No, this isn't a post about my hard disk size, although I am running out of space on my 80GB SATA drives, due to too much... I'll stop! :]
I haven't been to a gig in a while, so in true OCD all-or-nothing styleee, I went to see Kula Shaker and then Underworld the next day, as I'm friends with the people doing the shows and they use XTA gear.
It was good to catch up with some people I hadn't seen for a while and we all ate out at a superb Thai restaurant in Wolverhampton called 'Made in Thai' - Highly recommended if you're in the area!
Access-All-Area Kula Shaker pass!
I saw Kula Shaker many years ago, when they first became big, and I thought they were just as good this time round.
Kula Shaker's dressing room containing their monitor engineer Jamie.
As you'd expect, there were class A drugs and loose women everywhere as you can see :0)
Cups of tea, a can of warm Guinness and many Doritos were actually consumed instead, courtesy of the band, which makes it taste nicer.
Nice tea-bagging action there Jamie; knees bent, back straight, no drips!
Kula Shaker from FOH.
Me old mucker Mike on lights and video.
Next up, Underworld in Birmingham...
I've seen Underworld many times and one of my most memorable gigs was seeing them in Manchester years ago, although I hadn't seen those fab inflatable light-tubes used before.
Frontman Karl Hyde is actually a resident lad from Bewdley and you'll often see his mum attending their local gigs and a guy I work with dates his niece!
Whoops, I've just blown their coolness factor haven't I? :]
My friend John at the helm, while they do their most well known track 'Born Slippy', used in the film 'Trainspotting'.
That got the crowd going somewhat!
Grrr-O-Meter Rating: 0.5/10
Today's Top Tip: Motorists: Honk if you hate noise pollution!