• Loudon Wainwright III; Evanston SPACE; July 8, 2009

    11 jui. 2009, 2h38m par hikaruchan

    Wed 8 Jul – Loudon Wainwright III

    First off, to give you an idea of the place: there is a fancyish pizza/Italian restaurant in the front, and then a long hallway leading to the back, which has a stage and seating area. It’s a really beautiful space – it’s very open, industrial almost, but a swanky sort of industrial. The place had wonderful acoustics, and the only complaint I had was the seating – I don’t know if people moved chairs around or what, but the “aisle” at stage left was so narrow and impossible to get through. Also, there’s no backstage, so the performers need to enter through the crowd, AKA through the tiny, wonky little aisle where I was seated. Remember this; it’ll be important later.

    Anyhow, the opening band, Sons Of THe Never Wrong, are a local-ish group who have been performing together for 17 years. They honestly reminded me in a way of an older, less queer Girlyman, though I can’t quite pinpoint why other than that they’re both folky, quirky, and comprised of two women and one man. …
  • ¿50 questions?

    8 nov. 2007, 22h44m par candeecandee

    1. How did you get into 29? (Justin Timberlake)
    it’s like this: i didn’t think you could like justin timberlake in any way that wasn’t ironic. then heather’s sister burned her FutureSex/LoveSounds over christmas break and heather broughtin’ it back home. the rest is history.

    2. What was the first song you ever heard by 22? (Rocky Votolato)
    Suicide Medicine in echo’s car!

    3. What's your favorite lyric by 33? (Cake)
    you think she’s an open book but you don’t know which page to turn to, do you?

    4. What is your favorite album by 49? (Furthermore)
    She & I

    5. How many albums by 13 do you own? (Calibretto 13)
    4, but one’s a split with Mercury Radio Theater

    6. What is your favorite song by 50? (Iron & Wine)
    Love and Some Verses

    7. Is there a song by 39 that makes you sad? (M.I.A.)
    um, i guess Come Around makes me sad when Timbaland comes in.

    8. What is your favorite song by 15? (Sidehill Winders)
    Worse Off.