Whether we stride towards Madison or stagger one more purchased election nearer the Apocalypse, Matthew Grimm has got the marching tune. Give this a listen. It’s just a demo, but needs to find an audience prior to the Recall Governor Scott Walker election in Wisconsin on Tuesday. Fist raised and fingers crossed. Holler to your friends up… full story HERE »
A few nights back we were sitting around Café No Sé, sipping some rare, old-batch Ilegal Mezcal that had been recovered from a warehouse in Oaxaca. It had been misplaced during a shipment a few years back.
A two-word question was posed: “2010, right?”
The response was a slow pull onto the middle of the tongue and an… full story HERE »
Dear Ninety Nine Percenters,
The anthem song you’ve been looking for is on the next page. Now go tear down a system or two, would ya?
Happy May… full story HERE »
Friends of La Cuadra, here’s a new song, Grifter Moon, by Matthew Grimm from his upcoming, but as yet unnamed album. For more of his music, visit either www.redsmear.com or hie thee to YouTube for some songs from his once and future band, Then Hangdogs. His album with Red Smear can be purchased here.
Grifter Moon by Matthew… full story HERE »
I graduated from Syracuse University in 1988. The following year a bunch of us made our way back to visit, and get very drunk with, friends who were still tangled in those ivied halls. I don’t recall much of the weekend which was sort of the plan. But I recall Sunday afternoon clearly.
There were seven… full story HERE »
There a difference between a town with great music and a town with a great music scene. This might be overstating it a bit, and I’m no musicologist, but it seems that the difference is that a “music scene” is more than just half a dozen great bands with options on where to dance and… full story HERE »
The past month brought singer songwriter, Adam Stokes, back to Antigua for a few days – and he brought with him a long awaited present: his new album, October Sky. Adam hails from Texas, but lived here a few years back with his wife, Jess, an incredibly hot archeologist who spent most of her time… full story HERE »
A couple of years back, at the last Jamtigua concert Tom Graham and Willie Gomez got on stage with their band, The Blue Dawgs. The crowd leapt to their feet for the first time that afternoon and started dancing. I don’t remember their opener, but I do remember Tom, his hair spilling over his shoulders,… full story HERE »
Sure, we hoped La Cuadra would be a success… but we must admit we were a bit taken aback when high powered Hollywood producers started expressing an interest in our story. But, some men are born to greatness while others have it thrust upon them. We will do our best to live up to our… full story HERE »