Friday, March 28, 2008

DBT Week in Review - 3/28/08

We are gonna DBT YouTube it up today likes its 2008 (I was dreaming when I wrote this. Forgive me if it goes astray).

First, check out the sweet rendition of 'Late for Church' by Here's to the Long Haul:


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Notice two things in this DBTube. 1. EZB's kick ass drums. 2. Teen Appeal's..... I mean John Neff's badass guitar playing.
Drive-By Truckers perform Putting People on the Moon at the Opera House in Toronto, March 19, 2008

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Here's Everlast/Whitey Ford's song called 'Letters Home from the Stone Garden'. It could be a companion piece to DBT's 'That Man I Shot". I'm really starting to dig this song.



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Here's DBT performing 'That Man I Shot' in Kentucky recently. Sound can get blown out at times but the guitar work is of another world especially at the end. You can see Patterson look at Cooley with a 'hell fucking yeah finger point' at the end.



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Some great pics in this thread:

NineBullets.org - a DBT fansite :: View topic - DBT @ Pearl Street - The photos and a perspective

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Alan Hunter gives DBT a shout out (For those of you old enough to know who Alan Hunter is... And, yes, I'm old enough to write 'for those of you old enough):

Think MTV | Activism, Community, Politics, Education, Sexual Health and Other Issues

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Sons of Roswell

Be sure to help out SoR with some clicks:

Myspace.com Blogs - Get Sons of Roswell to Bonnaroo!!! (Quarter Final are much better) - Sons of Roswell MySpace Blog

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Dexateens

Have you downloaded the Dexateens very fine new record 'Lost and Found'?




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Music/Scenester War News

Via our intrepid report Shayne from the front line of her couch:

Intersections: Violence against emos sweeps across Mexico **:

"A bizarre wave of mob emo-bashings is sweeping across Mexico. The movement is being generated on message boards and social networking sites by non-emo youth who highly dislike like the emo look and attitude."

Leave the Emos Alone!

Y'all have already fucked up the Emo dance party. What more do you want?!?

Emo dance party. - CollegeHumor picture



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Music

Great read:

Popless Week Twelve: My Southern Rock Problem | The A.V. Club

In college towns across USA, record stores bite the dust

Smashing Pumpkins sue Virgin Records

Dolly Parton Releases Album on Own Label

Beatles sue to block 1962 tapes' release

Gibson Guitar tangles with game makers

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7 comments:

David Johnsen said...

The southern rock article is interesting, but it's not fair to say DBT "wallows too much in tales of incest and NASCAR." One song each (unless I'm forgetting something) is hardly wallowing. Now if he had said they wallow too much in tales of Buford Pusser...

Anonymous said...

the Dexateens banner only works in myspace (I think). Here's the link to the label's download page:

http://www.skybucket.com/media/dexateens/

JPW said...

Very good point, David. Though we do need more incest songs. Not a heavily covered genre for some reason.

Thanks, Anon!

ABAT said...

Everlast song is wicked. I got his first couple of Whitey Ford albums years ago and loved them. Have to check the later stuff out.

Hell, it was the NASCAR reference that got me listening to Dirty South and DBT in the first place.

JPW said...

If legend is correct, Cooley wrote Daddy's Cup on a bet.

Yeah, I dig the everlast song too.

ABAT said...

Didn't the Truckers sponsor a car a few years ago? I remember seeing some pics of a diecast model. Legends.

Never really got into House of Pain, but I thought What It's Like was an awesome song, must check out the new album when it comes out.

JPW said...

Yep. Wes Freed did DBT artwork for the Jack Daniels care a few years back. Tres bad ass.