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Rundown: 9/29 to 10/4

28 Sep

This Trees thing annoys me. Really I hate the way it’s being heralded as the savior of Deep Ellum, despite the fact that the bar is catering to the Firewater set by bringing in bands who are sans radio play, and were popular for like a second in about 1998 (Looking directly at you Powerman 5000, and really who would have thought a Ozzfest band would take their name from a Kinks album.). Seriously, there were 4 news stations there covering it’s opening, Vanilla Ice sold out the place, and various media outlets are have continually gone ape shit with coverage of the places exploits.

The fact of the matter is what John Is does with Parade of Flesh is a thousand times more influential to the “scene” down there then anything Trees has done so far. Seriously, the man tirelessly books a wide variety of quality acts in various clubs in the area, and doesn’t get a quarter of the press that shitty bar gets, and that’s a tragedy.

I’m taking this space to thank John for the hard work, Parade of Flesh continues to book some of the top shows in the area, and it’s much appreciated.

Big week around these parts folks, take a look at the shows, and start making plans to go out.

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Rundown: 5/25 to 5/31

25 May

Having a last.fm page makes me self conscious.  I took a look at my page today, and noticed that the songs they list as my top tracks are mostly music  I never listen to.They just pop up a lot because I keep my itunes set on random, unless I’m reviewing an album. So, while yes I do listen to The Beatles quite a bit, I rarely listen to CYHSY, and that Killers’ track they did with Lou Reed is my own personal enemy, it constantly pops up out of nowhere to annoy the fuck out of me. I wish they monitored your plays based on if you finished the song, not just if it came on.

Anyway, we have a show this week if you haven’t noticed, and though I’m going to be incessantly talking about it there are a few other things going on this week you should check out. Continue reading

Rundown: 3/30 to 4/5

30 Mar

Here’s the deal for the week kids this is going to be short and sweet, his week you’re getting an album review, a movie review, and an in depth look at Mr. Leonard Cohen. Continue reading