When we invited the guys in EYE to come record a song for DonewaitingTV at Relay Recording in June, little did we know that they’d blow our minds with a 19-minute epic space-metal jam.
Here is the world premiere of EYE’s “Usurpers/Restorers” from their Kemado Records debut, Center of the Sun.
EYE is Matt Auxier, Matt Bailey, Adam Smith, Brandon Smith
Recorded on June 10, 2012 at Relay Recording Studio
Audio engineer: Jon Fintel
Audio assistant: Roseanne Clariborne
Video producer: Dan Hoffman
Videographers: Dan Hoffman, David Foulk, James McCullars
Fresh off their first ever interview with a rock band (Alberta Cross), Connie and Olivia hit up the Bunbury Music Festival this past weekend where they had the opportunity to grab a few minutes of time from 8 different performing artists. One of those artists was Quiet Corral, a 6-six piece from Lawrence, Kansas that put on a great, folk-inspired set on Friday afternoon.
Quiet Corral has a few upcoming tour dates, opening for Gomez, including a stop at The Newport Music Hall on Sunday, July 22. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 day of show.
They may have left Columbus to make it big in Chicago (and they’ve been doing a good job playing on some great bills and generating a buzz not only in the Windy City but on the world wide web), but Loyal Divide has not forgotten about their Buckeye past. It seems like they are playing here more now then they did when they were based in Columbus.
I’m always at a loss on how to exactly describe these guys – they come from seemingly an indie rock (everything from The Cure to Modest Mouse) background but have fully embraced technology and bring a Nine Inch Nails electronic flavor to their output.
Electraplay Studio recently had Loyal Divide into the studio where they recorded “MDLD” which you can see below.
Loyal Divide will be joined by LD, Boombox and Alpha Delta tonight at The Newport. Doors open at 8, show starts at 9. Tickets are $20 at the door.
Tonight, The Hive Dwellers are playing at Skylab. You can’t mention the Hive Dwellers without bringing up Olympia, Washington DIY pioneer and the band’s founder Calvin Johnson. He helped nuture punk’s existence, and ethics. His early band Beat Happening was written about in “Our Band Could Be Your Life” alongside other important punk and DIY legends like Black Flag, Big Black, and Minor Threat. And of course there is Calvin’s relationship with Kurt Cobain.
The Hive Dwellers “Get In”
It’s kinda of a bummer to talk about someone’s old band . So it must be noted that the Hive Dwellers themselves are a band of interest. Calvin’s deep voice bellows about love, loss and subculture dynamics over stripped down but charming rock music.
Bird and Flower, Erin Earthling and Slave Labia are also on the bill..
SO because of this show,Slave Labia and I met up at Skylab for an interview last week. The all-girl band recorded an impromptu acoustic cover if Beat Happening’s ”Indian Summer”. We also discussed the name Slave Labia, some of the more colorful topics they sing about —ie “Masturbating At Work”– and also their feelings about the Riot Grrrl movement.
Danny Brown played at Kenyon College last week. I reviewed the Detroit rapper’s show in the Other Paper. I also video taped the Hip Hop concert. Part 1 has footage of Danny looking for adderall and/or a smoke while sprawled out on the ground after the show. This leads to a brief discussion if the “nword” is a gender or a race designation.
There is also footage of Danny and DJ Skywalker performing “Radio Song” and “Die Like A Rockstar” in the above video.
After the jump Danny Brown talks wanting his live show to sound like his records, and more live footie.
In a few weeks, Kevin and The Goddamn Band start a short run of headlining dates leading up to SXSW and then hop onto the Say Anything tour where they’ll stay on the road until early May.
March 8th – Lizard Lounge @ Chameleon, Lancaster, PA
March 9th – Altoona Masonic Temple, Altoona, PA March 10th – The Basement, Columbus, OH *
March 11th – The End, Nashville, TN *
March 13th – The Conservatory, Oklahoma City, OK *
March 14th through 17th – SXSW 2012, Austin, TX
March 18th – The Korova, San Antonio, TX *
March 20th – Solar Culture Gallery, Tuscon, AZ *
March 22nd – The Constellation Room, Santa Ana, CA *
Not exactly a CD release party for a CD that’s been available to purchase both physically and digitally for a few weeks, Lydia Loveless plays Columbus on Saturday night for the first time since her badass twang-rocker Indestructible Machine was released by Bloodshot Records on September 13.
While Josh Krajcik put Columbus in the national spotlight due to his 7-minutes (so far) of fame on the X-Factor (one of Loveless’s first shows was with Krajcik), glowing reviews have been piling up for Loveless, the introverted (at least when she’s not on stage) singer whose biographical tales of local stalkers, woebegone relationships with both bad boys and alcohol, and the reality of everyday life have struck a chord with music listeners worldwide.
Welcome Lydia Loveless back to Columbus on Friday night when she makes an appearance at Rumba Cafe along with The Mooncussers and a solo set from Two Cow Garage’s Shane Sweeney. Copies of Indestructible Machine will be available at the show though you all certainly own it by now!