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Holy Fuck at the Pyramid Cabaret, Winnipeg

Holy Fuck at the Pyramid Cabaret, Winnipeg, Oct. 5 2010. Cheyenne Rae photo.

Holy Fuck at the Pyramid Cabaret, Winnipeg, Oct. 5 2010. Cheyenne Rae photo.

Review and photos – Holy Fuck at the Pyramid Cabaret, Winnipeg, Oct. 5 2010

– review by eugene osudar/photos by Cheyenne Rae

you could feel it
the energy
anticipation
so
near midnight
the build up
the want
the need to move
and dance and let,

(go)

be joyous
children

(flow)
ing,

releasing
the tension
of being,

adult

in poses
in stances
letting go
in electric
dances

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heads bopping
bodies/shoulders
shaking
torsos
twisting
dancers
jump/hopping
dancers
hands/arms
spasm(ing)
dancers
orgasm(ing)

dancers
in the night
dancers
into the light
of these
resounding
grooves

200 or so
pressing flesh
sweating
heating
the room

11 songs

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less than
an hour

more than
enough
passion
power

driving
throbbing
pulsing
beat

to feed
our famished
souls

1MD
super inuit
jungles
latin america
stay lit
lovely alien
red lights
p.i.g.s.
stilettos

speed metal
sht mtn

in the building
up
of want
of desire
of need
there comes
(the releasing)
orgasmic
smiles
fluid
laughter

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these
turbulent seas
heads bobbing
in waves
of glee

reverberating
buzzing
vibrating
bass

rattling bones
pulsing souls

united
in the movement
in the desire
to let
go

dancers
passions
un,
hurling
in/to the room
rocketing
in/to the light

speed sticks
drum
percussion
holy fuck,
matt schulz
brian borcherdt
graham walsh
matt mcquaid into the
groove

(determination)

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calm/cool
completely
focused
on the rhythms

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heartbeat
highlights,

(bass thundering)

super inuit fast
red lights strobing
speed punk metal
pogo(ing) dance
floor slamming
stilettos;
lightning blur
drum sticks
lovely alien!
one sea MD of
massive waves
ebbing PIGS (….)
into the quiet
SHT MTN
<cracks>
startling thunder
:this is:
eternal wonder.

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one last note,

my kool kitty
red cowboy hat
red bandana
on bright yellow

holy fuck
shirt

(the coolest band
shirt design in
decades!)

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is now retired
in permanent marker
signed by
the band, except
brian, who i lost
in the post
set happiness
swirl,

(mine)

oh well,
i’ll bring it
the next time.

that shirt
always
All
ways
brings people
to me
in wonderful
conversation.

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Holy Fuck.
Pyramid.
October 5.

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About Eugene Osudar

“born, august 16, 1963. i’m 45, and yes, i’m getting too old for this. bring out the rocking chair. my first concert, november 1978, elvis costello and the attractions. i was 15. their blisteringly brilliant 65 minute set only served somebody to affirm my new direction in the musical parallel universes, new wave punk alternative, oh sanctity oh celebration (!Freedom!) college radio! i’m old, i’m used up and i’m free. i see 50something Full sets of music every month and dance most of them. and when i dance, i mean to say, I Dance and Celebrate, 2/3/4 hours a night. The Gaslight Anthem. The Boss. The Weber Brothers. The Wind Ups. i’ll dance with Los Campesinos. i’ll move to The Long Winters. The Replacements. Husker Du. The Pogues. oh elvis costello, oh Clash! i could go/go/go Gogol Bordello forever. L(eonard) Cohen. come, Dance With Me (Old 97s) wherever you may be, sincerely, eugene
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