article about Nightlight on Tiny Mix Tapes
joelpeck88 at hotmail.com
Mon Jan 21 20:48:42 EST 2008
Ok, but give us some credit, Glenn. The moment some caddy dumbshit starts spewing scene gossip, I instinctively tune out. > To: ch-scene at lists.ibiblio.org> Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 15:02:14 -0800> From: local506 at gmail.com> Subject: Re: article about Nightlight on Tiny Mix Tapes> > > Yeah, it's definitely an interesting read. I wasn't aware there was so much> > anti-Nightlight hate and vicious gossip, though. Is that exaggerated or was> > that stuff really a problem?> > This is the first I'm hearing of this, but if the ownership transition> at Nightlight was anything like it was at Local 506, then I'm sure> that this is based in fact. Unfortunately, it is my opinion that> there are some people in this area that are less into constructive-> criticism, and more into destructive criticism (ie: talking shit about> you behind your back when you can't even defend yourself as opposed to> openly to your face so you might be able to do something about it or> at least explain why something is done a certain way.) And those> people also like to share their ill-will with as many ears that will> listen, as opposed to the only ears that matter!> > This town is small, so stuff will usually trickle back to it's subject> - and it was so bad for me at one point that I was hesitant to visit> other nightspots because I didn't want to gladhand with people who I> knew were also stabbing me in my back. For example, one piece that> got back to me was how I was raising my drink prices on certain shows,> when, in fact, the opposite had happened. This was a practice used by> one bartender on one specific night before I owned 506 and when I> became aware of it, I made the person stop. A story such as that> could have been nipped in the bud with the source, instead of spread> all over town.> > glenn> > -- ch-scene: the list that mirrors alt.music.chapel-hill --> http://lists.ibiblio.org/mailman/listinfo/ch-scene
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