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Roadburn 2018 - setlist speculation

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  • Started 8 months ago by Punj Lizard
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  1. Punj Lizard
    Member

    I've recently turned to wondering just what kind of a set MP might play at Roadburn. Last year's schedule indicates bands get no longer than 1hr 15mins per set. Some bands, like God Speed You and Earthless will be performing more than one set, so even though MP won't be getting that privilege, they might yet be given one double slot.

    If, however, they do only get to play a 1hr 15min set, what would they play? And how might they tailor it to a Roadburn audience?

    I'd like to think that they'll aim to make that 75mins a total space jam. I could easily imagine a setlist comprising K9, The Wheel, Mountain and Plan #1. Or is that just my wishful thinking

    Any thoughts?

    Posted 8 months ago #
  2. Johnny_Heartfield
    Member

    Clearly wishful thinking. You can count yourself lucky if you get one of Un Chien, Wheel or Mountain in one set. Two of them already happened, but very seldom.
    On the other hand Plan #1 is quite regular - I personally could do without it by now, but there you go...

    Posted 8 months ago #
  3. pfnuesel
    Member

    My gut feeling says K9 is way more regular than Plan #1.

    Posted 8 months ago #
  4. Punj Lizard
    Member

    @ Johnny - Aha! This is where my lack of experience gives way to your more extensive knowledge. My main intention here is just to speculate on the type of set it might be. The tracks were simply ones I thought might make up a 75 min setlist for such an event. I could just have easily suggested K9, The Tower, Demon Box and Lacuna/Sunrise ... or K9, HBM and Taifun. My hope is for a space jam type of set, but who knows. This is just speculation for fun.

    Posted 8 months ago #
  5. supernaut
    Member

    What do they choose to play for a mixed crowd not so familar with them? Maybe a lot off The Tower and a couple of new jams and one or two boogie oldies like Neverland or Vanishing Point for fun. And open with All Is Loneliness and close with Taifun.

    Posted 8 months ago #
  6. Johnny_Heartfield
    Member

    @ pfnuesel: You're almost right - setlist fm lists 194 Chiens and 177 Plans. And yet you cannot be sure to expect a K9 every second gig. And how could they play K9 to death? Lots of variations over the years...

    @ supernaut: for comparison look at festival setlists from Herzberg Festival 2008, 11 and 15 or Freak Valley 2014 - always a good mix of some recent stuff with one or two oldies and lots of jamming, sometimes the odd cover mixed in, mostly Into The Sun.

    Posted 8 months ago #
  7. Punj Lizard
    Member

    Interesting stats and info there. Now I'm just waiting to wake up tomorrow to read tonight's setlist! And to see if Kristoffer joined them.

    Posted 8 months ago #
  8. fuzzrules
    Member

    MP scheduled on Roadburns mainstage 15:10 - 17:10 (two hours!!), Friday 20th April

    Posted 8 months ago #
  9. Tomcat
    Member

    Damn, that's early!

    Posted 8 months ago #
  10. Punj Lizard
    Member

    That is early!. I hope you can make it Tomcat (and everyone else who was planning on coming along). But the best news is ... a proper two hour slot - not the 1 hr 10-15 mins everyone got last year!

    Posted 8 months ago #
  11. pfnuesel
    Member

    I don't mind that they are playing that early. I can get drunk at any time of the day. However, 2 hours just doesn't cut it for me. I know, it's relatively generous. But even a 3 hours set feels too short, so I won't settle for 2 hours only.

    Posted 8 months ago #
  12. Punj Lizard
    Member

    As I've only seen them twice, I'll take two hours any time. But I also have a ticket to see them two days earlier in Alkmaar, which should be longer.

    Posted 8 months ago #
  13. crossskip
    Member

    If I remember correctly, I once read in an article that the bands at Roadburn sorta get to choose the length of their time slot? Think the band has then picked the maximum allowed slot of 2 hours =p

    15:00 is a bit early tho, but luckily I don't have to travel that far!

    Posted 8 months ago #
  14. nicoot
    Member

    Would've been worse it it were 15h10 on Thursday, the first day. OK, it's early, but it's the second day. Everyone's there by then already, no? 2 years ago Cult of Luna opened the festival on Thursday as the very first band. Somewhere along the highway in its entirety. That was rough! Luckily they've torn down the walls of 013.

    Posted 8 months ago #
  15. Blashyrkh
    Member

    Are there a lot here that are going to Roadburn?

    Posted 7 months ago #
  16. nicoot
    Member

    I'm going. Saw the boys having a beer while witnessing the first Converge show today, in the middle of the crowd

    Posted 7 months ago #
  17. Blashyrkh
    Member

    Yeah, I saw snah, tomas and reine also outside, right before Converge.
    Btw, converge was awesome

    Posted 7 months ago #
  18. Punj Lizard
    Member

    I saw Bent, Snah and Reine, possibly also Tomas, at Ex Eye on Thursday. They came in and watched the last 15 minutes. All of them seemed to be getting into it.

    Posted 7 months ago #

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