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Ecstasy: The Perfect Word for It
I love them. I love the Lesbians on Ecstasy. (And I'm not the only one.) I will always dance like a spaz when they play. I will always have to put my hat in my back pocket and wake up with a sore neck. I will always jump like a giggling schoolgirl, grabbing at all the glow sticks lead hot-dogger, Frankie (or Lynne T, hot, you mighta heard her spin over IDKE), is chucking at the crowd, with this devilish grin. I will always be silly with glee, jumping up and down over and over again, in synch with these four Canadian rockers, dancing my heart out while they match the sentiment with what you expect from them, a sweaty, deep, dark electro-thrash of a good time. Mmmm.

More later. Because love doesn't fade.

2:48PM Sun. Mar. 18, 2007, Kate Getty Read More | Comment »

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Local Genuises Make Elysium's Floors Weak in the Knees
Don't know about anyone else there, but when the Octopus Project started playing with Black Moth Super Rainbow (they just made an album together), the energy started swirling, whipping around, kids started jamming in, taking up space like Japanese high-rises, anywhere we could fit, and there, pushed up against the wall, barely catching a glimpse of the audio-visual extravaganza, I felt the floor give.

2:10PM Sun. Mar. 18, 2007, Kate Getty Read More | Comment »

The Right Side of the Brain
'Tis true, 'Merica (the beautiful) has its very own Britpop sensation just waiting to happen. And they're as American as a fag in the Castro Scissors for Lefty from San Fran. The lead singer of this band, Bryan, is one of those guys who seems to transcend this plane of existence. This reality. He embraces your arm when he talks to you, floats smiles like blades of grass, but you're not always sure he's right there with you while he's spouting such joy. Just … somewhere.

12:58PM Sun. Mar. 18, 2007, Kate Getty Read More | Comment »

Homosapiens, Too
Slipped in (literally – how we got in is still a mystery; I swear, I pulled no strings) to the blessedly early South by Southwest Buzzcocks set. So foxy fierce, even as close as they are to assisted living.

Damn formative faggots (at least Pete Shelley), I must say. At least they helped set me on my path back in the day, that's for sure. Has GLAAD ever given an image award to these poofs? And tell the truth: How many of you masturbated to "Orgasm Addict" in 1981? C'mon, raise your hand.

Oh, that means I have to stop typing…

12:47AM Sun. Mar. 18, 2007, Kate X Messer Read More | Comment »

That SXSW Feelin'
You know that minute, when you are so saturated with the throng and tired of fighting the tide on yet another street blocked off to accommodate the drunken proletariat? Well, I always have at least one of those per South by Southwest day and a sure fire way to calm me is to surround myself with friendly (albeit snarky) faces. So when parking stress on SoCo was gettin' me down, I slipped into Vivid/Blackmail to get some luv. Fashionista clerks Jeremy and Sherry always have something dishy to say. So I poked them like bears to see what bugged them most about the crowds this year.

Jeremy was in a very good mood (the store was staying nice and bu$y) and said he wasn't bitter yet but still managed this: "Slouch boots. I am so over slouch boots. And sorority girls in slouch boots. You can't take a sorority girl and stick her in a pair of Urban slouch boots and make her a hipster. It just doesn't happen. Wait, that sounds mean. I'm just grumpy because I can't get my coffee. I am not waiting in that line at Jo's."

Owners Gail (click gallery link) and Evan were seen outside pushing their twin babies up street into the sunset. Sweet.

12:37AM Sun. Mar. 18, 2007, Kate X Messer Read More | Comment »

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On the Eighth Day God Created Steve
Oh those wacky ministers, getting all hypothetical. God blogger Rev. R. Albert Mohler Jr. asked in a recent entry: Is Your Baby Gay? What if You Could Know? What if You Could Do Something About It?

What if??? What if we left the hypothesizing up to the secular humanists, Al? Have a little faith, Al. Cuz God don't make no junk (I read that on a cute shirt, once.)

Oh, for god's sakes... Next they're going to be telling us that we can't date fetuses. Jesus.

12:20AM Sun. Mar. 18, 2007, Kate X Messer Read More | Comment »

Dirrrrrrrrrrrrrty South
New Favorite band: The nastysweet Yo Majesty from Tampa, FLA. More about them later.

New Favorite Shout It Out: "Fuck dat shit!"

New Favorite line on their MySpace page:
"Influences: yeah! usually un da da influence!"

Here's where they'll be the rest of the weekend:

Sat., Mar 17, 5pm: Whoopsy Magazine party @ Trophy's
Sun., Mar 18, 1:15am w/ Thunderheist, Vin Sol, Bitchass Darius, 215:TFK, and Tactic @ Peacock Lounge

7:00AM Sat. Mar. 17, 2007, Kate X Messer Read More | Comment »

It's a Joan Jett Thang
But it's all about the music. Joan introduced (see below) bands from her Blackheart label, including Girl in a Coma, the Dollyrots, and the Vacancies.

6:12AM Sat. Mar. 17, 2007, Kate X Messer Read More | Comment »

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