Category: 2009 happenings

Playing Singles and Drinking Doubles

  Back in 2009, I discovered this crazy radio show that was on Fleet FM Tuesday afternoons, called ‘Playing Singles and Drinking Doubles’ —if that name wasn’t brilliant enough, their music selections were out of this world. I didn’t know these guys at that stage, (well I had met Roddy at Frisbee studios on Albert […]

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Times New Viking/Axemen, Tour Single: No. 1 Top 7″ Tour Single: House List NYC

http://houselist.bowerypresents.com/2009/12/it’s-the-end-of-the-year-as-we-know-it/ As 2009 comes to a close, The House List’s writers and photographers (and editor) take a look back at the year that was. Check back tomorrow for our year-end photo gallery. My Top Five 7″ Tour Singles I’ve always loved that for the price of a drink, bands sometimes go the extra distance for their […]

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Gig Preamble/Commentary: Health, Times New Viking, Axemen, TeenageCool Kids, Nov-06-09, The Lounge on Elm Street, Dallas TX

Reprinted from: http://www.dallasobserver.com/2009-11-05/music/health-times-new-viking-axemen-teenage-cool-kids/ HEALTH, Times New Viking, Axemen, Teenage Cool Kids Friday, November 6,at The Lounge on Elm Street By Daniel Rodrigue Published on November 04, 2009 at 10:05am In what’s likely to be remembered as one of the best Dallas shows of ’09, Los Angeles’ Health and Ohio’s Times New Viking will share a […]

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Gig Report: Times New Viking / The Axemen @ Maxwell's, Hoboken, New Jersey

Reprinted from: http://www.musicsnobbery.com/2009/11/times-new-viking-the-axemen-maxwells.html Times New Viking / The Axemen @ Maxwell’s So I neglected to post pictures and thoughts on the Times New Viking gig at Maxwell’s two weekends ago. Nothing much to report from the show, although I was a little surprised how small the crowd was for a somewhat name act. In any […]

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Collection of objects thrown to Stu Kawowski onstage while on tour

This collection of objects is a small sample of some of the objects thrown to Stu Kawowski during the recent Axemen US tour, mostly by female fans. The collection is fascinating and is kindly on loan from Kawowski’s private library, and I feel it gives a revealing insight into the psyche of the typical American […]

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Gig Report: 123 Pleasant Street, Morgantown, Club Frills, Axemen, Times New Viking 25-Nov-2009

Posted by:  Tactic Beeves Millet We were slightly apprehensive about playing in Morgantown, West Virginia, a student town which didn’t seem particularly on our tour path, just before thanksgiving when many of the students would have gone home. We needn’t have worried. Great venue, great people, one of the most generous drink tabs we encountered […]

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Gig Report: Times New Viking, Hallelujah The Hills, and The Axemen @ Great Scott in Boston (Pics/Review)

Reprinted from: http://www.prefixmag.com/photos/times-new-viking-hallelujah-the-hills-and-the-axem/ Times New Viking, Hallelujah The Hills, and The Axemen @ Great Scott in Boston (Pics/Review) November 24, 2009 11:05 a.m. by Tim Bugbee Times New Viking with Hallelujah the Hills and the Axemen Great Scott (Boston, Mass.), Saturday, Nov. 21 Newly signed to Matador and veterans of Siltbreeze, the Columbus, Ohio-based Times […]

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Gig Preamble/Commentary: Chicago – Axemen, Golden Birthday, Thunderbolt Pagoda, David Diarrhea

Reprinted From: http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/Event?oid=1241677 When: Sat., Nov. 28, 9:30 p.m. 2009 Price: $7 suggested donation If in the world of classic New Zealand underground rock the Chills’ earnest pop represents the north pole and the Dead C’s corrosive noise is the south, then the Axemen are the molten center of the earth—their shambling, stylistically promiscuous, and […]

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Live at WFMU, New York City – Nutsack (Video)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6umMEYqQYE&hl=en_US&fs=1&] “Nutsack” was written in Los Angeles by Dragan Stojanovic & Bob Brannigan October 2009, inspired by Ice Cube rapping about his nutsack and busting a nut blasting out of our KIA sound system on the LA freeways, oh and seeing squirrels in the parks all over USA, and the fact we lived out of […]

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