Yes the ZM MC was a little out of her element. Her introduction for the Bats came across as a justification for their inclusion on the bill. Clearly she, or ZM assumed that the crowd would have no idea who they were.It was a fun day though.
In Bats-related trivia, there was a lovely moment during Jens Lekman's recent set opening for Joanna Newsom in Christchurch: aware he was in the Bats' home town, he told his audience he wished he had something as brilliant and simple -- not his exact words, but close enough -- as "Block of Wood".
I am a little surprised that Parnell Baths were open on Sunday, given the
Still, Parnell Baths are one of the first things I discovered in Auckland when I moved here 10 years ago.
Bit obvious I guess. Well, more than a bit, but hey, it's Friday...
I'm assuming you mean Synchronised.... :- )
Sychronised sounds like a portmanteau word
mixing psycho crones ...and believe they are usually dunked at the end of long poles...
a puritanical synch or swim scenario...
It's the dampener that did it, I tells ya!
I'm having a weekend like that this weekend! cricket on Saturday, Summer Series on Sunday...I've also promised to drop in on the Wet Hot B*tches who have a repeat performance Sunday 3pm. Now I need the Auckland weather gods to cooperate.
"Block of Wood"
I've been at them for years to make
that riff available as a ringtone....
Parnell Baths closed for about 2 hours, 10-12. It was surreal seeing it at 11am, good enough to drink, and deserted.