We young people tend, for whatever reason, to badmouth those who are significantly older than us. Maybe it's a fear of getting old ourselves that elicits this response, maybe it's a feeling of self-righteous know-it-all-ism, but what we tend to forget is that a great many things in this life get better with age. Wine does, some cheese does, canned tuna does not, but Hot Tuna certainly does.
DJ-inspired raves were all the rage in the mid-90s, and continue to be a popular mix of incredible electronic music and serious dance grooves. The emerging popularity of jambands during that time has led to the inevtible crossover of the two genres, beginning with such pioneers as the Disco Biscuits.
It's tragically easy to grow tired of modern pop music. Ever been to a show and wondered why the band stuck so rigidly to the formula already laid out on their studio albums? I have. Ever realized halfway through a performance that sounds you thought the band was making were prerecorded? I have. Ever turned off your radio for two months and felt like you weren't missing anything new? I have.
Attendees of the 12th Annual All Good Festival should plan on staying up late, with the recent announcement that these following acts will be performing Late Night sets:
Gov't Mule (Friday Late Night)
Dark Star Orchestra (Saturday Late Night)