Monthly Archives: October 2010

Post Show Convo With Almost There

After Almost There’s Saturday night set at Starland Ballroom, the guys invited me into a dressing room I’ve always wanted hang out in, but have only had an outsider’s view looking in.  We spoke about various topics including the bands … Continue reading

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Speakend Playlist (All Hallows Eve Weekend Edition)

Last week’s champion, Black Birds, and its song “Brightest Diamond”are not spooky, scary, or ghastly enough to make this weekend’s playlist.  But don’t fret, for “Brightest Diamond” will be back next week.  As you might have gathered from the title, … Continue reading

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Almost There Impressed At Starland Ballroom

I noticed that Starland’s pre-show advertisement projector features new slides of noteworthy concerts in the ballroom’s history like December 6, 2006 when Bruce Springsteen graced the stage playing the grizzled man in black while performing his rendition of Pete Seeger … Continue reading

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Speaker Box (10/25-31)

TUESDAY: Girl Talk a.k.a. Grig Gillis a.k.a. The Raddest Mother Fucker Alive is prepping a new album and believes it will be out by the end of this year.  Pitchfork.com got the scoop. Zooey D is my girl.  If only … Continue reading

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Speaker Box…”My Bad, Been Crazy Busy” Edition (10/22-24)

SATURDAY Show Schedule: Matt Huston @ Cafe Improv In Princeton\’s Paul Robeson Center Hugh Cornwell (The Stranglers) w/Clem Burke (Blondie), Ziggy Shock, Frankenstein 3000 @ The Brighton Bar Screaming Females, Corin Tucker Band, Hungry Ghost @ Maxwell\’s Kings Highway, Park … Continue reading

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Speakend Playlist (10/21 – 24)

Final Count: “Brightest Diamond” by Black Birds (23) “The Combination Is Explosive” by Tango Machina (20) “Garbage Dump Or A Goldmine” by Almost There (2) “Motel, No Tell” by Kid Is Qual (2) “Laura And Marty” by Screaming Females (2) … Continue reading

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Kid Is Qual Shakes Asbury Lanes (10/16/10)

On Saturday afternoon I was perusing Asbury Lanes’ schedule of events when I laid eyes upon the digital flier of the evening.  In Hartford Whalers blue and Green the headline read Richmond Variatease! Twirl-O-Rama…Live Burlesque! I enjoy long legs and … Continue reading

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