If you believe in life after death, you could imagine Joe Bird in heaven laughing at his friends left to deal with all the recordings he made before he died suddenly in 2009 – music that was never released. His good friend Jason Kodie knows what he’d say: “I think Joe’s laughing. He’s pissing himself [...]
The beloved Empress Ale House has been through some trials that we’re not going to get into here – but the latest was almost the last straw: a fire that gutted the building next door on the early morning of Thursday, April 7. That the Empress only suffered “minor smoke damage” is occasion enough for [...]
This is our very own Tom Murray, playing stand-up bass during Smokey’s show at the Empress yesterday afternoon. You can read Tom’s work for us HERE. Our regular photo of the day (potd) feature from Fish Griwkowsky is a visual diary and memoir of his life in and out of the city.