Last year it was Ume. If you were there at LouFest 2011, you know what I mean. The band that completely comes out and completely grabs the attention of everyone in the vicinity. This year, that award hands down has to go to Phantogram. A perfect mix of bombastic beats and serene pop to wake up any weary attendants. Easily my favorite set of Day One.
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-Shooting wise, I was pretty bummed to have the band so far back from the stage. Even more bummed that it wasn’t until after the three-song limit that Sarah Barthel picked up the mic and made her way to the front.
-Sounds like the band is off the road and writing their follow up to their last mini-album Nightlight. Can’t wait!
–Joint EP with Big Boi? YES PLEASE.