The Wedding Present - Austin Texas USA 2012

This is The Wedding Present performing live at the WFMU showcase event in Austin Texas.

WFMU held a showcase independent of the SXSW Festival at the great Beerland in Austin TX on March 17th. It was a six band event featuring Electric Jellyfish, Death of Samantha, The Wedding Present, Supreme Dicks, Xray Eyeballs and The Men. They aired sets live over WFMU (91.1/90.1-FM NY/NJ) with a stream at The gig was then made available at the Free Music Archive where WFMU are a curator. 

The Wedding Present are a British indie rock group based in Leeds, England, formed in 1985 from the ashes of the Lost Pandas. The band's music has evolved from fast-paced indie rock in the vein of their most obvious influences The Fall, Buzzcocks and Gang of Four to more varied forms. Throughout their career, they have been led by vocalist and guitarist David Gedge, the band's only constant member. A new Wedding Present album, 'Valentina' was released in March 2012. Shortly before its release, guitarist Graeme Ramsay left the band after six years, and was replaced by Patrick Alexander (ex-The Young Playthings and The Pipettes). In April 2012 The Wedding Present toured Australia for the first time, playing concerts in Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne.

Two songs from the new album are performed in this set.

Source: Soundboard.

Sound Quality: Very good stereo mp3@256kbps. 

Genre: Indie rock, indie pop.

Set: WFMU broadcast set.

Set List:

1. Brassneck
2. Why Are You Being So Reasonable Now
3. Back A Bit Stop
4. Deer Caught In The Headlights
5. You're Dead
6. You Should Always Keep In Touch With Your Friends
7. Dalliance

8. Corduroy
9. Don't Talk Just Kiss

Web: Official HERE

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Anonymous said…
Hi - I would love to hear this concert, but I keep getting error messages that the archive files are corrupted. If there is anyway to re-post this, it would be much appreciated. Thanks!