Wednesday, December 30, 2009


Sprickets have been hard at work, they played THE Christmas party and sounded awesome, and they have posted a new song, Ramble, on their myspace.


That Cramps / X show a few weeks ago was so sweet.. here are some pics:

Wave Of The Future

2009 is almost over and Carbondale is finally getting bloggy. Tapeworms, Secondary Modern, and Young Loves have joined Nighty Night in blog world. You can now score some sweet jams at Neat Beat as well. Who is next?

Gorilla Heritage Tour

Home town do-gooders Gorilla Heritage are about to head out on their first tour. They hook alot of people up here in Carby, I hope their generosity is returned to them on the road. Good luck out there you fine young gentlemen.


Jan 1 2010 8:00P
Ames Progressive w/ Kyle Miller/Matthew Crowe, Morning Sex, and The Good Weed
Ames, Iowa

Jan 2 2010 8:00P
Strangebird Recordings w/ Grand Old Lady & Wrestles With Wolves
Centerville, Iowa

Jan 3 2010 8:00P
Salt Walter Taffey House w/ Texas Instruments & Captain Space
Kansas City, Missouri

Jan 4 2010 8:00P
CHOMP WOMP family night
Lawrence, Kansas

Jan 5 2010 8:00P
Slater, Missouri

Jan 6 2010 8:00P
misanthrotopia w/ Sweet Deal Banana Peel
Columbia, Missouri

Red Christmas

Los Ojos Rojos released their debut full-length cd yesterday.. get it at p-mac or plaza records and hear it here.

Comin Up

There are a bunch of sweet shows in the near future.. Don't miss 'em:

12/30: Gnarwhal, The Looking Glass, Infinity Wizard @ Lost Cross
12/31: Nighty Night, Parlor, Black Fortys, Young Loves, Weed Brownie @ Skihouse
01/01: Bolth, Big Sex, Infinity Wizard @ The Swamp
01/09: High Life (TX), Dude Nukem (STL), & TBA @ Lost Cross
01/12: Catacombz & TBA @ The Swamp
01/15: Brian Lee and His Orchestra & Black Fortys @ John Brown's
01/19: JEFF The Brotherhood, Psychedelic Horseshit, Parlor, Nighty Night @ Skihouse

Prolly more too.. yay January.

Sad Dad

Sorry for lack of posts lately, been busy out of this world and losing our collective minds. Oh, and not too much crazy has been happening. Bet that hardcore show at the cross was sweet, and the maybe the waxdolls reunion show? Anyways.. prepare for a barrage of posts and then another break, as we are all out of town for a bit. 2010 here we come!

By the way.. since we are crazy if you wanna make this easier send us some cool shit to post!

heart you hear you.

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Dirty Birds

Da Birds are back in town from their European adventure, and they were recently featured on Dirty Laundry (along with bands like Vivian Girls, Big Business, The Soft Pack, The Thermals, Crystal Antlers, etc.) Check the Spokesmen tee in there!!

Lost Cross Christmas

Holy Hardcore Christmas show at Lost Cross TONIGHT!!

HOLY SHIT! (amazing spastic hardcore from milwaukee)
TRUTHDEALER (weirdo prog-core from milwaukee ala no means no)
ULTRATUMBADOS (aggressive spanish post-punk from chicago)
NOT HEALTHY (new local hardcore)"

-quoted from yr surburban ray (he said it best).


Tuesday, December 15, 2009

On The Record

These Magnificent Tapeworms went on tour and did some recording earlier this month, which you can read all about on there new tour blog.

Friday, December 4, 2009


X cover band from STL at Lost Cross tonight. Also Cramps cover band + more.

There are a plethora of other things happening as well:
Art Over Easy at the Glove Factory if you're feeling wealthy or sneaky.
Attitude Designs open house if you're feeling open.
WDBX benefit show at Tres with Giant City Slickers + Chicago Farmer if you're feeling beneficial.

Good Friday.

Thursday, December 3, 2009


Nighty Night is celebrating their 1 year anniversary tonight at PK's. Sprickets will be opening. No cover, bring your party hats!

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Hot Topic

If you haven't seen this yet.. we're too boring for Robbie and Ivas. Sorry guys.


Carbondale's resident parasites These Magnificent Tapeworms will be surfin' a wave of infestation across the South-East for the next two weeks. Good luck dudes. Dates here:
Dec 2 2009 8:00P
Matty’s Alley Nashville, Tennessee
Dec 3 2009 8:00P
WonderRoot w/ El Fossil, Tam Tam, and Lagues Atlanta, Georgia
Dec 4 2009 8:00P
Athens show cancelled or something! Need help! Athens, Georgia
Dec 5 2009 8:00P
New French Bar w/ Atkins Riot Asheville, North Carolina
Dec 6 2009 8:00P
Poison Lawn w/ Dude Fucking Whatever Knoxville, Tennessee
Dec 7 2009 8:00P
Recording Album 2 with Zeke in GA! northeast of Athens, Georgia
Dec 8 2009 8:00P
Recording Album 2 with Zeke in GA! northeast of Athens, Georgia
Dec 9 2009 8:00P
Flying Monkey Arts Center Hunstville, Alabama
Dec 10 2009 8:00P
PKs w/ Big City Deer Attack and Cock Sparrer Tribute after Derby Game Carbondale, Illinois
Dec 11 2009 7:00P
Illegal Tone w/ Egg Chef, Drizzlin’ Shits, and maybe more! Belleville, Illinois
Dec 12 2009 8:00P
Murphy’s w/ Modern Convenience, The Angel Sluts, and The Safes Memphis, Tennessee