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Kickin it on the road with Sun Hotel
March 24, 2010, 12:11 am
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Aight so sometimes I play in this fun little band Sun Hotel. This coming week (SPRING BREAKKK!!! XOXOX ROFL LOL!) we’re going on tour all along the dirty dirty thirdy thirdy coast. As of right now, I have no idea if I’ll be up on stage gathering girlies like the rest of the bros or if i’ll be hustlin’ merch and koozies and phone numbers for the jamsters themselves. Either way, it’ll be going down from March 25th till April 5th. I’m most excited about kickin it at Tyler “Back dat ass up” Scurlock‘s crib and seeing what it’s like to eat nothin but marshmallows all day. I’m bringing lots of drugs with me and hiding them in everyone else’s backpacks. You know, just to fuck with them. I’m also bringing extra fireworks.

Here’s the facebook event for the “Alex Hertz’s Bachelor Party Sassy Pants” Tour. Don’t miss these shows or we’ll kill you stone cold dead-ass.



Meet Julianna Barwick
March 2, 2010, 1:07 am
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So I recently got my hands two releases by Louisianian-turned-Brookylnite Julianna Barwick, and they have me hypnotized. The first thing I heard by her was her first official release, “Sanguine“. It’s a short album of all vocal loop-based songs. According to her website, “Sanguine serves as an intimate group of melodies displayed through the minimal tools of a 4 track, a loop pedal, and a beautiful voice”. It also mentions that many of her songs are improvised during the recording process and many were written “on the fly”. Maybe this is why her music attracts me so much, given I’ve been implementing a similar recording and songwriting method as of late. Today, I got a copy of her most recent record, “Florine” and I was reminded again of my appreciation of this musician and of her music’s existence.

Check out the song “Unt 3” to get a feel for her music (this is from her first album, Sanguine).

Here’s a recording of her playing live at KSCR Radio on November 18, 2009.