Category Archives: My opinions are important and should be displayed on the internet

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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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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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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The blues: America’s least-loved musical form!

“The best songs don’t get recorded, the best recordings don’t get released, the best releases don’t get played.” – Jim Dickinson Schooley’s corollary to Dickinson’s Law: “The best shows don’t get seen.” I am in a van with Walter Daniels and … Continue reading

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How to find new music: a remedial guide for Pitchfork readers

It is that time of year, when a bunch of bad writers compile yearly top ten lists of whatever bad music they listened to in the past twelve months.  I am always puzzled by these lists.  Who cares what some … Continue reading

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