Big Heavy World Newzrag #11, December 28, 2000Popcorn And Birthing Classes
So you're back again, begging for more news about local Burlington music. Well we can't disappoint, so we've wrapped everything up in a nice pretty little package for you. We even put a colorful bow and snowman wrapping paper on it. So if that bastard Santa left coal in your stocking, we're here for you. We made our list and checked it twice. And if you have any news you want added next time around, mail it to email@example.com and as always this newsletter was beaten out of Joe "1 2 3 white pony" Atherton. Enjoy!
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Stuff Inside: * SEE METRONOME 24 HOURS A DAY * ABC NEWS AND BIG HEAVY WORLD * 5 SECONDS EXPIRED, BACK AND THIS TIME THEY'RE OUT FOR BLOOD * 8084 WORLDWIDE * ORANGE FACTORY JUICES * UPCOMING 242 SHOWS, BE THERE OR BE SQUARE * BIG HEAVY THANKS * NEW IN THE BHW STORE
Label Newz: ~ CHAINSAWS.AND.CHILDREN AND CHIN HO! ON MTV ~ UPCOMING ELECTROHELL ~ NEW CHAINSAWS?
For the Music Makers and Dream Weavers: + DANISH RADIO SEEKS THE BLUES + WANNA GET A RECORD DEAL? + ARTISTS NEEDED + BIG HEAVY WORLD BULLETIN BOARDS ARE BACK UP
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METRONOME, LIVE ON YOUR COMPUTER!!!!! You can go to the Big Heavy Web site right now, yes right now! And find a new QuickTime Virtual Reality 3-D tour of Club Metronome. As well as a bunch of the other venues in town, so if you haven't been in, you can see what its all about. Go to http://www.bigheavyworld.com/venues.html and see all of your favorite clubs on those cold nights, and remember the memories... I promised myself I wouldn't cry...
ABC NEWS CHECKS OUT THE BIG HEAVY PAD If you were lucky, you might have gotten to see the Big Heavy World office on last Friday's eleven o'clock news on ABC. They took a tour around, we showed them what we're all about and they even put us on TV for it. Awww...that's so sweet. Big thanks to ABC and Matt LeBarron for getting us out there.
5 SECONDS EXPIRED RE-WRITE THE DATE ON THE CARTON The guys in 5 Seconds Expired have decided to bring back the magic, after a 3 year absence. They promise to have a new full length disc out soon, but they have a two-song single that should quench your thirst temporarily which you can pick up when you go see them at the Salem Elk's in Salem MA on the 14th of January. For more info go to http://www.5seconds.net and you can vote for the new song "Memory" on farmclub.com. Just point your browser to http://www.farmclub.com/listen/artisthome/static/10008773.html
8084 FANS LOOK HERE! The newest 8084 CD "So Far" is getting the attention of the world. If you go to http://www.8084.com/reviews.html you can look at reviews for "So Far" from around the globe. Thanks to their European distribution. Congrats, you've earned it.
ORANGE FACTORY HITS IT BIG Robert Larow of the Orange Factory has been chosen by hot new producer DJ Bless to produce two songs for Universal Recording Artist, Jodeci! Damn that's a huge deal, good job man. It's good to know that a local boy is hitting the big time.
UPCOMING SHOWS AT 242 MAIN UPCOMING SHOWS AT 242 MAIN Saturday 12/23, 8pm Tragedy, The Black Hand, and The Worst 5 Minutes Of Your Life, $5. Friday 12/29, 7pm Evenmind, Cheux, Problem Box, 5% Joe and more, $5. Sunday 12/31 *FIRST NIGHT* Wreckinghorn (on at 10:00pm), Drowningman (9:00), The Cancer Conspiracy (8:00), Dysfunkshun (7:00), chainsaws.and.children (6:00), The Magic Is Gone (5:00), The Hemlock Verdict (4:00) *At Edmunds Gym* See firstnightburlington.com for more details.
