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The Intelligence Tour Journal: Columbus Edition

Pictured :Errand Boy’s guest room

The Intelligence played Cafe Bourbon Street with The Guinea Worms not too long ago and are documenting their journey for The Stranger. Basically it’s just dude talking sh!t about people that were nice enough to put them up. Here’s what they had to say about our fine burg-

If you are looking for skuzzy rock and roll underbellies, this is your spot, folks. But I like Columbus. I think. Cafe Bourbon St. always treats us well, and we get to have dinner with Eric’s parents at a brewery downtown called Pardon My Reach, or maybe that’s all I can remember after the waiter said it to the point of Chinese water torture. His parents are cool and fun, and in an effort to relive their fears after seeing the club we were playing tonight, I tell them we’re playing a festival with Weird Al Yankovic in a couple weeks (TRUE), and it seems to help. The Soft Pack and Kurt Vile are playing tonight too, and we run over and catch three great Soft Pack songs. Wish we could stay, but you can’t beat the Free Hot Dogs Clause at Bourbon St. I dig the first band and tell them so, and they respond with “Even though our drummer has a beard?!” I can only think to tell them “It’s better than dreadlocks?” A nice friend of ours offers to put us up. We stayed there last year, and it was pretty raunchy (a deep green, spore-covered coffee pot immediately comes to mind), but we don’t have any other offers. He has to “run an errand,” and asks to meet at a party down the street. Continue reading

Christmas in Columbus Vol. 1


MP3: Christmas in Columbus (zip)

On this first little Columbus-based, mini-compilation of Christmas music, you’ll find some stuff that’s campy, some stuff that’s sincere and some that’s a little bit of both. (Kind of like everything at Christmastime, right?) Here’s the track list:

1. The Guinea Worms – Christmas Booze
2. The Pink Flamingos – Mama, for Christmas I Want a Guitar
3. Tom Foolery & The Mistakes – Christmastime is Here
4. Tom Foolery & The Mistakes – Linus & Lucy
5. The Well-Dressed Downs – Won’t Be Too Long Now
6. Illicit Kitty – The Best Christmas Gift
7. Electric Grandmother – The First Day of Christmas

Be merry.