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sloansimpson
09-02-2006, 11:04 AM
So Bill Doss sat in at the end of the Circulatory System set for "The Opera House" and a 20-minute "The Pressure"! Just felt like I needed to share that :cool: Recording will be forthcoming of course.

charrrddddd
09-02-2006, 11:14 AM
!!!

SlowCoreSadness
09-02-2006, 11:35 AM
Wooooooaaaaahhhh!

willyum
09-02-2006, 12:38 PM
yes, holy shit.

emanresu
09-02-2006, 02:27 PM
i need must hear gah

captain23
09-02-2006, 06:01 PM
oh shiiiiiit.

David_R._Gross
09-02-2006, 10:14 PM
I got back from Athens an hour ago.....

"The Opera House" validated my whole trip.....

Sloan......How does the recording sound...did you listen to the tape yet? I hope it turned out....I'll keep my eyes peeled for the seed.

jlaird
09-02-2006, 10:30 PM
whats "the pressure"?

sloansimpson
09-03-2006, 08:44 AM
The recording is definitely listenable I'd say. The feedback is annoying, but I'm playing around with possibly filtering that out.

I asked John about "The Pressure" afterward (he told me its title); he said OTC used to close shows overseas with it (it was really late, or I'd have thought to ask why only overseas), and that it had been played going back to when they were a trio, before John had been in the band. At one point I thought it was just a jam, but there were definitive vocals/shouts/chants back and forth between Will and Bill.

braintostem
09-03-2006, 09:32 AM
looking forward to hearing it sloan.

sloansimpson
09-03-2006, 10:50 AM
Originally posted by Half-Handed
This is really nice and all but why the general amazement - they reformed and played a number of shows as OTC recently. Surely this can't be that much of a surprise or a cataclsymic event, unless you missed the OTC shows last year.
Can't speak for the others, but personally my "wow" was about the performance itself, not necessarily its "importance."

However, in my limited experience, I've never seen OTC material done at a CS show. I'd also never seen/heard "The Pressure" in any form.

[Edited on 9-3-0606 by sloansimpson]

hockywierdo
09-03-2006, 02:38 PM
hopefully we'll get another OTC tour soon as well as westcoast circulatory dates.

coleslaw
09-03-2006, 08:09 PM
I'm pretty sure OTC ended their last show at Orange Twin with "The Pressure" right? God damn that was a weird-ass trip. Everyone in front of the stage was freaking the hell out, and so was the band. Oh Orange Twin, why did you forsake us this summer?

sloansimpson
09-03-2006, 08:22 PM
Ah, you're correct; my words eaten.

coctail
09-03-2006, 09:28 PM
What did the rest of the set look like?

sloansimpson
09-04-2006, 09:08 PM
I haven't gone back and checked, but I don't believe there was anything else that wasn't played at the Popfest show last month.