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!
Spring has sprung, y’all. Flowers are blooming, finals are looming, and the shows are bountiful. New England Patriots play at the Other Basement tonight, Mac DeMarco and Juan Wauters are at Exit/In on Wednesday (!!!), Springsteen and King Louie will both be in town on Thursday, and this month’s installment of SPACE IS THE PLACE…
We don’t have the most stacked week ahead of us, but there are still a few chances 4 a real cool time. Denney and the Jets will be celebrating the release of their long-awaited LP at Fond Object tomorrow, Bully is opening for Superchunk on Friday, the fourth annual Tour de Fun is on Saturday…
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….