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Cavestomp 2007, First Night!

Posted by on Nov 3, 2007 in Music | 4 comments

Cavestomp 2007, First Night!

I’m a big-time fan of The Back From the Grave/Garage Punk Unknowns/Nuggets 60s garage rock reissues/bootlegs, so I was overjoyed to see The Cavestomp back in action! (I was at the last one in 2001, also!) Well, not a lot to write here, because the human connection with music predates language (our ancestors sang notes to communicate with each other before words were established), but hell, just go listen to The Sonics now now now! No one is more ready for Cavestomp 2007 than this guy...

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Being a Band

Posted by on Jun 17, 2007 in Ed, Music | 2 comments

I have wanted to be in a band ever since I heard The Clash and U2. I have wanted to play bass in a band ever since I heard that throb from John Entwistle (R.I.P.) in “The Kids Are Alright” right when Roger Daltry sings “But I know sometimes I.” Right on that second “I.” Just this past Friday, I’ve joined a new band. No name yet, but we’ve already got a great dirty sound. Being in a band has little to nothing to do with being a good musician or...

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