, attached to 1999-07-24

Review by nichobert

nichobert Its still amazing to me that a song as beloved as Fluffhead could step well outside of its structure for the first time ever and receive such a tepid response.

The reactions to this show gave me a serious crisis of faith. I felt like I was going in an opposite direction to the rest of the fanbase. While everyone gushed over the very appearance of Alumni Blues and TMWSIY (played a whole 6 months earlier right up the road in Chicago) , I found myself dumbfounded that a half hour Fluffhead could actually fly UNDER the radar.

I have yet to figure this out over a decade later. Perhaps people thought Fluffhead was always jammed out? Or at least on occasion? Somehow, some way, the half hour Fluffhead remains a diamond in the rough due to being played in a period when the fanbase's interests lie in bustouts and obsession over delay loops. Just another interesting show from the turn of the millenium, languishing in obscurity or brushed aside due to sloppy compositions. Rejoice in the jam tonight, the song remains the same tomorrow.


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