk: Jubilee Music And Arts Festival, Friday June 7th 2013
Obliterations were next on the main stage of the Jubilee, and as expected, they became some furious and angry long-haired animals. Their set was all about loudness and aggression anchored into distortion, Sam James Velde’s raucous screams and guitar riffs going from metal to punk hardcore.