And a gentleman too. My kids are huge fans of It’s the Ones Who’ve Cracked… and in particular Back when I was 4, which contains the lines “Every Halloween they hung, a million rubber skeletons, across 9th Street”. He did this for them:
Well I didn’t get to Tom Waits but I am going to see Jeffrey Lewis in the Roisin on Thursday night. We’ll be talking about Jeffrey in the same reverential tones as these old guys in years to come.
I absolutely refuse to leave Roisin Dubh‘s until I’ve heard Battles‘ Atlas. This tune is like eating a 5 course dinner while getting a shoulder massage. Battles- Tonto:
I met David Lloyd, co-creator of V for Vendetta, in Roisin Dubhs last Thursday night. He was giving a talk on his career and promoting his new graphic novel Kickback. It’s been out since last year but Darkhorse dropped the ball on promoting it. Lloyd’s profile was at its height as the V for Vendetta … Read more
Fight like Apes are playing this Saturday 25th August in the Roisin Dubh, Galway. I saw them the last time they played there and was blown away. I did the above afterwards I was so drunk impressed. Well worth seeing if you’re in the vicinity. Fight like Apes on Myspace. (Strong language warning- maybe turn … Read more