Stuff to do, Sept 10-20, 2004

mwk_Matt matt at four-thirty.com
Mon Sep 13 10:24:48 EDT 2004


One addition of the self-serving variety:
Hotel Motel (http://www.hot-mot.com) is the opening band at the
Saturday 18 Ooh La Latte show with Jett Rink and the Nein.  With a new
EP to boot.

Matt

grady at ibiblio.org (grady) wrote in message news:<4141E22D.2010801 at ibiblio.org>...
> I'm out of here. One thing: the October Yo La Tengo "swing states tour" 
> show has been formally declared a fundraiser for Erskine Bowles. This is 
> a Good Thing. It has also been bumped to $20, which meant that the 
> Cradle had to pull all the $16 tickets and print new ones.
> 
> What does this mean to you? Well, you're gonna want to get tickets for 
> the show Sooner rather than Later, because at some point the Bowles 
> campaign is going to start emailing everybody on its mailing list, and 
> at that point suddenly the tix will all be in the hands of eager Young 
> Democrats and you slightly-more-moderate YLT fans are going to be SOL.
> 
> So . . . consider buying online, even tho eTix is going to charge you a 
> $1.80 service charge. Or hopefully somebody will post & let you/us know 
> when the new tickets have been dispersed to the regular Cradle ticket 
> outlets.
> 
> Now, onto what y'all can do for fun while I'm out of town:
> 
> 
> Friday, September 10
> Patty Hurst Shifter [http://www.pattyhurstshifter.com], Lamont Skylark
> [http://www.lamontskylark.com/], The Films
> Martin Street Music Hall, Raleigh
> 
> 
> 
> Friday, September 10
> Nebula [http://www.subpop.com/bands/nebula/charged/], The Needles
> [http://www.moonrockneedles.com/], Agony Way
> Kings, Raleigh
> 
> 
> 
> Saturday, September 11
> The Backwards [http://www.thebackwards.sk/]
> Kings, Raleigh
> 
> Beatles "tribute" band from Slovakia. Really. I like the "Ringo"
> especially. Two shows: 8 p.m. is non-smoking (bring the kids!) and 11
> p.m. is, um, smoking.
> 
> 
> 
> Saturday, September 11
> Gerty [http://www.gerty.org], Cantwell, Gomez, Jordan
> [http://www.cantwellgomezandjordan.com], Audubon Park
> [http://audubonpark.blogspot.com]
> Ooh La Latte, Durham
> 
> The third in a series of benefits for the fabulous
> [http://www.msfilms.org] Ms.Films Festival. Here's the lowdown from
> the always lovely-and-talented Dave Cantwell (p.s. in advance: he's so
> totally right about Audubon Park):
> 
> OOH LA LATTE=New-ish club in Durham run by the Untidy Museum people (I
> think).  Coffee bar by day, increasingly loud rock bar by nite.
> Please patronize (an opprotunity for all those "Durham pride" people
> to put their monies where their mouths are)!!
> 
> CHICKS ROCK #3=The third installment in a series of rockshows
> featuring bands that are made up of women, have women in them, or are
> symapthetic to women.    Or that women might like. The series benefits
> Ms. Films ("Movies by independent women"), who have a website:
> msfilms.org.
> 
> GERTY=Keyboard powerpop to WEAR OUT yr stupid fashionable dancing
> shoes.  Wear something durable and ugly.
> 
> CANTWELLGOMEZ&JORDAN=Is now a full-blown cover band:  playing yr
> romatic requests tonight.  Please tip yr bartender...
> 
> AUDUBON PARK=Sort of like the orchestra that backed up Seals&Croft on
> their 1974 tour--but with more rocking and "fangs" by about 15%.
> (That's a joke, son;  AP has released two of the most crucial,
> wonderful [especially the 2nd one] EPs in recent local music-ness. PS:
>   they're a boy band.)
> 
> 
> 
> Saturday, September 11
> Countdown Quartet [http://www.countdownq.com/]
> Martin Street Music Hall, Raleigh
> 
> 
> 
> Saturday, September 11
> North Elementary [http://www.northelementary.com], Mendoza Line
> [http://www.mendozaline.com/], Transportation
> Local 506, Chapel Hill
> 
> 
> 
> Sunday, September 12
> The Feebles [http://duckkee.home.mindspring.com/feebles.htm], Regina
> Hexaphone [http://www.reginahexaphone.com]
> Kings, Raleigh
> 
> This is the [5pm] matinee show.
> 
> 
> 
> Sunday, September 12
> Natural History, The Nein [http://www.thenein.com/], Bitter Bitter
> Weeks [http://www.bitterbitterweeks.com/]
> Local 506, Chapel Hill
> 
> 
> 
> Tuesday, September 14
> Palomar [http://www.palomarnyc.com/], Dumbwaiters
> [http://www.screwmusicforever.com/music/artists/dw/titles/], By Divine
> Right
> Local 506, Chapel Hill
> 
> 
> 
> Wednesday, September 15
> Minus the Bear [http://www.minusthebear.com/], Paris Texas
> [http://www.paris-texas.com/], Statistics
> Local 506, Chapel Hill
> 
> 
> 
> Thursday, September 16
> Les Savy Fav [http://www.lessavyfav.com], Detachment Kit
> [http://www.detachmentkit.com/], Smoke and Smoke
> [http://www.smokeandsmokepracticespot.com/]
> Cat's Cradle, Carrboro
> 
> Somebody go to this show & lemme know whether Les Savy Fav have yet
> regained that level of brilliance they were maintaining around the
> time The Cat and the Cobra came out, OK?
> 
> 
> 
> Thursday, September 16
> Sleepy LaBeef [http://www.sleepylabeef.com/]
