Thursday, January 18, 2007

It List: Thursday 1/18/07


The Chimeneas/Dirty Water Disease/Aunt's Analog/Mom/ Dromez (J & J's Pizza)

Very strong lineup tonight at J & J's Pizza including a couple of bands who have credentials to burn. The shockingly noisy Aunt's Analog are one of the few bands you'll ever hear who have actually accomplished conveying the live nastiness of their music on their profile player. They once opened for Wolf Eyes at the height of that band's hype, much to the dismay of Emo's, and good for them. Aunt's Analog mastermind Matt Lacomette also did time as a member of one of North Texas' all-time great (and greatly overlooked) pop-rock bands, Climate. Also playing is Fort Worth's The Chimeneas, which features members of one of North Texas' all-time great hardcore bands, ...Of Death. The Chimeneas are the polar opposite of that erratically spastic group, and feature a lot more texture and slower rhythms. They lace the spaced-out tempos with guitars drowning in reverb and subtle synth parts. Dirty Water Disease plays a very dark brand of experimental rock music. This would also be a good chance to see what Stonedrangers's been talking about by catching Mom's set.




Lost Generation with Wanz Dover (Fallout Lounge)

Wanz continues to nail it with this excellent idea:

"Really good night planned. A special Alice Coltrane tribute. The new album from The Fall and at 10pm The Can Free Concert movie from 1972. If you ever wanted to know why so many people bow down at the feet of CAN this movie hits it on the button. Guaranteed to blow you away. I also have a bunch of other new stuff to drop on ya. Come drink, Come dance, come geek out Lost Gen style."

I love geeking out. I remember when you could only get that Can performance either with the box set or as a $5 VHS bootleg at RPM Records. Those were different times.





Jucifer/Bowel/Hand Of Onan (Rubber Gloves)

Jucifer is a guy-girl duo known mostly for one thing: putting on one of the loudest shows you'll ever attend in your life. Hand of Onan features the gross-out humor of Denton's Wally Campbell. Wally runs local legend Hot Link Records and the lyrics to his songs would make David Allan Coe blush.

Cartright/Leatherbag/Future Clouds And Radar (The Cavern)

Austin-centric show with Cartright probably being the standout act. The other two groups play mild and inoffensive pop songs. Some of these band-bios are really starting to wear on me. Don't tell me what authors you're influenced by or how you're really into wind-chimes or your mom's pancakes. Just fucking admit you listen to Townes Van Zandt, "Street Legal", and Leonard Cohen way too much. It would make my life just a little easier.


80's Night with DJ G (Hailey's)

It's the man's birthday, so do him a favor and don't make any idiotic requests.

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Blogger stonedranger said...

dude, A&F? Fuckin sweet m'man!

4:28 PM  
Blogger DTC said...

jucifer will rattle your teeth out of your head. 3500 watts, one guitar, 17 cabinets.

4:39 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

nice lineup at j&j's.

4:46 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I aw Abercrombie and Fitch and the Wooden House and they were AMAZING.

4:51 PM  
Anonymous shq said...

Wally's awesome.

4:53 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

flashlight party at the moon.

5:01 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

yeah im gonna def. hit J&Js then make it over for Jucifer to see if my ears will really be jared....well see, i like it loud..

5:02 PM  
Anonymous delmore said...

Leatherbag is the real deal, go see him

5:07 PM  
Anonymous Bub said...

Lo-Fi Chorus w/ George Neal and RIIBII @ Dan's Silverleaf. Be there or be there.

Hand Of Onan always kicks ass, and they will spill the seed of rock all over your face!

5:51 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Seen Jucifer a few times- their amp set up is pretty incredible.. what's weird is that they're still not as loud as Notes From Underground. I don't understand it.

5:55 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just for the record, there is no way you can listen to Townes Van Zandt "way too much".

6:00 PM  
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6:02 PM  
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6:55 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

How do you get "Street Legal" from those two? No soulful backup singers to be found

7:37 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The show at J&J's was absolutely amazing. Thanks so much to anyone who came!

1:26 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love the Chimeneas.

10:37 AM  
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Anonymous Anonymous said...

The words AMAZING and GENIUS are thrown around way too much on this blog, they have lost all meaning.

12:30 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The words AMAZING and GENIUS are thrown around way too much on this blog, they have lost all meaning.

12:30 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

AUNTS'S ANALOG and DROMEZ ruled!!!!

2:03 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

mom totally milfed it.

4:49 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

get it...

4:49 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

MILF!!!!

4:49 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

actually MOM was the worst band there... it totaly bored me. first time i saw them, they had all this hype and i was very disapointed..

7:32 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I agree, Mom is def. a bit overhyped. If only coz some others (like the Chimeneas) are so underhyped.

2:37 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I hate all the talk on here about hype, most of you obviously don't even understand what constitutes hype. Is getting mention on a couple of blogs and playing an instore at a record shop considered high profile? fuck guys, bring hype back where it belongs: in the MACROCOSM, not the fucking MICROCOSM

expand yr fucking viewpoint, fucking ants.

4:05 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hype means all the little fucking denton indie kids saying how fucking amazing they are... thats the hype im talking about...

7:17 PM  

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