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Title: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Dec 30, 2010, 11:46 PM
Had to start this back up because of my unmitigated excitement for tomorrow night.  This should be a New Years to remember (or not).  How I'm gonna make it through this night and make it up to Philly for DBT the next day is beyond me.  Mind over body, mind over body.

Will rock my face off!

http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/music/bs-ae-music-story-1231-20101230,0,4834652.story (http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/music/bs-ae-music-story-1231-20101230,0,4834652.story)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: el_chode on Dec 31, 2010, 12:28 PM
I haven't had as much fun listening to an album since Andrew W.K.'s big release back in 2000 or whenever. Roddy's album is way more listenable though. I am jealous of your NYE experience before it even happens
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Dec 31, 2010, 05:04 PM
I haven't had as much fun listening to an album since Andrew W.K.'s big release back in 2000 or whenever. Roddy's album is way more listenable though.

Agreed, although I might say Ive never heard an album that is as fun to listen to, begs to be turned up as loud as possible, where singing along or head shaking are inseparable from listening, and where Roddy's wail is like the voice of christ beckoning for me to grab the bottle of bourbon.

No filler on the album whatsoever either
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on Dec 31, 2010, 05:26 PM
Ha I got soooo drunk on blackberry brandy ??? on Xmas eve listening to this album with friends and it was a blast.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Jan 01, 2011, 10:47 AM
Show was as good as can be though it is really hazy.  They didn't even start til after midnight and played until maybe quarter to 2.  Can't think of a better New Years Eve band to see.  Fun fun
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Jan 01, 2011, 05:18 PM
Show was as good as can be though it is really hazy.  They didn't even start til after midnight and played until maybe quarter to 2.   Can't think of a better New Years Eve band to see.  Fun fun

Rock and Roll lives!!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Jan 03, 2011, 01:56 PM
Show was as good as can be though it is really hazy.  They didn't even start til after midnight and played until maybe quarter to 2.   Can't think of a better New Years Eve band to see.  Fun fun

Rock and Roll lives!!

It sure does!  For all my disdain for Ram's Head Live, that may have been the best sounding J Roddy show I've attended now.  The mix was great and maybe they have upgraded some of their equipment too.  Used to Did into Panama was awesome to finish up.  I just love the post vocal breakdown jam on Used to Did live!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: BH on Jan 03, 2011, 04:34 PM
As I told Ruckus, I fell in love with the bidness over the holiday.  What a perfect NYE band!  Lucky bastard!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Jan 19, 2011, 11:55 AM
Pain to link from my phone but brand new daytrotter is up.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: he.who.forgets on Jan 19, 2011, 01:17 PM
thank you for posting this...these guys fuckin rock!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: he.who.forgets on Jan 19, 2011, 01:19 PM
by the way...which album should i pick up? I see they have 2 or 3 releases.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: el_chode on Jan 19, 2011, 01:23 PM
Self titled is most recent and the one that they're riding to success right now.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Jan 19, 2011, 01:32 PM
by the way...which album should i pick up? I see they have 2 or 3 releases.
As far as I know they only have two, S/T and Hail Mega Boys.  I love 'em equally but I guess s/t would be the safer place to start.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: ALady on Jan 19, 2011, 02:07 PM
They're playing SXSW.  I'm going to go see them, just for you.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Jan 20, 2011, 01:49 PM
Here's the Daytrotter

http://www.daytrotter.com/dt/j-roddy-walston-and-the-business-concert/20040426-3737790.html?utm_source=NL&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=110119DT (http://www.daytrotter.com/dt/j-roddy-walston-and-the-business-concert/20040426-3737790.html?utm_source=NL&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=110119DT)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Jan 20, 2011, 01:52 PM
by the way...which album should i pick up? I see they have 2 or 3 releases.
As far as I know they only have two, S/T and Hail Mega Boys.  I love 'em equally but I guess s/t would be the safer place to start.

Those are the only 2 Im aware of, although I think they mightve had an EP released before S/T that had songs that are all on S/T. I think S/T is noticeably better overall, but it wouldnt be a bad idea necessarily to start with Hail Mega Boys and then be blown away by the progression they made with S/T by listening to it 2nd.

I thought you said you didnt think Hail Mega Boys was near as good as S/T when we were in NYC, Ruckus?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Jan 20, 2011, 02:05 PM
by the way...which album should i pick up? I see they have 2 or 3 releases.
As far as I know they only have two, S/T and Hail Mega Boys.  I love 'em equally but I guess s/t would be the safer place to start.

Those are the only 2 Im aware of, although I think they mightve had an EP released before S/T that had songs that are all on S/T. I think S/T is noticeably better overall, but it wouldnt be a bad idea necessarily to start with Hail Mega Boys and then be blown away by the progression they made with S/T by listening to it 2nd.

I thought you said you didnt think Hail Mega Boys was near as good as S/T when we were in NYC, Ruckus?

Yeah, you're right.  At that point, I hadn't given it enough spins yet and was still pretty enamored with S/T but as some of my later posts kinda pointed towards, it grew on me a lot and now I really appreciate the greater balance on that album.  Some of the softer acoustic songs, less piano and a much more southern feel.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: twofingers on Jan 20, 2011, 02:34 PM
Has the Daytrotter Session been mentioned yet? It's tight.

http://www.daytrotter.com/dt/j-roddy-walston-and-the-business-concert/20040426-3737790.html?utm_source=NL&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=110119DT (http://www.daytrotter.com/dt/j-roddy-walston-and-the-business-concert/20040426-3737790.html?utm_source=NL&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=110119DT)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Jan 20, 2011, 03:06 PM
Has the Daytrotter Session been mentioned yet? It's tight.

http://www.daytrotter.com/dt/j-roddy-walston-and-the-business-concert/20040426-3737790.html?utm_source=NL&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=110119DT (http://www.daytrotter.com/dt/j-roddy-walston-and-the-business-concert/20040426-3737790.html?utm_source=NL&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=110119DT)

Thanks buddy!  Previous page ;)  But ya reminded me...1st that we need to drink bourbon again sometime and also to paste the daytrotter write up which made me feel much better about my own life ;D

We've got a dare here for you. We dare you to find anyone out there who's more kick butt than J. Roddy Walston. You're racking your brain, aren't you? You going from A-to-Z in your head and you pause for a second here or there, and then you move on to the next letter, leaving that consideration appropriately in the fuckin' dust. Walston is a goddamn inferno and there's nothing kind about that. He is a holy terror on the piano and he makes every second of every one of his jack-knifing, caterwauling, blowing-off-steam, dancing with the devil songs feel as if they were born out of lust and then asked to go forth and demonstrate the exact same lust everywhere that they choose to exist. The band's new, self-titled full-length album is an atomic bomb of heroic rock and roll that blazes from start to finish, escorting us into the bellies of all kinds of beasts, but they all bear a resemblance to whatever beast is waking up that particular day with a hangover, planning on getting to a point in the upcoming night where a replica of that former hangover can take shape once again. It is in your face, good times all around rock and roll that never stops or slows down, just keeps plowing into us, giving us gigantic man hugs and thumps on the back. It's the kind of gleeful act of bonding that all men - no matter where they are in their current lives - can appreciate. It can turn the light back on inside us for that chance of reliving those days of sowing our wild oats and getting fucked up on whatever was in the bottle handed to us or whatever concoction was mixed in that huge cooler in the basement, at just one of those many house parties that never seemed to end. Though, the fun that's had - the demolition of nights, the chugging, the do-as-we-please-hedonism - is not that of a young boy, but the pursuit of happiness and pleasures by a full-grown man, able to still get away with murder if only because he has support in his quest. This lust for life and fun is allowed to happen by loved ones, we think, because what we hear in these songs is a sort of gasp, a plunge against the dying of the light or at the minimum, an affront to it. It's a middle finger to the idea that we have to settle down and settle into some form of maturity, or an adult life that is really just a pile of shit - some boring excuse. It's a middle finger to the self-imposed wasting of days that we get conned into believing is what you have to do. Well, it's not. It's stupid to think that we cannot keep being our young selves. Thank you, J. Roddy Walston, for showing us the way to contentment through body-punishing hell-raising. It's all alight with us, though our mornings might disagree.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: twofingers on Jan 21, 2011, 01:15 PM
Has the Daytrotter Session been mentioned yet? It's tight.

http://www.daytrotter.com/dt/j-roddy-walston-and-the-business-concert/20040426-3737790.html?utm_source=NL&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=110119DT (http://www.daytrotter.com/dt/j-roddy-walston-and-the-business-concert/20040426-3737790.html?utm_source=NL&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=110119DT)

Thanks buddy!  Previous page ;)  But ya reminded me...1st that we need to drink bourbon again sometime and also to paste the daytrotter write up which made me feel much better about my own life ;D

We've got a dare here for you. We dare you to find anyone out there who's more kick butt than J. Roddy Walston. You're racking your brain, aren't you? You going from A-to-Z in your head and you pause for a second here or there, and then you move on to the next letter...

That we do my friend.

I need to see this guy, seems like it would be a BLAST.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Jan 26, 2011, 08:08 AM
They're playing SXSW.  I'm going to go see them, just for you.

What is the setting gonna be for this?  Is it one of the showcases or some late night show.  I hope it's the latter.  If there was ever a band that was made for midnight shows and copious bourbon consumption, they are it.

Hope you like them.  Quite the testosterone rush. ;)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Jan 26, 2011, 11:19 AM
by the way...which album should i pick up? I see they have 2 or 3 releases.
As far as I know they only have two, S/T and Hail Mega Boys.  I love 'em equally but I guess s/t would be the safer place to start.

Those are the only 2 Im aware of, although I think they mightve had an EP released before S/T that had songs that are all on S/T. I think S/T is noticeably better overall, but it wouldnt be a bad idea necessarily to start with Hail Mega Boys and then be blown away by the progression they made with S/T by listening to it 2nd.

I thought you said you didnt think Hail Mega Boys was near as good as S/T when we were in NYC, Ruckus?

Yeah, you're right.  At that point, I hadn't given it enough spins yet and was still pretty enamored with S/T but as some of my later posts kinda pointed towards, it grew on me a lot and now I really appreciate the greater balance on that album.  Some of the softer acoustic songs, less piano and a much more southern feel.

Thats pretty much how it hit me..I got it maybe a month or less after first hearing S/T, and while I liked it, didnt like it as much as S/T and it took me awhile to revisit it. I still dont think its as good as S/T, but in its own right its a very good album and remarkably different as the only songs that feel like they'd fit on S/T are Rock And Roll The Second and Go For It (the latter of which is probably my favorite on the album, not surprisingly). Its the slower songs that really grew on me and I feel are the strong suit with this one though - The Times Are A Staying, Go Malachi, Nineteen Ought Four, Sally Bangs. Overall, its the barroom romping piano that makes their sound so unique for me, and its prevalence on only a few tracks on HMB vs nearly every one on S/T is why I'll always favor S/T.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: ALady on Jan 26, 2011, 07:03 PM
They're playing SXSW.  I'm going to go see them, just for you.

What is the setting gonna be for this?  Is it one of the showcases or some late night show.  I hope it's the latter.  If there was ever a band that was made for midnight shows and copious bourbon consumption, they are it.

Hope you like them.  Quite the testosterone rush. ;)

They will probably play about 85 times that week in a variety of settings, and the bourbon might even be free.

I love SXSW   :)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: he.who.forgets on Jan 28, 2011, 01:58 PM
picked up s/t and absolutely lovin it.  Thanks for introducing me.  After a few spins I cant help but hear a little bit of similarity to a band called The Weeks.  Check em out if you've never heard of them.  Here's a sample:
Weeks - Buttons (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdmeqfPvypA#)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on Jan 28, 2011, 03:10 PM
New Tour Dates  :D

      Mon, Mar 07
      CLUB AE
      Pittsburgh, PA

      Tue, Mar 08
      Appalachian Brewing Company
      Harrisburg, PA

      Thu, Mar 10
      The Basement
      Columbus, OH

      Fri, Mar 11
      Southgate House
      Cincinnati, OH

      Sat, Mar 12
      Double Door
      Chicago, IL

      Sun, Mar 13
      Zanzabar
      Louisville, KY

      Mon, Mar 14
      Old Rock House
      St. Louis, MO

      Fri, Mar 18
      SXSW No Depression Showcase
      Austin, TX

      Tue, Mar 22
      Whitewater Tavern
      Little Rock, AR

      Wed, Mar 23
      Proud Larry's
      Oxford, MS
     
      Thu, Mar 24
      12th and Porter
      Nashville, TN

      Fri, Mar 25
      Star Bar
      Atlanta, GA

      Sat, Mar 26
      40 Watt Club
      Athens, GA
     
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: BH on Jan 28, 2011, 05:07 PM

      Mon, Mar 14
      Old Rock House
      St. Louis, MO

     
     

 :beer: :)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Jan 28, 2011, 08:37 PM
EasyRyder - where did you get this info from??? I see nothing anywhere not only about a Pittsburgh show but them having any tour dates outside of 2 supporting DBT in DC..

Also, bout time the Bizness gets their own damn website instead of just facebook, myspace, etc so I could get some damn confirmation here!!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on Jan 28, 2011, 08:55 PM
Here you is, Cap'n  :beer: http://www.facebook.com/#!/jroddywalston?v=app_178091127385 (http://www.facebook.com/#!/jroddywalston?v=app_178091127385)

I've been keeping track of them on facebook mainly (this link is to their bandpage), and they're surprisingly good with updates on that site so I recommend it.

But I agree-nowadays an up and coming band is only as successful as the resources provided on their website (as sad as that is). Hopefully after this tour they'll get some fundage for a good webpage.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Jan 29, 2011, 03:22 PM
Nice..I checked FB but whenever I tried their page wouldnt load and I got inpatient
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Feb 03, 2011, 06:30 AM
Stuff from last year.  It's funny to see Roddy so tame in studio trying to get the vocals to sound proper. ;D

J. Roddy Walston and The Business - "Don't Break The Needle" - HearYa Live Session 9/22/10 (http://vimeo.com/18790218)

J. Roddy Walston and The Business - "I Don't Wanna Hear It" - HearYa Live Session 9/22/10 (http://vimeo.com/18801583)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on Feb 03, 2011, 07:23 AM
Thanks Ruckus, Great Vids! This is the hands down best new band I've heard in a long while. They cater to all of my musical sensibilities. Plus their music is so badass!

Love the Queen - Hot Space Tee
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: BH on Feb 10, 2011, 11:27 PM
Stuff from last year.  It's funny to see Roddy so tame in studio trying to get the vocals to sound proper. ;D

J. Roddy Walston and The Business - "Don't Break The Needle" - HearYa Live Session 9/22/10 (http://vimeo.com/18790218)

J. Roddy Walston and The Business - "I Don't Wanna Hear It" - HearYa Live Session 9/22/10 (http://vimeo.com/18801583)

Da Bidness!!!!!!   Damn i cant stop watching those two videos.     They best reschedule my show!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Feb 11, 2011, 03:38 PM
Not the greatest video, but it was good enough for them to post it on their fb wall...

J Roddy Walston - Full Growing Man (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhmCKS5eKH8#)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on Feb 11, 2011, 05:03 PM
Not the greatest video, but it was good enough for them to post it on their fb wall...

J Roddy Walston - Full Growing Man (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhmCKS5eKH8#)

i bet that piano was sore the next morning   :o

I can't make any of the shows on this tour....these videos are slowly killing me....
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Feb 11, 2011, 08:37 PM
J Roddy Walston and the Business - Full Growing Man (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xd3xd-YgPaM#ws)

J Roddy Walston and The Business Playing "Full Grown Man" in Times Square (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8AwfKO1ZrU#ws)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Feb 11, 2011, 08:41 PM
In case you haven't noticed, I'm convinced...

J Roddy Walston and the Business - Used to Did music video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpyeX-A_FpQ#ws)


J. Roddy Walston & the Business "Used To Did" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRUK3gYuF5M#ws)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Feb 11, 2011, 08:44 PM
J Roddy at Campout - Brave Man's Death (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RjXaMOc-5kA#ws)


J. Roddy Walston & the Business "Brave Man's Death" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8-iQTLd5oc#ws)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Feb 11, 2011, 10:07 PM
better late than never Flyguy!  ;) 8)

So pumped for the show in a month. Hopefully this time, Im not the only person within 5 feet of the stage.

.....or the only person rocking out so hard it could be confused for a seizure.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: BH on Feb 11, 2011, 10:15 PM
Well done flyguy!  You and me are in the same "new love" zone with JRod!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Feb 14, 2011, 09:08 AM
Hellz yes Flyguy!  So this vid might take the cake for highlighting their live energy.  Well this one and the one of me onstage with them. ;)

J RODDY WALSTON & THE BUSINESS - I DON'T WANNA HEAR IT - SXSW 2010 (http://www.vimeo.com/10920803)

Oh yeah.  This was on their facebook also.  Happy to hear that they are starting to get paid.
J Roddy Walston - Trident Spec Commercial (http://www.vimeo.com/19837173)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Feb 14, 2011, 09:26 AM
Alright guys...here it is.  Awesome little vid of them and I spy myself rockin' and singing Panama!   ;D ;D ;D :embarassed: :embarassed: :embarassed:

J Roddy EPK (http://vimeo.com/14277111)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Feb 14, 2011, 09:52 AM
My wife is always afraid that he is going to hit his head on the piano.  I won't show her that first clip...

Damn Ruckus! It looks like you were in the zone. :bath: "SECURITY!!!!!!"
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: el_chode on Feb 14, 2011, 09:57 AM
Alright guys...here it is.  Awesome little vid of them and I spy myself rockin' and singing Panama!   ;D ;D ;D :embarassed: :embarassed: :embarassed:

J Roddy EPK (http://vimeo.com/14277111)

You sir, are IMMORTAL
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: BH on Feb 14, 2011, 10:06 AM
Gold I tell ya!  Gold!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Feb 14, 2011, 10:08 AM
That EPK is sweet!

Flyguy, I'd like to think I'm always in the zone.  That was following a full day of tailgating for the Man City/Inter Milan match.

See Choder.  If you had just forgotten about the MPRE and being a good husband to be for a weekend, you would have been up there with me.

For the record, he pulled me onstage.  I didn't jump up there and grab the mic. ;D
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: el_chode on Feb 14, 2011, 10:13 AM
I had another opportunity to see them on Friday with DBT at 9:30 club.

Once I"m done with all this BS, I have a lot of partying to make up
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Feb 14, 2011, 10:38 AM
I didn't want the NYE article to be lost in the Sun archives so here it is.  It kinda talks about the recording process hinted at in the EPK and damn it, that's what I love about it.  S/T sounds so good, it's like a well polished live recording..but better.

Baltimore Sun Article

When it was time to record their second album, J. Roddy Walston and the Business flew west.

The four rock 'n' rollers left the Baltimore basement where they had cut their first album on a $600 home digital recorder and went to Sound City Studios in Los Angeles.

Walston said the upgraded digs were meant to polish their homespun sound for what was to be their record label debut. But in explaining the band's choice to record there, he also noted it was where Nirvana and Weezer had recorded their seminal "Nevermind" and "Pinkerton" albums. If he was hoping the studio would extend its magic touch to his album too, he succeeded.

After six years together, the Business has had a remarkable 2010. While it took the group nearly three years to sell 6,000 copies of its first album, the self-released "Hail Mega Boys," they've sold more than 4,000 copies of their new one since its release in February, according to Nielsen Soundscan.

The group has always toured extensively, but the success of the new album took them to more than 180 venues this year. Many were much larger than the small clubs where the band got its start, like Baltimore's Talking Head.

On Friday, the band will headline Rams Head Live's New Year's Eve party, where local rapper Mickey Free will also perform.

In the past, Walston would have had to balance touring with a day job. But in a small measure of success, that's not the case anymore. There isn't even time for a side gig.

"I've been gone with the band for the past year," he said. "You go out, and then you come back for a week or so. I haven't stopped in Baltimore enough to get a job."

Born in Walston's native Cleveland, Tenn., and refashioned in Baltimore in 2004 with regional musicians — Billy Gordon on guitar, Steve Colmus on drums and (later) Logan Davis on bass — the band's DNA has always been the same: old-fashioned rock 'n' roll.

Critics, sounding more like movie producers, routinely refer to the group's sound as a mixture of rock standard-bearers: Jerry Lee Lewis meets AC/DC, AC/DC meets Lynyrd Skynyrd, and so on.

Listen to "Don't Break the Needle," a song off the album that the group typically starts shows with, and you'll see why the comparisons exist. Walston kicks it off with a snappy boogie piano before breaking into the kind of wails Lewis was famous for.

The band makes no apologies for sounding like these guys, and in fact it invites the comparisons. It still travels by van, in a Ford Econoline that might be from 1997 but smells decades older. Walston, with his long, unruly hair and beard, looks like a Lynyrd Skynyrd groupie.

And, bucking the norm, the band recorded the new album on tape rather than digitally.

Though recording on tape is more expensive — it had to record this album in nine days for financial reasons — Walston credits it with the album's success. He said music fans like himself have gotten tired of all the wizardry used now to mask shlocky singing.

"New records sound lifeless," he said. "Everyone corrects defects. It's like magazine airbrushing."

Recording on tape is something of a badge of honor, a way to distinguish the band from all the others that sound too processed, too digitized, too neat.

"We decided to do a record that sounded like a group of guys in a room playing their instruments," blemishes and all, Walston said. For him, this authenticity has resonated with buyers.

Though the band says the album's sparse feel previews its live show, it's unlikely it'll even come close. That's for a couple of reasons. For one, the members like to play off the cuff — they never have a set list.

"We like to read the crowd," Walston said. "Instead of saying, 'You're getting what we want, no matter what,' it's more of an interaction."

But it's also because the Business has become well known for high-energy dance shows.

"We like to get the blood flowing," Walston said.

Sounds tailor-made for an end-of-the-decade party.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: el_chode on Feb 14, 2011, 11:47 AM
As per my connected friend, RE: Commercial:

hhahaha, it's not even a real commercial, it's a spec commercial some 18 yr old kid made in the hopes of getting tridents attention...this is happening more and more and more agencies are encouraging it off record...this happend to me also over the summer with this "walk the usa" vid that was intended for levis, it features edward sharpe's home

I asked him if Roddy got paid in gum for that
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Feb 15, 2011, 09:34 AM
As per my connected friend, RE: Commercial:

hhahaha, it's not even a real commercial, it's a spec commercial some 18 yr old kid made in the hopes of getting tridents attention...this is happening more and more and more agencies are encouraging it off record...this happend to me also over the summer with this "walk the usa" vid that was intended for levis, it features edward sharpe's home

I asked him if Roddy got paid in gum for that

Ahh, that make sense.  It seemed a little rough around the edges but I thought it was a good use of the song.

