Category Archives: COMEDY GOLD

Schooley and Mariconda – Let’s Get Frankie!

Over the past year I’ve played a handful of shows with Mike Mariconda. If you know anything about rock n’ roll and didn’t just fall offa the turnip truck and into a pile of cut-sleeve denim vests, you probably know Mike … Continue reading

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I interview Walter Daniels about working at Sound Exchange, and the Austin punk scene

I’ve been friends with Walter Daniels for years, and before we recorded our new album on 12XU I did an oral history interview with him about working at Sound Exchange, the legendary Austin, Texas record store, for the local historical … Continue reading

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European Tour Report, Part the Second: in which I play a buncha shows and try to sell people my TWO NEW RECORDS

In Part One, I went to Europe, tried to sell people my TWO NEW RECORDS, and played a bunch of shows. Well, in Part Two, you won’t believe what happens next! In Part Two, I try to sell people my … Continue reading

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European Tour Report, Part The First: in which I try to sell people my TWO NEW RECORDS and play a buncha shows

Now that I’m back from ‘yurp and had some time to get over the jet lag, let’s look back on my overseas sojourn in words, video, and crappy cell phone pictures! I spent a couple of weeks trekking across the … Continue reading

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Euro Tour 2014 with Urban Junior! – Sept/Oct

I’ll be taking some time off from my day job of designing giant waterslides to play some shows in cities all across the European continent. In addition to touring in support of my new album, I’m touring with my Voodoo … Continue reading

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Scans from guitar magazines I bought when I was a kid, Vol. 2

In our last installment of this popular literary series, it was February 1990 and I was just learning to play La Grange by ZZ Top, thanks to a copy of the magazine Guitar for the Practicing Musician.  The next magazine … Continue reading

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The Raunch Hands: New York City’s Kings of Sleaze and Crypt Records’ house band

Actual conversation at the recent Gories show: Me: “blah blah blah Gories, Crypt Records blah blah blah” Person who likes the Gories: “What’s Crypt Records?” Me: “…”  (In a rare moment, I am rendered speechless) I would have thought that … Continue reading

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