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Friday, July 22, 2016

A Catacombs Show & Two Other Shows From The Week After Audiofeed (07.07.2016 - 07.09.2016)

Audiofeed occured as usual over the Fourth of July weekend & video from the soggy, good time will be available in the not too distant future. We returned a bit earlier than usual due to the soggy conditions & arrived back in Chicago in the wee hours of Monday morning...the Fourth. After getting some good rest, we shot fireworks with friends (also video will come) then went back to life as usual.

While at Audiofeed, we talked with our friends Amanda & Andreas about a show we would be going to on Thursday in Aurora - The City Of Lights. It turned out they too would be going to see The Hollywood Vampires - Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, & Joe Perry. It was an interesting show...it was outdoors so thankfully the rain had passed earlier in the evening as we drove from Chicago to Aurora. The set featured a lot of covers of dead artists, some of whom were another incarnation of Hollywood Vampires & it sounded like Alice Cooper was the remaining living "Vampire." I captured the song "Dead Drunk Friends" on video but the ending was cut off due to insufficient space on my phone. I was glad we saw them when we did as later in the week Joe Perry had some sort of medical emergency (heart attack? exhaustion?) & had to leave the stage as well as the tour (though I see he will return to the stage tonight!).


After the show we got pizza at a place called Doughballs. It was good eating & a funny name. It was a good time to hang a few days after the festival with friends from the festival. Last year we went to their home for a show so maybe this becomes a tradition to rock with the Larsen's after Audiofeed!

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Friday night was another Catacombs show at Wilson Abbey. This show had some international flair. Exegesis opened. They currently live at JPUSA in Chicago but are from Colombia. Leper - JPUSA in Chicago had Ravn playing bass originally from Norway. The headliner was Deborah from Mexico on tour through the United States.

Unfortunately, I was running out of hard drive space on my camera I used at Audiofeed - JVC HDD Everio. I brought my Sony HD Bloggie but there isn't a lot of space on that either. My phone was also filled to capacity. Due to these unfortunate conditions I missed the last song of Deborah's set along with Miguel speaking as well as the last half of Leper's set. I got all of the Exegesis set though. The night went well overall.







On Saturday night, we decided to go see old friends, The Castros, play at Uncommon Ground. We missed the opening act due to my mistake of thinking it was at the other venue of the same name. We went in, sat down, then a girl started playing some good tunes. I texted Marco Castro & his response made me realize that the opening act was a guy so we got up & awkwardly left somewhat embarrassed then headed to the proper venue. We arrived & Marco was dealing with an incident that someone had backed into the vehicle they had rented to make the trip from Ohio. We sat down, ordered some very good food & got to listen to the folksy music of The Castros. I captured "Pumpkin Pie" because of the performance & Marco's antics. Also, it's a good song.


Footage filmed using a JVC HDD Everio, Sony HD Bloggie, & iPhone 6. It was edited using Final Cut Pro on a Mac Mini.
All footage filmed & edited by Joel A. Swanson

Monday, July 18, 2016

Catacombs Show: 06.26.2016

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This was the second Catacombs show at Wilson Abbey featured Anti-World System - a JPUSA D-Beat Punk Band with Desiring Dead Flesh from Michigan, & The Lonely Revolts from California. This show wasn't as well attended at the first show. I think it suffered from summer time busy-ness as well as events in the surrounding areas. Nonetheless, the show was fun, the bands were good, & fellowship was had. Linked below are the full sets from each band as well as a quick clip of some "shenanigans" from the night as well:

Anti-World System

Set List:
1. There’s A War
2. The Plague
3. I Am A Reformer
4. Set Apart
5. Starving The Sheep
6. War Of The Maccabees
7. I Am Not Ashamed Of The Gospel
8. False Prophets & Teachers
9. Expel The Immoral Brother
10. Don’t Forsake The Fellowship

Desiring Dead Flesh

Set List:
1. Take This Cup
2. Hypocrite
3. A Day With Dad
4. Passafist
5. Unity Beyond
6. The Bully & The Weak Need To Share The Playground
7. Through It All I Will Follow You
8. My Mom…
9. The Lives We Share
10. Contemplating The Demise Of Western Civilization…
11. God Bless Afghanistan
12. I Am A Race Traitor
13. Heart, Soul, Mind
14. Born That Way
15. My Dying Words
16. Trips To The Park
17. Ignorance
18. Wedgie
19. Chuck’s Lawn Is A Mullet
20. Mohawks & Mullets
21. Postpartum Abortion
22. Blood, Sweat, & Circle Pits

The Lonely Revolts

Set List
1. Lightning From The East
2. I Am Who I Am
3. The Same Old, Same Old
4. Check Your Pulse
5. Falling Apart
6. The W. T. L.
7. Swing Lo, Sweet Chariot
8. Open Graves
7. The Revolt Is Forming
8. Folsom Prison Blues
9. Tear Down The Walls

Apologies that there are some technical difficulties on a couple of the songs.



Filmed LIVE at Wilson Abbey’s Catacombs in Uptown Chicago, Illinois on Sunday, June 26th, 2016 using an JVC HDD Everio. Edited using Final Cut Pro on a Mac Mini.

Filmed & edited by Joel A. Swanson

Tuesday, July 12, 2016


I've noticed for a while that when I would post videos to this blog, the video would not fully be displayed on the blog page. I spent a little time today finding a different template that allowed me to have some more control over things such as that. I'm not entirely satisfied with the layout of the page but haven't found solutions to those things that bother me yet (the off centered-ness of the picture at the top for one). I made some small changes to the features on the page as well along with the location where they can be found (now on the left side).

The biggest change you will notice is that the DvD list is not the first post anymore. I moved it to be linked on the left (3rd feature down) so those interested in any of the DvDs can simply click a link now to pull up that post from years ago that has been updated from time to time...by the way it's not nearly up to date now so if something you've seen interests you please ask & I can get it to you if you still care about DvDs. No one has asked about donating for DvDs in years so I don't expect that to change now.

I'm thinking about making similar changes to the other pages as well - TigerRAWk Shows & TigerRAWk: A Wayfaring Stranger (if I ever use this page again ha!).

Anyway, I hope you enjoy the new layout & design of the page if you come by here ever & I'm sorry for anything you don't like.