As Phish reached the midpoint of their 12 show fall tour last weekend, there was a pervasive sense in the fanbase that the tour had reached a do-or-die moment. With some all but ready to leave the band for dead, Phish had something to prove in their three-night run in San Francisco.READ MORE
Based on a survey of over 2000 fans who requested mail order tickets to Fall Tour, we take a look at what we can learn about which elements of Phish’s allocation of tickets are random — and which aren’t.READ MORE
As soon as Fall Tour lottery results started rolling out Tuesday afternoon, I published a survey. Over the following day and a half, I collected exactly 2014 responses from those who’d entered the lottery — about what they ordered, what they received, where they’re located, and more.READ MORE
Tonight, Phish played a song that everyone in the room including them agrees is horrible, and the drummer skipped half the lyrics and then made fart noises into a vacuum cleaner before circling the stage like a disoriented puppy while his bandmates played a horrible song from the 70s. And silly as it was, this spectacle was the greatest proof you’ll ever find that Phish is the greatest band in the world.READ MORE
Night 1 of Northerly has garnered an interesting early reaction from the fanbase.
In real time, and immediately after the show, everyone seemed to love the second set, praising its “flow.” Cut to this morning, and people were more divided. A scan of a phish.net thread reveals terms like “weird,” “interesting,” and “had its moments” alongside the praise.
So which was it?READ MORE