, attached to 2003-02-20

Review by Bob_Loblaw

Bob_Loblaw A show with epic moments, that almost hits legendary status, but not quite.

I enjoy the 1-2 punch of Rift>R&R although Page seems a little out of sink in his singing and things feel a little off in general. Waves is very strong and well played. Simple starts very sloppy but the jam after is very tranquil and pleasant. It's a very ambient and psychedelic jam. Jibboo has a fantastic hose jam to start and has some fantastic peaks.

Tweezer to start a 2nd set almost always means a jam. The jam starts kind of floating around. Trey eventually turns on his super mucky tone and just riffs around for a little bit. It grows darker and darker and is peaky as hell at the end. PYITE crashes in after in the best possible way. Excellent placement midset for Fast Enough For You, it's well played too. This is followed by IMO the best Seven Below ever. The song itself is played perfect The jam starts with some hose and it just seamlessly flows from idea to idea. Sometimes this annoys and bores me but it all works very well to me. They nail the song again at the ending just a magical version. Pebbles and Marbles goes deep into chaos to close the set and has a very long peak (as if this set didn't melt your face enough) just a great high note to end the set.

The encore has a great Anything But Me likely the best version ever.

Overall a fantastic show just great. But It's not flawless and doesn't quite have enough for a 5 star rating in my book.
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