Fun Fun Fun Fest 2011

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2011 – Day 3

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2011 – Day 3

Words and Photos by Charles Nickes. I stumble out of the Pop Off Shack™ with my first hangover of the trip (shocking, I know) just in time to watch an armadillo scurry across the yard. It’s the first time I’ve ever seen one of those critters alive and debate catching...

Review by Charles
Fun Fun Fun Fest 2011 – Day 2

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2011 – Day 2

Words and Photos by Charles Nickles Since my computer’s dead, I miss the joyous flame war that erupts on Facebook the next morning between disgruntled Danzig aficionados, festival staff and the rest of the internet. Our new (magically disappearing) friend Peggy texts me that his new nickname is “Glenn Stefani.”...

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Fun Fun Fun Fest 2011 – Day 1

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2011 – Day 1

Pictures and Words by Charles Nickles It’s noon on a Thursday. I’ve just landed in Austin with my girlfriend and the last miserable throes of a cold or a flu or whatever psychosomatic pain in the ass I’m secretly inclined towards this month…so I’m shaky with no sleep, prescription antihistamines...

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Tin Ear Tuesday – Fun Fun Fun Fest Edition

Tin Ear Tuesday – Fun Fun Fun Fest Edition

In an effort to keep from going into full-on Fun Fun Fun fucking overkill, I’m going to do this little Tin Ear write up a little differently in that I’m not much going to do one at all. All the bands on this mix have been covered on this site...

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Fun Fun Fun Fest to stream live on pitchfork.com

Fun Fun Fun Fest to stream live on pitchfork.com

Fun Fun Fun Fest announced today that through a partnership with pitchfork.com they will be streaming four independent feeds of the three-day festival starting on November 4th. Since each stage at Fun Fun Fun Fest is theme based and appeals to specific genres, allowing people to choose which stage they...

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Fun Fun Fun Fest – Orange Stage Preview

Fun Fun Fun Fest – Orange Stage Preview

Thus far, Fun Fun Fun Fest has offered us stages dedicated comedy, romance, performance art, DJs, hip hop, funk, punk fucking rock and metal. Now it’s time for the indie darlings (and SLAYER! Did I mention Slayer was headlining this shit? Because they are! THEY TOTALLY FUCKING ARE!) with their...

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Fun Fun Fun Fest – Black Stage Preview

Fun Fun Fun Fest – Black Stage Preview

Alllll RIGHT! Now we’re talking. Metal. Rock. Hardcore. THUD! CRUSH! ARGH! YEAH! UHN! BREAKDOWN! PIT! CIRCLE PIT! PIT OF DESPAIR! YEAH! Yeah. There are a lot of bands on this stage that I want to see or ought to see (bands come back from the brink of nostalgia to show...

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Fun Fun Fun Fest – Blue Stage Preview

Fun Fun Fun Fest – Blue Stage Preview

And the Fun Fun Fun keeps on coming! The Blue Stage at the Fest is dedicated to beats. Hip hop, electronic, a couple bands with the ill-gotten suffix of -wave. Most of you know I’m much more of a guitar screaming kinda guy there are more than a few artists...

Review by Charles