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  Phish on purevolume™
Phish placed Holdsworth front and center, and allowed him to lead the band for the rest of the concert, just as he had done two decades earlier.
Phish had made a name for themselves by practicing and being "tighter than a mosquito's ass" in concert (as one fan put it); the band simply did not play enough to gain the momentum that had carried previous tours.
The Phish pieces written by Anastasio after the band had begun touring nationally on a full time basis, as well his compositions for his past and current touring projects outside of Phish, have tended with few exceptions to focus on simpler, more direct songwriting than many of the more involved works of earlier years.
www.purevolume.com /phish   (5159 words)

  Phish - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Phish was formed in 1983 at the University of Vermont by guitarists Trey Anastasio and Jeff Holdsworth, bassist Mike Gordon, and drummer Jon Fishman.
Phish, along with Bob Dylan, The Grateful Dead, and The Beatles, was one of the first bands to have a Usenet newsgroup (rec.music.phish), which launched in 1992.
Phish fans have been noted for their extensive collections of fan-taped concert recordings: it's not uncommon for fans to have heard 500-1,000 hours of live Phish, and owning recordings of entire tours and years is widespread.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Phish   (3694 words)

 Category:Phish - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Phish (1983--2004), a US band, was formed in 1983 (1983 in music) at the University of Vermont by guitarist/vocalist Trey Anastasio, guitarist/vocalist Jeff Holdsworth, drummer Jon Fishman, and bassist Mike Gordon.
Phish began playing at local clubs in Burlington, and their live shows gained a reputation for extended improvisational jams.
Their musical ethos was a playful mix of skilled improvisation, psychedelic rock, folk, bluegrass, funk, a capella/barbershop quartet, and intricate compositions.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Phish   (156 words)

 Gadfly Online.
The Phish subculture is democratic, at least in spirit, alleging a sense of community and, in one way or another, palpably creating one.
For one thing, Phish usually codify their music—and make it familiar to fans—in concert, long before recording it in a studio and releasing it on an album (they sold out two national tours before ever signing a record contract).
The blessing or curse of Phish's current success, the relative wack-ness of the scene, neatly reflects that of the Bay Area, whose cultural identity, after a few seismic shocks, might seem on shaky ground.
www.gadflyonline.com /9-10-01/ftr-phish.HTML   (2362 words)

 Phish tickets, concerts and tour dates. Official Ticketmaster site.
Phish was left without a record contract, but they were soon signed by Elektra, which released A Picture of Nectar in February of 1992.
Phish's popularity only grew during the last half of the '90s, and their ceaseless touring had helped make them indisputably one of the top concert draws in the nation.
As for the band, Phish was more a part of American culture than ever when they made an appearance on The Simpsons before releasing a massive set of live albums and a DVD in the spring of 2002.
www.ticketmaster.com /artist/748766?brand=none   (1480 words)

 What is phishing? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
For example, 2003 saw the proliferation of a phishing scam in which users received e-mails supposedly from eBay claiming that the user’s account was about to be suspended unless he clicked on the provided link and updated the credit card information that the genuine eBay already had.
Phishing, also referred to as brand spoofing or carding, is a variation on “fishing,” the idea being that bait is thrown out with the hopes that while most will ignore the bait, some will be tempted into biting.
This EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet article discusses how phishing fraudsters are using a pair of DNS exploits to help give them the illusion of credible domains, the latest ploy to dupe people into handing over their sensitive information.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/p/phishing.html   (459 words)

 phish mp3
Phish has a message for the Big Five labels, the RIAA and bands such as Metallica.
Phish is already a virtual cultural symbol not just in Vermont, from whence it hails, but across the US and one of the reasons the band is so popular (other than the fact its members are excellent musicians) is: like the Dead, it's always allowed people to tape.
What Phish has done is to make its entire Phish summer tour available for download at $9.95 (for mp3s) or $12.95 (for flacs) per concert.
www.mp3newswire.net /stories/2003/phish.html   (574 words)

