Category Archives: Music

Out now – Meet Your Death debut LP on 12XU Records!

My newest record is out, from my new band MEET YOUR DEATH. Fronted by  national treasure Walter Daniels, with founding member of The Strange Boys and OBN IIIs Matt Hammer on drums, Hapal Assi of the Wiccans and Video on bass, and me … Continue reading

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John Schooley Japan Tour 2015!!!

I’m going to Japan! I may have ridden this mule all over the world, but I’ve never been to anywhere in Asia before, so this is something I’ve always wanted to do. Only three shows! Friday, August 21 – Tokyo … Continue reading

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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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Strange Country – when country music was hip, Part II

Last time, I was talking about country music, and how people don’t even know that it can be cool anymore. There was a hip underbelly in country music even as it was also marketed as the safe, God-fearing, family loving … Continue reading

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Strange Country – when country music was hip, Part I

So I’m a DJ now. Started a DJ gig at the Aristocrat Lounge: Strange Country. Yeah, yeah, DJing takes lots of talent, but it seems like there are a million soul DJ nights going on in town, and I wanted … Continue reading

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Dead Mall Dues: Schooley’s guide to “modern” acoustic roots records

When I recorded my new record Dead Mall Blues on 12XU with Walter Daniels, (one of the TWO NEW RECORDS I have out right now, the other being my solo LP The Man Who Rode the Mule around the World … 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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