My favorite thing to do in addition to (instead of) working is to watch old episodes of “Later with Jools Holland” on YouTube. Basically anyone who was even amazing for just 10 minutes of their band’s history has made an appearance on this show. Even real shitty bands, like Pearl Jam and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, have played. Jools really has something for everybody.
There are so many amazing Radiohead performances, for instance:
And there is an absolute TREASURE TROVE of Oasis videos, which obviously pleases me to no end.
And Sigur Ros! Which definitely makes me cry a little bit.
Relatedly, Jessie and I were discussing that moment in which we realized that the lyrics to Sigur Ros songs aren’t actual words. But we initially definitely thought we knew the words to, for instance, the first track from “( ).” “You sigh along the fire … you saw the light, you saw …”