I love being able to just post these vimeo urls easily now.

If you guys haven't seen these yet, I highly recommend them in the sequence they are posted.  I had seen this Don't Break the Needle video before but not the making of bit.  It's a pretty damn good laugh. ;D ;D  Shenanigans

The Making of Don't Break the Needle  ;D - The write up below the vid is a trip
J Roddy Walston and The Business - The Making-of "Don't Break The Needle" (http://www.vimeo.com/15569152)

The Final Video
J-Roddy Walston and the Business - "Don't Break The Needle" (http://www.vimeo.com/15116938)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Feb 15, 2011, 10:15 AM
I think that I will be able to make the Newport, KY show next month!  My wife will get to worry about whether or not he is going to hit his head on the piano for 2 whole hours... 

Should be fun!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on Feb 15, 2011, 12:39 PM
"Is this going to diminish our credibility?"  ;D
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Feb 15, 2011, 01:58 PM
"Is this going to diminish our credibility?"  ;D
;D A good bit of that video has me squirming uncomfortably and cracking up at the same time
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Feb 20, 2011, 10:39 AM
Saw them open for DBT last night at the 930 Club.  It was the 2nd of b2b nights there with DBT and I didn't go to the Friday one so I have no idea what they played.  That said, we got an interesting setlist on Saturday for an opening set probably because it was the 2nd of the b2b.  We got Full Growing Man, Brave Man's Death, Uh Oh Rock & Roll, Caroline, I Used to Did but also Little Richard's Lucille and The Times are a Staying! 

They sounded good as well.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on Feb 20, 2011, 11:15 AM
Saw them open for DBT last night at the 930 Club.  It was the 2nd of b2b nights there with DBT and I didn't go to the Friday one so I have no idea what they played.  That said, we got an interesting setlist on Saturday for an opening set probably because it was the 2nd of the b2b.  We got Full Growing Man, Brave Man's Death, Uh Oh Rock & Roll, Caroline, I Used to Did but also Little Richard's Lucille and The Times are a Staying! 

They sounded good as well.

Lucille and The Times They are a Staying!! Sweeeet, Ruckus. I'm glad/mortally jealous that you got to attend such awesomeness  :(

How long was their set? How'd it compare to other times you saw them? I'm thinking about making a trip to Hotlanta to see 'em in March despite the devastating repercussions that will threaten my GPA...
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Feb 20, 2011, 11:43 AM
Saw them open for DBT last night at the 930 Club.  It was the 2nd of b2b nights there with DBT and I didn't go to the Friday one so I have no idea what they played.  That said, we got an interesting setlist on Saturday for an opening set probably because it was the 2nd of the b2b.  We got Full Growing Man, Brave Man's Death, Uh Oh Rock & Roll, Caroline, I Used to Did but also Little Richard's Lucille and The Times are a Staying! 

They sounded good as well.

Lucille and The Times They are a Staying!! Sweeeet, Ruckus. I'm glad/mortally jealous that you got to attend such awesomeness  :(

How long was their set? How'd it compare to other times you saw them? I'm thinking about making a trip to Hotlanta to see 'em in March despite the devastating repercussions that will threaten my GPA...

They played for around 45 minutes I guess.  My memory is very hazy from last night.  I've always felt that they don't make for a great opening act in the sense that they are  energy overload before the main act.  It's tough to compare a short opening set with say their CD release show at Ottobar or New Years because those were rock n' roll monsters.  The only other time that I saw them open was last year for Shooter Jennings.  That was fantastic because it was at my favorite venue ever, the 8x10 club.  Either way, I'm happy for them for the success they are now enjoying and being able to play in front of back to back sold out crowds at the 930 club.

As for Lucille, it's a regular of theirs but I was just surprised to hear it on an opening setlist I guess.

If you're young enough to be in school, you're young enough to go see 'em in Hotlanta!  It's pretty rock n' roll to drive overnight after a show to bomb a midterm hungover.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Feb 25, 2011, 10:07 PM
J Roddy Walston and The Business - Times Are Staying [Live] (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GK2Y2cddyE#)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: subinai on Feb 25, 2011, 10:32 PM

i love these guys. biased that they are from MD but still. awesome albums and even monster live show. and William Elliott Whitmore covers them


William Elliott Whitmore - Sally Bangs (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11nANHOaL0c#)

Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Feb 26, 2011, 10:23 PM
The diaper:

Automobiles: Band in the Van - nytimes.com/video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOfmYTAQc_g#ws)

Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: subinai on Mar 03, 2011, 11:45 PM
they're doing a residency at brooklyn bowl in may. every monday.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Honest Man on Mar 04, 2011, 12:28 AM
they're doing a residency at brooklyn bowl in may. every monday.

NICE!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: el_chode on Mar 04, 2011, 04:38 PM
1:52 in the diaper video is my buddy, sitting with the drumsticks

You didn't hear it from me, but they not not playing 'roo
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Mar 06, 2011, 01:51 AM

i love these guys. biased that they are from MD but still. awesome albums and even monster live show. and William Elliott Whitmore covers them


William Elliott Whitmore - Sally Bangs (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11nANHOaL0c#)

Damn, never realized Sally Bangs wasnt an original. Great song no doubt
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Mar 06, 2011, 02:07 AM
The diaper:

Automobiles: Band in the Van - nytimes.com/video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOfmYTAQc_g#ws)

Nice..I cant remember the last time I saw a band I liked break down their own gear after a set, and if I didnt already love their music, that made me like them even more when I witnessed it like 4-5 months ago.

Love that they showcased Rock And Roll The 2nd during the vid. Im hoping for a few debut album songs on MONDAY!! I might have to request a Go For It  ;D :D
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Mar 06, 2011, 12:56 PM

i love these guys. biased that they are from MD but still. awesome albums and even monster live show. and William Elliott Whitmore covers them


William Elliott Whitmore - Sally Bangs (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11nANHOaL0c#)

Damn, never realized Sally Bangs wasnt an original. Great song no doubt
It is a J Roddy original. 
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Mar 06, 2011, 03:18 PM
Newport Friday!

Report back Scott!!!  They got a new van, so hopefully they will be fired up.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Mar 06, 2011, 08:13 PM

i love these guys. biased that they are from MD but still. awesome albums and even monster live show. and William Elliott Whitmore covers them


William Elliott Whitmore - Sally Bangs (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11nANHOaL0c#)

Damn, never realized Sally Bangs wasnt an original. Great song no doubt
It is a J Roddy original.

A simple drunk misreading occurred there  ::)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Mar 06, 2011, 08:54 PM
Newport Friday!

Report back Scott!!!  They got a new van, so hopefully they will be fired up.
:thumbsup:

Rock out tomorrow man!  I hope they play a blazin' set.

It really is interesting how they've chosen to gain exposure and make some loot by staying in the giant markets of the northeast and doing residencies in DC, Philly and NY.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Penny Lane on Mar 07, 2011, 09:53 AM
Newport Friday!

Report back Scott!!!  They got a new van, so hopefully they will be fired up.
:thumbsup:

Rock out tomorrow man!  I hope they play a blazin' set.

It really is interesting how they've chosen to gain exposure and make some loot by staying in the giant markets of the northeast and doing residencies in DC, Philly and NY.

they are going to OWN the northeast--especially if they keep doing that spitting thing on stage (where he spits and the bass player moves out in the way just in time?)

wish the NYC residency wasn't on a Monday, but Brooke and Val (and Jeff but I know it'll be harder) we need to hit up at least 1 or 2 of those!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Mar 07, 2011, 05:51 PM
HEY HEY HEY HEY HEY HEY HEY OH OH!!


Bit of a mystery as when I called the venue they didnt know if there was an opener of not. Im not sure if I want one because it would likely cut into Roddy's set, but at the same time 8pm feels like too early of a start. Not enough time to sauced up before the Bizness starts!! Cant wait to finally see a headlining set!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Mar 07, 2011, 06:04 PM
HEY HEY HEY HEY HEY HEY HEY OH OH!!


Bit of a mystery as when I called the venue they didnt know if there was an opener of not. Im not sure if I want one because it would likely cut into Roddy's set, but at the same time 8pm feels like too early of a start. Not enough time to sauced up before the Bizness starts!! Cant wait to finally see a headlining set!
.
I can't imagine them not having an opener if doors are at 8.  I'm curious to see how long they go for.  They don't have too much material and the two times I saw them headline after s/t came out, we got a little under 2 hours both times.  Maybe they'll open with some AC/DC!  Have fun man.  I'm really tempted to drive up to Harrisburg tomorrow night.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Mar 07, 2011, 06:10 PM
HEY HEY HEY HEY HEY HEY HEY OH OH!!


Bit of a mystery as when I called the venue they didnt know if there was an opener of not. Im not sure if I want one because it would likely cut into Roddy's set, but at the same time 8pm feels like too early of a start. Not enough time to sauced up before the Bizness starts!! Cant wait to finally see a headlining set!
.
I can't imagine them not having an opener if doors are at 8.  I'm curious to see how long they go for.  They don't have too much material and the two times I saw them headline after s/t came out, we got a little under 2 hours both times.  Maybe they'll open with some AC/DC!  Have fun man.  I'm really tempted to drive up to Harrisburg tomorrow night.

I would be beyond content if they played like 1hr 45min..Im kind of expecting 80-90min but thats good to know theyve gone almost 2hrs.

I still cant believe how a $10 ticket turns into $18.75 after fees. If youre going to a show where face is like $50, more fees is one thing. When the fees add up 90% of the ticket price, somethings wrong  >:(
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Mar 08, 2011, 12:10 PM
Where are the Pittsburgh reports?!!!  It is past noon EST and I DEMAND a report!!!

Oh yeah, I got my tickets in the mail today.  Scott, mine were $25.56 for two including all fees.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: BH on Mar 08, 2011, 12:52 PM
Where are the Pittsburgh reports?!!!  It is past noon EST and I DEMAND a report!!!

Oh yeah, I got my tickets in the mail today.  Scott, mine were $25.56 for two including all fees.

No kidding, wake up Scott!!!!   Shake it off and send a report!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Mar 08, 2011, 01:10 PM
Where are the Pittsburgh reports?!!!  It is past noon EST and I DEMAND a report!!!

Oh yeah, I got my tickets in the mail today.  Scott, mine were $25.56 for two including all fees.

No kidding, wake up Scott!!!!   Shake it off and send a report!
Wake up Capt. Snoozalot!  Maybe its another 36 hour power nap.  I texted him before the show last night and he was like, "Brah!  I'm shootin the shit with the Rodmeister right now so stop crampin me dude!"  All communication was subsequently terminated.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Mar 08, 2011, 02:33 PM
J Roddy Walston: The savior of Rock 'n' Roll?

http://blogs.sites.post-gazette.com/index.php/arts-a-entertainment/pop-noise/25708-j-roddy-walston-the-savior-of-rock-n-roll (http://blogs.sites.post-gazette.com/index.php/arts-a-entertainment/pop-noise/25708-j-roddy-walston-the-savior-of-rock-n-roll)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Mar 08, 2011, 02:59 PM
J Roddy Walston: The savior of Rock 'n' Roll?

http://blogs.sites.post-gazette.com/index.php/arts-a-entertainment/pop-noise/25708-j-roddy-walston-the-savior-of-rock-n-roll (http://blogs.sites.post-gazette.com/index.php/arts-a-entertainment/pop-noise/25708-j-roddy-walston-the-savior-of-rock-n-roll)

Nice write up.  Ralston?  I agree though.  I think my first post on the old forum about them was praising their respect for 'real' rock n' roll while contrasting them from the likes of Wye Oak, Beach House and the like.
Between these NE residencies, SXSW, and Bonnaroo(?) and their next album maybe early next year, they are ready to take a huge next step.  I just love that this recently no name band gets so much love on this board from us diehards :beer:
Now where is Scotty?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: kydiddle on Mar 08, 2011, 03:02 PM
Hahaha!! 36 hour power nap. I miss the capt. I'll be in Pittsburgh fri night I need to text that boy and see if he'll be around.

Going to see j roddy tonight in the H-burg at this small bar/brewery. $10 to get in....I hope it doesn't fill up being fat Tuesday and all. Super pumped to see these guys.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Mar 08, 2011, 09:27 PM
Sorry for the delay in the report, but the show last night was awesome. Certainly more JRoddy fans than the last show that he opened for Shooter Jennings, but probably 50 people there, tops. No opener, they came on a little after 9pm and played for like 75minutes. I was rocking out too much to jot down a setlist (and my sore neck today agrees), but they definitely played all of S/T (or Untitled as Roddy likes to call it), Times Are A Staying, Rock N Roll the 2nd, and Im Goin Out (I think that last one is an original, but its not on any album). I could be forgetting 1 or 2 from Hail Mega Boys, but I dont believe so.

Surprisingly before the show as opposed to after (because I wouldnt have remembered much), Roddy came out to the bar for a drink and I got to talk to him for half hr or so about the tour, pittsburgh, hipsters, life on the road, etc. Turns out this tour was thrown together quickly because their management left them to focus on Edward Sharpe's band, and they are just getting new management and set this tour up on the fly (part of why there wont be any openers for this tour, at least as of now). Said itll be weird because they usually hang with the other band theyre touring with but this time there isnt one. Asked him about opening up for the Keys, said it was great and they got a lot of new fans down there and plan on returning soon. He also said they tried to book a show here at the Brillobox (saw Delta Spirit there not long ago), but they told him that "their music wasnt there kind of thing". Surprised to hear that, and told him to try this place Mr. Smalls next time which he actually wrote down to remember, since where they played last night holds 400 (or as he said if that place was in NYC, it would be 1500 capacity), but was a little big for the crowd they seem to be getting in the Burgh. Said with the whole management thing and touring, they hadnt started writing the new album yet so no word on that, but that theyre going to try to start it soon. Before he could go backstage since they were coming out 15 minutes later, asked him if they could play Go For It, but he said something along the lines not sure if they could do that one. Talked to another guy who seemed to be a big fan during the show, and he says they never play it. Not sure if its because the former bassist wrote it or what, but that was about the only disappointment of the night.

Despite the small crowd, I think theyll be back again soon, and this guy cant wait
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Mar 09, 2011, 01:12 AM
Thanks for the review Cap.  This guy got to hang with Ms. Diddle and had a good ole time at the Appalachian Brewery! :thumbsup: :beer:  The dude/bros continue to multiply
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Mar 09, 2011, 02:53 AM
Thanks for the review Cap.  This guy got to hang with Ms. Diddle and had a good ole time at the Appalachian Brewery! :thumbsup: :beer:  The dude/bros continue to multiply

Maybe I was too into the music, but there def didnt seem to be too many bros around in the Burgh.

...After sleeping/remembering last night, Im strongly considering going to Columbus tomorrow night since I have the next 2 days off and it appears their residency in Philly and NYC will take up their time til at least the summer.

Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Mar 09, 2011, 08:27 AM
They are showing two openers for Newport: Ponderosa (Atlanta/Athens), The Prohibitionists (Cincinnati)

http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/28029/tfly (http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/28029/tfly)

Did he say that they won't have any openers at all?  Since The Prohibitionists are from Cincy, I would expect that they will open at least.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Mar 09, 2011, 09:14 AM
They are showing two openers for Newport: Ponderosa (Atlanta/Athens), The Prohibitionists (Cincinnati)

http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/28029/tfly (http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/28029/tfly)

Did he say that they won't have any openers at all?  Since The Prohibitionists are from Cincy, I would expect that they will open at least.

We had two openers last night.  They came on a little after 10:00
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: kydiddle on Mar 09, 2011, 09:39 AM
Thanks for the review Cap.  This guy got to hang with Ms. Diddle and had a good ole time at the Appalachian Brewery! :thumbsup: :beer:  The dude/bros continue to multiply

J Roddy knows how to rock. Such fun.

Yeah, there was a gathering of bros in front of the stage. Had a great time with you, Ruckus!!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: BH on Mar 09, 2011, 11:11 AM
Scott, I should have had you ask J Rod if they were going to make up the St. Louis date that was "postponed."   Something tells me I'm not going to see them..... :(
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Mar 09, 2011, 03:48 PM
They are showing two openers for Newport: Ponderosa (Atlanta/Athens), The Prohibitionists (Cincinnati)

http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/28029/tfly (http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/28029/tfly)

Did he say that they won't have any openers at all?  Since The Prohibitionists are from Cincy, I would expect that they will open at least.

He said something along the lines that a couple days ago they didnt have openers lined up, but they were looking for bands to open for them.

Sorry BH...any idea why the show postponed?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Mar 11, 2011, 04:28 PM
Flyguy!  Hope you and the wife enjoy the show tonight!  Here's to Rod karate chopping the piano in half with his head :beer:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Penny Lane on Mar 11, 2011, 04:54 PM
Flyguy!  Hope you and the wife enjoy the show tonight!  Here's to Rod karate chopping the piano in half with his head :beer:

and to spitting all the way across the stage!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Mar 11, 2011, 04:58 PM
Flyguy!  Hope you and the wife enjoy the show tonight!  Here's to Rod karate chopping the piano in half with his head :beer:

and to spitting all the way across the stage!
You and the spitting!  I've never noticed.  Perhaps he had a minor upper respiratory infection that weekend.  That would have been busted if he actually hit Logan with a saliva salute
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Mar 12, 2011, 05:35 PM
The night was chocked full of karate chopping, spitting, and overall ass kicking:

Don't Break The Needle
Full Growing Man
I Don't Wanna Hear It
Lucille
Brave Man's Death
Pigs And Pearls
The Times Are A Staying
*I'm Going Out (same one Scott heard, not sure of the name or details)
Rock And Roll The Second
Use Your Language
********
Don't Get Old
Uh Oh Rock And Roll
Used To Did
********
Highway To Hell
 

You will notice that there were two breaks.  After the first break, Roddy was looking a little *ahem* rough around the edges.  He was chugging water like a mad man and ended up laying on top of his piano for a bit at the end of Used To Did, but he couldn't quite reclaim his composure.  He eventually walked off the stage and the rest of the band followed shortly thereafter.  Honestly, I felt kind of bad for them because it was obvious that Roddy went a little overboard and the rest of the band was just watching as well.  No one really knew what was going on.  He was really trying to pull it together. They all came back out for Highway To Hell.  It was a fitting finish to a great show.  I could only think one thing as we left:

THAT was Rock and Roll.

About two blocks from the Southgate House I realized that I left my tab open and my debit card at the bar.  I hopped out of the cab and ran back to get my card and Roddy was just hanging out by the merch table.  I asked him if I could get a setlist and he said "we don't really use those".  He dug around in a box behind the table and handed me a patch as a token instead. 

What can I say?  It was a great night.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Mar 12, 2011, 07:04 PM
The night was chocked full of karate chopping, spitting, and overall ass kicking:

Don't Break The Needle
Full Growing Man
I Don't Wanna Hear It
Lucille
Brave Man's Death
Pigs And Pearls
The Times Are A Staying
*I'm Going Out (same one Scott heard, not sure of the name or details)
Rock And Roll The Second
Use Your Language
********
Don't Get Old
Uh Oh Rock And Roll
Used To Did
********
Highway To Hell
 

You will notice that there were two breaks.  After the first break, Roddy was looking a little *ahem* rough around the edges.  He was chugging water like a mad man and ended up laying on top of his piano for a bit at the end of Used To Did, but he couldn't quite reclaim his composure.  He eventually walked off the stage and the rest of the band followed shortly thereafter.  Honestly, I felt kind of bad for them because it was obvious that Roddy went a little overboard and the rest of the band was just watching as well.  No one really knew what was going on.  He was really trying to pull it together. They all came back out for Highway To Hell.  It was a fitting finish to a great show.  I could only think one thing as we left:

THAT was Rock and Roll.

About two blocks from the Southgate House I realized that I left my tab open and my debit card at the bar.  I hopped out of the cab and ran back to get my card and Roddy was just hanging out by the merch table.  I asked him if I could get a setlist and he said "we don't really use those".  He dug around in a box behind the table and handed me a patch as a token instead. 

What can I say?  It was a great night.

 :thumbsup:  Glad you and the wife had a good time Flyguy!  You must have had your wits about you because you have the whole setlist, something I've never done at a JRoddy show.  As far as the song you and Headdy have mentioned, I only know it as I'm Going Out, its not released but I believe is an original, and they play it all the time.  Another great rock song.

Was he sick, worn out from the road, or just putting on a show?  Pretty cool you got I Used to Did > Highway to Hell. 

J Roddy Walston and the Business: Southgate House Cincinnati/Newport KY. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=razy2qCckhc#)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Mar 12, 2011, 07:11 PM
And while I'm at it, this Used to Did from the Columbus show is sick!  My favorite tune I think.
3:20 on
J Roddy Walston & The Business: LIVE At The Basement. Columbus OH. Used to did (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-4qZMcXsPY#)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Mar 12, 2011, 08:31 PM
Haha!  I just had a chance to glance at your post, Ruckus.  I can't wait to watch that video a little later! 

I kept the setlist on my phone and I had to leave myself "lyrical clues" to figure out the titles of 3 or 4 "bourbon induced unknowns" on my 5 hour drive home today.  On that journey home I spun each of their 2 discs twice (that equals 4)... It helped to pass the time.

Now that you ask, I don't know if it was for show or not.  I sure did believe it last night, but I was in the same shape that I thought Roddy was in and I was read to lay across that piano myself. 

Case in point: I checked my phone this morning and the Mrs. had to inform me that what I had labeled B&B (Back In Black) was actually Highway To Hell (I don't listen to AC/DC, but still).  Also, it took me an hour this morning to figure out what l/r meant.  Left/right? No, Little Richard.  I'm still trying to sort it all out.

Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Mar 12, 2011, 10:15 PM
And while I'm at it, this Used to Did from the Columbus show is sick!  My favorite tune I think.
3:20 on
J Roddy Walston & The Business: LIVE At The Basement. Columbus OH. Used to did (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-4qZMcXsPY#)
Spit at 3:42ish
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Mar 12, 2011, 10:18 PM
Apologies for the edits.

