Kings cover-up thoughts
grady at ibiblio.org
Mon Dec 5 15:07:08 EST 2005
Chris Calloway wrote:
> it's not a contest between troika and cover-up. that
> is, you can like both.
Todd said: "In fact, I'm having a hard time coming up with a serious
I was merely suggesting one [obvious] possibility.
> accretions of otherwise-unrelated local musicians are
> one thing what make new local bands. cover-up has much
> the same effect as rock lotto as far as lasting
> legacies. it shakes things up. if it doesn't get
> people working together, it at least lets people know
You know, earlier this year I was thinking about Rock Lotto (OK, it was
while I was watching Fluff Chick). Are there any other bands besides
Fluff Chick who trace their lineage back to Rock Lotto?
Not that it would be a slight on Rock Lotto if there weren't; it truly
*was* the best party/spectacle/rockshow Of All Time. Every time.
> peeps i talked to *all* would appreciate troika more
> if it would go back to being in one place at a time.
> having to choose which venue from the menu at any
> given time was too much of a sxsw or cmj fuckfest. it
> was kinda anti-scene-defining. not that we don't
> appreciate that.
Yeah, it was a drag: here's a year's worth of good local music distilled
down to a week's worth of shows, including all the compromises &
annoyances and scheduling impossibilities that characterize the damn
thing the *rest* of the year. Still, there wasn't much else scheduled up
against that last night at 305 South, and it really was one of those
> all in all, if you had to look it up in a dictionary,
> like "what is this 7 brides thing y'all are talking
> about?," and find a good, concise, portable definition
> in one place, well then, the cover-up would be about
> as "scene-defining" as anything i've heard.
> todd wins.
Oh, we're arguing over whether the "scene" (wait, was I supposed to
capitalize that? I can't ever remember) can/should be defined again?
He's welcome to that one, then. Dictionary, though? More like Wikipedia.
See you & Todd at the Minutemen thing at 506?
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