this is cooley

In going through some of the old entries while moving them over to the new website, I found this gem of photo on a Lightning Bolt site. It was taken by god know who at the show at Lupo's in ...Read More

I'm here listening to a recent SY show on my MD walkman...great versions of "Cotton Crown", "Candle", etc...reminds me of fun weird times I've had with Sonic Youth, like the time when I was still in high school, listening to ...Read More


Sorry...been out to lunch for the last couple days. Best records so far this year (that I've heard): "Wonderful Rainbow" by Lightning Bolt "Up In Flames" by Manitoba "Summer Sun" by Yo La Tengo "Dartmouth Street Underpass" by Keith Fullerton Whitman "Parellel Universe" by DJ Broken ...Read More

at the Bolt

Woke up with the small heavy head, like a densely packed object you could hold in your hands ... contents under pressure ... which is not as bad as it may seem. Good date for numerology, or at least for people ...Read More

"Wonderful Rainbow" by Lightning Bolt

"Assassins", from the new album "Wonderful Rainbow" by Lightning Bolt: oummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm SCRRREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE BUM BUM BUM BUM deh neh neh neh BUM BUM deh deh BUM deh BUM deh BUM BUM deh DUH DUH DUH DUH DUH DUH DUH DUH DUH DUH DUH DUH DUH DUH DUH DUH BUM BUM BUM BUM deh ...Read More


Going to see Godspeed You! Black Emperor tonight... Lightning Bolt has been surrounding my brain lately.  When at home I play them LOUD LOUD LOUD, then I go to work and they're stuck in my head while I waiting on tables ...Read More


Listening to Eric's CD3 right now...sounds good (more on that later) Got the new Lightning Bolt yesterday...sounds good (more on that later) I'm worried about something.  It's in my fucking head, just hanging out, fucking with me.  I'm going to be thinking ...Read More

So this morning I woke up to hear Eric mumbling to himself in the bathroom...something about newspapers and chocolates?  I dunno...guess he's entered his tortured genius phase... I'm going fucking crazy waiting for the new Lightning Bolt record to appear on ...Read More


Three boys watching Lightning Bolt, an uninterested dog. Read More


I just found out it's going to be a month until I find out what's wrong with me.  I think I know anyway...ironically, the doc I'm seeing is the father of this ultra-conservative kid I went to high school with.  ...Read More