Go Malachi.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: darkglow on Mar 12, 2011, 11:08 PM
And while I'm at it, this Used to Did from the Columbus show is sick!  My favorite tune I think.
3:20 on
J Roddy Walston & The Business: LIVE At The Basement. Columbus OH. Used to did (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-4qZMcXsPY#)

i can definitely hear the bros banter at the end of this video..
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: darkglow on Mar 12, 2011, 11:20 PM
also wonder if JRoddy has a problem with the south. I wonder when a deep south tour will happen (this summer hopefully) given that he's from TN originally.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Mar 15, 2011, 05:27 PM
Was this posted already?  Nah, that was about the Diaper right?
http://wheels.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/03/15/church-van-no-longer-with-the-band/ (http://wheels.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/03/15/church-van-no-longer-with-the-band/)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Mar 16, 2011, 11:00 AM
J. Roddy Walston & The Business, Double Door, Chicago, IL, 2011-03-12

http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=543282 (http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=543282)

Notes: 1st song cuts in, only a few seconds were missed.



I am downloading this right now and it is going pretty fast.  I will leave Vuze open today for seeding.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Mar 16, 2011, 11:08 AM
J. Roddy Walston & The Business, Double Door, Chicago, IL, 2011-03-12

http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=543282 (http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=543282)

Notes: 1st song cuts in, only a few seconds were missed.



I am downloading this right now and it is going pretty fast.  I will leave Vuze open today for seeding.
Sweet, thanks for the headz up Flyguy!   :beer:  This would be my first live recording of theirs.  I convinced my best buddy in Chi who is quite the music fan to check this show out.  He dug it
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Mar 16, 2011, 11:20 AM
J. Roddy Walston & The Business, Double Door, Chicago, IL, 2011-03-12

http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=543282 (http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=543282)

Notes: 1st song cuts in, only a few seconds were missed.



I am downloading this right now and it is going pretty fast.  I will leave Vuze open today for seeding.
Sweet, thanks for the headz up Flyguy!   :beer:  This would be my first live recording of theirs.  I convinced my best buddy in Chi who is quite the music fan to check this show out.  He dug it
It hasn't been tough for me to turn several people on to them.  Thanks again, Ruckus!

Here's the setlist for the recording:

1. Don't Break The Needle
2. Full Growing Man
3. I Don't Wanna Hear It
4. Pigs And Pearls
5. Uh Oh Rock And Roll
6. Brave Man's Death
7. Lucille
8. Use Your Language
9. Used To Did

I'm listening on computer speakers, but it sounds pretty good so far.  Sounds like the bass is there and the highs seem nice and crisp on these 2" tweeters.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Crispy on Mar 16, 2011, 11:28 AM
J. Roddy Walston & The Business, Double Door, Chicago, IL, 2011-03-12

http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=543282 (http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=543282)

Notes: 1st song cuts in, only a few seconds were missed.



I am downloading this right now and it is going pretty fast.  I will leave Vuze open today for seeding.
Sweet, thanks for the headz up Flyguy!   :beer:  This would be my first live recording of theirs.  I convinced my best buddy in Chi who is quite the music fan to check this show out.  He dug it

Cool, I need to get this too -- I think those who don't like these guys just haven't heard them yet.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on Mar 16, 2011, 12:25 PM
J. Roddy Walston & The Business, Double Door, Chicago, IL, 2011-03-12


Wow this sounds better than I thought it would! Sounds like it might be a matrix or a SBD pull in a really small club. Thanks Flydude!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Mar 16, 2011, 05:27 PM
I kept the setlist on my phone and I had to leave myself "lyrical clues" to figure out the titles of 3 or 4 "bourbon induced unknowns" on my 5 hour drive home today.  On that journey home I spun each of their 2 discs twice (that equals 4)... It helped to pass the time.

Damn, 5hrs is quite the trek for a Roddy show! Glad you enjoyed it. Your setlist looks pretty similar to what I recall from the Burgh show, except we didnt get a Highway to Hell but did get a Caroline.

That Used To Did from Columbus is sick..I wish I ended up going to that show like I had considered. They definitely jam it out a little more when there's a bigger, more into it crowd  >:(

...although being able to rock out during a song from guitar side to bass side and back to center stage without being within a couple feet of anyone had it perks  :bath:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Mar 16, 2011, 07:58 PM
I kept the setlist on my phone and I had to leave myself "lyrical clues" to figure out the titles of 3 or 4 "bourbon induced unknowns" on my 5 hour drive home today.  On that journey home I spun each of their 2 discs twice (that equals 4)... It helped to pass the time.

Damn, 5hrs is quite the trek for a Roddy show! Glad you enjoyed it. Your setlist looks pretty similar to what I recall from the Burgh show, except we didnt get a Highway to Hell but did get a Caroline.

Caroline was one of the tunes that I hoped to hear, but didn't.  That and Sally Bangs(do they play that anymore?).  Cincy is actually about 3.5 for me, but I had to drop the Mrs. off in Lexington "on the way home" which is where the extra 1.5 came from.  Definitely worth the trip.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: darkglow on Mar 16, 2011, 08:08 PM
J. Roddy Walston & The Business, Double Door, Chicago, IL, 2011-03-12

http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=543282 (http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=543282)

Notes: 1st song cuts in, only a few seconds were missed.



I am downloading this right now and it is going pretty fast.  I will leave Vuze open today for seeding.
Sweet, thanks for the headz up Flyguy!   :beer:  This would be my first live recording of theirs.  I convinced my best buddy in Chi who is quite the music fan to check this show out.  He dug it
It hasn't been tough for me to turn several people on to them.  Thanks again, Ruckus!

Here's the setlist for the recording:

1. Don't Break The Needle
2. Full Growing Man
3. I Don't Wanna Hear It
4. Pigs And Pearls
5. Uh Oh Rock And Roll
6. Brave Man's Death
7. Lucille
8. Use Your Language
9. Used To Did

I'm listening on computer speakers, but it sounds pretty good so far.  Sounds like the bass is there and the highs seem nice and crisp on these 2" tweeters.

this is an AWESOME recording..

WOW
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: TheBigChicken on Mar 16, 2011, 09:57 PM
Signed up a btree account and still no music...what am I doing wrong ? :(
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on Mar 16, 2011, 10:16 PM
Signed up a btree account and still no music...what am I doing wrong ? :(

Do you have BitTorrent or any of the other "file sharing applications"? I used BitTorrent and clicked on the download link (on the bt.etree.org site) and it worked purrrfectly.

If you do need BitTorrent it's fo freee: http://www.bittorrent.com/ (http://www.bittorrent.com/)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Mar 16, 2011, 10:18 PM
Signed up a btree account and still no music...what am I doing wrong ? :(
Try a torrent app such as Vuze:

http://www.vuze.com/ (http://www.vuze.com/)

That should get you going!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: The Ditchrider on Mar 16, 2011, 10:25 PM
I'm really diggin' this band...thanks!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Mar 17, 2011, 12:32 AM
Hot Damn!  This sounds as good as any live bootleg I've ever heard! :thumbsup:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: darkglow on Mar 18, 2011, 07:36 PM
Hot Damn!  This sounds as good as any live bootleg I've ever heard! :thumbsup:

how i wish i were starting my weekend off right tonight at the secret "rachael ray house party" in austin with j roddy playing a "best buds" party show at 7:45 (per jroddy twitter/facebook)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on Mar 20, 2011, 10:40 PM
Just did my first business with the Business  :D :D :D

8 dollar tickets, and they're headlining the Star Bar in Atlanta. S'gonna be a good Friday!
I hope they play Caroline for my lady friend that I'll be bringin'. Her name is Caroline  ;D
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: darkglow on Mar 20, 2011, 10:55 PM
Just did my first business with the Business  :D :D :D

8 dollar tickets, and they're headlining the Star Bar in Atlanta. S'gonna be a good Friday!
I hope they play Caroline for my lady friend that I'll be bringin'. Her name is Caroline  ;D

i gotta hunch that jroddy and the biz are gearing for an announcement sayin they've been added to some major festival

i hope it's hangout fest
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on Mar 21, 2011, 12:03 AM
I'm hoping for the same thing. Looks like Hangout still has a few more additions to make, but it might just be wishful thinking.

J Roddy posted on facebook a while back that they needed street teams for a bunch of Southern cities but no Southern dates have popped up since....we shall see
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: darkglow on Mar 21, 2011, 12:18 AM
I'm hoping for the same thing. Looks like Hangout still has a few more additions to make, but it might just be wishful thinking.

J Roddy posted on facebook a while back that they needed street teams for a bunch of Southern cities but no Southern dates have popped up since....we shall see

jroddy (or whoever posts on his facebook page) posted this on March 2

"where would be the best place to get all 7,000 of us together? you know to party on it and hug it out....no regrets."
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on Mar 22, 2011, 06:36 PM
Here's a decent concert review and some AWESOME pictures from that Double Door show:

http://www.lostinconcert.com/j-roddy-walston-and-the-business-at-the-double-door/ (http://www.lostinconcert.com/j-roddy-walston-and-the-business-at-the-double-door/)

This one is my favorite:

(http://www.lostinconcert.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/DSC_4381.jpg)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on Mar 24, 2011, 10:21 PM
New torrent up from 2011-02-19 DC show opening for the DBT's  :D :D :D :D I don't know if anyone's posted this yet or not.

And I think it sounds just as good as the Double Door recording. It definitely sounds like J Roddy didn't have as much trouble with the mic-stand  ;D:

http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=542654 (http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=542654)

I'll keep seeding it for a while to help anyone along, there's 3 right now.

Tracklist:
1. Uh Oh Rock 'N' Roll
2. Full Growing Man
3. I Don't Wanna Hear It
4. Lucille
5. Caroline
6. Brave Man's Death
7. The Times Are A Staying
8. Rock And Roll the Second
9. Used To Did
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Apr 01, 2011, 10:32 AM
S/T vinyl finally available here
http://www.merchlackey.com/vagrant/item_detail.php?productID=6696&clientID=618 (http://www.merchlackey.com/vagrant/item_detail.php?productID=6696&clientID=618)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: subinai on Apr 01, 2011, 11:56 AM
S/T vinyl finally available here
http://www.merchlackey.com/vagrant/item_detail.php?productID=6696&clientID=618 (http://www.merchlackey.com/vagrant/item_detail.php?productID=6696&clientID=618)


YYOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO AWESOME
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Crispy on Apr 01, 2011, 12:04 PM
S/T vinyl finally available here
http://www.merchlackey.com/vagrant/item_detail.php?productID=6696&clientID=618 (http://www.merchlackey.com/vagrant/item_detail.php?productID=6696&clientID=618)

SWEEEEEET!!! Another bday present for myself!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Crispy on Apr 07, 2011, 10:11 PM
Got my J Roddy and the Bizness on vinyl! It is A-W-E-S-O-M-E
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on Apr 07, 2011, 10:40 PM
Got my J Roddy and the Bizness on vinyl! It is A-W-E-S-O-M-E

does it sound noticeably better than the CD or is it one of those vinyls that doesn't translate much differently??

Maybe I should judge by "A-W-E-S-O-M-E" that it does sound better, but I gotta know the specs before I invest my monies  ::) I hate being a cautious buyer...
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Crispy on Apr 07, 2011, 11:36 PM
Got my J Roddy and the Bizness on vinyl! It is A-W-E-S-O-M-E

does it sound noticeably better than the CD or is it one of those vinyls that doesn't translate much differently??

Maybe I should judge by "A-W-E-S-O-M-E" that it does sound better, but I gotta know the specs before I invest my monies  ::) I hate being a cautious buyer...

Well, I can't really say, because I don't have the CD and I've only listened to it digitally on headphones. But I generally think everything sounds better in analog, and this record does sound A-W-E-S-O-M-E coming out of the big stereo speakers, so I'll just go ahead and say yeah, the vinyl's better.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on Apr 08, 2011, 12:06 AM
I shouldn't have even questioned the greatness!! Looks like the bank account will be taking a hit in the AM  ;D can't wait to hear it, thx for the help too

P.S. On an unrelated note, I never posted anything about my first J Roddy show a couple weeks ago, but it was easily one of my most memorable live experiences in a while.

They played Caroline (I was really hoping for that one), and KILLED Use Your Language (their lead guitarist blew me away that night). J Roddy lost his cookies after the Used To Did closer and smashed his piano stool into a couple pieces all Who-ishly...hopefully they'll point that van southwards again sooner than later! 
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Apr 08, 2011, 12:50 AM
I shouldn't have even questioned the greatness!! Looks like the bank account will be taking a hit in the AM  ;D can't wait to hear it, thx for the help too

P.S. On an unrelated note, I never posted anything about my first J Roddy show a couple weeks ago, but it was easily one of my most memorable live experiences in a while.

They played Caroline (I was really hoping for that one), and KILLED Use Your Language (their lead guitarist blew me away that night). J Roddy lost his cookies after the Used To Did closer and smashed his piano stool into a couple pieces all Who-ishly...hopefully they'll point that van southwards again sooner than later!
Kickass JP!  I was wondering if you went or not.  8 bucks well spent? ;)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: TheBigChicken on Apr 08, 2011, 07:20 AM
These guys play in a TOTAL dive satorday night in St Pete for 10 bucks. From what I've read on this board I'm going. If aany of you want to make a roadis you can crash at my house.....the little lady went out of town for a week TODAY :thumbsup:....They're playing at Daves Aqua Lounge = HOLE IN THE WALL...make the drive peeps.....I have an extra bed and a couch and your'e ALL WELCOME !!!!!!! shoot me a pm......I'm the designated driver and I'll show you a GOOD time...........Ruckus..........?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: TheBigChicken on Apr 08, 2011, 08:00 AM
http://www.davesongandy.info/DavesHome_Page.php (http://www.davesongandy.info/DavesHome_Page.php)   browse the lounge...this should be epic right..soup.....come out of the woodwork.....my leprosy is in remission....I swear...gonna find me a digital camera...teeny joint....we use to drive to "Daves " at 4 am for beer :-\ :bath:...note the liqour store IS patrt of "the Lounge" :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D I AM and WILL probably fly SOLO ...as usual....manage to scare SOME pwople. My sincere apologies...for what I don't know ??? :(....if anyone wants to go .help a little with gas money and I pick uo and take you home (your house) unless your from out of town and you can drink ALL YOU WANT.....dont care , but dont want to BABTSIT either. NO drinking and driving  here.....cant wait
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: MarkW on Apr 08, 2011, 08:12 AM
http://www.davesongandy.info/DavesHome_Page.php (http://www.davesongandy.info/DavesHome_Page.php)   browse the lounge...this should be epic right..soup.....come out of the woodwork.....my leprosy is in remission....I swear...gonna find me a digital camera...teeny joint....we use to drive to "Daves " at 4 am for beer :-\ :bath:...note the liqour store IS patrt of "the Lounge" :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D I AM and WILL probably fly SOLO ...as usual....manage to scare SOME pwople. My sincere apologies...for what I don't know ??? :(....if anyone wants to go .help a little with gas money and I pick uo and take you home (your house) unless your from out of town and you can drink ALL YOU WANT.....dont care , but dont want to BABTSIT either. NO drinking and driving  here.....cant wait

I estimate this post was made about six hours after the missus left town.  :beer: :thumbsup: ;D
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Crispy on Apr 08, 2011, 08:51 AM
http://www.davesongandy.info/DavesHome_Page.php (http://www.davesongandy.info/DavesHome_Page.php)   browse the lounge...this should be epic right..soup.....come out of the woodwork.....my leprosy is in remission....I swear...gonna find me a digital camera...teeny joint....we use to drive to "Daves " at 4 am for beer :-\ :bath: ...note the liqour store IS patrt of "the Lounge" :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D I AM and WILL probably fly SOLO ...as usual....manage to scare SOME pwople. My sincere apologies...for what I don't know ??? :( ....if anyone wants to go .help a little with gas money and I pick uo and take you home (your house) unless your from out of town and you can drink ALL YOU WANT.....dont care , but dont want to BABTSIT either. NO drinking and driving  here.....cant wait

I estimate this post was made about six hours after the missus left town.  :beer: :thumbsup: ;D

HA! I think you're right -- and wouldn't Mrs. Chicken get a kick out of these posts? DAMN, I wish I was out there! Ruckus, you'd better go.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Penny Lane on Apr 08, 2011, 09:13 AM
These guys play in a TOTAL dive satorday night in St Pete for 10 bucks. From what I've read on this board I'm going. If aany of you want to make a roadis you can crash at my house.....the little lady went out of town for a week TODAY :thumbsup:....They're playing at Daves Aqua Lounge = HOLE IN THE WALL...make the drive peeps.....I have an extra bed and a couch and your'e ALL WELCOME !!!!!!! shoot me a pm......I'm the designated driver and I'll show you a GOOD time...........Ruckus..........?

 ;D ;D Chicken--you're gonna love them.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Penny Lane on Apr 08, 2011, 09:15 AM
I shouldn't have even questioned the greatness!! Looks like the bank account will be taking a hit in the AM  ;D can't wait to hear it, thx for the help too

P.S. On an unrelated note, I never posted anything about my first J Roddy show a couple weeks ago, but it was easily one of my most memorable live experiences in a while.

They played Caroline (I was really hoping for that one), and KILLED Use Your Language (their lead guitarist blew me away that night). J Roddy lost his cookies after the Used To Did closer and smashed his piano stool into a couple pieces all Who-ishly...hopefully they'll point that van southwards again sooner than later!

that's my favorite
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Apr 08, 2011, 09:55 AM
http://www.davesongandy.info/DavesHome_Page.php (http://www.davesongandy.info/DavesHome_Page.php)   browse the lounge...this should be epic right..soup.....come out of the woodwork.....my leprosy is in remission....I swear...gonna find me a digital camera...teeny joint....we use to drive to "Daves " at 4 am for beer :-\ :bath: ...note the liqour store IS patrt of "the Lounge" :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D I AM and WILL probably fly SOLO ...as usual....manage to scare SOME pwople. My sincere apologies...for what I don't know ??? :( ....if anyone wants to go .help a little with gas money and I pick uo and take you home (your house) unless your from out of town and you can drink ALL YOU WANT.....dont care , but dont want to BABTSIT either. NO drinking and driving  here.....cant wait

I estimate this post was made about six hours after the missus left town.  :beer: :thumbsup: ;D

HA! I think you're right -- and wouldn't Mrs. Chicken get a kick out of these posts? DAMN, I wish I was out there! Ruckus, you'd better go.
Sounds like a blast!  Maybe Penny'll pick me up on the way down the coast.  That's quite a trek down there.  I was gonna man up and make a go but then I saw that Chicken won't babysit me.  Dealkiller right there ;)  Crispy knows ;D  Thanks for the generous offer of hospitality.

I hope you make it John!  It may not be epic but it'll be 80-90 minutes of ROCK n' ROLL! :thumbsup:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: he.who.forgets on Apr 08, 2011, 10:35 AM
I'm contemplating driving down to Orlando for their set tonight...I cant make the St. Pete or Gville gig.  Anyone else going?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Penny Lane on Apr 08, 2011, 10:46 AM
Sounds like a blast!  Maybe Penny'll pick me up on the way down the coast.  That's quite a trek down there.  I was gonna man up and make a go but then I saw that Chicken won't babysit me.  Dealkiller right there ;)  Crispy knows ;D  Thanks for the generous offer of hospitality.

I hope you make it John!  It may not be epic but it'll be 80-90 minutes of ROCK n' ROLL! :thumbsup:

wow, you're brave~ i haven't had a car in 8 years..will you really ride with me?  are the pedals still the same? right-gas, left brake? clutch thing, neutral thing?  ;) :) ha
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Apr 08, 2011, 01:40 PM
J Roddy is playing Lousville's 2011 Lebowskifest!

http://www.lebowskifest.com/UpcomingFests/10thAnnualLouisvilleJuly1516/tabid/227/Default.aspx (http://www.lebowskifest.com/UpcomingFests/10thAnnualLouisvilleJuly1516/tabid/227/Default.aspx)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: TheBigChicken on Apr 10, 2011, 09:44 AM
WHOA......good ole fashion rock n roll for sure.....guitar player was and IS on fire and SO was JRoddy....high energy....dude is a trip....sucked going by myself but oh well it was great getting out of the house
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Apr 14, 2011, 09:07 AM
Well, here it is.  Lolla and Bonnaroo finally announced along with Allgood among others.  Looking forward to hitting one DC and one of the two hometown shows in late May.

Hey Wolof!  I thought you might dig the Pawtucket date with MacCauley

http://charmcitycurrent.com/partyonit/2011/04/13/the-rotating-residencies/ (http://charmcitycurrent.com/partyonit/2011/04/13/the-rotating-residencies/)
4/20 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ Johnny Corndawg)
4/22 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/Local H)
4/26 – Charlottesville, VA @ The Southern
4/27 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ Deleted Scenes)
4/28 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/ Matermathu)
5/2 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ The Features)
5/3 – Hoboken, NJ @ Maxwell’s (w/ The Features)
5/4 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ The Features)
5/5 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/ Features and Toy Soldiers)
5/6 – Lancaster, PA @ The Chameleon Club
5/9 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ These United States and the Features)
5/10 – Pawtucket, RI @ The Met Cafe (w/ John McCauley from Deer Tick)
5/11 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ These United States)
5/12 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/ These United States)
5/13 – Morgantown, WV @ 123 Pleasant St
5/14 – West Chester, PA @ The Note
5/16 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ These United States)
5/23 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ Gunfight)
5/30 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on Apr 14, 2011, 09:39 AM
Well, here it is.  Lolla and Bonnaroo finally announced along with Allgood among others.  Looking forward to hitting one DC and one of the two hometown shows in late May.

Hey Wolof!  I thought you might dig the Pawtucket date with MacCauley

http://charmcitycurrent.com/partyonit/2011/04/13/the-rotating-residencies/ (http://charmcitycurrent.com/partyonit/2011/04/13/the-rotating-residencies/)
4/20 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ Johnny Corndawg)
4/22 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/Local H)
4/26 – Charlottesville, VA @ The Southern
4/27 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ Deleted Scenes)
4/28 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/ Matermathu)
5/2 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ The Features)
5/3 – Hoboken, NJ @ Maxwell’s (w/ The Features)
5/4 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ The Features)
5/5 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/ Features and Toy Soldiers)
5/6 – Lancaster, PA @ The Chameleon Club
5/9 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ These United States and the Features)
5/10 – Pawtucket, RI @ The Met Cafe (w/ John McCauley from Deer Tick)
5/11 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ These United States)
5/12 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/ These United States)
5/13 – Morgantown, WV @ 123 Pleasant St
5/14 – West Chester, PA @ The Note
5/16 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ These United States)
5/23 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ Gunfight)
5/30 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl

Im there, thanks Ruckus!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: mahg33ta on Apr 14, 2011, 10:20 AM
Well, here it is.  Lolla and Bonnaroo finally announced along with Allgood among others.  Looking forward to hitting one DC and one of the two hometown shows in late May.

