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the stop drop and roll

Last year on December 8th, Foxboro Hot Tubs released a record titled Stop Drop and Roll that features six songs:

Stop Drop and Roll
Mother Mary
Ruby Room
Red Tide
Highway 1
She’s a Saint, Not a Celebrity

This garage rock album was released free on the internet.
What happens when you click on this image of the album cover?
What is a ZIP […]

the quiet

Last year on November 6th, Jim Ward released a solo acoustic EP titled Quiet that features five songs:

On My Way Back Home Again
Take It Back
Mystery Talks
Easier Said Than Done

The second track features Maura Davis, sister of Keeley the new guitarist of Sparta, on harmony. This record was released on Jim’s own record label Civil Defense […]

the rawk

Updates on a couple of my favorite bands:

Thrice released a video today for Digital Sea.
A preview from Alkaline Trio’s Goddamnit Redux DVD.

the american gothic

On January 2nd, Smashing Pumpkins released an acoustic EP titled American Gothic that features four new songs:

The Rose March
Again, Again, Again (the crux)

What happens when you click on this image of the album cover?
What is a ZIP file?

the betaplayer

One of my friends Gonzo plays guitar in a band called Betaplayer. He had invited me to their show at Emo’s Lounge. Unfortunately, I was unable to attend since I wasn’t getting out of work until eleven and that was when they were going on.
Here are a couple YouTube videos that I ran across […]

the thanks given [thurs&fri]

Before a week flies by with me not updating this, I’ll go over my enjoyable four-day weekend.
On Thursday, I had a Thanksgiving feast with my family. Fifteen of us were over at my parents’ house with more than enough to eat. That night, I met up with my cousins at my brother’s house. We played […]

the pumpkintube

Thanks to the Austin fanbase, multiple clips from the Smashing Pumpkins 11/13/2007 show at The Backyard are on YouTube.
I have cherry-picked some of them to show here. They are arranged by when they were played.
Smashing Pumpkins
November 13, 2007 | Austin, Texas | The Backyard
(The band takes the […]