Tuesday, February 27, 2007

A Thing As Big As The Ocean

Disclexington artists Joe Cashiola and Jeff Harms, who recorded here with Hotel Brotherhood, are back from the bottom half of the States, shooting their new feature-length movie. The trailer is up on Robot Machine Gun. Check it out.

Thursday, February 15, 2007

Urban, Lost Cowboy

Hey folks, introduce yourself to Urban Djin, a south side yodeler with a vast repertoire of American music from Western Swing and Honky Tonks to Latin boleros and polkas. He's been writing up a storm on his myspace blog about the old Maxwell Street Scene, the state of country music today and other stuff. Urban's playing these days every Thursday night at the Smoke Daddy in the Ukrainian Village and as usual on Sundays at the Maxwell Street Flea Market. And of course Urban is featured on the new Disclexington release, Ed, which you should get because it won't cost you an arm and a leg, and because it is good.

Thursday, February 08, 2007

Interview with Gapers Block is up.

Check out this interview I did with Gapers Block about Ed.

Also please pray for Twenty Degree weather. I can't believe I'm saying that but this subzero stuff has got to go.

Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Hey Kids - Mi Barrio

I talk about my neighborhood on the NAP, where this week you can also get in on a heated debate about New Orleans and Iraq, or get inside John Cramer's dark brain, or learn that Doug wants to play cello, or listen to some knuckle scraping ROCK, or get mad enough at MT to tickle him.

Tomorrow check out Gapers Block. I got myself interviewed in the Air Bags section by John Hospodka, the resident art interviewer. His section is called "Three Questions for..."