Hey Wolof!  I thought you might dig the Pawtucket date with MacCauley

http://charmcitycurrent.com/partyonit/2011/04/13/the-rotating-residencies/ (http://charmcitycurrent.com/partyonit/2011/04/13/the-rotating-residencies/)
4/20 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ Johnny Corndawg)
4/22 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/Local H)
4/26 – Charlottesville, VA @ The Southern
4/27 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ Deleted Scenes)
4/28 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/ Matermathu)
5/2 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ The Features)
5/3 – Hoboken, NJ @ Maxwell’s (w/ The Features)
5/4 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ The Features)
5/5 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/ Features and Toy Soldiers)
5/6 – Lancaster, PA @ The Chameleon Club
5/9 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ These United States and the Features)
5/10 – Pawtucket, RI @ The Met Cafe (w/ John McCauley from Deer Tick)
5/11 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ These United States)
5/12 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/ These United States)
5/13 – Morgantown, WV @ 123 Pleasant St
5/14 – West Chester, PA @ The Note
5/16 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ These United States)
5/23 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ Gunfight)
5/30 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl

Im there, thanks Ruckus!

i plan to be there too
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on Apr 14, 2011, 10:48 AM
I'll double post my thank you Ruckus, this news is the capstone to a great week! So excited for this show; 8 bucks? Dem dogs'll hunt!  :D
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Apr 14, 2011, 11:42 AM
Yeah, I read your great news in the other thread Wolof.  Congrats again!  Like I said there, I hope this means you'll be traveling to see the Jacket a little more outside of NE? ;)

I hope you make this show Mahg33ta!  I already vouch for them much more than Middle Brother live. ;D   How do you like their S/T album if you've given them a spin?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: mjk73 on Apr 14, 2011, 12:06 PM
No make up date for StL  >:(
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Apr 14, 2011, 12:13 PM
No make up date for StL  >:(
Ahh, the drawbacks to being a Cardinals fan
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: mahg33ta on Apr 14, 2011, 12:54 PM
Yeah, I read your great news in the other thread Wolof.  Congrats again!  Like I said there, I hope this means you'll be traveling to see the Jacket a little more outside of NE? ;)

I hope you make this show Mahg33ta!  I already vouch for them much more than Middle Brother live. ;D   How do you like their S/T album if you've given them a spin?

I just bought the S/T album and have never even heard a lick of their music.   But I've been on a Deer Tick bender since the Middle Brother thread and pretty much know their stuff cold.   So it's the appeal of seeing McCauley solo that's gotten me out of my seat.   The fact that you and others recommend the headliner make it a no-brainer.   $8 and a 40 min drive !!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on Apr 14, 2011, 12:54 PM
Yeah, I read your great news in the other thread Wolof.  Congrats again!  Like I said there, I hope this means you'll be traveling to see the Jacket a little more outside of NE? ;)

I'm certainly hoping so, it will make it easier financially...It sucks i missed t5 last year because we had already booked a pretty pricey vacation for that week. Wish I coulda experienced that and met all you great people in person. If i could have done it over I would've spent the extra loot on traveller's insurance and changed the week.

However, I hope to get back into travelling outside the realm of NE again soon, it's been a while since I've done any roadtrippin and MMJ is definitely a great excuse. One of my best friends and fellow world traveller lives in Pittsburgh and its high time I make it down that way for another visit  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: mjk73 on Apr 14, 2011, 01:41 PM
No make up date for StL  >:(
Ahh, the drawbacks to being a Cardinals fan
It's a rough gig, but apparently someone has to do it. This town is a cum fiesta.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: el_chode on Apr 14, 2011, 10:35 PM
I think i'll be going to maxwells
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Penny Lane on Apr 15, 2011, 09:42 AM
I think i'll be going to maxwells

i'll be there  :)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Honest Man on Apr 15, 2011, 01:38 PM
I'll be there was well! :D
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Penny Lane on Apr 15, 2011, 02:21 PM
I'll be there was well! :D

Nice, Steve! Little mini MMJ meet up.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: subinai on Apr 15, 2011, 04:27 PM
i will be at probably every BK Bowl show.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Apr 16, 2011, 03:23 AM
Im gonna have to talk to some friends in Philly and try to make that show next friday I think..I gotta see the Bizness somewhere with a better crowd than the Burgh.

....I also think that the Bizness' biggest fanbase on another bands forum is probably MMJ, but maybe that just relates to the Burgh's terrible crowds for them.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: bold99 on Apr 16, 2011, 09:58 PM
Well, here it is.  Lolla and Bonnaroo finally announced along with Allgood among others.  Looking forward to hitting one DC and one of the two hometown shows in late May.

Hey Wolof!  I thought you might dig the Pawtucket date with MacCauley

http://charmcitycurrent.com/partyonit/2011/04/13/the-rotating-residencies/ (http://charmcitycurrent.com/partyonit/2011/04/13/the-rotating-residencies/)
4/20 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ Johnny Corndawg)
4/22 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/Local H)
4/26 – Charlottesville, VA @ The Southern
4/27 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ Deleted Scenes)
4/28 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/ Matermathu)
5/2 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ The Features)
5/3 – Hoboken, NJ @ Maxwell’s (w/ The Features)
5/4 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ The Features)
5/5 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/ Features and Toy Soldiers)
5/6 – Lancaster, PA @ The Chameleon Club
5/9 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ These United States and the Features)
5/10 – Pawtucket, RI @ The Met Cafe (w/ John McCauley from Deer Tick)
5/11 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ These United States)
5/12 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/ These United States)
5/13 – Morgantown, WV @ 123 Pleasant St
5/14 – West Chester, PA @ The Note
5/16 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ These United States)
5/23 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ Gunfight)
5/30 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl

Im there, thanks Ruckus!

not sure but I know the 5/10 Met date Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons are opening up...who always play with Deer Tick..but I didn't see McCauley on the bill??
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Apr 16, 2011, 11:06 PM
Well, here it is.  Lolla and Bonnaroo finally announced along with Allgood among others.  Looking forward to hitting one DC and one of the two hometown shows in late May.

Hey Wolof!  I thought you might dig the Pawtucket date with MacCauley

http://charmcitycurrent.com/partyonit/2011/04/13/the-rotating-residencies/ (http://charmcitycurrent.com/partyonit/2011/04/13/the-rotating-residencies/)
4/20 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ Johnny Corndawg)
4/22 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/Local H)
4/26 – Charlottesville, VA @ The Southern
4/27 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ Deleted Scenes)
4/28 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/ Matermathu)
5/2 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ The Features)
5/3 – Hoboken, NJ @ Maxwell’s (w/ The Features)
5/4 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ The Features)
5/5 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/ Features and Toy Soldiers)
5/6 – Lancaster, PA @ The Chameleon Club
5/9 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ These United States and the Features)
5/10 – Pawtucket, RI @ The Met Cafe (w/ John McCauley from Deer Tick)
5/11 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ These United States)
5/12 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/ These United States)
5/13 – Morgantown, WV @ 123 Pleasant St
5/14 – West Chester, PA @ The Note
5/16 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ These United States)
5/23 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ Gunfight)
5/30 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl

Im there, thanks Ruckus!

not sure but I know the 5/10 Met date Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons are opening up...who always play with Deer Tick..but I didn't see McCauley on the bill??
Yeah Bold, you're more in the know about them.  I just took this off of Colmus' (J Roddy's Drummer) blog.  I figured they've become such good friends since they toured together that McCauley was doing 'em a hometown favor to bring in the crowds because I know they haven't made as much of a dent in the NE (Boston etc.) market yet.  Maybe it's just Joe Fletcher now.

EDIT:  Just asked them on FB.  Hopefully an answer comes of it
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Apr 16, 2011, 11:27 PM
Man they got great footage and audio on this one!  Why aren't you on stage causing a rockstorm easyrider?
http://www.youtube.com/user/liveathensmusic#p/u/6/zEexGZAyOxU (http://www.youtube.com/user/liveathensmusic#p/u/6/zEexGZAyOxU)
 ;D Ne'er mind.  This was Athens, not Atlanta
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on Apr 17, 2011, 10:53 AM
Man they got great footage and audio on this one!  Why aren't you on stage causing a rockstorm easyrider?
http://www.youtube.com/user/liveathensmusic#p/u/6/zEexGZAyOxU (http://www.youtube.com/user/liveathensmusic#p/u/6/zEexGZAyOxU)
 ;D Ne'er mind.  This was Athens, not Atlanta

False accusations??!! So quickly to judge, Ruckus....Naw I brought the rockstorm to the Star Bar the night before  ;) (you have to listen with trained ears to hear the lead guitar, b/c the video isn't great, but the keys and bass are IN YOUR FACE) :

J RODDY WALSTON & the BUSINESS -part2 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSeACUWiJ94#)

*see end for chair smash

If the club wasn't so dark you would be able to see me flailing desperately in the clutches of the rock muse.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on Apr 17, 2011, 02:52 PM
Well, here it is.  Lolla and Bonnaroo finally announced along with Allgood among others.  Looking forward to hitting one DC and one of the two hometown shows in late May.

Hey Wolof!  I thought you might dig the Pawtucket date with MacCauley

http://charmcitycurrent.com/partyonit/2011/04/13/the-rotating-residencies/ (http://charmcitycurrent.com/partyonit/2011/04/13/the-rotating-residencies/)
4/20 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ Johnny Corndawg)
4/22 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/Local H)
4/26 – Charlottesville, VA @ The Southern
4/27 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ Deleted Scenes)
4/28 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/ Matermathu)
5/2 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ The Features)
5/3 – Hoboken, NJ @ Maxwell’s (w/ The Features)
5/4 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ The Features)
5/5 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/ Features and Toy Soldiers)
5/6 – Lancaster, PA @ The Chameleon Club
5/9 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ These United States and the Features)
5/10 – Pawtucket, RI @ The Met Cafe (w/ John McCauley from Deer Tick)
5/11 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ These United States)
5/12 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/ These United States)
5/13 – Morgantown, WV @ 123 Pleasant St
5/14 – West Chester, PA @ The Note
5/16 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ These United States)
5/23 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ Gunfight)
5/30 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl

Im there, thanks Ruckus!

not sure but I know the 5/10 Met date Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons are opening up...who always play with Deer Tick..but I didn't see McCauley on the bill??
Yeah Bold, you're more in the know about them.  I just took this off of Colmus' (J Roddy's Drummer) blog.  I figured they've become such good friends since they toured together that McCauley was doing 'em a hometown favor to bring in the crowds because I know they haven't made as much of a dent in the NE (Boston etc.) market yet.  Maybe it's just Joe Fletcher now.

EDIT:  Just asked them on FB.  Hopefully an answer comes of it

I wouldn't be surpised if The Wrong Reasons also open, they have played with the Tick in the past seems like they are all pretty close. In fact they opened the War Elephant re-release show with Those Darlins several years back and it was a blast. Both openers would go well with the Bizness and Deertick is playing NH 2 days earlier so it seems that they'll be around.

P.S. anyone else friends with Deertick on FB? They posted something that they are going into the studio in a few days and taking cover song suggestions!!! :thumbsup:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Cameron on Apr 18, 2011, 01:26 PM
Really wanna see these boys live!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: bold992006 on Apr 19, 2011, 08:31 AM
Well, here it is.  Lolla and Bonnaroo finally announced along with Allgood among others.  Looking forward to hitting one DC and one of the two hometown shows in late May.

Hey Wolof!  I thought you might dig the Pawtucket date with MacCauley

http://charmcitycurrent.com/partyonit/2011/04/13/the-rotating-residencies/ (http://charmcitycurrent.com/partyonit/2011/04/13/the-rotating-residencies/)
4/20 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ Johnny Corndawg)
4/22 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/Local H)
4/26 – Charlottesville, VA @ The Southern
4/27 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ Deleted Scenes)
4/28 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/ Matermathu)
5/2 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ The Features)
5/3 – Hoboken, NJ @ Maxwell’s (w/ The Features)
5/4 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ The Features)
5/5 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/ Features and Toy Soldiers)
5/6 – Lancaster, PA @ The Chameleon Club
5/9 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ These United States and the Features)
5/10 – Pawtucket, RI @ The Met Cafe (w/ John McCauley from Deer Tick)
5/11 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ These United States)
5/12 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/ These United States)
5/13 – Morgantown, WV @ 123 Pleasant St
5/14 – West Chester, PA @ The Note
5/16 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ These United States)
5/23 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ Gunfight)
5/30 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl

Im there, thanks Ruckus!

not sure but I know the 5/10 Met date Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons are opening up...who always play with Deer Tick..but I didn't see McCauley on the bill??
Yeah Bold, you're more in the know about them.  I just took this off of Colmus' (J Roddy's Drummer) blog.  I figured they've become such good friends since they toured together that McCauley was doing 'em a hometown favor to bring in the crowds because I know they haven't made as much of a dent in the NE (Boston etc.) market yet.  Maybe it's just Joe Fletcher now.

EDIT:  Just asked them on FB.  Hopefully an answer comes of it

I wouldn't be surpised if The Wrong Reasons also open, they have played with the Tick in the past seems like they are all pretty close. In fact they opened the War Elephant re-release show with Those Darlins several years back and it was a blast. Both openers would go well with the Bizness and Deertick is playing NH 2 days earlier so it seems that they'll be around.

P.S. anyone else friends with Deertick on FB? They posted something that they are going into the studio in a few days and taking cover song suggestions!!! :thumbsup:

PS Deer Tick is playing the Met..same venue, on 4/28 I believe with Johnny Corndawg.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Cameron on Apr 19, 2011, 08:51 AM
Love Corndawg!  Great guy and musician.  Also sells his leather work.  He just made me my second belt and it's badass!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Apr 19, 2011, 11:37 AM
From J Roddy's Facebook today:

"go download this live recording of our show in athens it's so rowdy that it will make you punch your mother...."

http://southernshelter.com/2011/04/out-of-towners-j-roddy-walston-the-business-40-watt-32611/ (http://southernshelter.com/2011/04/out-of-towners-j-roddy-walston-the-business-40-watt-32611/)

Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on Apr 19, 2011, 12:23 PM
From J Roddy's Facebook today:

"go download this live recording of our show in athens it's so rowdy that it will make you punch your mother...."

http://southernshelter.com/2011/04/out-of-towners-j-roddy-walston-the-business-40-watt-32611/ (http://southernshelter.com/2011/04/out-of-towners-j-roddy-walston-the-business-40-watt-32611/)

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Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Apr 20, 2011, 02:54 PM
From J Roddy's Facebook today:

"go download this live recording of our show in athens it's so rowdy that it will make you punch your mother...."

http://southernshelter.com/2011/04/out-of-towners-j-roddy-walston-the-business-40-watt-32611/ (http://southernshelter.com/2011/04/out-of-towners-j-roddy-walston-the-business-40-watt-32611/)
I feel like a broken record but this is the best recording yet.  In fact I can't imagine too many live tapings sounding as good as this one.
I just may be trekkin' south to DC tonight for their Qst show at the RnR Hotel.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Crispy on Apr 20, 2011, 03:52 PM
From J Roddy's Facebook today:

"go download this live recording of our show in athens it's so rowdy that it will make you punch your mother...."

http://southernshelter.com/2011/04/out-of-towners-j-roddy-walston-the-business-40-watt-32611/ (http://southernshelter.com/2011/04/out-of-towners-j-roddy-walston-the-business-40-watt-32611/)
I feel like a broken record but this is the best recording yet.  In fact I can't imagine too many live tapings sounding as good as this one.
I just may be trekkin' south to DC tonight for their Qst show at the RnR Hotel.

WOW -- this is outstanding, thanks guys! RAWK
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: ALady on Apr 20, 2011, 04:03 PM
From J Roddy's Facebook today:

"go download this live recording of our show in athens it's so rowdy that it will make you punch your mother...."

http://southernshelter.com/2011/04/out-of-towners-j-roddy-walston-the-business-40-watt-32611/ (http://southernshelter.com/2011/04/out-of-towners-j-roddy-walston-the-business-40-watt-32611/)
I feel like a broken record but this is the best recording yet.  In fact I can't imagine too many live tapings sounding as good as this one.
I just may be trekkin' south to DC tonight for their Qst show at the RnR Hotel.

Someone just sent this to me yesterday.  Glad to know it gets the Ruckus stamp of approval  ;)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Apr 20, 2011, 05:58 PM
From J Roddy's Facebook today:

"go download this live recording of our show in athens it's so rowdy that it will make you punch your mother...."

http://southernshelter.com/2011/04/out-of-towners-j-roddy-walston-the-business-40-watt-32611/ (http://southernshelter.com/2011/04/out-of-towners-j-roddy-walston-the-business-40-watt-32611/)
I feel like a broken record but this is the best recording yet.  In fact I can't imagine too many live tapings sounding as good as this one.
I just may be trekkin' south to DC tonight for their Qst show at the RnR Hotel.

Someone just sent this to me yesterday.  Glad to know it gets the Ruckus stamp of approval  ;)
Listen Mags, I've already publicly admitted my admiration for Kaputt.  That was a huge step for me to overcome denial.  The least you can do and pretend to listen to it, pretend to like it, and pretend to tell us all about it ;)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Apr 21, 2011, 10:55 AM
Love Corndawg!  Great guy and musician.  Also sells his leather work.  He just made me my second belt and it's badass!
Got to meet Corndawg yesterday at the Roddy show and you're right, what an absolutely awesome guy and hilarious as well.  I love that he sells Johnny Corndawg coozies. ;D
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: el_chode on Apr 27, 2011, 11:39 AM
I'm going to the Maxwells show on tuesday, probably hanging out with the band. I'm going to try and press a shirt prior. Looking for feedback. My idea is to run this image down at the bottom seam in the crotch if possible

(http://www.folkdemon.com/photoshop/2011/roddyshirt2.png)(http://www.elchode.com/images/photoshop/2011/roddyshirt2.png)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Apr 27, 2011, 11:44 AM
I'm going to the Maxwells show on tuesday, probably hanging out with the band. I'm going to try and press a shirt prior. Looking for feedback. My idea is to run this image down at the bottom seam in the crotch if possible

(http://www.folkdemon.com/photoshop/2011/roddyshirt2.png)(http://www.elchode.com/images/photoshop/2011/roddyshirt2.png)
;D. Well done.  Was just having a laugh about that line the other day at the DC show.
Enjoy the show man!  I know its been a long time coming for you.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Crispy on Apr 27, 2011, 11:50 AM
Oh jesus, I need one of those shirts to wear to yoga class.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: el_chode on Apr 27, 2011, 12:02 PM
Here's what I envision actually

(http://www.elchode.com/images/photoshop/2011/roddyshirt2-2.png)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on Apr 27, 2011, 12:03 PM
Seriously Chode, How much? Can you do one for the "but I'm a Roman in bed" line? I really like that verse, sing it at the top of my lungs to my special lady friend  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: el_chode on Apr 27, 2011, 12:06 PM
I have no idea. If you guys seriously want them, I'd have to talk to Honest Man to get prices sorted and we'd need at least 10 buys to order (well...9 of yous guys + me)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: mjk73 on Apr 27, 2011, 12:12 PM
That shirt is hot
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Apr 28, 2011, 02:26 PM
Interview and stripped down versions of Don't Break The Needle and Pigs & Pearls from 4/26/11:

http://1061thecorner.com/play_window.php?audioType=Episode&audioId=5276221 (http://1061thecorner.com/play_window.php?audioType=Episode&audioId=5276221)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on Apr 28, 2011, 03:33 PM
Interview and stripped down versions of Don't Break The Needle and Pigs & Pearls from 4/26/11:

http://1061thecorner.com/play_window.php?audioType=Episode&audioId=5276221 (http://1061thecorner.com/play_window.php?audioType=Episode&audioId=5276221)

Whoa! I didn't know how stripped down would sound, but daang. I envy you nor-easters with perpetual access to this band  >:(

Those hard rock hotel shows must be off the chain.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: el_chode on May 04, 2011, 08:38 AM
I can honestly say that last night's show was too big for Maxwells, even if the crowd wasn't.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Penny Lane on May 04, 2011, 10:23 AM
I can honestly say that last night's show was too big for Maxwells, even if the crowd wasn't.

it was a huge change from seeing them the night before in brooklyn (quiet, stand far back hipster crowd)..last night was some great energy!

glad i got to rock out with Honest Man and Touchmepart2, then got to chat with mr chode and J Roddy a bunch afterwards

the Features are great, too..my roommate got their album...
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Honest Man on May 04, 2011, 10:28 AM
I can't believe there was only like 50 people there. Had a great time. It was nice meeting you Penny and your roommate. You guys are super nice and friendly. J Roddy was also really nice. I think I will have to drop by the Brooklyn Bowl. These guys are solid!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on May 04, 2011, 10:31 AM
I can honestly say that last night's show was too big for Maxwells, even if the crowd wasn't.

it was a huge change from seeing them the night before in brooklyn (quiet, stand far back hipster crowd)..last night was some great energy!

glad i got to rock out with Honest Man and Touchmepart2, then got to chat with mr chode and J Roddy a bunch afterwards

the Features are great, too..my roommate got their album...

Really excited to see them for the first time next week at the Met Show.....The Features are a great band who have yet to get their due. I suggest grabbing the Contrast EP or their album Exhibit A both of which are really fun listens!

Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on May 04, 2011, 11:09 AM
I can't believe there was only like 50 people there. Had a great time. It was nice meeting you Penny and your roommate. You guys are super nice and friendly. J Roddy was also really nice. I think I will have to drop by the Brooklyn Bowl. These guys are solid!
Yeah, they've been grinding for a bit now but now they are getting someplace through word of mouth.  They have yet to become music media darlings but I can't help but imagine the summer festivals they'll be doing will accelerate their growth though I'll miss $10 shows in sweaty, drunken, rowdy bars.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: el_chode on May 04, 2011, 11:41 AM
Ruckus, they know/remember you. I think that was a good crowd for a Tuesday night. Plus for Manhattan folk, I'm sure BK bowl is easier to get to and there might be some cannibalism.


Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on May 04, 2011, 11:45 AM
I fully intend on approaching the guys to thank them for some great music. Are they approachable at shows? I do not know much about them personally aside from the music and what I've casually read on this thread
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on May 04, 2011, 11:57 AM
I fully intend on approaching the guys to thank them for some great music. Are they approachable at shows? I do not know much about them personally aside from the music and what I've casually read on this thread
They definitely are.  In Newport I went up to Roddy long after the show was over and asked for a setlist as the band was just hanging out.  He said that they don't really use them and hooked me up with a free patch instead.  I think that aside from their awesomeness they are just average guys.  Does that even make sense?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: el_chode on May 04, 2011, 12:50 PM
I can honestly say that last night's show was too big for Maxwells, even if the crowd wasn't.

it was a huge change from seeing them the night before in brooklyn (quiet, stand far back hipster crowd)..last night was some great energy!

glad i got to rock out with Honest Man and Touchmepart2, then got to chat with mr chode and J Roddy a bunch afterwards

the Features are great, too..my roommate got their album...

