Trey’s Lackluster Homecoming


With temperatures in the 90’s at the open-aired venue, it begs the question, why was Trey wearing jeans, a long sleeved shirt and an undershirt? Bust out the jorts and cut-off shirts for crying out loud! The band hasn’t played the state of Texas since the ACL Fest in 2010 and Trey apologized for not making it around there more often adding that it is the state he was born in.

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Debuts at the Debut: Les Schwab Amp N1


Starting with the Sample in a Jar, the band exhibited a clearly laid-back tempo and tone, everyone contributing evenly and thoughtfully. During the 10-minute Sand in the two-hole, Trey played with different creative licks although the song never ventured too far away from its standard structure. 555 played perfectly to the sun-drenched West Coast vibe of the crowd and after a few well played standards the band started with their first debut, “Blaze On”.

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Amsterdam Box Set is Phish’s Finest Yet


There’s many highlights of these shows since these shows themselves are highlights in the the band’s career. The three shows take up eight CDs and are so solid that it’s hard not to be completely engaged at every point of ever disc. Just in time for summer road trips, I’ll briefly go over some specific parts that make me happy they’ve found their way onto high-quality, remastered audio.

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