cosmiccharlie's Profile

About me:Most people would say that I am very much like a unicycle with two wheels
Member Since:May 19, 2006
Last Login:September 28, 2009
Location:Vermillion, SD
Birthday:July 22
Music means to me:Music makes the world go round
Schools:The University of South Dakota
General Interests:Pretending to be intelligent and persicuting garden gnomes.
Other Distractions:Bright lights. Fast moving objects. Pop-Up Books. Meg White


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Anticipating Phish
Fri 6/12/2009 1:31PM

I have never really been that into Phish. I have friends that are completely out of their minds for the band but I just did not understand. I appreciate the musicianship but there are hundreds of bands that have as much talent. I really enjoy the phanbase as I am a long-time DeadHead and can relate to the counter-culture aspect of it all. Well, I am as much of a DeadHead as you can be without ever having seen Jerry. I have seen every other incarnation of the Dead and their side projects many times from 1997 on. I also began trading tapes and now have an extensive collection of shows throughout the duration of The Grateful Dead. All of this being said, at no point could I obtain the feelings that others did about Phish. However, I did not give them the proper listen it turns out.