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Band Interview: 7/5/2010  

The Donkeys : Road Warriors

Before The Donkeys were selling out along the west coast with The Hold Steady, playing the Fillmore, or listening to Native American radio along the open roads of New Mexico, we caught up with them at the studio to sneak a peek of their new record. In usual Donkeys' style, the night consisted of good cheer, Bud heavies, and cosmic jams, with a photo shoot in the men's john somewhere in between. Now, a few months later, we've caught up with them again, en transit for their fourth tour this year, to chat about the new tunes, as well as to hear some tales from the road. Read More...

Disposable Project: 6/21/2010  

Joel P West and The Tree Ring at Bonnaroo

Two weeks ago Ford Motor Company sent our band, Dave Brown, and Zack Nielsen to Tennessee to experience the madness of Bonnaroo and play some music in their Ford Fiesta Garage. We knew that festivals are generally known for crowds, drugs, and accommodations that resemble those of a developing country, but we did not have any idea how far the words loud, hot, crowded, and a lot of other uncomfortable adjectives could be taken. There were some long hours in the heat but all in all, the nice people responsible for the Ford Fiesta Garage took really good care of us and we had an amazing weekend together. Read More...

Disposable Project: 3/29/2010  

A West Coast Swing With AA Bondy

This installation of the Disposable Project showcases life on the road from a different perspective; that of a professional sound engineer, tour manager and Jameson connoisseur. In between one to two month stints on the road, you've probably seen the impressive beard of Jake McLaughlin behind the sound board at The Casbah. Jake took a couple disposable cameras with him on a West Coast swing with AA Bondy back in January, here's how the story goes... Read More...

Disposable Project: 2/15/2010  

The Silent Comedy's West Coast Tour

"Seven men, hundreds of pounds of gear, and two gigantic pieces of machinery." The Silent Comedy set out from San Diego on a two week, west coast tour with Mississippi Man. This tour's strategy of hitting smaller markets paid off in new fans, cocktail recipes and a load of great images and stories. Read More...

Band Interview: 1/25/2010  

Longstay : Homes & Houses, and Mazes

The boys of Longstay have been busy. A new album, an online maze (complete with various mp3 treasures), and a January residency at Beauty Bar--oh my. Their first album, Homes & Houses, released in December, is either a rock-pop album that's not afraid to show some soul, or a soul-pop album that's not afraid to rock. Take your pick. Read More...