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!
Apologies for coming to you late this week. We’ve been hard at work out in those salt mines, and these things don’t write themselves. Alas, your rundown… There’s a poetry reading tomorrow, but it seems you’ll have to find the address yourself. Friday brings the opportunity to see local faves Savoy Motel, Idle Bloom, Sun…
A month has passed since Nashville FD’s crackdown on local DIY venues, and the effects are overwhelmingly apparent. The shows aren’t nil though, and those same kind promoters from before are already finding ways to dodge the snag. DOG from New York play at Betty’s tomorrow, Soccer Mommy play the End on Thursday, and Roger Ebert’s…
So, we know you’ve been wondering what we’ve got up our sleeves this year for the day shows, after-party, buttons and all other details. Well, truly *blessed* r u, because we’ve got it all summarized here for you. More after the jump!