The Fox Rox San Diego Archive
October 22, 2009 4:53 AM   Subscribe

Fox Rox was a local music show that ran from 2001 - 2007 in San Diego. Here's the YouTube archive of more than 230 good-quality studio performances from bands as disparate as Electric Six, Blackalicious, Drive-By Truckers, Buzzcocks, Peaches, High on Fire, and many more. [post-mortem || myspace]
posted by milquetoast (4 comments total) 9 users marked this as a favorite
There's some good stuff in there. I do remember seeing Love is Simple (by Akron/Family) with a little Fox logo in the bottom-right, and being puzzled. And then reading the fantastic comments on whether, in fact, the song implied that love is simple. Responses ranged from "perhaps he´╗┐ means a different kind of simple..." to undergrad philosophy "Like I said earlier, try describing the experience of seeing "blue" to someone who has never seen color."
posted by tmcw at 6:03 AM on October 22, 2009

Oh man, Fox Rox. The host was the most amazingly HYPED OUT mid 90s MTV style dude. I remember waiting through many shows to see the performances and getting super annoyed at FUCKIN TROY JOHNSON! Though not particularly brutal, this Wolf Eyes clip is pretty good.
posted by beerbajay at 7:47 AM on October 22, 2009

The Go! Team's performance is my favorite.
posted by bunnytricks at 10:10 AM on October 22, 2009

Love the Buzzcocks (I still remember 'Orgasm addict'); nice to see good quality vids of them.
posted by Hardcore Poser at 4:05 PM on October 22, 2009

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