Fashionably rebellious

26 Sep

TheHiddenCity has photos up from this weekend’s Fashion Rock show at Tess’ Lark Tavern in Albany and the Hanslick Rebellion reunion show at CBGB’s in New York City.

You should see them.

At Tess’ insistance, we showed the Babylon music video as a warm up for the Fashion Rock show – but better yet, later that night I got to do some loud, solo electric guitar wanking as a rowdy rock n’ roll intro to designer Tommy Watkins rowdy rock n’ roll set for his Liability line. Totally fun because I so rarely get to play guitar like that, but also an honor to be part of such an amazing and creative show.

(And yet, once again, you wouldn’t even know I was there based on the photos at Hidden City. What’s up with that?)

Also: Mr. Smith documents the adventures and misadventures of going down to NYC for the Hanslick show Thursday evening. (Follow the link and scroll down to the entry for Friday, September 23.)

You should also check out the Hanslick’s musical mastermind Jed Davis’ account of the full history of the band – which he started posting to his blog back in January. Dig the marketing genius behind the promo for their first show, and work your way from there.

All in all, it was a great weekend that even allowed time for packing for the move (yes, we’re moving, long story). But my one big regret was having to miss John Powhida and his merry band of Rudds at their Albany CD release party Friday night with the Day Jobs.

Go buy his record. You won’t regret it.