Posts tagged "Missouri"
Archival Writing: Over the Rhine Concert Review, March 27, 2001, St. Louis, MO

Archival Writing: Over the Rhine Concert Review, March 27, 2001, St. Louis, MO

OVER THE RHINE * MARCH 27, 2001, ST. LOUIS, MO BLUEBERRY HILL’S DUCK ROOM NOTE: This piece originally appeared in an online edition of John J. Thompson’s True Tunes News before it went belly-up. I just found it today, and decided it was worth posting, if nothing else, for its archival value. When the piece originally...
The Tragicomedy "La Femme": FREE Album & "Behind the Music"-esque Retrospective

The Tragicomedy “La Femme”: FREE Album & “Behind the Music”-esque Retrospective

ABOUT “LA FEMME”: Tracks 1-9 were produced by Scott Patterson. Tracks 10-12 were recorded live at the Nu Brew Coffeehouse in Springfield, MO by Bryan Carlstrom. Tracks 13-15 were recorded as demos to cheapo boombox by one Chad Thomas Johnston. All lyrics and music were written by Chad Thomas Johnston except 1) “Grace” (Lyrics/Music by...
Difficult to Wine About Such Grape People!: Press Update

Difficult to Wine About Such Grape People!: Press Update

Danny J. Gibson (@DJGKCMOUSA) has become the (slightly burnt) toast of the Kansas City art scene this fall. He’s been on KC’s NPR affiliate, KCUR, featured in The Pitch, celebrated in New York City’s Felt & Wire, interviewed at length on one of @BARRR‘s A. D. D. Podcasts, and celebrated on numerous blogs as well. Just when Danny...
My Elliott Smith Cover: "Stained-Glass Eyes" (New FREE MP3)

My Elliott Smith Cover: “Stained-Glass Eyes” (New FREE MP3)

My new friend Ben Chlapek inspired me to record an Elliott Smith song. I’ve long loved his unreleased “Stained-Glass Eyes,” and thought it would be fun to record. It was, as it turned out. Fingerpicked guitar, double-tracked vocals (per Elliott’s example), and an organ flesh out the soundscape. Nice and simple. Hope you enjoy it. It...