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Although the “perfect closing line” eludes Leggatt as Going Swimming close their set, perhaps the fact that he simultaneously thanks and abuses the crowd IS the perfect finish for this thoroughly enjoyable performance.
Keely trashing the drums with his guitar amp before, without any warning, blindly throwing his guitar hard and flat into the crowd and immediately exiting the stage, leaving some poor guy bleeding from the head.
One of the last visuals is a car advertisement that says “Massive-Full Size”, a fitting description of the behemoth that are Godspeed You! Black Emperor.
Clubfeet’s last song, their new single Everything You Wanted, is a bit of a fizzer.
No rock star egos here – you can’t argue with two guys giving the people what they want, when they want it, and The Presets are mechanically on time all night.