There were 3 back-to-back trios from Japan that were great on Monday.
HAKAI HAYABUSA - speed ska reggae stuff, great happy fun vibe
ATTACK THE SUPREME - similar but more thrashy, good for crashing around in front of the stage
BAD ATTACK - straight up punk rock - awesome
Of course there were other acts there (Chicken Rice) that, as expected, were great, but what makes it worthwhile is when you see an act for the first time and are blown away. I saw three, so I was quite content.
The best part for me is always after the shows when people just hang out, or start to do spontaneous jams together.
.22 had a great after hour set late Monday night as well.
Tarry Bush had a chaotic and sporadically good set on Sunday after hours, but I'm in the band, so what do I know?
Sad to have missed The Deported, but I think it was too early for me and I was sick as a dog until Monday.