October 22nd -
Elliot Smith died
today. He sustained a single self inflicted stab wound to the
chest. He was 34.
We are very
saddened by this news. We lost one of the greatest songwriters of
our time. Elliot's music was amazingly beautiful. Introspective
yet on his sleave, Elliot turned his already poetic lyrics into
beautiful melodies with angelic harmonies. He was one of our
favorites. He will be missed. - jm
We are pleased to announce the forming of Cellar Door Records. Our
first release will be a compilation CD with some of our favorite
artists including The Wood and Wires, Swimming with Angels, No
Reply, Xela and Ten Cent Glamour. The CD will be released at our
show on the 25th of October. It will be the first of many upcoming
In other news, we will be hosting a Halloween Party on Friday
October 31st at 10pm. Costumes are encouraged.
Miranda Sound, an extremely talented band from Columbus OH will be
opening up for Xela on November 1st. Your attendance is
encouraged. They're on the road promoting their indie label
release so they can use as much support as they can get.
September 21st -
We're pleased to
announce our first big show. On saturday October 25th we've
assembled some of the best local bands around for one big kick off
night. Starting the night off will be the intense driving power
trio "Through each eye." Then PA based melodic rock band "Ten Cent
Glamour" will perform. The post hardcore stylings of Madison's own
"No Reply" will follow. Headlining the night will be "The wood and
We will be charging
$3 at the door for this show in order to support the bands. All
the tables and chairs will be removed so it will be standing room
only. Doors at 7. Show at 8..
Cellar Door will be
releasing a small scale monthly publication to showcase the
talents of local writers. If you write fiction our prose or
whatever, and would like your work to be considered. Please email
you can drop a disk off at the shop.
more . . .