Tweets from the road
Afghan Raiders document their first West Coast tour with real-time info blasts
Thu, Jul 30, 2009 (midnight)
Photo: Corlene Byrd
A sampling from @afghanraiders ...
JULY 21, 3:45 PM We are late. Still not out of the gates. Have a dinner reservation with our mgmt in LA at 8. Think we’re late.
4:09 PM And we’re off!
6:57 PM Arrgghhhh just woke up to my head sliding off head rest for the 5th time.
7:02 PM The sea and cake is great for a road trip. And nap time.
8:08 PM Hello LA, it’s good to see you again.
10:55 PM We’re @cinespace about to sound check! Good line outside, a lot of peeps! Stoked!
- Adobe Flash Player Required to listen1901 (Remix)
- Adobe Flash Player Required to listenMirror Error (Afghan Raiders Remix)
- Adobe Flash Player Required to listenThe Drop I Hold featuring GZA (Afghan Raiders House Party Remix)
JULY 22, 1:06 AM On stage at cinespace!!! About to rock this shit!!!!
12:58 PM Cinespace ruled last night! We’re awake and rested. Headed to M cafe for some grub and then SD bound!
8:37 PM Wu Tang’s 36 chambers is gettin us pumped for tonight’s SD show!
JULY 23, 12:08 AM Very happy with the San Diego show. Thanks @beautybarsd! Now off to night swimming!
1:17 AM In total need of a neck massage. 3 more shows to go, headbanging and all. Time to hot hot tub it up!
9:30 AM Just woke up and back on the road. Off to Sacramento. A good 8+ hour drive.
12:37 PM I had a dream that I was sneaking drinks in the car and I was too drunk when it was my turn to drive. Hm...
12:47 PM Damn, just drove by a truck and a trailer that was completely flipped upside down. Traffic on the 5 south near pyramid lake is a parking lot.
8:06 PM Just arrived @bravadoclub. Sweet rooftop spot! Stoked!
JULY 24, 11:07 AM Last night was killer! At the coffee shop now recharging. I’m grubbing a vegan protein cake. Mmmmmm.
11:43 AM Back in the ride. Thanks Sac Town! Showed us an amazing time! Off to SF.
1:12 PM Is there a guest list to bypass the bridge toll?
3:59 PM On the L headed to presidio park to get a rad view of the city, and to hike off some of this fried rice.
JULY 25, 12:27 PM Just fucking destroyed @blowupsf !!! Thanks for showing us such a fucking rad time!! SF rules!!!
3:36 PM The beta band for this drive to reno. chill.
7:15 PM Driving to Reno is sketchy. Skeeeeetchy!
7:30 PM Hahaha we’re playing right next to the el cortez in Reno.
JULY 26, 1:09 AM Just melted faces in Reno!! Last show of the tour!! Wish we could keep going!!
6:55 AM We’re home!!! Tour is dunzo!!!