who disliked my comment? do you dislike jumping jacks or my bloody valentine or me?
I accidentally had sex while listening to Zappa's Burnt Weeny Sandwich. It was kind of awesome, but only because it was accidental.
How dare you include Aphex Twin in this list. Despicable.
I thought I overheard someone in this unwalled warehouse space having sex to My Bloody Valentine, but it turned out he was doing 700 jumping jacks.
Jade did not pay her rent. She has no one to blame but herself.
Paragraph 5: The Totally Intense Fractal Mindgaze Hut is not defunct. 21 Grand is defunct.
GO JAY JAYYYYYYYY
I miss those Caldecott boys so much! Nomad gets stuck in my head often and makes me miss how awesome Oakland is while I'm here in merry old England.
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Thanks for writing about me. Most of what you say in this article is right, more or less, but some corrections/clarifications are in order:
As I pointed out in my first e-mail to you, I do sing. In fact I sing songs by most of the bands that you mention here, whose music I cover. I also sing most of the songs on my album. You can hear a few of them at www.myspace.com/rockpiano . At this point in time, though, my vocal performances are few and far between. Thus I am indeed an instrumentalist, as you say, at Disco Volante and the other venues mentioned. (Kevin of Disco Volante has expressed interest in hosting a DJ Lebowitz vocal performance in the future. When I'm ready, there'll be an announcement, and I'll do it either there or somewhere.)
Did I do such extensive research on these musicians? No. I mainly concentrated on learning their music, not so much about their careers.
I forgot to mention that I also opened for the Flaming Lips, and as a headliner, some of my opening acts have included The Mr. T. Experience, Flipper, Penelope Houston, and the 3-D Invisibles.
While it's true that I use a lot of songlists, there were no index cards that I used to remember songs.
While you interviewed me at Disco Volante, I asked you if there were any tunes you'd like to hear me play. In response, you asked me to play anything by Johnny Cash. So I started out with "I Don't Like it, but I Guess Things Happen that Way" by Johnny Cash. When I swiveled around and asked if you recognized that, I was not talking to, nor seeking approval from, the customers; I was talking directly to YOU, Rachel. I was just wondering if you knew that I had just filled your request, but evidently you had no idea.
No, I did not shrug, and I certainly did not "acknowlege that you can't hold a bar audience captive, even for the duration of one song." On the contrary, at Disco Volante, I've often found at least a couple people, if not a group, captivated by my music for an entire set, or even the whole couple hours, although granted, such was not the case in the few minutes that you were there.
Nevertheless, it was interesting to read your perspective on what I do. I think people will enjoy reading the article, and hopefully come and check me out for themselves. At Disco Volante, all ages are welcome. At the Madrone and 83 Proof, only ages 21 and over are admitted.
Eric is usually a sexist pig who uplifts men while dissing women. He did that to me and my tv show DEE DEE TV. Whats wrong Eric, you don't like straight BW? You only give love to men. I've been watching. You suck for that. Signed, DEE DEE RUSSELL.COM , San Francisco. PS of course I'll call you out as you dissed me while uplifting all men. Boy, misogynist sure are annoying!
--The article in question
Yay, mr. Fab. I have to meet you one day, soon!
Anthony Avery, your friend on Facebook.
Here you go! :-)
hi, could you post a link to their music, their website or FB?
An Oakland man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of breaking into a home in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood last weekend with the intent to rape a woman, prosecutors said.
Nathan Simmons, 26, was arrested after an incident reported at about 2:50 a.m. Sunday.
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He is a god of absurd marketing. I mean that as a compliment.
@LisaL: here's the band's MySpace: http://www.myspace.com/bhamiltoncityilivei…
And here they are on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/B-Hamilton/1…
And here they are on SoundCloud: http://soundcloud.com/b-hamilton
hey. good article. impossible to find links on FB or SC. share URLs?
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