Thursday, October 26, 2006

Protect the sanctity of evil.

Posted By on Thu, Oct 26, 2006 at 11:41 AM

Maybe it's just me, but Halloween-themed shows aren't appropriate for just any ol' band. Autovaughn and De Novo Dahl don't exactly strike me as evil. I'm not afraid of any band that has an album called Cats and Kittens. Now, if your band has an album called A Haunting Curse, plays black metal, and is called Goatwhore, then we're on the right track. They're playing at the Muse next Monday, Halloween Eve. According to Goatwhore's myspace page they are influenced by the "sounds of utter madness that take us to a new level of understanding through disturbing tones and an overwhelming purge of depravity," which means they sound like "a formulated ritual of diverse blasphemy to be played as a requiem for your suicide. An uplifting revenge in the battle for your loss of words to prove any God is at fault for our existence." Awesome.

Stolen Gear

Posted By on Thu, Oct 26, 2006 at 10:22 AM

Anybody in the market to buy some obviously stolen music equipment? Nax will hook you up.

Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Scenecast 52

Posted By on Wed, Oct 25, 2006 at 5:23 PM

Your hump-day serenade, The Scenecast, is now 52 episodes long. Spreading joy and mayhem to the masses like Ann Coulter tailgating with a parking lot full of college republicans or Harold Ford, Jr. swinging with a bevy of Playboy bunnies.

Whatever your taste in shindig, The Scenecast is all ear-beer with frothy delights from De Novo Dahl, AutoVaughn, Bang Bang Bang & Jeremy Lister, Jake LaBotz, Chris Young, Tilly & the Wall, IV Thieves, Mojave3, Rocky Votolato, William Elliott Whitmore, Jonny Lang, The Romantics, Kinky and Drive By Truckers.

Spread The Love... and listen responsibly.

From the Rock Files: Lee A. Carr

Posted By on Wed, Oct 25, 2006 at 4:31 PM

When I was working on the story about Nashville's seminal rock/punk scene, one of the first things I came across was a four-part blog series by musician/local rock fan and former 'Boro resident Wally Bangs.

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Posted By on Wed, Oct 25, 2006 at 11:48 AM

Some hard hitting news courtesy of our good friend John Norris over at MTV. The man who brought you the Pink Spiders' TRL debut tackles the issue of guyliner, who, why and where—leaving no stone unturned.

The band who is provoking the backlash that might send Maybelline back to its grave...I'll give you one hint:

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"From Bix to Basie," Sunday Oct. 29 at Drink Lounge

Posted By on Wed, Oct 25, 2006 at 11:45 AM

Burns, schmurns! Who needs a Ken Burns jazz documentary when you've got David Hungate? Sure, Hungate was an original member of pop-rockers Toto, and has backed everyone from Boz Scaggs and Gladys Knight to Barbra Streisand and Conway Twitty, but he's also one of Nashville's top jazzers—on both guitar and trombone. This Sunday, Oct. 29, in the Drink Lounge at Loews Vanderbilt Plaza, Hungate presents "From Bix to Basie," a live performance focusing on the roots of jazz. Accompanying Hungate will be saxophonists Denis Solee and Sam Levine, bassist Dennis Crouch, drummer Tom Giampietro and pianist John Jarvis. Jazz singer April Barrows will sit in for a few numbers. The show runs from 5 to 8 p.m. Admission is $10, and it's a smoke-free event.

Radical Rockers: JEFF

Posted By on Wed, Oct 25, 2006 at 11:17 AM

I wasn't born in the '60s like JEFF, so I can't relate to this song's subject matter, but I can relate to their raw youth and dizzy trash-jamz. If you're diggin' on a heavy scene, then check out the hot vid for "Noo Sixties."

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Struggling Musician? Become a Bank Teller!

Posted By on Tue, Oct 24, 2006 at 9:08 PM

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That's what Nemesis did!

So it sounds as though you two got signed pretty quickly after moving to Nashville.
JACOB: Well, it happened like lightning. I got a job as a teller at a bank, and a coworker was married to the manager for Mark Chestnutt. He thought we had amazing voices and spent $300 for us to record a pop demo. Through that we ended up with Mike Curb, who signed us over lunch.
JOSH: All very quick and strange.

Does anyone have Logo? If so, can I come over and watch their show?

Rock 'n' roll vs. real life

Posted By on Tue, Oct 24, 2006 at 7:20 PM

If you missed Sunday's paper, then you missed a very good article by Nicole Keiper about post-collegiate local bands who refuse to give up the dream.

De Novo Sleeps Tonight

Posted By on Tue, Oct 24, 2006 at 7:09 PM

De Novo Dahl interviewed on DCist, wherein Keith Lowen says, "Corker's people have bought about 50 CDs off of us."

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