Well, I've written my 'proper' review of ATP for the 405, which you can read here
However, this was actually a festival where I met more people off twitter and the internet than ever, so it seems fitting to put together a page of links and embeds. It is what we call in work (pardon the jargon) 'user generated content', so here goes...
There is little point adding more to my 2000 word review, especially if you wade through all this and the embedded podcast below. I had originally intended to cover the festival with three 'audioboos' and leave it at that, but this proved a bit tricky. I did one on Saturday morning looking back at Friday, and here it is.
Lots of the other bands were captured, and this clip from Friday shows Mark E Smith at his most meddlesome and entertaining during the Fall's 'Cowboy George'. I can sympathise with the sound person trying to guess which mic he would use next!
Boredoms on Saturday and Sunday afternoon were the highlight for a lot of people, including myself. 14 guitarists, 5 drummers (including Yoshimi and Yojiro) and a brand new 45 minute piece. There are many clips of the set on youtube, but this one shows the drum interplay very well.
Sunday lunchtime was spent recording this podcast with a few other like minds for Plentyside, which turned out well. The clacking of the air hockey tables is already making me nostalgic!
Sunday's highlights once again were Boredoms, but Sebadoh were the last of the main acts that I watched, so I'll share a bit of them to finish.
some other reviews of the weekend...
My review on the 405, just in case you missed it up there, haha
Fellow podcaster Will Fitzpatrick's Festival Diary for TLOBF
The Gig Ghost, featuring the words of my twitter buddies @jkhigham and pics and vids by @pmhigham and @thelawes
And this Polish review, which has over 100 pics attached
some flickr sets...
by Simon Godley
My reviews or festival diaries of some of the other ATPs I've been to...
ATP curated by Godspeed You! Black Emperor
ATP vs the Fans
ATP curated by Slint