Forget about all the other summer tours making their way across the country in convoys of plush buses and overloaded trailers. The real show of the summer is hitting the road in vans a few thousand miles past serviceable, stopping at clubs instead of amphitheaters. In an attempt to use a blanket statement, The Faint, Vue, and The Camera Obscura--the three acts on this tour, Holiday Matinee Summer Tour 2000--play, in the purest and best way possible, Rock and Roll. Exciting, almost stylish, beat-happening rock, more reliant on keys than on guitars, stressing rhythm rather than melody. Put simply, it's music to dance to. And... More >>>
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