Live 2021-04-11 -- Homeward, Dropkick, The Boys With The Perpetual Nervousness by Dropkick

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Generally speaking, a concert at Bandcamp has a length of around one hour. Sometimes a bit more, sometimes a bit less. The bands/artists like to stick to this time frame and hardly deviate from it. In this case however, matters were a bit different. At some point the musician asked the Internet audience how more of the music they wanted to hear; three hours was one reply. This happened when the concert was already over an hour long.

Yes indeed. One hour and forty-five minutes was the total amount of music offered and it was a really splendid performance. A lot of guitar switching, guitar tuning and interaction with the Internet audience. This was necessary, because music from three projects were offered: Homeward, Dropkick and The Boys With The Perpetual Nervousness.

Being utterly unfamiliar with any of these, it was quite a ride through the realm of indie pop/rock stuff or acoustic versions of something heavier. Easy-going music, cool melodies played with a guitar + great vocals and additional sampling; if a band is not available you need to make up for the lack of. A proper live performance of one of these projects would be quite nice.

This stream was of a type that passes by in a blink of an eye, because it captivates you to such a degree that even this long performance felt too short. But in the end there was no disappointment because of this. It all reminds on these very special concerts that take place a very tiny venue with people crammed together, all sitting on the floor, while in front of them someone is playing song after song after song and all are listening eagerly. In times of Covid-19 this type of performance is special in its own kind of way.

No Iron Maiden, which is a slightly sad thing.