Edinburgh in August!
So this year I am hitting the Festival HARD. I played my first ever Dog On A Swing show at the end of last August, so that Festival was mostly spent watching free shows. Some sets have been scheduled, others are open mics I am planning to attend regularly, and some have details I need to confirm before announcing. All will be announced here, as well...
Chilton said to Robert Gordon, “Most of the Big Star stuff was searching for how...– Apologies to whoever on my dash posted this; I loved it, opened the story, and promptly lost track of your post. In any case, the whole thing is worth reading.- imathers —- Woah, this is relevant to my interests. I still stick by what I wrote...
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perpetua: I’m going to be starting a new job as Buzzfeed’s first music editor next week. I’m not sure exactly when all of this will launch and it’s a bit too soon to get into the specifics, but I’m really excited about this. I wrote the proposal for this a few weeks ago, and in brainstorming for that I could basically come up with cool ideas for this all day, every day. So that’s what I’m going...
A library in the middle of a community is a cross between an emergency exit, a...– Caitlin Moran (via prettythingscleverwords)
Shit’s happening now, it’s all about now, now now now.– Jeff Buckley- Live In Chicago http://youtu.be/voneWBAzobE [1:28ish-2:15]
[I]n August the baby was born and I’d cradle him in my left arm while writing...– The Mountain Goats | News Archive | Just Under 1,000 Words About Our New Album (via lastyearsgirl) I was at an open mic a few days ago and a performer asked if we had heard of The Mountain Goats. I said “YEAH”.
Edinburgh Summer Social, Wednesday 18th July
Quickly, before I go out to the unbelievably exciting Meursault gig at The Queens Hall tonight- I am opening at the Edinburgh Summer Social event at The Voodoo Rooms on 18th July. It’s £5 on the night, doors at 7pm. I’m on early for a 30 minute set, so come to see me and stay for the event! Full details/RSVP here- https://www.facebook.com/events/128403780632378/
I felt the taste of mortality in my mouth, and at that moment I understood that...– Paul Auster (via ratak-monodosico)
The only guarantee of reward you have is being proud of your work and being...– Jim Adkins (Jimmy Eat World), transcribed from 3:50-4:25 in the link provided.
tracysoren: bhbanks: paulbriganti: Hi everyone. Last April, thanks to many people (and a small number of creatively supportive friends and one super supportive girlfriend), I went to Saratoga Springs to direct a short comedy I wrote called “Speechless”. It’s about a guy who is tasked with giving the speech at his childhood friends’ wedding, but he realizes he doesn’t have much in common...
songbytoad: A cracking and rather delicate new...