Really excited to see them for the first time next week at the Met Show.....The Features are a great band who have yet to get their due. I suggest grabbing the Contrast EP or their album Exhibit A both of which are really fun listens!

I fully intend on approaching the guys to thank them for some great music. Are they approachable at shows? I do not know much about them personally aside from the music and what I've casually read on this thread

Very approachable, all of them.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: DeadBabiesInParis on May 05, 2011, 03:10 PM
Yeah they're very approachable.  I first saw them back in 2002 in a tiny bar in Arlington Virginia, and since then I've had them crash on my floor a few times after shows when they're in town.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on May 05, 2011, 03:16 PM
I can't believe there was only like 50 people there. Had a great time. It was nice meeting you Penny and your roommate. You guys are super nice and friendly. J Roddy was also really nice. I think I will have to drop by the Brooklyn Bowl. These guys are solid!

Totally. Thats how their show was in Pittsburgh a couple months back. Hard to believe a band that is so good, and really has their own sound, doesnt have more fanfare/buzz. Which they definitely do, but it seems confined to the larger cities for the most part. Im pretty sure the MMJ board is the biggest contingent of J Roddy fans around!  ;D 8)

I could see these guys weekly and not get sick of them.

Also, Chode, that shirt might be more awesome than the Run Thru T's...you gotta print that shit!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: bold992006 on May 05, 2011, 03:28 PM
It will be like that in Providence next Tues too....I'm going and most people I know going barely know who J Roddy is...Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons are opening and they are from Providence and do really well there...they are also opening for Deer Tick the next night....but I bet most people at the J Roddy show are there for Joe Fletcher.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on May 05, 2011, 03:29 PM
Interview and stripped down versions of Don't Break The Needle and Pigs & Pearls from 4/26/11:

http://1061thecorner.com/play_window.php?audioType=Episode&audioId=5276221 (http://1061thecorner.com/play_window.php?audioType=Episode&audioId=5276221)

Cool listen..Not sure if he was serious about all those celebs he said were fans or not..Im pretty sure at least here someone (probly Flyguy or Ruckus) posted Rachael Ray was a fan..Obama surprises me though!

I also hoped I could finally decipher the chorus of Pigs & Pearls, but still cant. I have figured out it is in fact "human friends" and not "real good friends" that are just so hard to fine, but that last line still sounds like a bunch of jibberish. You know you got a good song when someone loves it and they cant understand half the chorus  ;D
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on May 05, 2011, 03:36 PM
Interview and stripped down versions of Don't Break The Needle and Pigs & Pearls from 4/26/11:

http://1061thecorner.com/play_window.php?audioType=Episode&audioId=5276221 (http://1061thecorner.com/play_window.php?audioType=Episode&audioId=5276221)

Cool listen..Not sure if he was serious about all those celebs he said were fans or not..Im pretty sure at least here someone (probly Flyguy or Ruckus) posted Rachael Ray was a fan..Obama surprises me though!

I also hoped I could finally decipher the chorus of Pigs & Pearls, but still cant. I have figured out it is in fact "human friends" and not "real good friends" that are just so hard to fine, but that last line still sounds like a bunch of jibberish. You know you got a good song when someone loves it and they cant understand half the chorus  ;D
Congratulations Nurse Scotty (great movie btw)!
Do you mean the classic line "you are just a pig I fed with pearls"
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on May 05, 2011, 03:46 PM
Interview and stripped down versions of Don't Break The Needle and Pigs & Pearls from 4/26/11:

http://1061thecorner.com/play_window.php?audioType=Episode&audioId=5276221 (http://1061thecorner.com/play_window.php?audioType=Episode&audioId=5276221)

Cool listen..Not sure if he was serious about all those celebs he said were fans or not..Im pretty sure at least here someone (probly Flyguy or Ruckus) posted Rachael Ray was a fan..Obama surprises me though!

I also hoped I could finally decipher the chorus of Pigs & Pearls, but still cant. I have figured out it is in fact "human friends" and not "real good friends" that are just so hard to fine, but that last line still sounds like a bunch of jibberish. You know you got a good song when someone loves it and they cant understand half the chorus  ;D
Congratulations Nurse Scotty (great movie btw)!
Do you mean the classic line "you are just a pig I fed with pearls"

Nah dude, the line before that where it sounds like Roddy's mouth will slap your mother or something like that.

This guy aint no RN yet. Got another 6 months or so plus boards. Summer classes begin monday. 3 day break, summer break sure aint what it used to be!

Edit: What movie you talkin about, Nurse Betty??
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: el_chode on May 05, 2011, 06:18 PM
Roddy was telling a story about Matthew McCaughanahey or whatever his name is, but I was really drunk by that point and don't remember it. But I think Mateo is a fan
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on May 05, 2011, 06:42 PM
Roddy was telling a story about Matthew McCaughanahey or whatever his name is, but I was really drunk by that point and don't remember it. But I think Mateo is a fan

you talkin bout this guy? :-*

(http://www.celebrific.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/01/matthew_mcconaughey-beach-1-17-07.jpg)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on May 05, 2011, 06:50 PM
It will be like that in Providence next Tues too....I'm going and most people I know going barely know who J Roddy is...Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons are opening and they are from Providence and do really well there...they are also opening for Deer Tick the next night....but I bet most people at the J Roddy show are there for Joe Fletcher.

I'm thinkin the Met will be empty unfortunately....but more room for us to do some of this (http://th699.photobucket.com/albums/vv356/mindfreak_fanz/th_Rock_emoticon.gif) and a little of this  :D
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on May 05, 2011, 07:34 PM
......so whats the 3rd line in the Pigs & Pearls chorus...... :(
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on May 05, 2011, 07:58 PM
......so whats the 3rd line in the Pigs & Pearls chorus...... :(
I hear this:

Well it's not that boy
It's not his brother
It's just me
Ya got no other
You made a friend
They're just trying to fight (find?)
Open my mouth
I'll shut your mouth
(Those) Horrible words
Gonna come around
You....
Are just a pig
I fed with pearls
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on May 05, 2011, 08:07 PM
......so whats the 3rd line in the Pigs & Pearls chorus...... :(
I hear this:

Well it's not that boy
It's not his brother
It's just me
Ya got no other
You made a friend
They're just trying to fight (find?)
Open my mouth
I'll shut your mouth
(Those) Horrible words
Gonna come around
You....
Are just a pig
I fed with pearls

Go here to download pictures of J Roddy's handwritten lyrics and pics of other assorted weirdities: http://jroddywalstonandthebusiness.com/ (http://jroddywalstonandthebusiness.com/)   it's the link at the bottom left corner. It has 20 or so pictures, really neat.

Pigs N Pearls looks to be this, y'all were close:

"Well it's not that boy, it's not his brother
It's just me, you got no other
Human friends, they're just hard to find
And with my mouth, I'll shut your mouth
And those awful words won't come about
You're just a pig I fed with pearls"
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on May 05, 2011, 08:30 PM
......so whats the 3rd line in the Pigs & Pearls chorus...... :(
I hear this:

Well it's not that boy
It's not his brother
It's just me
Ya got no other
You made a friend
They're just trying to fight (find?)
Open my mouth
I'll shut your mouth
(Those) Horrible words
Gonna come around
You....
Are just a pig
I fed with pearls

Go here to download pictures of J Roddy's handwritten lyrics and pics of other assorted weirdities: http://jroddywalstonandthebusiness.com/ (http://jroddywalstonandthebusiness.com/)   it's the link at the bottom left corner. It has 20 or so pictures, really neat.

Pigs N Pearls looks to be this, y'all were close:

"Well it's not that boy, it's not his brother
It's just me, you got no other
Human friends, they're just hard to find
And with my mouth, I'll shut your mouth
And those awful words won't come about
You're just a pig I fed with pearls"
Well, there you have it. 

I never noticed that tab on the website.  Thanks!

I guess that I didn't get that artwork with my iTunes download. :(
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on May 09, 2011, 07:42 PM
RI show tomorrow night!!! f-ing psyched....rollin 10 deep! Don't know how it happened cept got 3-4 of my friends into them when the show was announced, then they got some peeps into them and so it goes (all starting on this forum)!!! It's a testament to the band cos that never happens with my friends, they usually don't care bout hittin up shows with me....Willin to meet up with some MMJ forum friends as well lemme know who is comin!!! :beer:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: mjk73 on May 09, 2011, 08:26 PM
Still bummed they cancelled their St Louis date and still have not rescheduled.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: bold99 on May 09, 2011, 08:31 PM
RI show tomorrow night!!! f-ing psyched....rollin 10 deep! Don't know how it happened cept got 3-4 of my friends into them when the show was announced, then they got some peeps into them and so it goes!!! It's a testament to the band cos that never happens with my friends, they usually don't care bout hittin up shows with me....Willin to meet up with some MMJ forum friends as well lemme know who is comin!!! :beer:

This happened to me as well...thought I was going with one person...now might have 6.  My buddy is photographing the show as well...can't wait to see Joe Fletcher also.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on May 09, 2011, 08:53 PM
RI show tomorrow night!!! f-ing psyched....rollin 10 deep! Don't know how it happened cept got 3-4 of my friends into them when the show was announced, then they got some peeps into them and so it goes!!! It's a testament to the band cos that never happens with my friends, they usually don't care bout hittin up shows with me....Willin to meet up with some MMJ forum friends as well lemme know who is comin!!! :beer:

This happened to me as well...thought I was going with one person...now might have 6.  My buddy is photographing the show as well...can't wait to see Joe Fletcher also.

Noice Mang,

glad to be supportin the band!

you gettin tix at the door? I was gonna get them beforehand but figured there's no increase in price as per the met website. Also what time? I've seen both doors 7 show 8 and doors 8 show 9? either way prob will make my way in round 9-930ish
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on May 09, 2011, 10:05 PM
I was considering trying to hit up a show sometime soon, but I just looked on their facebook and it says theyre playing Pittsburgh June 7th (no venue named)...Well, thats cool but confusing
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on May 10, 2011, 04:24 PM
Well, here it is.  Lolla and Bonnaroo finally announced along with Allgood among others.  Looking forward to hitting one DC and one of the two hometown shows in late May.

Hey Wolof!  I thought you might dig the Pawtucket date with MacCauley

http://charmcitycurrent.com/partyonit/2011/04/13/the-rotating-residencies/ (http://charmcitycurrent.com/partyonit/2011/04/13/the-rotating-residencies/)
4/20 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ Johnny Corndawg)
4/22 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/Local H)
4/26 – Charlottesville, VA @ The Southern
4/27 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ Deleted Scenes)
4/28 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/ Matermathu)
5/2 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ The Features)
5/3 – Hoboken, NJ @ Maxwell’s (w/ The Features)
5/4 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ The Features)
5/5 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/ Features and Toy Soldiers)
5/6 – Lancaster, PA @ The Chameleon Club
5/9 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ These United States and the Features)
5/10 – Pawtucket, RI @ The Met Cafe (w/ John McCauley from Deer Tick)
5/11 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock n’ Roll Hotel (w/ These United States)
5/12 – Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar (w/ These United States)
5/13 – Morgantown, WV @ 123 Pleasant St
5/14 – West Chester, PA @ The Note
5/16 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ These United States)
5/23 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (w/ Gunfight)
5/30 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl

Im there, thanks Ruckus!

not sure but I know the 5/10 Met date Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons are opening up...who always play with Deer Tick..but I didn't see McCauley on the bill??
Yeah Bold, you're more in the know about them.  I just took this off of Colmus' (J Roddy's Drummer) blog.  I figured they've become such good friends since they toured together that McCauley was doing 'em a hometown favor to bring in the crowds because I know they haven't made as much of a dent in the NE (Boston etc.) market yet.  Maybe it's just Joe Fletcher now.

EDIT:  Just asked them on FB.  Hopefully an answer comes of it

I wouldn't be surpised if The Wrong Reasons also open, they have played with the Tick in the past seems like they are all pretty close. In fact they opened the War Elephant re-release show with Those Darlins several years back and it was a blast. Both openers would go well with the Bizness and Deertick is playing NH 2 days earlier so it seems that they'll be around.

P.S. anyone else friends with Deertick on FB? They posted something that they are going into the studio in a few days and taking cover song suggestions!!! :thumbsup:

PS Deer Tick is playing the Met..same venue, on 4/28 I believe with Johnny Corndawg.
Tick will be there tonight according to fb.  Don't know if they are playing.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on May 10, 2011, 04:26 PM
I figured Deertick would make an appearance as they have been recording their new album down the street at Machines with Magnets studios, gotta get my drinkin pants on this is gonna be a night!

If any peeps'll be there I look like the guy in the first post of the last page of the memberpics thread, and I'll be wearing that blue bear shirt  :beer:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on May 11, 2011, 10:17 AM
Incredible stuff last night. Only round 50-70 people there. My neck hurts like hell today. J Roddy was very nice and gracious. Not many other words I can say, just a great show, fun time, rock n roll.

Set (possibly out of order in the middle)
I Don't Wanna Hear It
Full Growing Man
Lucille
Don't Break the Needle
Sally Bangs
Don't Get Old
Pigs  & Pearls
Into>Brave Man's Death>insane ending jam
NEW SONG! (Really great Stuff, possibly about going off to art school)
Caroline
Uh Oh R & R
Use Your Language

ENCORE:
The Times Are a Staying
Used to Did

Also talked briefly with Ian and Chris from Deer Tick and both expresseed their pleasure with the new record which they finished recording yesterday! Ian said it should drop this fall....Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons were good as always.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Penny Lane on May 11, 2011, 11:20 AM
Incredible stuff last night. Only round 50-70 people there. My neck hurts like hell today. J Roddy was very nice and gracious. Not many other words I can say, just a great show, fun time, rock n roll.

Set (possibly out of order in the middle)
I Don't Wanna Hear It
Full Growing Man
Lucille
Don't Break the Needle
Sally Bangs
Don't Get Old
Pigs  & Pearls
Into>Brave Man's Death>jam
NEW SONG! (Really great Stuff)
Caroline
Uh Oh R & R
Use Your Language

ENCORE:
The Times Are a Staying
Used to Did

Also talked briefly with Ian and Chris from Deer Tick and both expresseed their pleasure with the new record which they finished recording yesterday! Ian said it should drop this fall....Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons were good as always.

got my vinyl copy last night
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on May 13, 2011, 01:35 PM
J Roddy's set time directly conflicts with Buffalo Springfield at Roo!! Are any of you J Roddy freaks going to Roo, and if so, what are you going to doo??

I love Buffalo Springfield, and it's fucki* Neil Young.......

HELP
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on May 13, 2011, 01:41 PM
J Roddy's set time directly conflicts with Buffalo Springfield at Roo!! Are any of you J Roddy freaks going to Roo, and if so, what are you going to doo??

I love Buffalo Springfield, and it's fucki* Neil Young.......

HELP
Buffalo Springfield man!  You'll see JRoddy plenty o times
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on May 13, 2011, 01:46 PM
J Roddy's set time directly conflicts with Buffalo Springfield at Roo!! Are any of you J Roddy freaks going to Roo, and if so, what are you going to doo??

I love Buffalo Springfield, and it's fucki* Neil Young.......

HELP
Buffalo Springfield man!  You'll see JRoddy plenty o times

Okay that's what I was leaning towards...I just needed someone's blessing, thanks for the sagacity.

It's still going to kill me though when Springfield is moaning Broken Arrow and I can hear Used to Did burning down the Cafe Where?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: ALady on May 13, 2011, 05:15 PM
Rough slot for the Business.   :P
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on May 13, 2011, 05:34 PM
Rough slot for the Business.   :P

Dont worry, they like rough slots
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: ALady on May 13, 2011, 05:53 PM
I was gonna say I left that one wide open, but...   :embarassed:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ghosts_on_TV on May 13, 2011, 06:28 PM
I dunno. I think I might go see J Roddy. (I know)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on May 13, 2011, 06:51 PM
I dunno. I think I might go see J Roddy. (I know)

I might do 30 minutes with J Roddy and then go catch the last hour of Buffalo Springfield....the only problem is there will be A TON of people at the Which Stage for BS since it's the only thing going on at the time (except for the eminem phans waiting on the rail).

I can't believe I'm complaining about being able to see Buffalo Springfield and J Roddy within the same 1.5 hr time span  ;D
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on May 13, 2011, 06:52 PM
I dunno. I think I might go see J Roddy. (I know)

At first I thought "might?" but then remembered the BSpringfield from the last page. Despite my obvious Roddy fandom, I think I agree. Sure, seeing BS is a once in a lifetime deal (at least for probably 98% of MMJ fans' lifetimes), but for a festy like the Roo that just feels like it would be a downerish, past their prime set. If this was Zeppelin or something getting back together, I get the argument, but yinz all know the Bizness will be in prime form and put on a rockin set.

I also might be leaning that way because Ive never seen a packed and rowdy JRoddy show, but even if I posted here that Id go to see Buffalo Springfield at Roo a month from now, Im guessing that when I was actually there, Id probably overrule and see JRoddy  ;D
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on May 13, 2011, 06:57 PM
Quote
Im guessing that when I was actually there, Id probably overrule and see JRoddy

It sounds to me like it's all boiling down to be determined by the intoxicant of choice for the evening. ( i.e. if my handle of warm whiskey is gone by Saturday niiiight....etc etc).
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on May 13, 2011, 07:11 PM
Quote
Im guessing that when I was actually there, Id probably overrule and see JRoddy

It sounds to me like it's all boiling down to be determined by the intoxicant of choice for the evening. ( i.e. if my handle of warm whiskey is gone by Saturday niiiight....etc etc).

Well, Im not going to Roo (at least I dont think so and now my car needs fixed almost assuredly), but basically thats what I was getting at...Or purely if youre just energized or dragging I think it makes it easier which to go see.

Now that I just thought of it though, considering how much of Bonnaroo is streamed, Im sure it would be much easier to watch BS set after the fact than JRoddy
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on May 14, 2011, 12:30 PM
Why no guitar tabs for this band on the interweb? I've searched far and wide through the tabs sites....I would try and figure it out but I am somewhat tone deaf.....anyone figure out some basic chord structures or know where I can find some tabs?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: subinai on May 16, 2011, 11:56 AM
going to see them at bk bowl tonight
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jane on May 17, 2011, 08:02 AM
i got a ticket to see them in Baltimore at the Ottobar. I'm really looking forward to it!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on May 17, 2011, 08:42 AM
i got a ticket to see them in Baltimore at the Ottobar. I'm really looking forward to it!
Which one are you going to Jane?  I'm likely hitting the Friday show.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on May 17, 2011, 03:41 PM
going to see them at bk bowl tonight
How was it subi?  Penny was sayin that the BKBowl she went to was severely lacking in crowd energy.  I hope this one was different.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: subinai on May 17, 2011, 05:14 PM
going to see them at bk bowl tonight
How was it subi?  Penny was sayin that the BKBowl she went to was severely lacking in crowd energy.  I hope this one was different.

there was a group of people losing their minds right up front so that made up for the typical brooklyn "stand there and stare" crowd. the band brought 150% though. their guitar player shreeeeds. covered highway to hell. overall a great show. i'm going to try and make it for the rest of the mondays in may residency.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jane on May 18, 2011, 10:05 AM
i got a ticket to see them in Baltimore at the Ottobar. I'm really looking forward to it!
Which one are you going to Jane?  I'm likely hitting the Friday show.

Im going to the saturday show because my friend is getting married on Friday. I'm actually moving that saturday too so hopefully i'm not too tired for the show that night. this is my frist time seeing them so i'm super excited!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on May 18, 2011, 01:23 PM
i got a ticket to see them in Baltimore at the Ottobar. I'm really looking forward to it!
Which one are you going to Jane?  I'm likely hitting the Friday show.

Im going to the saturday show because my friend is getting married on Friday. I'm actually moving that saturday too so hopefully i'm not too tired for the show that night. this is my frist time seeing them so i'm super excited!
Good luck with the move Jane.  Are you staying in Harford?  I just moved from Mt. Vernon to Woodberry.  Saturday night hometown show....I think it'll be a rockin' good time. 
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jane on May 18, 2011, 04:19 PM
Woodberry? Nice! i love Woodberry Kitchen. it's my go-to when i need to indulge.

I'm moving from Havre de Grace to Abingdon. I'm not a big fan of Abingdon, it's as suburbia as it gets but there will be a Wegmans soon. I'm still close to work at APG. Havre de Grace will always be my hometown and keep a dear spot in my heart.

Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on May 20, 2011, 05:17 PM
New website, free download of new song "Jesus Gonna Do His Best":

http://www.jroddywalstonandthebusiness.com/ (http://www.jroddywalstonandthebusiness.com/)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on May 21, 2011, 07:06 PM
New website, free download of new song "Jesus Gonna Do His Best":

http://www.jroddywalstonandthebusiness.com/ (http://www.jroddywalstonandthebusiness.com/)

Bout time they finally got their own website!!  :D

Diggin the new tune..Has that Bizness sound but with a gospel vibe. Love it.

Also stoked that they finally posted a venue for the June 7th Pittsburgh show, and its the Arts fest, so its FREE. Free J Roddy show, not sure it gets much better than that!  :bath:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on May 25, 2011, 11:24 PM
New website, free download of new song "Jesus Gonna Do His Best":

http://www.jroddywalstonandthebusiness.com/ (http://www.jroddywalstonandthebusiness.com/)

Bout time they finally got their own website!!  :D

Diggin the new tune..Has that Bizness sound but with a gospel vibe. Love it.

