Posts Tagged ‘ryan spilken’

The Show Report, 7/13: Do you want to destroy my sweater?

July 13, 2009

surfwax_bandAlright, so they’re not playing “The Sweater Song”–at least, it’s not on their list–but Surf Wax America, the Weezer tribute band made up of Ilijah‘s Ryan Spilken, Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin‘s Philip Dickey and Jonathan James, Josh Donelson from Jazzercise and solo artist Grace Bentley, will evoke memories of many other Weezer classics tonight at The Outland, paired with Our Cat Philip from Columbus, Ohio. If Rivers Cuomo knew it was going on, he would play with his mustache in approval… we think. Meanwhile, it’s Monday in the Localmusicverse, which means you can see these shows as well:

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Surfwax America – A Weezer Tribute on Monday, July 13

July 8, 2009

surfwax_bandK, so lots of us like Weezer a lot. Why not knock off your weekly case of “The Mondays” with some. Next Monday is your chance. Not only are a bunch of local music vets coming together to do this, but if it goes well, they’ll do it again and again (hopefully). They’ll be playing a few “hits” but this is a show that anyone will like, but the hardcore Weezer fan will love because they’ll be focusing more on “album tracks” (you know, the “not radio hits” on the record that we all love).Details about the band and show… (more…)

My Wasted Life back in the studio

May 8, 2009

My Wasted LifeIt’s been under wraps for a while, but My Wasted Life drummer Renton Fallstaff recently mentioned to us that the punk/ska/rock group is in the Close/Far Studio with Jonathan James and Ryan Spilken working on a new record. Details are sparse at the moment, but word is we should see a finished product sometime this summer. A previous attempt to record an album last year never saw the light of day, but according to Fallstaff the band seems much happier with its progress this time around. We eagerly await the results.

Rock Talk (1/4/09 episode) w/Ryan Spilken, The Nova Heat, and Eric Weiler

January 6, 2009

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Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! After a two week break over the holidays, we’re back with the first Rock Talk of the new year. Welcome 106.7 program director, Simon Nytes to the host spot and bring in the new year as we look at on 2008 and reflect on the good and the bad and all our fond memomries. We talk with Ryan Spilken of The Verbs (Redux), The North Decade, and Ilijiah, Jason Loften of The Nova Heat, and Eric Weiler talks about his recent purchase of the recently closed Lindberg’s. about all the whatnots coming up with their bands and what to expect from them and TheFourFour in the near future!

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