 Dan's Phish Page
Their shows are a mixture of expert musicianship, mind-blowing improvisation, transcendent jams, side-splitting humor and pure joy that had not been seen in the world of rock (and I use that term loosely) before Phish.
If you want to hear what Phish sounds like, head to The Phish Sounds Page, which is a continous effort that I have undertaken to list all of the Phish sound clips available on the web.
The "Hose" thread, was a thread on rec.music.phish in which the authors give definitions and examples of "Hose" moments in Phish's music.
www.netspace.org /~mielcarz/phish.shtml   (841 words)

 Phish breaking up after completion of tour - MUSIC - MSNBC.com
Phish’s encouragement of the taping of their concerts also endeared them to their audiences.
Phish ended their hiatus with a series of shows at New York City’s Madison Square Garden.
Phish will end their tour in Coventry, Vt., in a two-day festival Aug. 14-15 at Newport State Airport.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/5060339   (588 words)

 Phish - Music on FoxyTunes Planet
Phish's music had elements of many genres, including jazz, bluegrass, country, heavy metal, reggae, folk, ska, pop, blues, show tunes, classical, acoustic, progressive, and calypso.
Every Phish concert in history was unique and different, and most of their songs were never played the same way twice.
Phish was formed in 1983 at the University of Vermont by guitarists Trey Anastasio and Jeff Holdsworth, bassist Mike Gordon, and drummer Jon Fishman.
www.foxytunes.com /artist/phish   (309 words)

 sky.etree.org | phish's taping policy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Phish and the band members own all rights in and to their performances, regardless of the source of a given recording.
When Phish is performing at a festival or other event featuring multiple bands, that particular event's policy may override Phish's customary taping policy.
Like other items bearing Phish's intellectual property, Phish tapes, CDs, videos or other media may not be displayed or distributed at or around concert venues, and may be subject to seizure if found.
sky.etree.org /ph-policy.asp   (1238 words)

 Free Phish Music Online, Music Downloads, Music Videos and Lyrics - Rhapsody Online
However Phish's sound stretches well beyond psychedelic rock with a wide variety of influences, including jazz, bluegrass, folk, funk, reggae, classic rock and even barbershop quartet.
With calculated tempo changes and songs that attempt to outsmart themselves, Phish are a band that either hit or miss their listener -- the same effect Steely Dan had on their listeners in the '70s.
Phish have covered many artists such as Stevie Wonder, the Talking Heads, Frank Zappa and for a number of Halloween shows they wore "musical costumes" by performing classic albums -- such as the Velvet Underground's Loaded and Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon -- in their entirety.
www.rhapsody.com /phish   (444 words)

 The Grand Phinale - The Boston Globe
Phish was hustled off to a side room -- a telling gesture, as Phish always seemed like a tangent to the mainstream.
Just a few months shy of its 21st anniversary, Phish is breaking up so members can spend more time with their families, pursue solo careers, and get out from under the self-driven Phish machine that has taken the do-it-yourself ethic to a new level.
Phish has been a phenomenon -- a parallel universe that never paid attention to shifting musical trends as it became heir apparent to the Dead's jam-band/outsider legacy.
www.boston.com /ae/music/articles/2004/08/08/the_grand_phinale   (1249 words)

 LIFE Phish Philes
The LIFE PHISH PHILES are based on a photo essay published in the June 1996 issue of LIFE
All around him were kids wearing Peruvian hats, face glitter and jewelry made of hemp-- kids who bore a striking resemblance to the hippies and yippies Okrent remembered from his own youth.
For an interactive foretaste of the magazine and a special Phish treat, LIFE's Web editors offer you a host of pictures -- that you will not find in the magazine -- exploring the blissful phrenzy of the phaces and phans behind the music.
www.life.com /Life/phish/phishphiles.html   (279 words)

