#Guns N Roses
Acoustic cover version of Guns N Roses’ “14 Years,” which I’ve done in my last couple of shows but haven’t had any useable footage of.
Shot in my jam space on August 20, 2014.
What’s this about I don’t believe in the Bible? Of course I do. I have it right here.
Err… Fuck it, close enough.
CiTR chalkboard graffiti of Lou Reed as a cat angel.
Hanging out in the CiTR lounge before the Vampire’s Ball kicks off at 1am Pacific on 101.9fm Vancouver http://CiTR.ca
They killed my favorite parking lot close by here so I’m having to park 1km away, hence the not-so-rock n roll footwear for the hike in and out.
Finally did get a few quiet minutes to shoot that video blog. Now onto editing.
I’ll probably post it on the weekend.
Plucking out the fattest blueberries
to pile in my open palm
—fingertips still sore from blues licks at the week’s guitar lesson—
Listening to every unverified track in my iTunes
to cull out the garbage
—incoherent electronic babbling from distorted mouths—
The berries are mostly signal
few are discarded
The tracks not so much
many to discard
I am sick of so much noise versus signal
—though I still respect unabashed genuine noise for noise’s sake—
I want a vast collection of golden nuggets
and nothing made of lead
sweet plump berries, not underwhelming sour ones.
Tonight I am a monster
devouring the berry bush’s children.
and killing dreams
And I shall sleep just fine
slumber visions of blueberries and blue eyes
disturbed only by dreams of bleeding fingers
from endlessly bending Les Paul strings
I grow more callous as my fingers do.
Ah, that annoying moment when you’re trying to record an acoustic cover video blog of “14 Years” in the jam space and your neighbours show up and start cranking their shit up.
Sigh. Well, they gotta go for a weed break sooner or later…
#The Rolling Stones
Forgot to post this earlier on Tumblr to match my regular blog.
The Rolling Stones live at the Prudential Centre in Newark, NJ in December 2012.
Last one: “Paradise City” is the encore. #Slash in Vancouver. Incredible show!