Also stoked that they finally posted a venue for the June 7th Pittsburgh show, and its the Arts fest, so its FREE. Free J Roddy show, not sure it gets much better than that!  :bath:
I'm glad you like it Headdy.  I've been kinda hesitant about it.  It's gospelishly beautiful but I ain't a Jesusy dude.  Looking forward to hearing it Friday night!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on May 26, 2011, 12:07 AM
This
http://www.roxwel.com/player/jroddyliveperformance_2011.html?1=1&detect_bitrate=_2000 (http://www.roxwel.com/player/jroddyliveperformance_2011.html?1=1&detect_bitrate=_2000)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on May 29, 2011, 09:01 PM
I can't believe I'm saying this but Friday night's Ottobar show might have been the most fun I've had at a Roddy show yet.  It was my 7th in 6 different venues over the last year but the energy was electric.  Hometown show and they didn't start until right after midnight!  That plus being with a lot of friends made it a blast.  Snagged a picture of my girlfriend with Roddy.  He's so sick of me so I didn't bother taking a picture with him.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on May 31, 2011, 02:07 PM
http://www.jroddywalstonandthebusiness.com/tour/ (http://www.jroddywalstonandthebusiness.com/tour/)
I think there will be some happy people here!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: ChronicHunger on May 31, 2011, 02:08 PM
Just saw the new tour dates myself, Kc and stl hell yea
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: mjk73 on May 31, 2011, 02:18 PM
Just saw the new tour dates myself, Kc and stl hell yea
Fuck yeah and it's at tiny ass Firebird!!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: BH on May 31, 2011, 03:05 PM
Just saw the new tour dates myself, Kc and stl hell yea
Fuck yeah and it's at tiny ass Firebird!!

Oh my lord.   If one more amazing thing happens today, I honestly think my head may explode.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on May 31, 2011, 03:15 PM
Just saw the new tour dates myself, Kc and stl hell yea
Fuck yeah and it's at tiny ass Firebird!!

Oh my lord.   If one more amazing thing happens today, I honestly think my head may explode.
So pumped for you guys.  Maybe I'll fly out there and be y'all's DD. ;D
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: BH on May 31, 2011, 03:40 PM
Just saw the new tour dates myself, Kc and stl hell yea
Fuck yeah and it's at tiny ass Firebird!!

Oh my lord.   If one more amazing thing happens today, I honestly think my head may explode.
So pumped for you guys.  Maybe I'll fly out there and be y'all's DD. ;D

Don't even kid about that!   However, if you fly out, I'm paying for the cab because you're drinking with us!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: mjk73 on May 31, 2011, 04:29 PM
Just saw the new tour dates myself, Kc and stl hell yea
Fuck yeah and it's at tiny ass Firebird!!

Oh my lord.   If one more amazing thing happens today, I honestly think my head may explode.
So pumped for you guys.  Maybe I'll fly out there and be y'all's DD. ;D

Don't even kid about that!   However, if you fly out, I'm paying for the cab because you're drinking with us!
No doubt. Get yo ass here for this one. Drinks will be provided.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Jun 10, 2011, 12:21 AM
Just saw the new tour dates myself, Kc and stl hell yea
Fuck yeah and it's at tiny ass Firebird!!

Oh my lord.   If one more amazing thing happens today, I honestly think my head may explode.
So pumped for you guys.  Maybe I'll fly out there and be y'all's DD. ;D

Don't even kid about that!   However, if you fly out, I'm paying for the cab because you're drinking with us!
No doubt. Get yo ass here for this one. Drinks will be provided.
OK, I'm there ;)
Cool little in studio stuff from NYC radio
http://www.q1043.com/pages/onair/out-of-the-box.html (http://www.q1043.com/pages/onair/out-of-the-box.html)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Jul 22, 2011, 11:05 AM
New dates:

http://www.jroddywalstonandthebusiness.com/tour/ (http://www.jroddywalstonandthebusiness.com/tour/)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on Jul 22, 2011, 11:56 AM
Finally a New Orleans date!!! Thanks for the update, Jones.

I'm glad to see that the Southeast is gettin' some more J Roddy love.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Jul 22, 2011, 12:08 PM
Cool, man.  I think that I'll pass on the free Louisville show (Wednesday) and go to Nashville instead (Saturday).  It is the same distance drive for me either way...
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Jul 26, 2011, 05:55 PM
Still waiting for BH's review from the Firebird. ::)

Pretty cool they'll be doing an after hours show with Delta Spirit at ACL
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Jul 26, 2011, 07:34 PM
Still waiting for BH's review from the Firebird. ::)

Pretty cool they'll be doing an after hours show with Delta Spirit at ACL
I guess that he didn't have a good time.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Jul 26, 2011, 07:45 PM
Still waiting for BH's review from the Firebird. ::)

Pretty cool they'll be doing an after hours show with Delta Spirit at ACL
I guess that he didn't have a good time.
Rumor has it he was double fisting bottles of cheap red wine outside the venue
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: mjk73 on Jul 26, 2011, 08:22 PM
Still waiting for BH's review from the Firebird. ::)

Pretty cool they'll be doing an after hours show with Delta Spirit at ACL
I guess that he didn't have a good time.
Rumor has it he was double fisting bottles of cheap red wine outside the venue
That sounds about right
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on Jul 27, 2011, 05:08 PM
They're coming to Birmingham, AL!!! September 10th!!! The South's gettin spoiled with these new dates...

Day=made.  :D :D :D
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: BH on Jul 27, 2011, 05:10 PM
Still waiting for BH's review from the Firebird. ::)

Pretty cool they'll be doing an after hours show with Delta Spirit at ACL
I guess that he didn't have a good time.
Rumor has it he was double fisting bottles of cheap red wine outside the venue

How did you know?!?!   Ahh it was fucking great.   He did a little Richard song, and two other songs I didn't know but otherwise I think they played the entire S/T and one or two from HMB.   Those guys just rock.   There was only 40-50 people there which sucked for St. Louis but they could have played in an arena and still brought the house down.

I think the fact that I had a conversation in the bathroom with 3/4 of the band about pubic hair sums up the night pretty well.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Aug 12, 2011, 03:13 PM
J. Roddy Walston and the Business - Brave Man's Death recorded live at Lollapalooza August 6th 2011 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMMZ_ma_gFc#ws)

J. Roddy Walston and the Business - Used to Did recorded live at Lollapalooza, August 6th, 2011 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Fe79YLOF60#ws)

J. Roddy Walston and the Business - Full Growing Man recorded live at Lollapalooza, August 6th, 2011 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3HXqM1_2XM#ws)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Crispy on Aug 12, 2011, 03:20 PM
Woooo! I just found out I'll be going to the Austin City Limits Festival, so I'll be seeing these guys there! Now I've just got to get my pubic hair conversation material re-compiled...
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Cameron on Aug 16, 2011, 02:11 PM
Woooo! I just found out I'll be going to the Austin City Limits Festival, so I'll be seeing these guys there! Now I've just got to get my pubic hair conversation material re-compiled...

see you there...been waiting to see them live for too long.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Crispy on Aug 16, 2011, 02:44 PM
Woooo! I just found out I'll be going to the Austin City Limits Festival, so I'll be seeing these guys there! Now I've just got to get my pubic hair conversation material re-compiled...

see you there...been waiting to see them live for too long.

Awesome! Look for the bald guy throwing jazz hands.  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on Aug 29, 2011, 05:35 PM
I emailed band mgmt. about doing some grunt publicizing work for the upcoming show in Birmingham AL and this here is what they done sent me  8)

(http://i1236.photobucket.com/albums/ff458/jptor89/DSCF1344.jpg)

If anyone cares to do the same, it was real easy to lend a helping hand. Theyre some cool dudes.



Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Sep 13, 2011, 03:48 PM
J Roddy Walston at Lollapalooza (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tugmf_R6cYg#ws)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on Sep 17, 2011, 01:40 PM
Streaming live from ACL at 2 PM Central Time today. Could win a lot of fans with this one

http://www.youtube.com/aclfestival/ (http://www.youtube.com/aclfestival/)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Crispy on Sep 17, 2011, 01:55 PM
At the stage, gonna get me some bidness! WOOOOOO
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on Sep 17, 2011, 02:24 PM
At the stage, gonna get me some bidness! WOOOOOO

(http://www.forumsextreme.com/images/sFi_capred.gif)
take no prisoners
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Sep 17, 2011, 02:27 PM
At the stage, gonna get me some bidness! WOOOOOO

Rock it out brother, rock it out!

I'll be looking for the bald head up front on the stream for sure.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Crispy on Sep 17, 2011, 02:36 PM
Yeah! Second row behind the hardcore stevie fans. Gotta wear a hat, but I'll show off the dome a bit.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Sep 17, 2011, 03:21 PM
tha Bizness is bringing it...that Dont Break the Needle and Lucille were hot!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Sep 17, 2011, 03:43 PM
not a fan of Pigs & Pearls being slowed down.

I like the addition of the lead guitarists falsetto towards the end of Rock and Roll II though
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: BH on Sep 17, 2011, 03:46 PM
dammit forgot about this.  Just logged on.....
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: BH on Sep 17, 2011, 03:53 PM
orange shirt
bald head
jazz hands!

Fuck yeah!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: mahg33ta on Sep 17, 2011, 04:01 PM
good set- I think they did well.   Loved the Delta Spirit shirt.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Sep 17, 2011, 04:03 PM
Man are they blowing up!  To get a main stage gig at ACL with all those fans.  So happy for them!

Crispy getting all sorts of air time.  Less hot 20 year old girls.  More Crispy!
Title: Re: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Crispy on Sep 17, 2011, 04:22 PM
Man are they blowing up!  To get a main stage gig at ACL with all those fans.  So happy for them!

Crispy getting all sorts of air time.  Less hot 20 year old girls.  More Crispy!

I disagree with this sentiment.

Anyhow, WOOOOOOOOO
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Sep 17, 2011, 05:16 PM
good set- I think they did well.   Loved the Delta Spirit shirt.

Yeppers.

Noticed the shirt early on, figured it was DS, but couldnt confirm the "Spirit" until 1 of the last songs.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Sep 17, 2011, 06:15 PM
not a fan of Pigs & Pearls being slowed down.
Whaaaa??? Messing with the tempo? I was unavailable to watch, so please report back....
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Sep 17, 2011, 07:06 PM
not a fan of Pigs & Pearls being slowed down.
Whaaaa??? Messing with the tempo? I was unavailable to watch, so please report back....

very noticeably slower, so much so it couldnt have been an accident
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on Sep 17, 2011, 08:38 PM
not a fan of Pigs & Pearls being slowed down.
Whaaaa??? Messing with the tempo? I was unavailable to watch, so please report back....

very noticeably slower, so much so it couldnt have been an accident

They slowed it down when they played in Birmingham last Saturday too. I think it's an intentional thing.

It sounded cool in a quiet small venue, but I suppose at an outdoor gig it might not come across well.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Sep 18, 2011, 01:06 AM
I still thought it sounded okay, but its arguably my favorite song on the album. Hate the change
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Sep 18, 2011, 01:35 AM
They've done it multiple times before.  I'm not the biggest fan as that is one of my favorite songs.  But, I figure it makes sense to drop one slower tempo song in midset to get people get rehyped for the rockers.  OR they could have just dropped 19 ought 4 or Times or Sally.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: e_wind on Sep 18, 2011, 01:40 PM
Seeing my first J Roddy show on wednesday. They're closing out Louisvilles summer "Waterfront Wednesday's" concert series. I'm pretty excited
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Oct 19, 2011, 09:59 PM
Kiss, kiss, Ruckus...

(http://www.eachnotesecure.com/jroddy2.jpg)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: WSS2 on Oct 22, 2011, 04:18 PM
anyone hitting the NYC show in December?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: subinai on Oct 22, 2011, 04:53 PM
anyone hitting the NYC show in December?

ill be there!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: WSS2 on Oct 22, 2011, 10:13 PM
nice, I am trying to roll with Mrs. WSS, plus 2 others...sweet venue to catch them.  Tiny as far as NYC goes
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Murph on Oct 23, 2011, 12:52 PM
Thanks for the heads up, I'll definitely be there....I love Mercury Lounge
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: WSS2 on Oct 30, 2011, 01:31 PM
so pumped for this show - haven't caught a single show since work and bschool apps consumed my life...this is my warmup for MMJ MSG
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: YouAre_GivenToFly on Nov 07, 2011, 02:38 PM
CANNOT WAIT TO SEE THESE GUYS.

Just gave their s/t album a serious listen last week, and I am a little depressed seeing that they've been here in Philly quite a bit in the past year.

Excited to see them in December. I've been looking for a rock and roll record like this, and that last Deer Tick album came close, but THIS is it.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: subinai on Nov 07, 2011, 03:21 PM
mercury lounge show is sold out sooooooo if you guys have an extra i'll happily take it off of ya! :)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: TheBigChicken on Nov 11, 2011, 12:43 AM
man really can't wait ti hear these guys again....not ti be missed
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Nov 21, 2011, 11:09 AM
For those going to the Mercury Lounge show, if you guys get the chance, please check out Gringo Starr, one of the opening acts.  It's my friend's cousin's band.  Their new album isn't necessarily in my wheelhouse because of the vocals but they've played with JRoddy a number of times and put on a fun live show.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: StaggerLee on Nov 21, 2011, 11:33 AM
My brother was just telling me about this band last weekend and now I see a thread here....
Looks like its time to give them a listen.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Nov 21, 2011, 11:38 AM
My brother was just telling me about this band last weekend and now I see a thread here....
Looks like its time to give them a listen.
They're playing Philly on the 1st Saturday in December.  GO! :beer:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: YouAre_GivenToFly on Nov 21, 2011, 12:12 PM
My brother was just telling me about this band last weekend and now I see a thread here....
Looks like its time to give them a listen.
They're playing Philly on the 1st Saturday in December.  GO! :beer:

Really looking forward to this and the Baltimore show the night before. Anticipating the following mornings' headaches.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: mahg33ta on Nov 21, 2011, 12:46 PM
If someone asked me "what band that you haven't seen yet do you most want to, I'd say J Roddy" (as in touring these days, not some all-time deep question like Led Zep).

Since I have gotten into them (earlier this year), they have not played New England as far as I have seen. 
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: StaggerLee on Nov 21, 2011, 01:26 PM
My brother was just telling me about this band last weekend and now I see a thread here....
Looks like its time to give them a listen.
They're playing Philly on the 1st Saturday in December.  GO! :beer:

Doh' I will be in Cali for business that day.  Crap!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Penny Lane on Nov 21, 2011, 01:42 PM
I'll be at the NYC show--- ;)
and YES I'll check out Gringo Starr--even though they need to change their name!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Dec 03, 2011, 12:07 PM
Oh man do I feel like crap.  Had a blast as usual last night and though this must be corroborated by jrud or gtf, I believe they played She Don' Use Jelly for the the 1st time.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: YouAre_GivenToFly on Dec 03, 2011, 04:05 PM
Oh man do I feel like crap.  Had a blast as usual last night and though this must be corroborated by jrud or gtf, I believe they played She Don' Use Jelly for the the 1st time.

I'm probably not the most reliable source for information regarding last night.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: j_rud on Dec 03, 2011, 04:37 PM
Oh man do I feel like crap.  Had a blast as usual last night and though this must be corroborated by jrud or gtf, I believe they played She Don' Use Jelly for the the 1st time.

I'm probably not the most reliable source for information regarding last night.

Yeah they did. They covered Petty and possibly James Brown as well. Maybe not James Brown but it was a soul/R&B staple, that I remember. Leaving soon for round 2 at Kung Fu Necktie.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on Dec 03, 2011, 04:57 PM
Oh man do I feel like crap.  Had a blast as usual last night and though this must be corroborated by jrud or gtf, I believe they played She Don' Use Jelly for the the 1st time.

I'm probably not the most reliable source for information regarding last night.


Yeah they did. They covered Petty and possibly James Brown as well. Maybe not James Brown but it was a soul/R&B staple, that I remember. Leaving soon for round 2 at Kung Fu Necktie.

What petty song did they cover? She don't use Jelly is an interesting choice
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: j_rud on Dec 03, 2011, 04:59 PM
Oh man do I feel like crap.  Had a blast as usual last night and though this must be corroborated by jrud or gtf, I believe they played She Don' Use Jelly for the the 1st time.

I'm probably not the most reliable source for information regarding last night.


Yeah they did. They covered Petty and possibly James Brown as well. Maybe not James Brown but it was a soul/R&B staple, that I remember. Leaving soon for round 2 at Kung Fu Necktie.

What petty song did they cover? She don't use Jelly is an interesting choice

Im pretty sure Dont Do Me Like That but Im not 100% on that...
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Penny Lane on Dec 03, 2011, 11:18 PM
Oh man do I feel like crap.  Had a blast as usual last night and though this must be corroborated by jrud or gtf, I believe they played She Don' Use Jelly for the the 1st time.

I'm probably not the most reliable source for information regarding last night.


Yeah they did. They covered Petty and possibly James Brown as well. Maybe not James Brown but it was a soul/R&B staple, that I remember. Leaving soon for round 2 at Kung Fu Necktie.

What petty song did they cover? She don't use Jelly is an interesting choice

Im pretty sure Dont Do Me Like That but Im not 100% on that...

ha ha ...none of you can remember the setlist...that's what happens when you get jrud, GTF, ruckus and jroddy together..
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: BH on Dec 04, 2011, 11:50 PM
 ;D

Thats what happens when your get jroddy and ________together!

Sounds like it was a good one!  They played a James Brown cover when I saw them.   Don't remember the name. 
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: YouAre_GivenToFly on Dec 04, 2011, 11:53 PM
I think it was Lucille. They've played it before... so.... that might have been it.

Ugh.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: StaggerLee on Dec 05, 2011, 10:59 AM
These guys flipping rule.  I have not been able to stop listening to them for the past two weeks.  I am happy to hear their home base is in Baltimore.  Hopefully that means some more shows to come.  Sucks but I had to miss both the Philly and Baltimore show this past week.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: jones on Dec 05, 2011, 11:21 AM
I think it was Lucille. They've played it before... so.... that might have been it.

Ugh.
Lucille is a Little Richard song and they play it regularly.

I'm glad to hear that you guys had such a memorable evening!  ;D
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: YouAre_GivenToFly on Dec 05, 2011, 11:25 AM
I think it was Lucille. They've played it before... so.... that might have been it.

Ugh.
Lucille is a Little Richard song and they play it regularly.

I'm glad to hear that you guys had such a memorable evening!  ;D

The parts I do remember were really awesome  ;D
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on Dec 14, 2011, 07:45 PM
Check it out!!!!

LUCERO / J. Roddy Walston and the Biz run!!!!

Sat-Apr-14, Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace w/ J. Roddy Walston & The Business
Sun-Apr-15, Montreal, QC @ Foufounes Electriques w/ J. Roddy Walston & The Business
Wed-Apr-18, Northampton, MA @ Pearl Street w/ J. Roddy Walston & The Business
Fri-Apr-20, New York, NY @ Webster Hall w/ J. Roddy Walston & The Business
Sat-Apr-21, Providence, RI @ Met Cafι w/ J. Roddy Walston & The Business
Tue-Apr-24, Harrisburg, PA @ Abbey Bar Appalachian Brewing Company w/ J. Roddy Walston
Wed-Apr-25, Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club w/ TBA
Thu-Apr-26, Richmond, VA @ Hat Factory w/ J. Roddy Walston & The Business
Fri-Apr-27, Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel w/ J. Roddy Walston & The Business
Sat-Apr-28, Atlanta, GA @ Masquarade w/ J. Roddy Walston & The Business

I'm pumped to see Lucero too, have heard good things, needed a reason to get into them  :beer:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Dec 15, 2011, 12:02 AM
Well I guess I'll have to make my way to Harrisburg, sheeeeeeitttt!!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: YouAre_GivenToFly on Dec 15, 2011, 10:25 AM
There was a Philly date when that list was first released, but it's disappeared!

NYC on a Friday night would be the most doable... but still a PITA.

Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Penny Lane on Dec 16, 2011, 10:32 AM
This will be awesome! No one rocks harder than these two! Glad it will introduce Lucero to some J Roddy fans and vice versa...Seeing both bands open for DBT at the 9:30 club in a few weeks.

PS So glad the NYC show is on a Friday!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Cameron on Dec 17, 2011, 11:55 AM
Check it out!!!!

LUCERO / J. Roddy Walston and the Biz run!!!!

Sat-Apr-14, Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace w/ J. Roddy Walston & The Business
Sun-Apr-15, Montreal, QC @ Foufounes Electriques w/ J. Roddy Walston & The Business
Wed-Apr-18, Northampton, MA @ Pearl Street w/ J. Roddy Walston & The Business
Fri-Apr-20, New York, NY @ Webster Hall w/ J. Roddy Walston & The Business
Sat-Apr-21, Providence, RI @ Met Cafι w/ J. Roddy Walston & The Business
Tue-Apr-24, Harrisburg, PA @ Abbey Bar Appalachian Brewing Company w/ J. Roddy Walston
Wed-Apr-25, Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club w/ TBA
Thu-Apr-26, Richmond, VA @ Hat Factory w/ J. Roddy Walston & The Business
Fri-Apr-27, Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel w/ J. Roddy Walston & The Business
Sat-Apr-28, Atlanta, GA @ Masquarade w/ J. Roddy Walston & The Business

I'm pumped to see Lucero too, have heard good things, needed a reason to get into them  :beer:

Pissed this isn't making it to Texas.  Two of my favorites.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: StaggerLee on Dec 19, 2011, 03:26 PM
There was a Philly date when that list was first released, but it's disappeared!

NYC on a Friday night would be the most doable... but still a PITA.

I agree!  Where is the damn Philly show.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: YouAre_GivenToFly on Dec 19, 2011, 03:59 PM
There was a Philly date when that list was first released, but it's disappeared!

NYC on a Friday night would be the most doable... but still a PITA.

I agree!  Where is the damn Philly show.

Really wish they would pop that Philly show back in there... either way I'll probably grab a ticket for the NYC show. I've never been to Webster Hall though....
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: YouAre_GivenToFly on Jan 12, 2012, 09:00 PM
There was a Philly date when that list was first released, but it's disappeared!

NYC on a Friday night would be the most doable... but still a PITA.

I agree!  Where is the damn Philly show.

Really wish they would pop that Philly show back in there... either way I'll probably grab a ticket for the NYC show. I've never been to Webster Hall though....

They re-announced that Philly show for April 22 (a Sunday night)... tix go onsale noon tomorrow
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: StaggerLee on Jan 13, 2012, 10:27 AM
There was a Philly date when that list was first released, but it's disappeared!

NYC on a Friday night would be the most doable... but still a PITA.

I agree!  Where is the damn Philly show.

Really wish they would pop that Philly show back in there... either way I'll probably grab a ticket for the NYC show. I've never been to Webster Hall though....

They re-announced that Philly show for April 22 (a Sunday night)... tix go onsale noon tomorrow

NICE!!! :D :D :D
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Penny Lane on Jan 16, 2012, 04:03 PM
There was a Philly date when that list was first released, but it's disappeared!

NYC on a Friday night would be the most doable... but still a PITA.

I agree!  Where is the damn Philly show.