 Phish - Pandora Internet Radio
Phish's main claim as the inheritors to the Dead's legacy is their approach to their musical career.
Phish also recorded their second album, Lawn Boy, in 1989, although the album wasn't released until the fall of 1990; the record was released on the independent label Absolute A-Go-Go, a subsidiary of Rough Trade.
sorry, weelittleman phish did not do the gin and juice, that was done by a not so known bluegrass band and it was also not done by leftover salmon do some research aand find it u should have fun with it, and i hope u do get to see phish live it will be unforgetable.
www.pandora.com /music/artist/phish   (1780 words)

 Phish   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Phish mailing list, contest every month for new bootlegs, some phishy links, picture gallery, and more.
A sociological analysis of Phish tour culture in relation to classical and contemporary anarchist theories.
The Phish Women's group (though men are welcome).
www.harmone.com /bands/p/phish.html   (379 words)

 The Phish.Net: By Phish Fans, For Phish Fans
Phish frontman Trey Anastasio - just a few weeks out of prison for missing a drug counseling sessoin - spent three hours with recovering teens, and performed a new untitled song, last night in Schuylerville, NY, near where he now lives.
Phish bassist Mike Gordon sat in for "Chest Fever" with the Levon Helm Band last night (12/8/07) in Woodstock, as reported by the Poughkeepsie Journal.
Winonans writer Brandon Rompa suggests that Phish, like other jambands, "gives listeners the illusion of musical freedom and explosive creativity when it is actually just sound flowing aimlessly." Editorial comment: Rompa is either confusing free jazz (which lacks any structure whatsover) and the band-wide transitions of jambands, or is simply ignorant about the latter.
www.phish.net   (1933 words)

 Phish – Listen free at Last.fm
Phish was a popular American rock band most noted for its extended improvisations, elongated song compositions and the varied genres represented in their song repertoire.
While often compared to the Grateful Dead, Phish finds their roots in jazz as opposed to the Dead who were more influenced by American Blues.
Also unique to Phish were their large summer festivals which drew upwards of 70K people to remote areas in Maine and New York State as well as close to 100K for their epic Millennium Show in the Everglades of South Florida.
www.last.fm /music/Phish   (724 words)

 Apple - Hot News - Phish Concert   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Phish frontman Trey Anastasio blasts iTunes across the state of Maine.
Phish rented a 100,000-watt radio station for the weekend and broadcast from the event commercial-free.
The first weekend in August, Phish headlined a massive three-day festival which attracted 70,000+ fans from across the country to a decommissioned airforce base in Limestone, ME. In addition to performing, the band set up a tent where fans could make their own free custom mix CD of live Phish tracks with iTunes.
www.apple.com /hotnews/articles/2003/08/phish   (218 words)

 Phish Farewell Concert Muddied - CBS News
Phish fan Erika Sander of Blodgett, Ore., who was walking after being stopped and leaving her rental car miles from the show
A law enforcement official who asked not to be named said tow trucks had been sent to the highway to remove the abandoned cars.
The Coventry Phish concert Saturday and Sunday is the band's last, and 70,000 people bought tickets to attend.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2004/08/14/entertainment/main636039.shtml   (545 words)

 USATODAY.com - Phish fans' devotion offers lucrative Net opportunity
LIMESTONE, Maine (AP) — Phish, the Vermont band whose open taping policy helped it become one of the nation's biggest live acts, is now using its fans' loyalty to cash in on the online music revolution.
Whether Phish's success offers a formula for an industry struggling to find a viable Internet business model remains an open question.
Phish has an unusual contract with Elektra Records that gives the band the right to let fans record its live shows.
www.usatoday.com /tech/webguide/internetlife/2003-08-05-phish_x.htm   (850 words)

 Phish Womens Group Name ~ The Phunky Bitches?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
And then we realized most of the groups active on the Phish scene had their roots in the Dead scene, and for some reason, there hadn't been a women's group, and therefore there was no historical precedent.
First, it's a double Phish reference, to the song (which is a really groovin tune) and also by using the Ph.
We all LOVE the music of Phish and wish to build a community of friendships, mentorships, education, awareness, and outreach in the world we all love, the Phish scene.
www.phunky.com /name.html   (828 words)

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