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!
TOMORROW: the long-awaited debut of Sex Hotel. WEDNESDAY: Competing sick shows at 5 Spot (Tristen + Willy T) and the Stone Fox (Bitchin Bajas + more). FRIDAY: Fake Surfers return and the Potatoes make their first appearance in It City. SATURDAY: SPACE IS indeed THE PLACE, but Richie is also playing at the 5 Spot. You decide. SUNDAY: Especially good looking Sunday…
Gonna keep this brief. The TAMI Show was filmed over two nights in October, 1964. It’s a music film that captures some serious performers at the height of their game, others on the rise. It’s kiiinda the ultimate music video and a legendary piece of cinema because it’s one of the earliest (and finest) examples…
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….