Added the following MP3s to the recordings section ("the wires"):
Ghost of Corporate Future
Song from Soviet Kitsch, performed at the Housing Works Used Bookstore Cafe on October 15, 2004 (with Chris Kuffner on bass and Ben Kalb on cello) This setlist staple gets a makeover, as Regina ditches the piano completely.
"the clocks were asleep"
Unreleased song (title unknown), performed at Tonic on October 3, 2003 To the best of my knowledge, this is the first and only performance of this song--itself the source of one of the more nervous-chuckle-inducing of my cubicle dressings ("the gentleman giving the power presentation felt the bayonet scar on his shoulder reopen, a warm trickle of blood through his fresh-pressed shirt")
Unreleased song, performed at Sin-é on May 31, 2003 This is the debut performance of this song, with backing vocals from Regina's friends Katie and Anya (sp?), capturing the almost accidental genesis of the whole audience-participation thing.
Unreleased song, performed at Barbès on May 11, 2003  Uh...I can't think of anything to say about this one...umm...it's cool...and, uh, short...
Thanks to everyone for the kind words, and I'm sorry I haven't cleared the cobwebs around here in a while...soon...
Oh, and I'd be remiss if I didn't mention Chris Garneau, whose show I stumbled upon quite accidentally not long ago, and who quite coincidentally is also a piano-playing singer-songwriter who plays with Ben Kalb. I haven't heard much yet, but he sounds interesting. So don't say I never hipped you to anything cool.
Chris is a friend of mine, and has been since we were all in that big social circle that somehow, magically, had Regina as the lowest common denominator... chris is amazing, and his new recordings are incredible. So I've been hip to it for a while. ;)
Also, why aren't you answering my emails, man? What a punk. :P We need Russian diner food and misery soon. And cigarettes. Ah, yes.
Crap--I sometimes forget that I have an email account. Or 5. I'm almost afraid to check now and see how many people I've alienated in the last few weeks. D'oh!
But if it's misery you want, then I'm your man...(wanders over to gmail)...
Thanks for postin the new recordings. I check your site every-so-often and was afraid this was going to become a dead site. Keep postin..even if it's just a shout out for the sake of an update.
I didn't know how else to contact the owner of this site, so sorry that this comment's kinda in the wrong place. I was looking at the lyrics collection, and in 'Bobbing For Apples' the line is:
'I'm dating Jack Daniels and calebs with miss nicotine'
or, that's just what I reckon, anyway
That actaully makes perfect sense. The lyrics always seemed fuzzy at that line, but "miss nicotine" fits right along with what's being conveyed.
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