Cloud Nothings / Drunk Tigers / Invisible Hand played Random Row Books (videos)

April 9th, 2010 · 3 Comments · By

Cleveland’s Cloud Nothings played Random Row Books a week ago (4/1/10) with two Charlottesville greats: Drunk Tigers and Invisible Hand. I ran out of tape by the time Invisible Hand came on, so I will instead embed a video I made for them a few months ago that I think speaks for itself:

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the WTJU Rock Marathon starts tonight!

April 8th, 2010 · 2 Comments · By

Tonight at 11pm marks the beginning of the WTJU Rock Marathon, as part of the 2010 spring fund drive at the station; I urge you not only to tune it, but also to call up and donate an affordable amount to help keep the station on the air! The WTJU Rock Marathon is easily one […]

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Bear War / My Milky Way Arms played the Tea Bazaar (videos)

April 8th, 2010 · 4 Comments · By

Charlottesville’s own Bear War and Austin’s My Milky Way Arms played the Tea Bazaar last Thursday (4/1/10). David Sawchak, video wizard, is responsible for this clip from that night: Also, here is some combined footage (from David and I) from a Bear War show a few Bear War shows ago (from back in November). Here […]

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White Rabbits / Here We Go Magic played at the Jefferson (videos)

April 7th, 2010 · 1 Comment · By

The show was great. Some videos I took for those of you who weren’t there (or for those who wanted to relive it): (4/5/10):

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“Today’s forecast: nearly the same temperature as yesterday”

April 7th, 2010 · 5 Comments · By

Another nice day, another free sampler of contemporary garage-rock goodness… Today’s link comes courtesy of Bridgetown Records, the folks responsible for the initial issue of the Cloud Nothings album, Turning On (which was recently re-issued in vinyl by Charlottesville’s own Blair Amberly on SpeakerTree Records.) Anyhow, Bridgetown’s head fellow Kevin Greenspon got in touch with […]

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Warm Weather Jams

April 6th, 2010 · 3 Comments · By

Good Gosh, what a nice day! I’m now reconsidering my plans for the afternoon to see if they might include some swimming. Thought I might direct y’all towards a free compilation from Funny/Not Funny, a new-ish VA Label run by Matt Leech (of American Tourist / the Alphabet / local printmaker / etc)… it’s a […]

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White Rabbits / Here We Go Magic @ the Jefferson tonight

April 5th, 2010 · 2 Comments · By

Monday. Humid. Let’s get to it. Two great bands are playing at the Jefferson. Here We Go Magic is Luke Temple’s new band. They got a lot of attention after their most recent tour (opening for Grizzly Bear), and their s/t album has gathered them a lot of positive attention. I would recommend “Collector” as […]

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