Posts Tagged ‘Jake Starr and the Delicious Fullness’

ToDo ToDay: Chains of Dew, Hiss Golden Messenger, and Ty Segall

Choose from a decades-old play or noisy garage-rock tonight.

ToDo ToDay: Poetry Out Loud, Jack Beats, and an Al Crostino Pop Up

Most of the time, I look at poetry on the page and get distracted by each word instead of focusing on the poem’s general meaning. It’s good, then, that the semifinals and finals of the national “Poetry Out Loud” competition take place at the Lisner Auditorium today, because there’s nothing like hearing a poem read [...]

One Track Mind: Jake Starr and the Delicious Fullness, Modesty Blaze

Standout Track: No. 5, “City of People,” a frenetic cover of a garage obscurity by The Illusions, features Jake Starr (formerly of Adam West) singing about a case of walking-down-the-street paranoia ’cause his hair’s too long and his heels too high, so it must be 1966. Starr lets loose with a blood-curdling scream and a [...]