Saturday, June 27, 2009

Ellis Island Blues

We're going to be featured tomorrow on Cavalry Records' website, Along with an interview, we'll be premiering the demo of the first single from our upcoming album. It is this:

How it ended up so punx is anyone's guess.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Epiphany for June

"Hi, welcome to Wendy's, would you like to try a combo" is a recording.

SCENE: Wendy's on Nicholson Ave, lights out. Monday, June 15 at 1:53AM

*ADAM pulls into Wendy's, TONY and ERIC in car*

ERIC: It's closed
ADAM: Should I turn around?
TONY: Go through the drive thru anyway. You have to get out somehow
*ADAM drives slowly through the drive thru, past the dark ordering window*
WOMAN (Recording): Hi, welcome to Wendy's, would you like to try a combo
ADAM: Oh, shit! They're open!
*ADAM puts the car in reverse, ready to place order*
WOMAN (Recording): Hi, welcome to Wendy's, would you like to try a combo
ADAM: Hi, do you guys still have Frostees?
*The car erupts into disbelief, followed by silent contemplation on the drive home*
ERIC: (several minutes later) The woman is a recording
ADAM: (his world both falling apart and concurrently coming into clearer focus than he can ever remember) ...

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Sister City Funks Monkeys

We played at the Brass Monkey in Baltimore last night and it was a lot of fun. We made some converts, gave out some demos, and played a bunch of new stuff live for the first time, all of which went over well. We're going to start demoing this week. I can't wait.

Sister City - The Brass Monkey - 6/11/09

Sunday Crossword Challenge
Ellis Island Blues
Some Prefer Nettles
Big and Small Words
Seat 13A
Happy Anniversary
Reinventing Adm Linder
More Like "The End"
How Much
Going to Pinneberg

Monday, June 8, 2009

Hold Steady 6-7-09 @ 9:30 Club

Sold out show at the 9:30 Club. Great setlist. There's something about seeing The Hold Steady a couple times a year that keeps me grounded. The atmosphere and the joy and the music. It's a nice kick in the ass of my semi-constant negativity. No band makes me want to do what they do more.

Positive Jam
Massive Nights
Party Pit
Chips Ahoy
Hostile Mass
One for the Cutters
Cheyenne Sunrise
Constructive Summer
Sequestered In Memphis
Cattle and the Creeping Things
Southtown Girls
Lord, I'm Discouraged
Hornets! Hornets!
Your Little Hoodrat Friend
Stay Positive
Slapped Actress
How a Resurrection Really Feels
History Lesson Pt II
Stuck Between Stations
Killer Parties