As much as we try and stop them from happening — bad things still happen. Sometimes it’s bad luck, sometimes it’s bad timing, but whatever bad it is – we’ve found that the only thing to really do is keep going and do your best. The friends and family of Paul Cobb know this. Some of you may recognize Paul from his Indianapolis bands Amo Joy! and The Accordians, but – after his very untimely death at the age of 24 – Paul left behind a series of unfinished and unreleased songs. His friends and family have taken it upon themselves to finish and release the collection under the project’s name Hammer Screwdriver. You can check out all the tracks from Paul’s charming bedroom recordings here, or listen to the track “Eden” below. And – if you feel so inclined – you can make a donation to the project right here. Do the right thing!
TONITE is the return of our man Dylan Simon’s Rock ‘n’ Roll ‘n’ Roller Skain’ series, Thursday night brings us Fox Fun and our newest faves Teddy’s Rough Riders at the East Room, Negative Scanner is at the Basement on Friday, ex-Strange Boy Ryan Sambol is playing Fond Object on Saturday, and Grooms are closing…
You probably already know West Coast hardcore label Iron Lung Records as a synonym for Total Control, but they are also building their roster easterly with Berlin’s Diat. The sound of the German trio is not too far off the pool of British punk and post-punk that Total Control draws from, ie. Killing Joke and Crisis. However, Diat explores a…
We told you on Monday that we would have some big news for Freakin’ Weekend coming up, and the time has come. To start things off, above this lil chunk of text is our poster for this year. NO, it doesn’t say Freakin’ Weekend anywhere on it. NO, it doesn’t list any of the bands….