Archive for January, 2007

Cover Me: Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.

faked by Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

Cover Me is the PrettyFakes effort at analyzing a sometimes-overlooked component of the work of Bruce Springsteen: the album art which presents the music we know and love so well. Since most fans would buy any new album by the Boss whether it was literally or figuratively wrapped in a paper bag, like Led Zeppelin or Neil Young, the packaging isn’t as paramount. As great lovers of album art—from the one-off cassette covers constructed by the Mountain Goats to the exquisite lettering of Blue Note albums—we wanted to examine this corner of the Springsteen world.
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Crossroads Film Society presents U.S. vs. John Lennon, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2006.

faked by Monday, January 29th, 2007




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Atomic Brains, Three Trojans, Overnight Lows, Martin’s, March 16, 2003.

faked by Monday, January 29th, 2007

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The Perils of a Light Comics Week

faked by Friday, January 26th, 2007

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John Black Attack, Dave’s Darkhorse Tavern, August 4th, 2001.

faked by Friday, January 26th, 2007

I was going through a stack of old fliers last night and found these two, which are among my favorite ever. I think it’s just the “rah-rah” lettering and the nonsensical pairing of bowling + loud indie rock.
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Love You in the Fall (Ecclesiasticus Redux).

faked by Thursday, January 25th, 2007

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One Hundred Chords (Music I Loved in 2006).

faked by Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

2006 was a fantastic year for music—there were tons of banner releases by some of the greatest bands playing. So, in a rough order that cannot be categorized by mere hu-mans:
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That Turtle Is Soooo Drunked.

faked by Thursday, January 18th, 2007

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“My Favorite Nights.”

faked by Wednesday, January 17th, 2007




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Darkness on the Edge of Town: Absence, Ambiguity, and Awesomeness

faked by Monday, January 15th, 2007

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