Posts Tagged ‘The Tyranny of Distance’

Photos: Ted Leo & the Pharmacists Play The Tyranny of Distance @ Black Cat

Ted Leo & the Pharmacists played the second of two sold-out shows on Sunday to commemorate the 10th—well, 11th—anniversary 2001's  The Tyranny of Distance. The concerts were recorded by a who's-who of the D.C. music videography, with Jim Saah and Brendan Canty's TrixieFilm recording the show. After breaking a string on his guitar—and declaring he'd rather not waste [...]

Ted Leo on The Tyranny of Distance, Ten(ish) Years Later

In May 2001, Lookout! Records released The Tyranny of Distance, the sophomore album by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists. Until then, the project had been a solo project by Leo, a D.C. scene veteran and former frontman of mod-punk act Chisel. Leo had just entered his 30s when he began making Tyranny at National Recording Studio [...]