Cloud Cult / Sin-é / June 10, 2005
I had never cried at a show before. But I was having one of those days when everything happens at once and you’re forced to make Big Life-Changing Decisions, so when Cloud Cult started playing a particularly delicate song, the floodgates opened. I must have looked like a total freak, this girl weeping quietly in the corner all by herself.
Maybe I was in such an unbalanced state that the music wouldn’t have mattered, like I could have been at the LCD Soundsystem show that same night and I would have started bawling during “Tribulations” or something. Cloud Cult’s set was quite joyful—there were cut-and-paste video projections and a guy painting a picture on a canvas on the stage. Everybody was all smiles, and Cult leader Craig Minowa kept talking about how excited he was to be in
I really hope this band gets big. Or does an 8.3 on Pitchfork not mean anything anymore?