I’m so excited…

May 31st, 2005 · Comments Off on I’m so excited… · By

(Travis Morrison during his D-Plan days) This Thursday, don’t miss the chance to see the first Fallout Countdown show in six months. They are playing at the Black Cat backstage with Travis Morrison and the Hellfighters. Dancing and rocking is guaranteed. Download Change The Face of Money for a taste. Friday, June 3rd you can […]

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stung by a wasp

May 29th, 2005 · Comments Off on stung by a wasp · By

If you ever saw Folkskunde play in Charlottesville, you might want to check out the myspace page of Adam Smith, one of their members. He is also in another local band called TRMNSPRX, one of the opening acts for the Ted Stryker’s Drinking Problem reunion show on June 6th. And this also brings up the […]

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be a real man, graze off the land

May 26th, 2005 · Comments Off on be a real man, graze off the land · By

…and go see Cataract Camp on tour! The wonderful Cataract Camp will soon embark on their first stretch of dates for the summer. They are accompanying Travis Morrison, formerly of the very popular Dismemberment Plan. Here are the dates!!!: Sat.Jun.4, New York, NY: Lit Sun.Jun.5, Brooklyn, NY: NorthSix Mon.Jun.6, Pittsburgh, PA: Garfield ArtWorks Tue.Jun.7, Milwaukee, […]

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what will i say when i get home?

May 23rd, 2005 · Comments Off on what will i say when i get home? · By

Remember Black Eyes? Remember how fucking incredible they were? Well, since there break up they have splintered off to form a number of other bands/projects. Daniel and Jacob, who were once White Flight, both moved to the California and are now Water Wolves. Jacob also has a solo project called Earthen Sea. The other 3/5 […]

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please send me evenings and weekends

May 18th, 2005 · Comments Off on please send me evenings and weekends · By

If you can afford it (unfortunately I can’t), you should definitely make your way to the 9:30 Club this Friday to see Gang of Four. They are playing with the original lineup of Andy Gill, Jon King, Dave Allen, and Hugo Burnham. It should be awesome to see the legendary group that has influenced so […]

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some news…

May 15th, 2005 · Comments Off on some news… · By

So most of the students have now left town, and things around town will probably be generally more quiet. But don’t worry, that won’t affect the amount of great shows that are coming up in Charlottesville. Check the sidebar. As it gets closer to each show, I’ll try to provide a preview with descriptions of […]

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Caribou, Junior Boys, and The Russian Futurists at The Satellite Ballroom – May 8

May 12th, 2005 · Comments Off on Caribou, Junior Boys, and The Russian Futurists at The Satellite Ballroom – May 8 · By

After the release of a couple albums as Manitoba, including 2003's Up in Flames, Dan Snaith ran into copyright problems with Handsome Dick Manitoba of The Dictators. He then changed the name to Caribou and released this year's The Milk of Human Kindness. The new record is a mix of sounds, ranging from 'Hello Hammerheads', […]

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The Decemberists at 9:30 Club – May 6

May 10th, 2005 · Comments Off on The Decemberists at 9:30 Club – May 6 · By

“I’m a big fan of Vladimir Nabokov and just his use of raw language and his ability to play words off of each other. I think of really good writers as being like interior decorators in some ways because they have sort of this understanding of the kind of feng shui of words as if […]

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more shows!

May 10th, 2005 · Comments Off on more shows! · By

here are a few more local shows coming up: 05.14.05 – Body for Karate at Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar 05.21.05 – Air Guitar Magazine, Goblin City, Ostinato at Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar 06.12.05 – Ultra Dolphins, Order of the Dying Orchid at The Satellite Ballroom and a few big national ones: 06.15.05 – Modest Mouse […]

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culture

May 10th, 2005 · Comments Off on culture · By

Here’s something I snagged from cvillindymedia.org: “Fun for everyone! The second annual Charlottesville Festival of Cultures will take place in Lee Park on May 14th, 10am-4pm. The purpose of the Festival is to celebrate the diversity in our community, to share our cultures and learn about each other, and to build a bridge of communication […]

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