Refrigerator “Fire on 12th Street” Video Premiere’s on Austin Town Hall

Refrigerator’s new record, Get Lost, is out August 23rd on Shrimper/Grapefruit Records. The album opener, Fire on 12th Street is the first music and video released by the band from the record. The song, recorded live in one take by Steve Folta, is a jumble of stabbing guitars, loping drums, broken glass and a hymnal …

Second video from Dennis Callaci and Heimito Kunst’s “First Light” record premieres

The new collaborative record First Light by Italy’s Heimito Kunst and, uh, USA’s Dennis Callaci is out July 12th on Pass Without Trace. The first video, World of Lovers was directed and edited by Kunst. The second video, below, is a one camera, one shot distilled Russian Ark affair shot and directed by Callaci for …

Trailer for Judy Kronenfeld’s Bamboo Dart Press book premieres

Judy Kronenfeld’s first book for Bamboo Dart Press, Oh Memory, You Unlocked Cabinet of Amazements! is out June 20th. The book is a paean to the author’s mid-twentieth century Bronx childhood as the sole offspring of warmly loving—if sometimes provincial, overprotective, or embarrassing—immigrant parents. It is also about the wonder of lifelong memory itself, of how …

Goosewind “The Miracle of Tape” record is out now

Goosewind’s The Miracle of Tape is out now. It plays like a resume of everywhere that they have ever been while charting out future roads that include De La Soul skits, SCTV bits, Turnbuckle Davie Allan riffs, and skiffle as it will sound in the twenty second century. If it isn’t enough of that, or …

James Ducat “A Field of Nopes” book out now on Bamboo Dart Press

James Ducat’s new book of black out poetry is a collection of rejection letters that he has transformed into an equally funny and dark book. “A Field of Nopes” features both the original black out poems laid side by side next to the script for each poem. A Field of Nopes will touch anyone who has …

James Ducat trailer for “A Field of Nopes” book on Bamboo Dart Press premieres

James Ducat’s new book of blackout poems is a mostly lighthearted, occasionally philosophical journey through selected application and rejection materials from the many teaching jobs he applied for a decade back but did not get. These poems quietly blast through the wall of mystique surrounding rejection. Drawing from redacted official letters and other application materials, …

Goosewind video for “Lime Time With Clementine” premieres on Austin Town Hall

Goosewind’s new record The Miracle of Tape arrives on April 19th and is available for preorder here and here now. Check out the first music and video put together by Dennis Callaci with footage shot by the band intercut with a John Ford classic below and the Austin Town Hall write up here.

Juanita E. Mantz and Refrigerator together at The Upland Library

Bamboo Dart Press/Los Nietos Press author Juanita E. Mantz will be reading from her books detailing her life growing up in the Inland Empire with an acoustic performance of songs selected by the author by Refrigerator. The reading and performance is an all ages/free event that will be taking place at The Upland Library on …

Ellen Harper’s “All That I’m Allowed” book is out on Bamboo Dart Press now

Ellen Harper’s first book, Always a Song is a compelling memoir about her life as a musician, activist, business owner (she owns the venerable Folk Music Center which has singed copies of her first book available) and stalwart of independent thought and action who walks the walk. Her latest book, All That I’m Allowed captures …