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Show Wrap Up: Our Show at Radio Benefits The Home for Little Wanders

We just want to thank everyone who came out to last month’s Midriff Residency show at Radio on Nov. 24,2012 and participated in our last two raffles. With help from our partners at Radio and their staff we were able to raise and donate $900.00 for The Home for Little Wanders, Safe at Home program in the memory of our dear friend and former Home employee and champion David P. Morris. It was a really great night.

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For No Discernable Reason…

… video of me (cameron) warming up at Radio 10 mins before an Eldridge Rodriguez set upstairs earlier this year with a solid performance of “Born to Run”.  Just one of the many reasons we love Radio and our partnership with them this year w/ the residency run.

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Wrap Up: Special Presentation… “It’s An Indie Rock Halloween, Midriff Records!!!” – Night IX of the Midriff Records Residency at Radio

Show Poster Print

This past Sat. Oct. 27th was one of the most entertaining and wacky nights of the residency so far.  Eldridge Rodriguez was joined by Erin (The Beatings) and Will (Soccer Mom) for a wonderfully loose and respectful set of Pavement covers (never one to break character, Dennis played with a backpack on for the entire set).  Reports played a spot on and energetic set of  New Zealand’s The Clean and ZL rocked a set of songs about Satan with some of the best onstage banter in ages.  In between sets ZL front man Ian Adams read excerpts from “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” and back at the Psychics at Large table the guys organized ghost tours of the club to show off their gear.  We raffled off the original poster art of the show by Ian Adams and were able to raise some money for The Home for Little Wanders in Boston, MA.  And the night ended with hours of drunkin’ Ouija Boarding at the P.A.L. table till the wee hours of the morning.  What a blast!  If you missed it, you missed out.  That is how Halloween parties should be.  Thanks to everyone for coming out and thanks once again to Radio for hosting us.  Only two more of these residency shows left in this series in a year long celebration of our decade in existence.  We’ve posted some pics, tracks and video from the night, including the entire Pavement covers set and ZL covering Beck’s “Devils Haircut”.  We will update content it as more comes in.  Stay with us.

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Midriff/Verbicide, Show/Bout Wrap Up

On July 28th, 2012 Radio hosted Night 6 of our year long residency at the club commemorating our decade meddling in the Indie/DIY music landscape.  We asked the wonderful folks of Verbicide Magazine to co-curate.  Verbicide got Yellow Bird Project involved and YBP was generous enough to provide us with a copy of their “Indie Rock Poster Book” to raffle off the night of the event.  It was an incredibly special evening with amazing performances by Home Body, Giraffes? Giraffes!, Greg Lyon and Eldridge Rodriguez.  Verbicide has some great shots and a gallery of the bands here. Thanks to everyone for coming out and to the super bands that performed.  Thanks to Yellow Bird Project for being so charitable, Radio for being so supportive and allowing us to continue having these events, and to Verbicide for participating and consistently being fresh, informative and one of the few music mags out there whose opinion I trust. I took some awful I-phone pics of the other three bands, but I have them so I’mma gonna show ‘em. Thanks again everyone.

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UPDATE!!! UPDATE !!!! Midriff vs. Verbicide Mag. for Night VI of Residency at Radio

We are half way through our year long residency at Radio in Somerville, Ma commemorating our decade of indie/DIY music. It’s a blast. We have something special happening for the July edition.   We’ve asked our friends at the online magazine Verbicide to co-curate the evening. It’s going to be great.  We’ve been fans of Verbicide since back when they were publishing their print edition. What is great about their magazine is that although music is heavily featured their focus goes beyond that.  Verbicide’s Fiction section is fantastic and their original Comics are inspired.  It’s really a great institution, with tons to check out and if you haven’t been visiting them regularly you are cheating yourself.  We really dig them and were psyched that they’d be building the July bill with us.


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