Tuesday, February 13, 2007

It List: Tuesday 2/13/07

Benefit show for The Family Gateway Center featuring The Black Angels/White Ghost Shivers/ Shanghai 5/The Tah-Dahs (Granada): The Family Gateway Center is an organization that provides various services to the homeless and families in crisis. This show features some of the state's most beloved acts including the ever popular Black Angels. They will be playing their set while Hal Samples provides some background visuals. Film shorts by Samples will also be shown in between acts. White Ghost Shivers are another Austin group that have rather anachronistic influences and they've been impressively entertaining when I've seen them. Tickets for this show are $10 and $15 and doors open at 7:00. So if you go, don't show up at 1:20 in the morning like everyone else in Dallas.

(And I really should add: if you saw the Black Angels live like a year or two ago and didn't dig it, you might want to give them another chance. Their live show has improved greatly over the past 6-12 months, and the last time we saw them at Gypsy, they sounded incredible.)

Astro Jazz Quartet (Pearl)

Music is from 8-11. Show is free.

Bridges and Blinking Lights/Swim Swim/New Science Projects/Nouns Group (Club Dada): So it's New Music Tuesday at Club Dada and here we have four bands and I'm not sure if any of them are all that new. Well, they might be new to somebody I suppose. Bridges and Blinking Lights is a pretty straight ahead rock group from Denton that has been around for what seems like forever. New Science Projects is another one of those acts that you can never tell if it's one person or a whole group and their page has at least one pretty memorable song with a dark almost cabaret type melody. Swim Swim plays poppy songs and will have an excellent opportunity to increase their local profile by opening up for The Polyphonic Spree in March. Nouns Group has a violin and a lot of yelling.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

what if i were to show up at say, 1:25?

4:59 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

kinda need to see you, you've come so far to see me.
kinda need to see you, you've come so far to please-please-please me.
death to the granada!

5:05 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


this place is becoming a wall in a pub's watercloset.

5:27 PM  
Blogger stonedranger said...

yeah, no clue.

5:31 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

wtf? 5:27,
just got off the boat?

5:32 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You not having more to say about Nouns Group pisses me off.

5:43 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

just playing with language, darling.


6:14 PM  
Blogger stonedranger said...

I plan on checking them out live some time quite soon.

6:34 PM  
Blogger c e re b oso said...


7:54 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i hart fisherman's fwend.

10:44 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

new science projects is probably the best solo act i've ever seen round these here parts. wish i could have gone tonight.

10:59 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

monkey bar has the best anon friendly place on a tues.

12:51 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

New Science Projects was awesome!!
Nouns Group was very good!
They had one excellent song in particular.
I will be seeing them again.

1:02 AM  
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3:45 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

new science projects used to have this song called "dead" on their myspace page that i liked a lot. its not there now, though.

9:44 AM  
Blogger c e re b oso said...

"Dead" will be on NSP's upcoming album, Storm Drain, to be released in March on guTTerTh Records.

11:18 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a sad child you are.

8:23 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

nouns group is amazing. they're the best live band i've seen in ages.

7:57 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

yeah, new science projects and nouns group were excellent. but nouns especially blew my fucking mind!

11:38 AM  

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