Jesse Sublett, Austin author, musician, legend

KING OF NOIR (UPDATED)

KING OF NOIR Hello: You may have accessed this post from November 30, 2012 via another host, a ghost host, and if so you won’t see the illustrations and you’ll basically be lost. Please use this link to access this post. It’s been lovingly updated, with all the graphics from …

Jesse Sublett, Austin author, musician, The Skunks: Austin's First Punk Band, "Earthquake Shake," by the Skunks from Austin, TX

The Splash Four covers “Earthquake Shake”

Although I’ve known about this record for several years, I only recently scored a copy of “Do the Earthquake Shake” by The Splash Four, a punk band from Paris. Their version of the Skunks‘ original “Earthquake Shake” is pretty damn solid. They changed a few chords between choruses, which is …

Half Price Books Gig, Tertulia

Saturday, May 30, 1 PM – 3 PM, Austin Gangsters Take Over Half Price Books North Lamar. A few murder ballads plus …

Jesse Sublett, Austin author, musician, legend

#TBT Three Chords Never Die

Some songs never die. There are terrible songs that make you want to shove an ice pick through your ear drums every time and some …

Jesse Sublett's Little Black Book

#TBT 2.23.14

Books I love lately: Redeployment, by Phil Klay, and Barefoot Dogs, by Antonio Ruiz-Camacho. Send Antonio a tweet at @aruizcamacho. Phil Klay is …

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Busting Out

Busting out all over, blooming like redbuds and dogwood and mountain laurel. This time of year, Texas almost seems habitable. My new …