Don’t sleep on us! Micah Jackson in the Local 121 Taproom tonight

Jackson and I are back in the habit tonight at the Taproom for our third of many lowdown DJ sets to come. To see the whole Taproom DJ schedule check out the Local 121 Myspace, graciously maintained by the lovely bartendress Lara (who typically joins us for our lil’ party). To get a taste of …

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101 Ways to give your life meaning, #3

Get to know Joe Strummer. [youtube:] If all you know about Joe Strummer is that he was the lead singer for the The Clash then go pick up Rock Art and the X-Ray Style, Global A Go-Go, or Streetcore the albums he recorded with his get-up The Mescaleros. In my admittedly all-over-map opinion these albums …

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Review: Gavin Castleton’s A Bullet, a Lever, a Key

As impossible as it truly is to pigeonhole Providence’s own Gavin Castleton, the Phoenix could probably do better than “Best Local DJ/Electronica Act 2005, 2006, and 2007” — the singer/composer/rapper/producer rarely spins wax and isn’t exactly a dance music auteur. What he is, however, is a truly brilliant musician who takes risks in crafting his …

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There has been a recent down trend in the number of puppet related posts. Let’s correct that problem with sock puppets singing Lithium by Nirvana as performed by the Polyphonic Spree: [youtube:] and Cake’s version of Black Sabbath’s War Pigs: [youtube:]

11/26 in Olneyville

Mad bands (not angry, but mad as in the cali-slang for a surfeit) play Building 16 tonight near Olneyville Square. Get there early at 7:30 for a free showcase featuring The One Time String Band (ol’timey openers), Metropolis (psycho/electro/metal/funk), Adelit@s (punk/folk/latin) – all the way from Portland OR on their “Spreading Joy and Rebellion Across …

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New Zox album in a month

  Friends-of-blog (or friends-of-friends-of-blog) Zox are about to release Line in the Sand. New tunes up on their myspace page. narrative essay writing If we hadn’t been so crazy last week, we might’ve remembered to tell you about the show they played at Club Hell on Thursday. Dates for their mini-tour are on their web site.

Digital Poetry Series at FH XIII

Wednesday 11/7, 8pm Our monthly Digital Poetry Series continues: Humanola {enunciated assemblages} HoneyBeast {soma sonata} Ex-Soophie Nun Squad! Humanola is an artist and musician and poet living in Providence. “All [his] silvers were peutered, and [his] genitals were neutered” HoneyBeast is an artist and musician living in Providence. “Maralie left the bevy, singing.” Go to …

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Ives Street Block Party Today

POOPSTOCK!!! SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2O 12pm-6pm The parking lot behind East George and Ives. POOPSTOCK is a fundraiser for the Merasi School. The Merasi are a community of marginalized lower caste musicians living in desert of Rajasthan, India. Due to their outcast status in the hierarchical organization of India’s caste system, they are born without birth …

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Dancy Pants: Providence Is Burning

Tonight is the latest intallment of the excellent monthly party Providence Is Burning. Getting back to their DJ roots, tonight’s lineup features Sammy Bananas (from Certified Bananas), Micah Jackson along with Willy Joy and Clique Claque. As always the throwdown takes place at Firehouse 13 Firehouse 13, 41 Central St. Providence 10pm, $5, 21+

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