I used to have the best times in the ’90s at these big shows, but now I’m not getting kicked out for underage drinking. Now I am being called “sir” and being politely asked to go past the church’s property line to drink my beer.
Hello. My name is James, and I’m reviewing myself. This is what happened when my band, Surgery Dot Com, played at Comet Ping Pong on 11/19/11 with Booze Riot and Replicant, pushing our agenda of broken amps, wrecked minds and ruined lives. This was only Surgery Dot Com’s second show. The first one was in … Continue reading DIY Surgery
Ping-pong tables flank the concert stage, and two yards in front of me the singer announces through the long ropes of curls binding his face, “Occupy the nest. Lay eggs and occupy the nest.” “This has been kind of a weird show,” someone standing nearby comments. It wasn’t the interstitial rants of Surgery Dot Com’s singer Ross … Continue reading Surgery Dot Com’s BETA Launch – By Ari Ross
This was my first time seeing a show at Asefu’s and my first time seeing Boom Boom Kid. I’d been meaning to check out this spot for a while, and I’d been hearing glowing praise about Boom Boom for years so I was eager to see what the Kid was all about. On the way … Continue reading 11/3/11 at Asefu’s: Guilty, DOC, Laughing Man, Boom Boom Kid