We Made a Book! updated
Our Noise : The Story of Merge Records, the Indie Label That Got Big and Stayed Small is the name of the book, written by John Cook, Laura Ballance and myself and published by Algonquin from right here in NC...an oral history with lots of sides to lots of stories, lots of photos, it's like an indie rock Rashomon! ok not really but it's in stores next Tuesday and so are we, talking about it and playing a couple songs as well... here's details of our upcoming activities:
Tuesday, September 15---DURHAM, NC---The Regulator Bookshop, 7:00 pm
Thursday, September 17---CHAPEL HILL, NC---Bull’s Head Bookshop, 3:30 pm
Thursday, September 17---RALEIGH, NC---Quail Ridge, 7:30 pm
Friday, October 2---ASHEVILLE, NC---Malaprop’s, 7:00 pm
and there's this cool site for the book as well...Our Noise The Book
The Reigning Sound - Love and Curses amazing, as you'd expect at this point!
Paul Burch - Still Your Man saw an amazing solo show last night at Local 506, go see Paul on tour!
UPDATE -- tomorrow we'll be having a chat about the book on Gawker at 1 pm, come chime in if you feel like it...