11/3/11 at Asefu’s: Guilty, DOC, Laughing Man, Boom Boom Kid

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

The Last Corpse Fortress Show

Weeks later I’m still feeling what happened at the Corpse Fortress. I stopped by the house relatively early in the evening with my friend James. People were just starting to show up, so we decided to head into D.C. to a friend’s party. As we left, I started to experience the strange emotional cocktail of … Continue reading The Last Corpse Fortress Show

The Coits at the Corpse Fortress – September 10, 2011

I got to this show really late and caught the last few songs of Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, who were playing sans bassist. They sounded alright but you could tell something was missing. Actually, I thought they played pretty well, and the sound quality seemed better than at the other two shows I … Continue reading The Coits at the Corpse Fortress – September 10, 2011

The A.K.s’ Comeback Show Review by Spoonboy

I was on a solo tour this spring playing a show at a coffee shop in Seattle when I first heard talk of an A.K.s comeback show. A.K.s guitarist Justin Parker had come to the show, we hung out a bit, and he mentioned that someone in D.C. was trying to get all of the … Continue reading The A.K.s’ Comeback Show Review by Spoonboy

08/19/11 – Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Diarrhea Planet, Big Surr, the Sniffs

I thought the show was ruined. I was convinced that it would rain all night and nobody would come out to the show that I had worked on putting together and promoting for at least a month, and so I sat in a car full of equipment, waiting for the driving rain to stop. Whenever it … Continue reading 08/19/11 – Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Diarrhea Planet, Big Surr, the Sniffs