> Local 506, Chapel Hill
> 
> Sleepy LaBeef, like a lot of country/western singers of his
> generation, dabbled in Rockabilly in the 50s. Unlike most of the other
> C/W singers of his generation, he's still playing 200+ shows a year.
> He's as close to a capsule history of the past half-century of country
> music as you're likely to ever see on the stage at Local 506. He's
> also about 8 feet tall and 250 pounds.
> 
> 
> 
> Thursday, September 16
> The Spinns [http://www.thespinns.freeservers.com/], Chrome Plated
> Apostles [http://www.demonbeach.com], Kung Flude
> [http://www.kungflude.com/]
> Kings, Raleigh
> 
> 
> 
> Friday, September 17
> Thad Cockrell, Roman Candle [http://www.romancandlemusic.com/],
> Spencer Acuff [http://www.spenceracuff.com/]
> Cat's Cradle, Carrboro
> 
> A friend of mine told me a story about standing next to Thad
> Cockrell--who at the time was about the purest-hearted (and most
> talented) young country singer in the Triangle area--the first time he
> saw Roman Candle. Or wait, maybe it was Cheap Trick. Same difference.
> The point is that his eyes got real big and his face lit up & he ain't
> been quite the same ever since. Been hanging out with noted
> secular/pop musician Chris Stamey, recording records in barrooms with
> the Roman Candle boys, that sort of thing. Since Thad was already
> known for making the just-about-finest "classic" country-heartbreak
> records around, and Roman Candle make better "roots-pop" than anybody
> else I can think of, there was at least a 30% chance the combination
> would be brilliant; all reports thus far would indicate it's so.
> 
> 
> 
> Friday, September 17
> The Sames [http://www.thesames.com], Schooner
> [http://www.schoonermusic.com]
> Ooh La Latte, Durham
> 
> Somewhere along the way, some people forgot that indie-rock/pop is
> *supposed* to come with a twist, to be a little fucked-up. Neither the
> Sames nor Schooner, bless them, ever forgot.
> 
> 
> 
> Friday, September 17
> Ahleuchatistas [http://www.ahleuchatistas.com/go.php], Cantwell,
> Gomez, Jordan [http://www.cantwellgomezandjordan.com]
> Nightlight, Chapel Hill
> 
> Cantwell, Gomez and Jordan are each too goddamn skilled & talented.
> They need to hire some kind of talentless-but-entertaining fourth
> member to slow them the fuck down, so we normal mortals might
> occasionally understand what the hell it is they're doing.
> 
> Actually, they're well aware of this; rather than slowing themselves
> down with deadweight, however, they've elected to perform an utterly
> eccentric variety of covers, to act as a sort of spazz-noise Rosetta
> Stone.
> 
> Ahleuchatistas are from the Asheville area, IIRC. Their
> [http://www.ahleuchatistas.com/go.php] website is beautiful and
> inscrutable and weird, and somewhere within it they explain their name
> (Charlie Parker song plus nod to the Zapatistas) and their music (same
> basic concept) and they quote Theodor Adorno.
> 
> 
> 
> Friday, September 17
> Valient Thorr [http://www.valientthorr.com/], Kung Flude
> [http://www.kungflude.com/]
> Local 506, Chapel Hill
> 
> 
> 
> Friday, September 17
> The Cartridge Family [http://www.cartridge-family.com/], Leadfoot
> [http://www.leadfoot.net/], Another Tombstone Dream
> Kings, Raleigh
> 
> 
> 
> Saturday, September 18
> Jett Rink [http://www.jett-rink.com/], The Nein
> [http://www.thenein.com/]
> Ooh La Latte, Durham
> 
> All of the controversy over how to take The Nein has now been
> resolved; they are officially Big In Canada. Glad that's been
> settled.
> 
> Jett Rink are as close to new-wave / punk / surf /spazz / noise
> superstars as you're gonna find around here. I have seen them make
> drunken sorority girls dance with wild lustful abandon. Or they may
> have been indie-rockers costumed as sorority girls.
> 
> 
> 
> Saturday, September 18
> Reverend Horton Heat [http://www.reverendhortonheat.com/], Dexter
> Romweber [http://www.dexterromweber.com]
> Lincoln Theater, Raleigh
> 
> 
> 
> Saturday, September 18
> No Doctors [http://www.nodoctors.com], Haunted House
> Nightlight, Chapel Hill
> 
> 
> 
> Saturday, September 18
> her space holiday [http://www.aiprecords.com/artists/her-bio.html],
> Neotropic [http://www.neotropic.net/], Octavius
> [http://www.octaviusnet.com/], Thavius Beck
> [http://www.dirtyloop.com/ThaviusBeck.html]
> Local 506, Chapel Hill
> 
> 
> 
> Saturday, September 18
> Allnight, O What a Nightmare
> Kings, Raleigh
> 
> 
> 
> Sunday, September 19
> The Muffs [http://www.the-muffs.com/], Visqueen
> [http://www.visqueenonline.com/]
> Cat's Cradle, Carrboro
> 
> 
> 
> Sunday, September 19
> Jimmy & The Teasers [http://www.geocities.com/booze1031/teasers.html],
> Thee Shams [http://flow.phpwebhosting.com/~theeshams/]
> Local 506, Chapel Hill
> 
> 
> 
> Monday, September 20
> Melvins [http://www.melvins.com], Trevor Dunn's Trio Convulsant
> [http://trevordunn.n3.net/]
> Cat's Cradle, Carrboro
> 
> 
> 
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