Author: ericaruch

  |   2008, Tour Diaries

Portland Etc

Originally posted 8/27/08 on our Typepad page Let's see, Portland: we played an okay show at this place called the Tonic Lounge. It went alright for a Sunday show. Hung out with some of the Drunken Boat folks and mike and emily from mpls, and then...

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17 June
  |   2008, Tour Diaries

All The Oil Has Been Maped

Originally posted 8/22/08 on our TypePad blog The conspiracy theories posted in a Portland storefront window were convincing-- I now think that JFK was killed by mob and clered by CIA, and that our government is bussy at work supporting terrists, and also that one third...

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17 June
  |   2008, Studio Diaries

Unicorn Saturday in Seattle

Originally posted 8/19/08 on our Typepad blog We stayed in Seattle on Saturday and played another show at FBK for Jerome from Snuggle's birthday party. In theory it might seem ridiculous to play the same show two days in a row, but just like the "theory"...

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17 June
  |   2008, Tour Diaries

Friday in Seattle

Originally posted 8/19/08 on our Typepad blog The first show in Seattle was great-- we played in the basement at the FKB house with Snuggle and Sonskull. It felt like we were playing in a sauna that was built in the middle of a volcano, but...

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17 June
  |   2008, Tour Diaries

The Drink of Industry

Originally posted 8/15/08 on our Typepad blog Being in a van for 25 hours is considerably easier when you've been slamming Sqwincher, the Drink of Industry, the entire time. That's what I've heard at least. -Nate...

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17 June
  |   2008, Tour Diaries

Gladiators

(originally posted 8/13/08 on our Typepad blog) The van we have is called "the Gladiator"-- not a goofy name we chose; that's the actual official name the company came up with. It's funny because once you get inside it has silly purple drapes on the windows...

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17 June
  |   2008, Randomness

Writing a Song on a Computer

(originally from 7/30/08 on our Typepad blog) Trying to write a song right now on a computer. Isn't that interesting? Remember when Billy Shakespeare said "to double vocals or not to double vocals"? That's the question right now. Well, tune in next time for another riveting installment -Nate...

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17 June
  |   2008, News

LP Update Pt 2

Originally posted 1/16/08 on Myspace Hey now! Friends, too many Coronas and a few Summits have compelled me to update the blog on a school night.  The big news is that the LP is essentially done!  We master on Saturday with Dave Gardner of Selby Tigers fame.  He did Lifter Puller and...

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17 June
  |   2007, News

LP Update

Originally Posted 11/5/07 on Myspace Hey now, What's happening?  We got all the music for the LP recorded in September and are just hacking through the vocals right now.  I've got a sweet set up in my basement and am trying to record shit without pissing off...

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17 June