Daily Archives October 18, 2007

Things I found in my room

I was cleaning up some things in order to build the diorama for the next cd cover. I tend to take too long cleaning because I enjoy reminiscing. I found these things:

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I can’t remember who drew this. I really like it though. I’m glad the date’s on it. That’s exactly how I looked in ’07.

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This is a setlist from a Bindlestiff Family Cirkus show. I don’t remember where I was.
Intro: Philomena’s Bindlestiff song
Diablo: Kinko the Clown’s really good at this act.
Magic: Magic Brian. He was diligent about keeping a notebook of previous tours so that he wouldn’t do the same trick again.
Glass: Dr. Flummox walked on glass.
Corn Mo: I did a few songs.
Okra: I can’t remember if he did the knife throwing act or if he smashed a cinder block over his head. I think it was the latter...

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The Shows I Had This Week

We had a great time Sunday at the Mercury Lounge. The other bands – Seedy Ease, Drowning Girl, and Charlemagne – were fantastic. The drummer for Seedy Ease is amazing to watch. I love watching someone multi task during a song, i.e. play keyboard and drums at the same time.

Brian, Neil, and Brendan from the TMBG crew showed up and ran sound and lights for the show. I was a bit giddy seeing them behind the soundboard having fun. It was a good, good night. We rocked the show really well, trying out new songs.

The next night I played at the Hot Tub Variety show with Kurt Braunohler and Kristen Schaal. Cracked Out and Reggie Watts did separate sets and then joined each other at the end of Reggie’s. John Oliver also did a set. He’s very, very funny...

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