At Rai Rai Ken in the East Village. Seated at counter next to 20-something new millionaire and what has unfurled into presenting itself as an Eastern mailorder bride, spending whole meal seething icy disapproval at her being, misappopriation of slang, and anything else. After ramen he declared to her "I have big belly now. No don't touch it!!"
Today's archive w/jams from Laube, Bongloads of Righteous Boo, Los Siquicos Litoralenos, great Brazilian experimental label QTV, Monoshock's lost tapes covering Lollipop Shoppe, (new) Venom inexplicably hating on Kid Creole, and a fantastic live session with Henry Kaiser, Weasel Walter, and Chris Pitsiokos (which will be downloadable on the Free Music Archive). Tune out: http://wfmu.org/playlists/shows/59354
Three days without power in my apartment this week, someone charged 3K in airline tickets and iTunes to my credit card thus shutting my phone Apple ID down, and Ned Hayden is complaining to whoever will listen that me, Gerard, and Norton ruined the music scene. damn right it's Gibbons time
Taping Topography of the Spleen (Henry Kaiser/Weasel Walter/Chris Pitsiokos), scrabbling it up at WFMU, airing on the show this Tuesday (www.wfmu.org/playlists/BT). Henry has a Stone residency all week.
I plan on jumping the PATH turnstiles 50 times to make up for my NYC tax money being diverted to pay for Christie's Pulaski Skyway repairs, but not exactly sure how to equate my money that's going to pay property tax for this. Should I just show up for dinner a bunch of times?
Thanks to Marc Masters and Octagrape for including me in this Pitchfork column about the new EP whose covers were culled from exposure to FMU / my shoe. Awesome EP BTW
(In 200 Words, we highlight a new record we like a lot,via a 200-word review by Marc Masters and 200 words (or so) from the artist about whatever they choose.) OCTAGRAPE – Major Mayor Maxion Marble EP...