Posts tagged ‘The Cure’

December 26, 2011

Rearview Mirror – Aaron Distler

Rearview Mirror is our annual look back at the year in music from our friends in and around the business.  Musicians, managers, roadies, superfans, bloggers etc..

This recap comes from Aaron Distler, drummer for Heypenny, Kyle Andrews and Madi Diaz and details a year where he stopped caring about the hottest new music because he was too busy making his own.

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November 30, 2011

Tuesday Tip-Off: Self-Help Songbook Volume 2: Not Quite Real

Today’s tip-off is the latest from singer-songwriter Andy Goheen’s downtrodden yet whimsically imperfect Americana project Sticky & The Bs

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July 22, 2011

Atlas Mix – Volume 5 – America

We’re doing a cool little thing with The Atlas, our local whiskey and skeeball joint.  Once a month we’re slipping a mix into their jukebox with a series we’re calling An Atlas Themed Mix (For An Atlas Themed Bar).

Volume 5 is themed around America, and we planned on posting this on the 4th of July for complete synchronicity, but we were partying and forgot. Check out our American Music below.

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June 2, 2011

Atlas Mix – Volume 4 – The World

We’re doing a cool little thing with The Atlas, our local whiskey and skeeball joint.  Once a month we’re slipping a mix into their jukebox with a series we’re calling An Atlas Themed Mix (For An Atlas Themed Bar).

Volume 4 is themed around the World…and for those of you farther than a responsible cab ride from The Atlas – you can check it out below.

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May 18, 2011

This Day in Music History – Jon Hancuff on Ian Curtis

It was on this day in 1980 that Ian Curtis, lead singer and lyricist of the British group Joy Division, committed suicide. The biggest  Joy Division fan we know is local comedian Jon Hancuff (perhaps proving the old adage that all comedians are tortured souls inside?) so we asked him to write about what Curtis meant to him.

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December 15, 2010

Sound as Vision – Ghost in the Machine

Your move mp3. Your move.

This very cool flikr set by artist Erika Iris Simmons was brought to our attention today, and we’re spreading the love.  For our younger readers, the above is a cassette tape which was a medium for hearing music back when huffing freon and rocking out and jumping railroad tracks was something that the kids did.  Golden times indeed.

Check it out below for some of our other favorites from Erika’s work.  We more or less just picked the musical artists we dig the most as a way to whittle it down, because all of her work is amazing. 

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December 13, 2010

Where the Internet Took Us

Postcard Elba Headquarters

We wanted to do a post that was winter themed today as winter has suddenly themed itself all over us here at Postcard Elba.  However, we thought why just post something musically winter related when we can educate as well as entertain?

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