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!
We got two big don’t-miss-‘ums this week. Brother Neil Hagerty of Royal Trux is playing at Third Man on Friday with Australia’s newest sensations, Power, and Sunday brings a wracked, stacked and loaded bill with Home Blitz, Date Night, Deluxin’, and Ornament at Betty’s. WOW I’m out of town for both and bummed. Aside from…
Jeff Poppen is an organic farmer based about an hour and a half north of Nashville in Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee. You may recognize him from his Barefoot Farmer segment on NPT’s Volunteer Gardener show or you may have even seen him speak around town. His expertise lies in biodynamic farming, a holistic take on…
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!