, attached to 2011-06-01

Review by wrinkledraisin

wrinkledraisin i feel inclined to agree with a few of the earlier reviewers. this show had huge potential......but......
i'm pretty sure i read the word 'cringe' in there to describe someone's reaction to the awkward transition out of ghost into number line, and i couldn't agree more. after the new year's ghost, a lot of people were eagerly awaiting a return of the summer ghost. it came out of a way too short twist, but i was ok with that, well, because it's ghost. but the cringe was held over from the close of the first set with susie. i understand that they are going to repeat songs, alas, but after only 2 shows, we really didn't need another susie to follow a solid soam. those 8 minutes certainly could've been split among twist and ghost, or donated entirely to one of them. it was indeed a raucous number line, and for that i'm appreciative, but i felt that at the end of fall/new years run, what had returned was some of the magic of teasing out some of the monsters and playing them for a while. i still very much enjoyed this show, and venture to say i'll reexplore it for a while, but instead of leaving this show feeling sated, like after 10/30 or 12/31, i left with that feeling of, what if they just....


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