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!
The Queen of Country Rock, Miss Emmylou Harris, and longtime collaborator Rodney Crowell will be at City Winery on Tuesday and Wednesday, the Unruly Factions folks are throwing a show at Mercy Lounge on Wednesday, Promised Land Sound and D. Watusi are playing the new Basement East on Thursday, there’s a Western Medication 7-inch release on…
Few shows took us by more surprise last year than Bitchin Bajas at the Stone Fox. Classic situation: you start seeing a band’s name around, then you see their records on the wall at the store, maybe your friends even like them, but you never fully check it yourself. Then they come to town and…
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….