The Love Me Nots Archive

  • I don’t often write about bands beyond the state of Arizona, but every now and then one comes for a visit that I can’t resist. In this case, Charles Barth of Saddles made sure that I hear the recordings of Pageantry before they were to play a set at Tempe Tavern this Friday, December 12th. Of other note, nearly any time Barth recommends that I listen to something, I pretty much do so immediately because he has never steered me incorrectly (Celebration Guns and Morning Theft for instance). Pageantry, from Denton, Texas, is another clear case of this. I have...

    Pageantry Takes Time At Tempe Tavern Friday Night

    I don’t often write about bands beyond the state of Arizona, but every now and then one comes for a visit that I can’t resist. In this case, Charles Barth of Saddles made sure that I hear the recordings of Pageantry before they were to play a set at Tempe Tavern this Friday, December 12th. Of other note, nearly any time Barth recommends that I listen to something, I pretty much do so immediately because he has never steered me incorrectly (Celebration Guns and Morning Theft for instance). Pageantry, from Denton, Texas, is another clear case of this. I have...

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  • Clearly, I write about a lot of music–a lot of local music of all genres, categories and styles, but when it comes down to it, my soul completely belongs to rock’n'roll. There is no way around it, while I enjoy so many varieties of music, so many genres and sub-genres, what really moves me more than anything else is pure rock’n'roll. This is, in a sense, my religion. I make no bones about it and I’m constantly seeking it out, constantly looking throughout the local scene for authentic rock. It seems that while there is a lot of great music...

    Rocking In The New Year!

    Clearly, I write about a lot of music–a lot of local music of all genres, categories and styles, but when it comes down to it, my soul completely belongs to rock’n'roll. There is no way around it, while I enjoy so many varieties of music, so many genres and sub-genres, what really moves me more than anything else is pure rock’n'roll. This is, in a sense, my religion. I make no bones about it and I’m constantly seeking it out, constantly looking throughout the local scene for authentic rock. It seems that while there is a lot of great music...

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