artichoke

singing from the bee’s perspective

Posted by on Mar 10, 2009

thanks to kevin and amy and all the kids who brought their forbears to see our show on sunday! it was great to get to play with legendary drummer fredo ortiz for the first time since, uh, 2004? dang!

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groovy is groovy, no matter how many bowls of cereal you’ve munched

Posted by on Mar 8, 2009

dear fanz,
tomorrow we play all the “26 animals” songs at kevin and amy’s house here in the hp. i think we’ll set up in the back yard under their big pine tree. it’s daylight savings — so don’t miss our 3:00 pm show! arielle can’t make this one, so fredo ortiz (who was on some songs on “26 scientists volume one: anning-malthus” before he was taken away from us by the beastie boys touring schedule) will play drums with us. needless to say, he rocks.

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robyn hitchcock or morrissey?

Posted by on Mar 4, 2009

as some of you know, i’m a big fan of robyn hitchcock. the wife and i have seen him a half dozen times over the decades. but sadly for me, his last 2 los angeles shows coincided EXACTLY with artichoke shows, so i couldn’t see him.

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artichoke saturday ! mr. t’s bowl 9:45 pee emm

Posted by on Feb 18, 2009

hi people,

(sometimes i forget to write new blogs, so tonight i’ll cheat and use my rambling announcement for our show this saturday. i’ll do a “real” blog entry soon.)

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compost mentis

Posted by on Jul 21, 2008

i talk about music a lot, this being a band site. but today, let’s have an entry about gardening. okay?

gardening at dusk. i love it. (i love rem’s “gardening at night” song too, but dusk is honestly a better time because you can see what the hell you are doing.)

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