Really wish they would pop that Philly show back in there... either way I'll probably grab a ticket for the NYC show. I've never been to Webster Hall though....

They re-announced that Philly show for April 22 (a Sunday night)... tix go onsale noon tomorrow

glad you're getting that philly show..because webster hall sucks! (shows end early)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: YouAre_GivenToFly on Jan 16, 2012, 06:58 PM
There was a Philly date when that list was first released, but it's disappeared!

NYC on a Friday night would be the most doable... but still a PITA.

I agree!  Where is the damn Philly show.

Really wish they would pop that Philly show back in there... either way I'll probably grab a ticket for the NYC show. I've never been to Webster Hall though....

They re-announced that Philly show for April 22 (a Sunday night)... tix go onsale noon tomorrow

glad you're getting that philly show..because webster hall sucks! (shows end early)

Were doing the nyc show too. And ending early there is fine since we'll be driving back to philly :)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Penny Lane on Jan 16, 2012, 07:54 PM
There was a Philly date when that list was first released, but it's disappeared!

NYC on a Friday night would be the most doable... but still a PITA.

I agree!  Where is the damn Philly show.

Really wish they would pop that Philly show back in there... either way I'll probably grab a ticket for the NYC show. I've never been to Webster Hall though....

They re-announced that Philly show for April 22 (a Sunday night)... tix go onsale noon tomorrow

glad you're getting that philly show..because webster hall sucks! (shows end early)

Were doing the nyc show too. And ending early there is fine since we'll be driving back to philly :)

sweet. let's try to pre-game a little in NYC--that's a great area around webster hall...
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: YouAre_GivenToFly on Jan 16, 2012, 08:56 PM
There was a Philly date when that list was first released, but it's disappeared!

NYC on a Friday night would be the most doable... but still a PITA.

I agree!  Where is the damn Philly show.

Really wish they would pop that Philly show back in there... either way I'll probably grab a ticket for the NYC show. I've never been to Webster Hall though....

They re-announced that Philly show for April 22 (a Sunday night)... tix go onsale noon tomorrow

glad you're getting that philly show..because webster hall sucks! (shows end early)

Were doing the nyc show too. And ending early there is fine since we'll be driving back to philly :)

sweet. let's try to pre-game a little in NYC--that's a great area around webster hall...

Awesome... but emphasis on "a little". I'm not wishing to re-live that J Roddy Baltimore experience anytime soon  ;D
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Penny Lane on Jan 16, 2012, 09:31 PM
Ruckus's fault, I'm sure. I'm pretty tame.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Jan 17, 2012, 09:15 AM
Ruckus's fault, I'm sure. I'm pretty tame.
LIES!!! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmgcjRu1s-8#)
3 untruths in 7 words.  Impressive!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: YouAre_GivenToFly on Jan 17, 2012, 10:41 AM
As much as I'd like to place the blame elsewhere, I won't. I got caught up in the excitement of my first J Roddy show and just forgot to tap the brakes that night. And by "tap the brakes" I mean "stop drinking straight bourbon".
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: StaggerLee on Jan 18, 2012, 11:06 AM
Just bought tix to the Philly show.  Peafunk and I, along with the wives, will be there ready to rock.  If you want to find us, just look for the two pregnant chicks in the audience.  Peafunk and I will be drinking for two that night.

 :beer: :beer:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: YouAre_GivenToFly on Jan 18, 2012, 11:16 AM
More tour dates announced today...

Mar 05  Strange Matter w/ The Features  Richmond, VA  Tickets  RSVP
Mar 06  40 Watt w/ The Features  Athens, GA  Tickets  RSVP
Mar 07  Rhythm and Brews w/ The Features Chattanooga, TN  Tickets  RSVP
Mar 08  WorkPlay Theatre w/ The Features  Birmingham, AL  Tickets  RSVP
Mar 09  Chelsea's w/ The Features  Baton Rouge, LA  Tickets  RSVP
Mar 10  Maison  New Orleans, LA  Tickets  RSVP
Mar 14  SXSW  Austin, TX  Tickets  RSVP
Mar 15  SXSW  Austin, TX  Tickets  RSVP
Mar 16  SXSW  Austin, TX  Tickets  RSVP
Mar 17  SXSW  Austin, TX  Tickets  RSVP
Mar 18  SXSW  Austin, TX  Tickets  RSVP
Mar 21  Exit/In  Nashville, TN  Tickets  RSVP
Mar 23  Headliner's w/ The Features  Louisville, KY  Tickets  RSVP
Mar 27  7th Street Entry w/ The Features Minneapolis, MN  Tickets  RSVP
Mar 30  Double Door w/ The Features  Chicago, IL  Tickets  RSVP
Apr 14  Lee's Palace (w/ Lucero)  Toronto, Canada  Tickets  RSVP
Apr 15  Les Foufounes Electriques (w/ Lucero)  Montreal, Canada  Tickets  RSVP
Apr 18  Pearl Street Nightclub (w/ Lucero)  Northampton, MA  Tickets  RSVP
Apr 19  Paradise Rock Club (w/ Lucero)  Boston, MA  Tickets  RSVP
Apr 20  Webster Hall (w/ Lucero)  New York, NY  Tickets  RSVP
Apr 21  The Met Cafe (w/ Lucero)  Pawtucket, RI  Tickets  RSVP
Apr 22  Union Transfer (w/ Lucero)  Philadelphia, PA  Tickets  RSVP
Apr 24  Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Co. (w/ Lucero)  Harrisburg, PA 
Apr 25  9:30 Club (w/ Lucero)  Washington, DC  Tickets  RSVP
Apr 26  The Hat Factory (w/ Lucero)  Richmond, VA  Tickets  RSVP
Apr 27  The Orange Peel (w/ Lucero)  Asheville, NC  Tickets  RSVP
Apr 28  The Masquerade - Heaven Stage (w/ Lucero)  Atlanta, GA  Tickets  RSVP
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Fully on Jan 18, 2012, 12:01 PM
Yay! I've been wanting to see this band based on all of y'all's enthusiasm for them. I'm pretty sure that I will be going to the Nashville date.  I hope that I catch the same fever that all of you have for this band.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Cameron on Jan 19, 2012, 11:30 AM
I really wish they'd come to Austin when it wasn't for ACL or SXSW.  Most locals don't do SX and I need a J Roddy fix.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: StaggerLee on Jan 30, 2012, 03:50 PM
Just scored tix to the Philly show.  Super pumped that the put that date back on the tour.  I am not motivated enough to go up to NYC to see them.

Anyone else going to the Philly show?  I am smelling some pre-show beers; as both Peafunk and My wife will be the pregnant designated drivers.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: YouAre_GivenToFly on Jan 30, 2012, 03:54 PM
Just scored tix to the Philly show.  Super pumped that the put that date back on the tour.  I am not motivated enough to go up to NYC to see them.

Anyone else going to the Philly show?  I am smelling some pre-show beers; as both Peafunk and My wife will be the pregnant designated drivers.

I'll be there... along with j_rud and his wife.

I have a tendency to behave badly when I get near J Roddy, so I offer you my apologies in advance.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: joey_rogo on Jan 30, 2012, 03:57 PM
Really want to see j roddy this tour. The only show that makes any sense for me is the northampton show... and that is a midweek show. Not sure if i should do that or not, will probably have to take the next day off.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Penny Lane on Jan 30, 2012, 04:53 PM
Really want to see j roddy this tour. The only show that makes any sense for me is the northampton show... and that is a midweek show. Not sure if i should do that or not, will probably have to take the next day off.

duder--4/20 show in NYC?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: j_rud on Jan 30, 2012, 10:35 PM
Just scored tix to the Philly show.  Super pumped that the put that date back on the tour.  I am not motivated enough to go up to NYC to see them.

Anyone else going to the Philly show?  I am smelling some pre-show beers; as both Peafunk and My wife will be the pregnant designated drivers.

I'll be there... along with j_rud and his wife.

I have a tendency to behave badly when I get near J Roddy, so I offer you my apologies in advance.

He brings out the best in everyone...it truly is a gift...
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: peafunk31 on Jan 31, 2012, 09:52 AM
Just scored tix to the Philly show.  Super pumped that the put that date back on the tour.  I am not motivated enough to go up to NYC to see them.

Anyone else going to the Philly show?  I am smelling some pre-show beers; as both Peafunk and My wife will be the pregnant designated drivers.

I'll be there... along with j_rud and his wife.

I have a tendency to behave badly when I get near J Roddy, so I offer you my apologies in advance.

He brings out the best in everyone...it truly is a gift...

'cause its true f*cking rock n' roll man :thumbsup:

I've definitely "over-partied" for shows in the past. MPP anyone? ::) Looking to avoid that scenerio at this show. Although if Ruckus decides to bless us with his presence, all bets are off. Bourbon for everyone!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: joey_rogo on Jan 31, 2012, 10:55 AM
Really want to see j roddy this tour. The only show that makes any sense for me is the northampton show... and that is a midweek show. Not sure if i should do that or not, will probably have to take the next day off.

duder--4/20 show in NYC?

I'd love to, but I'm busy that evening. Northampton is only 1.5 hours from me. Nice town, saw Lucinda Williams there few years back. I'm on the fence. Also, just found out that the Avett Bros are coming to Albany on 4/22... so if I can't see Jrod at least I'll have them to tide me over.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: marino13 on Jan 31, 2012, 04:59 PM
Not sure how I missed this band and missed this thread until just a couple weeks ago.  Really liked what I heard so I got on ebay and found the s/t album for  1 cent with $3 shipping.  Just got it in the mail a few days ago.  Needless to say, it's been well worth it.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on Jan 31, 2012, 05:37 PM
Really want to see j roddy this tour. The only show that makes any sense for me is the northampton show... and that is a midweek show. Not sure if i should do that or not, will probably have to take the next day off.

duder--4/20 show in NYC?

I'd love to, but I'm busy that evening. Northampton is only 1.5 hours from me. Nice town, saw Lucinda Williams there few years back. I'm on the fence. Also, just found out that the Avett Bros are coming to Albany on 4/22... so if I can't see Jrod at least I'll have them to tide me over.

Hey Joey I know Alexis and I will be at the Pawtucket, RI show for sure on Sat 4/21 with some friends, and ? of some g33ta presance!?!...it's 2 hrs still from Northampton but if you're lookin to hit one of the shows that weekend it may be another option...you'll be in good company....I know of some nearby hot spots where the brews are plentiful and where beautiful women instinctively flock like the salmon of Capistrano!!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on Feb 02, 2012, 07:27 PM
here's an update culled from the band's website:

.....In the meantime, we’re hard at work writing and demoing songs for our next record, which we hope to have recorded by early-Summer. Thus far, the process is already much different than how we made our last two album. Those were culled from big batches of songs that we had written over the intervening two (in the case of the self-titled album) to six years (in the case of Hail Mega Boys), and we sorted out the favorites. You can hear different eras of Rod’s songwriting butting up against one another because of how wide the swath of time between the oldest and newest tracks were. For this next record, most everything will have been written over the last six months and arranged by the band in a eight-week frenzy of activity. On January 1st we didn’t have a single song ready for the next record. By February 29th, we hope to have twelve. We’ll see.

And none of this begins to speak to when the album will actually be coming out, who’ll be producing it, who’ll be releasing it and whether the Mayans are going to wreck this whole thing in the end. Things for another time.........
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: YouAre_GivenToFly on Feb 22, 2012, 10:18 PM
god damn it their old bassist was ridiculous!  ;D

Rock & Roll II (http://vimeo.com/8866972)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on Feb 23, 2012, 06:42 AM
Ha I always wondered what happened to him??? In my mind I like to think that the rock and roll lifestyle just wasn't enough for him...
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Feb 23, 2012, 08:52 AM
Ha I always wondered what happened to him??? In my mind I like to think that the rock and roll lifestyle just wasn't enough for him...
I don't think he left by choice.  My friend was hanging out at a bar a month ago and spent so time talking to Billy about guitars.  Apparently Zach was hanging out as well so I guess he's still hangin' around town?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on Mar 08, 2012, 12:31 PM
It's J Roddy Day in Birmingham  :D Really hoping they bust out some new sawngs.

I'll report back if there's any newness worth reporting back about...
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: YouAre_GivenToFly on Mar 08, 2012, 12:35 PM
They posted a chalkboard with a list of 20-some song titles on facebook a few days ago. I bet you'll get some new ones. Quite looking forward to seeing them again in April.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on Mar 08, 2012, 12:40 PM
They posted a chalkboard with a list of 20-some song titles on facebook a few days ago. I bet you'll get some new ones. Quite looking forward to seeing them again in April.

Sweet! I somehow missed the chalkboard, but that's good to know. I have no idea what these new ones will sound like, I'm just curious in seeing how their sound evolves given their roots.

I'm sure they'll transcend any stuck-ness which plagues bands of lesser caliber and hair follicle.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: YouAre_GivenToFly on Mar 11, 2012, 02:26 PM
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Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EasyRyder on Mar 11, 2012, 03:07 PM
they played midnight cry the other night, and that was a BIG standout. I enjoyed the new material, and it sounds like there will be a lot more high-pitched backing vocals on the album   ;D

J Roddy was all over the keys during the set, and his playing was louder than I've ever heard before. Much newness to come and be enjoyed it seems. Wish I could explain the new stuff better, but it definitely is reminiscent of S/T.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Fully on Mar 21, 2012, 04:47 PM
Tonight - ExitIn - Nashville. There will be rock and there will be fun!! I'm going to have to go take a dip to cool down.


 :bath:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Mar 21, 2012, 05:27 PM
Tonight - ExitIn - Nashville. There will be rock and there will be fun!! I'm going to have to go take a dip to cool down.


 :bath:
ooh!  That's gonna be a sweaty headlining set!  Have fun!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Mar 21, 2012, 10:10 PM
Anybody going to the Lucero - J. Roddy show at the 9:30 club in DC on April 25?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Fully on Mar 22, 2012, 10:04 AM
Tonight - ExitIn - Nashville. There will be rock and there will be fun!! I'm going to have to go take a dip to cool down.


 :bath:
ooh!  That's gonna be a sweaty headlining set!  Have fun!

I'm happy to report that ass was shaken and hangover was nonexistent. However, arrival at work was late this morning. I probably would have never listened to this band if it wasn't for this thread. But I have really enjoyed their music. That's one of the things I love about this place is all of the recommendations for bands from other members.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: YouAre_GivenToFly on Apr 19, 2012, 10:25 AM
I've got an extra ticket for tomorrow's show in NYC with Lucero @ Webster Hall. Message me if you're interested!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Penny Lane on Apr 19, 2012, 11:05 AM
I've got an extra ticket for tomorrow's show in NYC with Lucero @ Webster Hall. Message me if you're interested!

Dan--are you still coming? Headhunter, TiredEyes and I are meeting at the Village Pourhouse before the show if you wanna meet up. It's across the street from Webster Hall. I'll try to ask around and see if I can find someone to take your ticket. PM me your  no if you wanna meet up w/us...probably 530-730.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: bluesky on Apr 19, 2012, 11:18 AM
Have a great time! I would take it if I were there. J Roddy rocks even if you don't know all the words.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: BH on Apr 19, 2012, 12:13 PM
Friday night Business in NYC!  I'm jealous!   Enjoy guys.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: YouAre_GivenToFly on Apr 19, 2012, 12:40 PM
I've got an extra ticket for tomorrow's show in NYC with Lucero @ Webster Hall. Message me if you're interested!

Dan--are you still coming? Headhunter, TiredEyes and I are meeting at the Village Pourhouse before the show if you wanna meet up. It's across the street from Webster Hall. I'll try to ask around and see if I can find someone to take your ticket. PM me your  no if you wanna meet up w/us...probably 530-730.

Me and Jay are still coming up and count me in for a drink!

J Roddy just posted this on fb too....

Quote
For tomorrow's show in at Webster Hall in New York: Because of some late-night DJ thing happening there, this will be an early one! Doors open at 6:30 and we hit the stage promptly at 7:30, with the whole thing wrapping up by the 10:30pm curfew.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Murph on Apr 19, 2012, 01:54 PM
I've got an extra ticket for tomorrow's show in NYC with Lucero @ Webster Hall. Message me if you're interested!

Dan--are you still coming? Headhunter, TiredEyes and I are meeting at the Village Pourhouse before the show if you wanna meet up. It's across the street from Webster Hall. I'll try to ask around and see if I can find someone to take your ticket. PM me your  no if you wanna meet up w/us...probably 530-730.

Me and Jay are still coming up and count me in for a drink!

J Roddy just posted this on fb too....

Quote
For tomorrow's show in at Webster Hall in New York: Because of some late-night DJ thing happening there, this will be an early one! Doors open at 6:30 and we hit the stage promptly at 7:30, with the whole thing wrapping up by the 10:30pm curfew.

I hate that Webster Hall does that.  I would have taken you up on that extra ticket if it wasn't for the early set time.  Kids gotta work though, grind hard or find god
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Penny Lane on Apr 19, 2012, 02:07 PM
I've got an extra ticket for tomorrow's show in NYC with Lucero @ Webster Hall. Message me if you're interested!

Dan--are you still coming? Headhunter, TiredEyes and I are meeting at the Village Pourhouse before the show if you wanna meet up. It's across the street from Webster Hall. I'll try to ask around and see if I can find someone to take your ticket. PM me your  no if you wanna meet up w/us...probably 530-730.

Me and Jay are still coming up and count me in for a drink!

J Roddy just posted this on fb too....

Quote
For tomorrow's show in at Webster Hall in New York: Because of some late-night DJ thing happening there, this will be an early one! Doors open at 6:30 and we hit the stage promptly at 7:30, with the whole thing wrapping up by the 10:30pm curfew.

welp. as usual Webster Hall sucks...probably be pre-gaming from 5:30-7 then...
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: YouAre_GivenToFly on Apr 20, 2012, 11:59 AM
TONIGHT!  :D
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Penny Lane on Apr 20, 2012, 12:05 PM
TONIGHT!  :D

Holla! Heard they were on fire last night.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: subinai on Apr 20, 2012, 12:17 PM
stoked
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: headhunter on Apr 20, 2012, 01:36 PM
seeing them tonight  for the 1st time w Penny Lane.  Very excited to see what ya'll have been raving about.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Apr 20, 2012, 01:44 PM
seeing them tonight  for the 1st time w Penny Lane.  Very excited to see what ya'll have been raving about.
Enjoy Jeff.  While they are best served in a tiny, whiskey drenched dive club as the main event, they're not bad as an opener either.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: peafunk31 on Apr 20, 2012, 02:09 PM
Stagger & I are hitting up our 1st live J Roddy experience on Sunday night. Super pumped for this!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: headhunter on Apr 20, 2012, 03:00 PM
seeing them tonight  for the 1st time w Penny Lane.  Very excited to see what ya'll have been raving about.
Enjoy Jeff.  While they are best served in a tiny, whiskey drenched dive club as the main event, they're not bad as an opener either.

I know you've been singing their praises for a long time know.  Whiskey drenched dive clubs are often the best places to see any good band.  Will report back soon .....
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: YouAre_GivenToFly on Apr 22, 2012, 06:40 PM
TONIGHT!  :D

AGAIN! WITH DEER TICK!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: headhunter on Apr 22, 2012, 08:23 PM
J Roddy were awesome opening for Lucero.

1st time seeing them and didn't know there their music but enjoyed their show just as much as Lucero. Great energy.  Need to see them again after I learn some of their songs.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Apr 22, 2012, 10:07 PM
Ms GO4IT, the son-in-law and I will be at the 9:30 club show - J Roddy opening for Lucero - this Wed.  Any other forum faithful attending?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on Apr 23, 2012, 07:06 AM
The Met show was great, J. Rod and The Biz worked through a scorching 50 minute set playing 10 songs and won a lot of the Lucero fans over as far as I could tell and Lucero talked them up quite a bit...

J. Rod played "I'm Going Out" which was awesome as it was a somewhat reunion among a lot of my friends and we had around 12 people there. They also played 2 new songs (def. Midnight Cry which was great and had a great response) and Strange Love(it was listed on the setlist), the rest of the set was comprised of songs from their s/t release and their Little Richard cover, Lucille.

I "obtained" the show poster (the shoddy venue generated one) hanging outside the bathroom, and My wife and I were front and center and was able to obtain the setlist so we got some good momentos!   
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Apr 24, 2012, 03:40 AM
Just checked in here and caught a tour schedule that was posted like 2-3 months ago, and it looks like theyre playing in Harrisburg, PA tonight?! It figures Im out in Montana. Judging by the last few tours, I think I may have scared the Biz from returning to the Burgh  ;D

Great to see theyre playing new tunes and have an album in the works though!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Sep 07, 2012, 05:45 PM
Anyone going to the show in DC tonight at the Rock and Roll Hotel?
I need one more ticket now that it sold out.  Please PM me if you have one!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Sep 08, 2012, 01:14 PM
Just regaining consciousness after last night's (and this morning's) show at the Rock and Roll Hotel in DC.

Does it get any better than seeing this band right now in a sweaty sold out dive bar where you have no expectations of surviving if fire breaks out?
I don't think so.

They rocked the house and get better every time I see them.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Sep 08, 2012, 04:08 PM
Just regaining consciousness after last night's (and this morning's) show at the Rock and Roll Hotel in DC.

Does it get any better than seeing this band right now in a sweaty sold out dive bar where you have no expectations of surviving if fire breaks out?
I don't think so.

They rocked the house and get better every time I see them.
Sounds like a great time Rob!  I hope you found the extra ticket you needed. :beer:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Sep 08, 2012, 09:24 PM
Just regaining consciousness after last night's (and this morning's) show at the Rock and Roll Hotel in DC.

Does it get any better than seeing this band right now in a sweaty sold out dive bar where you have no expectations of surviving if fire breaks out?
I don't think so.

They rocked the house and get better every time I see them.
Sounds like a great time Rob!  I hope you found the extra ticket you needed. :beer:

We never found a ticket for our friend Bren but the Ms and I had our tix from the day they went on sale and are partying now with her (she was at the MPP show, BTW) to ease her pain from missing the show.

