South by Southwest does a great job of letting attendees (and everybody else) do some homework before the shows and preview tracks by showcased bands. Here are a bunch of our faves. • The Asteroid #4 – “These Flowers of Ours” (web, sxsw) • Black Lips – “O Katrina!” (web, sxsw) • The Dollyrots – … Continue reading 21 Best SXSW 2009 MP3s
After going through the major label runaround and a lineup switcheroo, Detroit’s favorite punching bags are back.
The Von Bondies are headling Detour‘s Rock City Fest in Detroit this weekend. Real Detroit Weekly catches up with Jason Stollsteimer and gets the scoop on the whole Jack White ass-whooping incident: “What happened was I stood up for Jim Diamond [of Ghetto Recorders], he produced Lack of Communication,” Stollsteimer explains. “I didn’t own a … Continue reading Jason Von Bondie Speaks Out!
Detour has two new Von Bondies tracks from an upcoming EP. “Pale Bride” is pretty good, but “I Don’t Wanna” starts off with the “C’mon C’mon” riff and quickly turns lame. After you listen for yourself, find Jason Stollsteimer and punch him in the face. Why not? Everybody’s doing it. Even original guitarist Marcie Bolen, … Continue reading New Von Bondies
The Guardian likes our I Beat Up Jason Von Bondie T-Shirts. Thanks! I think Jack White would agree.
I Beat Up Jason Von Bondie t-shirts. Design by Matt Ardinger.
The Von Bondies shake the Magic Stick, playing a preamble to their inevitable summer tour for a largely happy-for-them hometown crowd made even larger by the influx of suburban blank slates who’d heard their single on the FM radio.
The new Von Bondies album unleashes a firestorm of vitriol when a frustrated listener can’t copy it to his iPod. Other than that, it’s pretty good.
Jack White Beats Up A Von Bondie at the Magic Stick. More.