Posts tagged ‘Matt Armstrong’

July 11, 2011

Where the Bus Pass Took Us

While homebodies by nature, we do regularly muster the single malt courage to go out into the world and experience music in the flesh, and we document these excursions in Where the Bus Pass Took Us.

This weekend we caught the farewell performance of Thousand Arrows (who is moving to Portland, OR), the passing through by way of Olympia, WA greatness of Eleanor Murray and local beard and hat enthusiast Sam Lowry performing at The Bishop. As usual, our camera crapped out earlier than we would like (our battery seems to be dying a swift death) but we were able to capture a couple of songs by Sam Lowry, who was assisted this show by Matt Armstrong from Murder by Death.

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May 20, 2011

This Day in Music History (Sort Of) – Mustache! on blue jeans

It was this day in 1873 that San Francisco businessman Levi Strauss and Reno tailor Jacob Davis were given a patent to create work pants reinforced with metal rivets, marking the birth of one of the world’s most famous garments: blue jeans. To mark the occasion we asked our buddies Travis Falcontamer and Jesse Grizzlebottom from the group Mustache! to wax poetic on the blue jean and it’s influence on rock and roll and society as we know it.

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January 20, 2011

Talk Thursday To Me – Matt Armstrong

photo by Crystal Scanlon

2011 seems to be our year to keep thinking up awesome new segments, or at least hacky titles for fairly obvious segments we should have had all along.  This one falls in the latter, but you’ll still enjoy it.

Our new weekly segment is Talk Thursday To Me and it’s where we sit down and chat with one of our rock and roll friends.  Launching the series is the always entertaining Matt Armstrong from Murder by Death, as we discuss playing grabass with your bandmates, exploding vans and their upcoming tour.

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