Check out Cortney Tidwell and Elizabeth Cook in this month's Harp Magazine. They are two of the rag's "Summer Sirens."
Cortney Tidwell says of the write-up:
"i never knew i was goth."
Neither did we.
(Thanks for the heads up, Cortney. Remember to send your tips to email@example.com.)
Tonight at Mercy Lounge, it's the Moustache May wrap party, featuring How I Became the Bomb, Ghostfinger & Codaphonic, where you can be surrounded by Thomas Magnums, pay lip service to facial adornment and check out Richie Kirkpatrick's bent fur. Presented by the guy who keeps that running list of cool shit, Yewknee.
Since I wasn't here in the late '80s and a basic Internet search isn't turning anything up, I'm turning to you, Cream Readers—he and she of vast music trivia, hometown pride and late '80s Bangles parodies—to help solve this local music conundrum.
From a reader:
WHAT RADIO STATION DID A SONG "DRIVE LIKE A NASHVILLIAN" IN THE MID 80'S. MUSIC WAS TO WALK LIKE AN EGYPTIAN. I AM TRYING TO FIND A COPY OF THE LYRICS. ANY SUGGESTION? THANKS!
Country Curator: Marty Stuart owns the largest (known) private collection of country music memorabilia, and now he's unveiling it.
Back in Black: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club's latest finally lives up to the band's image.
Put a Spell on You: The Comas got a whole record out of singer and guitarist Andy Herod's fling with a Dawson Creek star. What now?
Classical Icon: Michael Daugherty composes love letters to pop culture icons.
The Spin: This week the Spin accomplishes something it never ocurred to us to try before now: we incorporated Ted Danson into a review. Meanwhile Girls & Boys played their last set, The Nobility made the name change official and Turbo Fruits got spaz-core.
Our pick of the week: Bobby Rush. (But we're going to remind you about the Moustache May celebration and Le Tigre DJ set later.)
What happens when one of the world's greatest musicians plays the world's greatest music to rush-hour worker bees at a Washington, D.C. subway station? Not much.
Who: Th' East Western
Really, Who: Joel J. Dahl from De Novo Dahl, Matt Moody & Matt Martin from Hands Down Eugene, Caitlin Rose from Save Macaulay
When: Live tonight at the Family Wash, part of the "Matt Moody presents" series. Free, 9 p.m.
Where: Uh, Family Wash, tonight, 9 p.m.
Why: The music
As listed in this week's Scene, Sol.iLLaquists of Sound are playing Nashville on Saturday. It so happens that their performance is just part of The Southern Hospitality Festival, going down this weekend at RCKTWN. Live graffiti, battles, music, film—details when you take that jump.
Paste Magazine has published a list of the 40 best music venues in the country. Guess who made the list?
Thanks to YouTube, you never have to wonder what you missed anymore when you can't make it out to a show (well, except that White Stripes show). Here's some hott video action from the Naked Without Us Spring Fashion Show at Exit/In on Friday, May 18.
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