Okkervil River

Another day, another great gig courtesy of local promoters The Gilded Palace Of Sin.

Last night it was the turn of the wonderful Okkervil River from Austin, Texas. They look like software developers but they play like demons. Have a listen for yourself.

Support was provided by local alt.country band Hart Crane. I had a chat with them about whether Brighton was big enough for two bands with names ending with “ane”. Perhaps together, Salter Cane and Hart Crane could form a new musical genre like… anecore or americ-ane-a.

singing his heart out

Have you published a response to this? :

Previously on this day

17 years ago I wrote Lost in Translation

I bet these guys would have loved to get hold of Jessica’s other domain name.

17 years ago I wrote podLob

A beautiful site with some fantastic DHTML widgets to play with.

17 years ago I wrote More Wired News

Following up my last post about the redesign of Wired News, here’s an interview with Douglas Bowman who led the development team.

18 years ago I wrote Apple - W3C Statement

This is very good news indeed.

18 years ago I wrote 240 Miles Up, Seeing Tragedy

There have been a lot of eyewitness accounts of the events of September 11th posted on the web but this has to be the most unusual: