Category Archives: 1993

Songs of Tour: “Tweezer” (Winter/Spring ’93)

“Tweezer” is the ultimate Phish bellwether song, in my opinion. From the ultra-psychedelic “Tweezer” jams of ’95, the porno-funk “Tweezers” of ’97, to the oxy-haze 2.0 “Tweezers,” no song in the Phish catalog better reflects the stylistic changes the band … Continue reading

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That One Time… (Winter/Spring ’93)

Many songs Phish performs at their shows, especially during this period, vary little between performances. These songs are played in a ‘standard’ fashion, with one performance being more or less interchangeable with any other performance of the song. This can … Continue reading

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May 30th, 1993: Laguna Seca Raceway, Monterey CA

Welcome back to the fields of the Laguna Seca Raceway for day 2 of Laguna Seca Daze. Phish performs another one-set show tonight to close out their appearance at the festival. Will the band play it safe again, as they did … Continue reading

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May 29th, 1993: Laguna Seca Raceway, Monterey CA

It has become something of a truism during 3.0 Phish that the band focuses on showcasing their songs and short, concise jams when they appear at multi-band festivals. In the modern era the band seems to structure their festival sets so … Continue reading

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Winter/Spring ’93: Stat Breakdown

For all of the following calculations I only used data from songs/shows I actually listened to, so the early March show and the first set of the Montreal show for which there are no circulating recordings are not counted. Also not included … Continue reading

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Winter/Spring ’93 debrief

As I look back over Winter/Spring ’93 as a whole, a clear arc of the tour emerges. The tour began in February with the band focusing on breaking in the new Rift material. These Rift songs were kept in heavy-rotation throughout the month (as they … Continue reading

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May 8th, 1993: Field House, Durham NH

I have to be honest: when I first started this blog, I would have put the odds of making it this far at 50/50. But here we are, at the end of Phish’s longest tour, and I have to say … Continue reading

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