Yes, yes, there has been the long silence. But of course, we are all busy and all tied up with various things and the rest of the usual excuses, including excessive soporific heat, binging on ice cream, the price of booze in begumpet, the altered mating habits of the blue-throated Madagascar warbler and so forth.
Ta daaaah! Here we are again. Or at least, here I am again.
Poor old Annavaru. Just after we heard ‘eef you come today’ too. That was quite a strange couple of days.
Anyway. We played a really cool stadium gig recently, at this Acharya college place way out in the Hesarghatta boondocks. And when I say stadium, I mean stadium. The venue was HUGE, and there was this typical hangar-style stage in the middle of it. Must have been 2 or 3 thousand kids there, and perhaps about three of them had heard our music before. Which is great. It’s really cool to get a ‘fresh’ audience every once in a while.
Was a short gig – just 40 minutes – and we did all our new material, premiering three brand new TAAQ songs, Tell It Like It Is, Chameleon, and 1996. The latter has been around for a while, but we’ve been chicken to play it live – you know, those lingering doubts about whether a song is ‘ready’ yet. Needless to say, it was the one that rocked the most here. Fun gig. Sound was a bit strange. (I go up to the sound guy and say, hey, you know the whole PA is just a bit too harsh, right? Way too much highs? And he looks at me and says ‘eh? I think it’s too muffled, we need more highs’. That was a success – you’ve been going too long without earplugs bro.)
In other news, we’re back on the blogs! Oh, I already said that.
Anyway. We played a really cool stadium gig recently… Erk. I’ve said that too.
Ok, I’ll just sign off for now and really collect my thoughts.