Entries for August, 2008

From A Second Story Window Calls It Quits

“The past several years for us as From A Second Story Window have been quite a roller coaster ride. We have watched trends come and go, looked on as people grew in and out of an ever undulating “scene”, and had the chance to watch something we love, our music, grow into an expression we [...]

Choonimals Gear Is Rad

S So Choonimals gear is rad and my friend from the amazing band Six Gallery helps make the clothes.  So you should buy all their stuff cause it rules faces!  Go here to check their shit out: http://www.choonimals.com/shop.html.

Brainbow Post Songs From ComFest

Columbus, Ohio’s Brainbow, one of my favorite psyche-metal instumental bands has posted songs from their ComFest set on the Myspace page.  Check them out here: http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=36079662.

Totally Rad Bullet Shaped Flash Drives

Be the envy of all your office mates and buy one of these awesome flash drives.  More information about them is available here: http://ctothejl.com/2008/08/29/mojo-laboratories-x-crooks-castles-flashdrive.

Derek Hess Visits Truth And Triumph

September 12, 2008 from 8-10p Derek Hess and Kent Smith will be at Truth And Triumph Tattoos to sign copies of their new book titled “Please God Save Us.” Truth and Triumph Tattoos is located at 613 Watervliet Ave, Dayton, OH 45420. If you’d like more info about the book check http://profile. myspace. com/index. cfm?fuseaction=user. [...]

Defiance, Ohio, “Hair Pool”

Bloomington, Indiana’s Defiance, Ohio recorded the new song “Hair Pool” on video for a website here: http://www.ifyoumakeit.com.  The song is part of the site’s Pink Couch series — the band recorded the song live while sitting on a pink couch.

Austin Lucas signs to Suburban Home Records

Portland, Oregon’s Austin Lucas has signed with Suburban Home Records.  Earliery this year, he released Putting The Hammer Down via Magic Bullet.  Lucas is currently writing and recording his new album, and has plans to release it in March 2009.

The Story Changes Release New Tune

Dayton, Ohio’s The Story Changes have posted a new song, titled “I Remember,” on their Myspace page at http://www.myspace.com/thestorychanges.  The song appears on the new compilation released by their label home Future Destination Records.

Sad News, Sunburned Hand of Man Member Dies

Adam Nodelman, a core member of Sunburned Hand of Man, passed away on August 25 at his home in New York.  He was 43 and left behind a wife and three daughters.

Editor’s Favorite: Jason Pettigrew’s Rants

Alternative Press Editor Jason Pettigrew regularly posts rants via a blog at http://www.altpress.com.  His latest, wondering why bands borrow their sound from popular bands rather than dictating their own musical visions, is insightful and is posted here: http://www.altpress.com/specials/blog/jason/2008/08/smash-market-place.html.