Tuesday, February 22, 2011
The Redrum Ball
12:12 am est
I would like
to commend the staff at R Bar and Sir William Welles of New Goth City for an astounding event. It was the first time me and
my precious Scarlett attended a Redrum Ball and we were not disappointed. Security was highly respectable to the patrons and
it was overall a good vibe.
Security at another local club in the scene rubbed us the wrong way with their Gestapo-like tactics sifting through everything in my girlfriend's bag and attempting to turn over and empty her medication into
a garbage pail. That was not cool. Now I'm hearing the venue's security is infamous for intruding on the patrons. I'm hearing
from a reputable DJ that security guards insisted on confiscating his flyers which advertised nothing that was conflicting
with any of this venue's event and he took his flyers and left. The scene is not built on conformity to it through threatening,
hostile and, at the very least, humiliating screening tactics. Nothing against any scene parties but this venue that on this
blog shall remain nameless is a spacious venue that will surely lose customers if security doesn't learn to screen their paying
customers without harassing them and driving them away.
If you want to see other New Goth City related events, you may click the picture above.
Sunday, February 6, 2011
Teneleven, Underground Concept and Scarlett Venom...
I thought the gig Spaz and I had at the Teneleven Friday
2/4/11 was utterly amazing and I'll be putting up pictures soon of everything from that night except the acts prior to me
and there are also no pics of me on that there stage that night but I assure you I was there and me and the D.J. Spaz kicked
some major totally happy ass! There are giants in this business who do some shows in which there is no photographic evidence
that they were even in the building. I am down with the big movers and shakers that mainstream rest on for more talent. I'm
from a New York underground music scene that will never die and my unwillingness to sell out and leave behind my friends who
would also never leave me behind is what keeps me underground and keeps my name off the big marquees of all over this country.
People still don't seem to grasp it. I do not want people to reinvent me. I reinvent myself. There is a difference. The audience
dictates to a degree what direction to steer the ship but the ultimate destination on where to
take my music and art is in my hands and not those of the critics or some corporate sponsored record companies that in most
cases are corporations themselves. I want the government to know that there exists someone I would listen to over them if
conflicting issues should arise too. The whole point of remaining underground has nothing to do with not being good enough
and everything to do with creative control. Mainstream media, though capable, is unwilling to release a positive message.
They put out images of things that they say is cool meanwhile the people who have final say in what is released on teenagers
as "cool" haven't been in touch with society out side of their little circles in decades. Most of these people are
over 70 years old (an age, might I add, my father never lived to be). Hence any popularity that I may have stems from my hard
work and branched off to meeting the right people who had the right connections who would not give me the time of day if I
truly sucked and to be honest I wouldn't want it any other way. So as I do every year, I denounce major labels' satanic plots
of repainting and repackaging me to make me more user friendly because I was not placed on this earth by an almighty being
to be used. Look, man. I understand that people can have followings that shrink but my following doesn't and there is no proof
that it does. Look at my social networks, look at attendance at my shows and look at my merch sales go up even after I held
off on the freebies. That is real. That is progress. See you soon when my beautiful girlfriend returns to the stage with me.
She wants to take the haters to school. OK Take care... For NOW!!!
5:07 pm est