Four indie/noisy/grungy rock bands for $10 at Launchpad: Rozwell Kid, Vundabar, Great Grandpa and Crime Lab [ABQ locals] (Bandcamp links)
We doin' it again y'all. Last time many adorable Mefites came out and sang some of their favorite tunes by the Breeders, Cat Power, Weezer, Juliana Hatfield, Guided By Voice and so on and so forth. Also some Mefites just came and took pictures and were cool. But now we've got new songs, and there will be even more weird trivia contests and prizes and bad inside jokes by me your Host, thank god, amirite??? [more inside]
Remember nostalgia? Remember authenticity? Remember feelings? Remember indie rock? Relive your glory days with Live Band Indie Rock Karaoke: Sign up early or at the door to belt out your favorite songs by-- Guided By Voices, Pavement, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Moldy Peaches, Belle & Sebastian, Pavement, Arcade Fire, New Pornographers, Pavement, Pavement, and many more! Or just hang out and watch the emotional detachment pop like fireworks... All free. All real. All for you. Come out won't you? (but come early, the show will only be from 7-9, then Spike Hill kicks us all out) [more inside]
Steve Goldberg and the Arch Enemies, Alex Winston, The Jean Marie, Dani Mari [more inside]
My band, Derailleur, is playing its/our first show in a long, long time... making our comeback at Minneapolis's very fancy-dan Aster Cafe (fancy-dan in space, not in price!).