BIG HEAVY THANKS This time around we would like to thank first and foremost Chris Stecher of Stecher Design Group for the use of his CD burner. Without that wonderful piece of equipment, many of our projects here at BHW wouldn't be going anywhere. Check out www.stecherdesign.com. Thanks also go out to Jeremy Ward of btownsound.com for the installation of his magnificent rack system for our joint broadcasting computer gear. Go to www.btownsound.com for more about what Jeremy is all about. Thanks again to Matt LaBarron and ABC news for putting our ugly mugs on TV last Friday night. And to Mark Bock - rawkin' the Big Heavy World with a new guestbook and bulletin board. Magic Hat, WE LOVE YOU!!!!
NEW ADDS TO THE BIG HEAVY ONLINE STORE Big Heavy is pleased to announce the new additions to vermontmusicshop.com. Welcome to the family: Sirius, "Plays Pop Music" Be That Way, "-What Happened?" Strangefolk, "A Great Long While" Strangefolk, "Weightless in Water"
And the top sellers in the store this time around are..... Dysfunkshun Mooska Movers James Kochalka Superstar James Knaack Chin Ho!
We're all so happy for you...*sniffle*
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CHAINSAWS.AND.CHILDREN, CHIN HO! LICENSED TO MTV (AGAIN!) Both BHW releases from Chin Ho! and chainsaws.and.children have been licensed for the new season of the Real World on MTV. There's nothing quite like 7 people that hate each other and are stuck in a house together screaming and crying over the sound of "Newthead" or "Always Monica" It's a beautiful thing, people. (Thanks Wilson!)
UPCOMING CHAINSAWS.AND.CHILDREN SHOWS Hey there silly goose, if you forgot to check out the 242 listings above, you should go back. CaC at Edmunds Gym on First Night. Go there, bring candy, break it down.
CHAINSAWS RECORDING FOLLOW UP TO .daca. The above.level.crack.boys in chainsaws.and.children are back at work in Studio Kill-9 recording new material to distribute to the huddled masses. ETA, Summer 2001.
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DANISH RADIO STATION NEEDS THE BLUES Are you a struggling blues musician? Would you like to get your stuff out there? Would you like to say, "Yeah, the people overseas just can't get enough of my music"? Well if so, send your stuff to Radio Holstebro, Attn: Kjell Andreassen, Danmarksgade 13, 7500 Holstebro Denmark and who knows, you just might be the next overseas sensation.
WANNA MAYBE GET SIGNED? Go to http://www.themusic.com and submit your best MP3's for review and get immediate consideration for a single song recording contract! They're hoping to have the first signing on New Years Eve, so send your stuff in, and maybe we'll hear you on the radio, blazing up the charts.
ARTISTS, WE WANT YOU! A new art & culture center in Burlington, called Mother MacCree's is looking for someone to design their logo, and the winner gets a $250 cash prize! And even if you don't win, you may still be considered for other projects, call (802) 860-9562 for details.
BIG HEAVY BULLETIN BOARD AND GUESTBOOK ARE UP AND BETTER THAN EVER Due to recent calamitous acts of the Fates we had to rebuild our online bulletin board and guestbook, but don't be afraid, we worked our butts off (Go Mark! Go Mark!) and got them back up and running, and made them even better than before. Go to the site and sign them for yourself. You won't be sorry.
ABOUT US: BHW is Vermont's tech-heavy music cheerleader, promoting local artists through emerging technologies and publishing http://www.bigheavyworld.com, the comprehensive online guide to regional music known as "Burlington's Urban Scene Web Site". We also run an expanding record label with releases from Burlington's alt-rock kiddies Chin Ho! And the techno-core harbingers of doom chainsaws.and.children. Contact us at 800-303-1590, firstname.lastname@example.org or P.O. Box 428 Burlington VT 05402. The Big Heavy World Web site is made possible by our generous annual sponsors: WBVT UPN (wbvt.com), Magic Hat Brewing Company (magichat.net), Chek.com, SoVerNet (www.sover.net) and Small Dog Electronics (smalldog.com). ..........................
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