Eric Smith

Chronicler of ridiculousness.

The Final Loaded!

[youtube]mZpUcp-wgKM[/youtube] Friends, the end is nigh: tomorrow’s LOADED! will be the very last. For almost two years it has been our pleasure to share with you our record collection and to dance and drink away the pain of having worked a whole two days into the week, and we would be honored if you could …

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Nice Recovery

Nice one to the Phoenix, which seems to be enjoying covering local music again, now that there’s some local stuff that’s actually worth a damn. Their Deer Tick piece is well written, funny and deftly captures why people seem to both love and hate these brash unwashed upstarts. (I happen to love.) The article is …

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New Music: Bat For Lashes On Letterman

Check out the eerie 80’s take on Fleetwood Mac that Brighton England’s Bat For Lashes evoke on this performance of “Daniel” from their Two Suns LP. I will probably be playing their equally cool “What’s a Girl to Do?” tonight down at Loaded…

Outsider Art Blowout!

If strange, weird, fringy art and music is your game then head up to Pawtucket on Saturday for RHD‘s spring fiesta In House, featuring hundreds of paintings, drawings, etchings, T-shirts, comics, books, CDs, and assorted insanity plus live music performances from in-house all-stars Mrs. Six Eyes along with Dr. Professor, Tomorrowcats and much, much more. …

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Your Weekend In Rock

Thursday @Firehouse 13, K-Rex Struts, 14foot1, Harpoon 8pm $5. @The Blackstone, The Propellors, The Providence Morons 9pm Free. Friday @AS220, Cotton Jones, the ‘Mericans, Ben Pilgrim 9pm $6. Saturday @Firehouse 13 DJ Matthew Griffin presents Hope Anchor, Spindle Shanks, Dorian James and the Brood. 8pm $7. @Nick A Nees, ProvSketchy Burlesque life drawing. Booze and …

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Oh For F*cks Sake

Well, we taunted Old Man Winter with our “I Hate Winter” sangria party last week and look where it got us. There’s a whole goddamn foot of snow out there and no one’s at work or school including myself who couldn’t get to work at the school. I am so glad I borrowed the Twin …

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