J Roddy was really whipping his long hair around like Jim always does.  I think that the two of them should have a head banging - hair flying contest for sure.  I would pay to see that.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Nov 30, 2012, 12:16 PM
Seeing him again tonight at a sold out Ottobar with giventofly and maybe headdy.  They announced that they tracked 15 demos and have big news in store.  Last I had heard, they were talking to ATO.  I'm guessing they got signed to some new label that isn't Vagrant and will be recording early next year and touring properly with the backing of a committed label. (pure conjecture) Heard two new songs last time I saw them.  Hope to catch more new material or new covers tonight.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Penny Lane on Nov 30, 2012, 01:08 PM
Seeing him again tonight at a sold out Ottobar with giventofly and maybe headdy.  They announced that they tracked 15 demos and have big news in store.  Last I had heard, they were talking to ATO.  I'm guessing they got signed to some new label that isn't Vagrant and will be recording early next year and touring properly with the backing of a committed label. (pure conjecture) Heard two new songs last time I saw them.  Hope to catch more new material or new covers tonight.

that is great news! i liked the new stuff i heard in richmond---
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: BH on Nov 30, 2012, 02:14 PM
Seeing him again tonight at a sold out Ottobar with giventofly and maybe headdy.  They announced that they tracked 15 demos and have big news in store.  Last I had heard, they were talking to ATO.  I'm guessing they got signed to some new label that isn't Vagrant and will be recording early next year and touring properly with the backing of a committed label. (pure conjecture) Heard two new songs last time I saw them.  Hope to catch more new material or new covers tonight.

finally!    :thumbsup:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Crispy on Nov 30, 2012, 02:26 PM
Supasweet!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Nov 30, 2012, 06:24 PM
Seeing him again tonight at a sold out Ottobar with giventofly and maybe headdy.  They announced that they tracked 15 demos and have big news in store.  Last I had heard, they were talking to ATO.  I'm guessing they got signed to some new label that isn't Vagrant and will be recording early next year and touring properly with the backing of a committed label. (pure conjecture) Heard two new songs last time I saw them.  Hope to catch more new material or new covers tonight.

Nice!  I've seen them twice so far this year... once opening for Lucero and a headline show.  Can't wait to see them again with some new material...
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Dec 03, 2012, 12:08 PM
The show was incredible!  I believe that was my 7th JRoddy headlining show in the last 2 years and it was one of the best.  The crowd on a Friday hometown show was bonkers as usual and they played 5 new songs I believe, 3 of which I'd never heard before.  I don't know any of the names but two of them really stood out and rocked.  Good times, good times.

On a side note, yesterday was the Mayor's parade in Baltimore and we were drinking some Bohs on our friend's stoop watching the parade when I started talking about the show with a friend.  A split second later, JRoddy's old bassist walked by us.  Oh Smalltimore.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: StaggerLee on Dec 03, 2012, 12:37 PM
These guys have to come up to Philly soon.  I saw them last year at a deertick/lucero show.  They only played for 40 minutes or so and it WAS NOT ENOUGH!  Cant wait to see them as a headliner!!!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Dec 04, 2012, 11:23 PM
The show was incredible!  I believe that was my 7th JRoddy headlining show in the last 2 years and it was one of the best.  The crowd on a Friday hometown show was bonkers as usual and they played 5 new songs I believe, 3 of which I'd never heard before.  I don't know any of the names but two of them really stood out and rocked.  Good times, good times.

Great show my man..That was my 4th time seeing them, but the 3 others in Pittsburgh or Harrisburg couldnt hold a candle to this show. They have energy every show, but it was clear they take it up a notch in the hometown or for a big crowd. So glad I was able to get down there for this show and see yinz.

Getting home at 430am was the worst drive ever (and I had to wake up at 6am) but it was totally worth it. I almost think its worth seeing JRoddy just in BMore from here on out
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Dec 05, 2012, 04:40 PM
The show was incredible!  I believe that was my 7th JRoddy headlining show in the last 2 years and it was one of the best.  The crowd on a Friday hometown show was bonkers as usual and they played 5 new songs I believe, 3 of which I'd never heard before.  I don't know any of the names but two of them really stood out and rocked.  Good times, good times.

Great show my man..That was my 4th time seeing them, but the 3 others in Pittsburgh or Harrisburg couldnt hold a candle to this show. They have energy every show, but it was clear they take it up a notch in the hometown or for a big crowd. So glad I was able to get down there for this show and see yinz.

Getting home at 430am was the worst drive ever (and I had to wake up at 6am) but it was totally worth it. I almost think its worth seeing JRoddy just in BMore from here on out
Great times for sure.  Too bad you didn't watch Japanese games shows with us until the sun came up!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Dec 05, 2012, 11:23 PM
The show was incredible!  I believe that was my 7th JRoddy headlining show in the last 2 years and it was one of the best.  The crowd on a Friday hometown show was bonkers as usual and they played 5 new songs I believe, 3 of which I'd never heard before.  I don't know any of the names but two of them really stood out and rocked.  Good times, good times.

On a side note, yesterday was the Mayor's parade in Baltimore and we were drinking some Bohs on our friend's stoop watching the parade when I started talking about the show with a friend.  A split second later, JRoddy's old bassist walked by us.  Oh Smalltimore.
The Ottobar is THE place to seem them. I had to make the Sophie's Choice that night and saw Neil Young instead.
Glad to hear you caught a great show.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Dec 14, 2012, 09:21 PM
Im guessing the rest of this show or most of it is on youtube, but had to post this bc its a Top 5 song since 2000 for me (recently came to this conclusion) and didnt realize there was live J Roddy of this high quality on youtube....Hell yes!!

J. Roddy Walston and the Business / Brave Man's Death LIVE @ Lebowski Fest 7/15/11 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckgbU1XoZYQ#ws)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Dec 14, 2012, 09:38 PM
Im guessing the rest of this show or most of it is on youtube, but had to post this bc its a Top 5 song since 2000 for me (recently came to this conclusion) and didnt realize there was live J Roddy of this high quality on youtube....Hell yes!!

J. Roddy Walston and the Business / Brave Man's Death LIVE @ Lebowski Fest 7/15/11 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckgbU1XoZYQ#ws)

Oh no!!!!

Last time I heard this live in Sept I couldn't get it out of my head for a month.

After listening to this great video now it's back in there rolling around!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Feb 23, 2013, 01:45 AM
Thought I'd pass on some good news and hopefully they don't mind.  Ran into JRod and Logan at the Tame Impala show at the 930 and they said big label, new album and tour.  Done and done and done.  It was nice to see them other than their shows so they don't think I only stalk them but actually go see other shows.

Stoked!  They iz about to blow up.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on Feb 23, 2013, 07:31 AM
Well then I'm glad I saw them that one Monday night in providence when joe fletcher and the wrong reasons opened and there were maybe 30attendees (which consisted of 8 of my friends and all of Deertick)
Title: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Fully on Feb 23, 2013, 10:03 AM
Well then I'm glad I saw them that one Monday night in providence when joe fletcher and the wrong reasons opened and there maybe 30attendees (which consisted of 8 of my friends and all of Deertick)
That's a great story!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Feb 23, 2013, 12:26 PM
Thought I'd pass on some good news and hopefully they don't mind.  Ran into JRod and Logan at the Tame Impala show at the 930 and they said big label, new album and tour.  Done and done and done.  It was nice to see them other than their shows so they don't think I only stalk them but actually go see other shows.

Stoked!  They iz about to blow up.

Awesome news! 
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: bluesky on Feb 23, 2013, 12:42 PM
Thought I'd pass on some good news and hopefully they don't mind.  Ran into JRod and Logan at the Tame Impala show at the 930 and they said big label, new album and tour.  Done and done and done.  It was nice to see them other than their shows so they don't think I only stalk them but actually go see other shows.

Stoked!  They iz about to blow up.

Awesome news!

 :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Feb 23, 2013, 10:46 PM
Thought I'd pass on some good news and hopefully they don't mind.  Ran into JRod and Logan at the Tame Impala show at the 930 and they said big label, new album and tour.  Done and done and done.  It was nice to see them other than their shows so they don't think I only stalk them but actually go see other shows.

Stoked!  They iz about to blow up.

Fuck yes! I know they had been saying March for the new album. Guessing it wont be quite that early, but you get any updates on that?!

Considering they are at Shaky Knees Fest in ATL very early May, a lot of news has to be on the near horizon I presume!  :bath:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: manonthemoon on Feb 24, 2013, 08:55 PM
Really great news, been itchin to see them live and for a new record as well.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Feb 24, 2013, 09:02 PM
Great to hear they're getting some well-deserved recognition.

I just hope this doesn't mean they're done with the Ottobar.  I need to see them there again!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Cameron on Feb 25, 2013, 08:46 PM
Can't wait!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: YouAre_GivenToFly on Feb 26, 2013, 09:16 AM
Thought I'd pass on some good news and hopefully they don't mind.  Ran into JRod and Logan at the Tame Impala show at the 930 and they said big label, new album and tour.  Done and done and done.  It was nice to see them other than their shows so they don't think I only stalk them but actually go see other shows.

Stoked!  They iz about to blow up.

This calls for a celebratory malibu and coke.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Penny Lane on Feb 26, 2013, 10:04 AM
thanks, Ruckus! great news....very excited..
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: mahg33ta on Feb 26, 2013, 10:54 AM
Thanks Ruckus.   Been trying to catch these guys for a while now.... still haven't.   If I do Shaky Knees that'll do it but if not, hopefully they come to Boston.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: justbcuzido on Feb 27, 2013, 03:45 PM
First off, these guys are amazing and I am lucky I have been able to see them twice. The first time I saw them was in Chicago at the Double Door last year where I got to meet the guitarist in an weird way.

So while one of the warm up bands was playing I had to go to the bathroom. I am at the urinal when in walks their guitarist who is easy to spot with his shaggy hair and leather jacket and he's standing next to me in this tiny bathroom.

"Hey, your Bill from J Roddy aren't you, can I call you Bill? Well, you guys rock. I'm Josh"
"It's Billy, but sure. Thanks though, I'd shake your hand, but mines been on my ****, enjoy the show".
"Thanks Bill for that, oh and Tight Dick Playa!" (East Bound and Down reference for those unaware). To which we both awkwardly laughed.

And I walked out not really knowing what just transpired (Keep in mind my friend and I drank a bottle of Jameson before the show, so I was probably slurring). What made it more awkward was I wound up pushing my up to the very front for their show and was in front of Billy to which randomly throughout the show he'd give me strange looks and a laugh. Awesome show, awesome band.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: BH on Feb 27, 2013, 06:00 PM
Ha!   Similar to my experience from awhile back:


How did you know?!?!   Ahh it was fucking great.   He did a little Richard song, and two other songs I didn't know but otherwise I think they played the entire S/T and one or two from HMB.   Those guys just rock.   There was only 40-50 people there which sucked for St. Louis but they could have played in an arena and still brought the house down.

I think the fact that I had a conversation in the bathroom with 3/4 of the band about pubic hair sums up the night pretty well.

Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: justbcuzido on Feb 28, 2013, 10:53 AM
Ha!   Similar to my experience from awhile back:


How did you know?!?!   Ahh it was fucking great.   He did a little Richard song, and two other songs I didn't know but otherwise I think they played the entire S/T and one or two from HMB.   Those guys just rock.   There was only 40-50 people there which sucked for St. Louis but they could have played in an arena and still brought the house down.

I think the fact that I had a conversation in the bathroom with 3/4 of the band about pubic hair sums up the night pretty well.




And here I was, thinking I was special ;)... That is too funny though we both had interesting bathroom meetings with these guys. I love them even more for that!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: YouAre_GivenToFly on Mar 04, 2013, 03:51 PM
Thought I'd pass on some good news and hopefully they don't mind.  Ran into JRod and Logan at the Tame Impala show at the 930 and they said big label, new album and tour.  Done and done and done.  It was nice to see them other than their shows so they don't think I only stalk them but actually go see other shows.

Stoked!  They iz about to blow up.

CONFIRMED.

"Really excited to announce a whole mess of news -- We've signed to ATO Records and are heading to Valdosta, GA later this month to work on a new record with Mark Neill and Mat Wignall. We also just announced a bunch of new tour dates."

(https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/541427_10151366736050787_1693068585_n.jpg)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: justbcuzido on Mar 04, 2013, 03:54 PM
Thought I'd pass on some good news and hopefully they don't mind.  Ran into JRod and Logan at the Tame Impala show at the 930 and they said big label, new album and tour.  Done and done and done.  It was nice to see them other than their shows so they don't think I only stalk them but actually go see other shows.

Stoked!  They iz about to blow up.

CONFIRMED.

"Really excited to announce a whole mess of news -- We've signed to ATO Records and are heading to Valdosta, GA later this month to work on a new record with Mark Neill and Mat Wignall. We also just announced a bunch of new tour dates."

(https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/541427_10151366736050787_1693068585_n.jpg)

Saw this. Upset they aren't coming through to Austin. Especially, because on Christmas Eve they had a facebook Q&A session and I asked if they would be down here and they said more than once this year. They canceled on SXSW as well.

I still have hope.

Either way, really excited for these guys.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Mar 04, 2013, 06:53 PM
A little bummed they havent even recorded the album yet, wondering what that means for a release date. Fall?

Im also sure theyre going to announce a large tour to promote the album once its released so I wouldnt be too worried justbcuzido.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: BH on Mar 04, 2013, 11:05 PM
 :thumbsup:   JRoddy and Monday night.   Tough Tuesday!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Apr 06, 2013, 08:11 AM
Some new tour dates... Glad they are playing York, close enough to be a hometown show for me... granted it's in a theater, but they are getting too big for the small clubs... good for them!

May30 Lincoln, NE
May31 Minneapolis, MN
Jun01 Bonner Springs, KS
Jun06 Detroit, MI
Jun07 Canandaigua, NY Cmac Performing Arts Center
Jun08 York, PA Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center
Jun12 Portsmouth, VA Ntelos Wireless Pavilion
Jun13 Cary, NC Koka Booth Ampitheater
Jul03 Mcgaheysville, VA
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Apr 06, 2013, 01:04 PM
Jeff, I saw a couple shows at the Strand when I was living in HBurg, and that venue was awesome, great acoustics. Id love to see J Roddy there, wish I was still in the area to see that.

I dont know about all of those dates, but I looked at the VA ones because I may be living there come June, and theyre opening for The Lumineers and Cold War Kids. Im sure theyll make some new fans, but talk about an odd pairing of bands, even Lumineers and CWKids. I would suspect much of the crowd is only a fan of/attends the show for 1 of these 3 bands.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Apr 07, 2013, 03:05 PM
Some new tour dates... Glad they are playing York, close enough to be a hometown show for me... granted it's in a theater, but they are getting too big for the small clubs... good for them!

May30 Lincoln, NE
May31 Minneapolis, MN
Jun01 Bonner Springs, KS
Jun06 Detroit, MI
Jun07 Canandaigua, NY Cmac Performing Arts Center
Jun08 York, PA Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center
Jun12 Portsmouth, VA Ntelos Wireless Pavilion
Jun13 Cary, NC Koka Booth Ampitheater
Jul03 Mcgaheysville, VA

Jeff, are you going to the June 8th show?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Apr 07, 2013, 03:12 PM
Planning on it Rob!  Just trying to see how many friends I can get to go along.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Apr 07, 2013, 03:15 PM
Jeff, I saw a couple shows at the Strand when I was living in HBurg, and that venue was awesome, great acoustics. Id love to see J Roddy there, wish I was still in the area to see that.

I dont know about all of those dates, but I looked at the VA ones because I may be living there come June, and theyre opening for The Lumineers and Cold War Kids. Im sure theyll make some new fans, but talk about an odd pairing of bands, even Lumineers and CWKids. I would suspect much of the crowd is only a fan of/attends the show for 1 of these 3 bands.

I have had tickets to go to shows there, but something always came up... Now I got two within a month of each other... Going to see Josh Ritter there in May too.  They seem to bring in some great talent so these shows might make me more inclined to go there more often.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Apr 07, 2013, 04:00 PM
Jeff, I saw a couple shows at the Strand when I was living in HBurg, and that venue was awesome, great acoustics. Id love to see J Roddy there, wish I was still in the area to see that.

I dont know about all of those dates, but I looked at the VA ones because I may be living there come June, and theyre opening for The Lumineers and Cold War Kids. Im sure theyll make some new fans, but talk about an odd pairing of bands, even Lumineers and CWKids. I would suspect much of the crowd is only a fan of/attends the show for 1 of these 3 bands.

I have had tickets to go to shows there, but something always came up... Now I got two within a month of each other... Going to see Josh Ritter there in May too.  They seem to bring in some great talent so these shows might make me more inclined to go there more often.
Yeah it's the beginning of the end.  Lumineers and Cold War Kids :tongue: :angry: :rolleyes: :lipsrsealed: :undecided:

I saw Deer Tick at the Strand and enjoyed it a lot.  GA seated theater with a small pit in the front.  They sounded great!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Apr 07, 2013, 04:12 PM
And GO4IT, an intoxicated caravan will be trudging up 83 that evening from here as well.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Apr 07, 2013, 08:47 PM
Planning on it Rob!  Just trying to see how many friends I can get to go along.

Well count Teri and I in!  I'll purchase my tix post haste :cheesy:

We'll have to do a meet up drink and eat ahead of time to keep up the Port Chester traditions!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Apr 07, 2013, 08:50 PM
And GO4IT, an intoxicated caravan will be trudging up 83 that evening from here as well.

What is that going to look like?  A limo with a tapped keg and mixed drinks?  If so, count me in! :beer:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Apr 08, 2013, 11:35 AM
And GO4IT, an intoxicated caravan will be trudging up 83 that evening from here as well.

What is that going to look like?  A limo with a tapped keg and mixed drinks?  If so, count me in! :beer:
now you have me considering this idea!  Can't believe we'll finally get a set with likely majority new material
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Jun 04, 2013, 04:06 PM
So any plans for the pregame?  I got a buddy coming down with me and might have an extra ticket to boot... Look forward to seeing everyone again!    :beer:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Jun 04, 2013, 09:34 PM
Ms GO4IT and I are still all in.  This is you territory, Jeff, so just let us know where to show up for the pre-party!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Jun 05, 2013, 03:28 PM
Sheee... iiittt... I only drive thru York to get to Bmore!  I'm about as familiar as anyone else with the city.  I'll have to look to see what is close to the theater and ask some friends... I'll post what I find out.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Jun 05, 2013, 03:30 PM
What time are you guys planning on lining up at the theater??   :wink:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Jun 05, 2013, 04:14 PM
I found a few fine establishments that will put up with a rowdy J. Roddy crew and is within stumbling distance to the theater...

Mudhook Brewing Co - I hear the food isn't good but the beer is...
Holy Hound Taproom - 36 beers on tap... might even have Natty Boh for you Baltimorons
Maewyn's Irish Pub - I've been here... They have Guinness....

All are within a block of the theater... Unless there are some other events going on street parking shouldn't be an issue.

What time is everyone looking at hitting York?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: manonthemoon on Jun 05, 2013, 09:28 PM
Was just there yesterday for the mountain goats and I got to say that I don't really love the seated venue at all, it feels like it sucks a lot of the shows energy from the crowd, but I am known for being negative.  I am really interested to see how JTW does with this set up as I can't believe the crowd will want to be subdued.

We haven't decided what time we're heading up, but if people are interested in meeting up beforehand we would be all for that as well.  I don't know the area at all, but yesterday I stopped into Bistro 19 which is across the street from the venue.  Pretty solid beer list 6 on tap and about 40 on a bottle list and good scotch if you like that and the wings were really good, not hot which i love, but great flavor with a mustard sauce.  So just thought I would throw that out there as it was fresh in the mind. 

I was actually the first in line at 6:00 for the show with doors at 7, but there were probably 10 to 15 people waiting early so got the front middle seat.  I am guessing the crowd will be a simliar size for JTW given as it isn't sold out yet as was the TMG.

So just sound off with whatever sounds good to the group and we'll make it happen. :beer:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Jun 05, 2013, 10:33 PM
Here are a few options I found on tripadvisor including some mentioned by others:

Bistro 19:
http://www.bistro19york.com/index.asp (http://www.bistro19york.com/index.asp)

First Capital Dispensing Company:
http://firstcapitaldispensing.com/ (http://firstcapitaldispensing.com/)

Holly Hound Taproom
http://holyhoundtaproom.com/ (http://holyhoundtaproom.com/)

Big Lou's
http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g54046-d3830889-Reviews-Big_Lou_s_BBQ-York_Pennsylvania.html (http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g54046-d3830889-Reviews-Big_Lou_s_BBQ-York_Pennsylvania.html)

We were planning to get up to York around 4PM or so, depending upon when Rukus' limo with a tapped keg of Natty Boh is leaving B'more.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Jun 06, 2013, 01:16 AM
Not sure when we'll get there but we need to go firework shopping across the border first.  I can't believe it's all seated.  Are we sure about this?  When we saw Deer Tick there two years ago, it was all GA seated except for a small pit in front of the stage in front of the seats.  People were rocking and dancing in the aisles and not seated.  I sure hope they didn't add seats all the way in the front.

Give us a time and a place and we'll be there any time after 5.

 :drum:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Jun 06, 2013, 10:38 AM
The show is GA but with seats... I highly doubt people will be sitting in those seats... more using them as a space divider...

I guess it depends what everyone is looking for prior to the show.  The Bistro 19 is nice and has good food.  I would recommend this if you want a nice dinner prior to the show.  (It's definitely better than the mexican restaurant we met the first night of PC GO4IT!)

If you want a relaxing place to meet up I would go with Holy Hound, can't speak for the food, but they have a more casual atmosphere. 

I'm thinking of hitting the brewery first, never been there and haven't had their beers yet, and then meeting up with you guys somewhere.  I'm shooting for a 5:00 ETA...
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: manonthemoon on Jun 06, 2013, 08:25 PM
See I thought that people would do that for TMG but didn't want to set the trend as this is more of a subdued type of crowd than I am used to with metal shows, but noone stood up until the band was like get up and help us out on this one for the last song and the two encores.  I really hope the crowd is all over the place for this though and no they didn't add any new seats.

We're planning on getting up there around 4:30 or 5 depending on traffic from VA.  As far as venue for the meetup whatever works for everyone as never been too picky.  I just stopped into the Bar portion of Bistro 19 due to the proximity and since people were sitting outside and a few more were at the bar, so didn't even realize it was a nicer resturant attached.

So we need to make sure Ruckus doesn't have too good of a time and decide the show needs a "lightshow" with his new acquisitions  :grin:.  Oh and if your tickets are will call then i think that opens 2 hours prior to the show IIRC.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Jun 06, 2013, 09:22 PM
I have Jeff's cell but not Rukus' or Manonthemoon if you want to PM me that and I'll send you mine.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Jun 06, 2013, 10:03 PM
So we need to make sure Ruckus doesn't have too good of a time and decide the show needs a "lightshow" with his new acquisitions  :grin:. 



http://youtu.be/YZ0B6kvFy-k (http://youtu.be/YZ0B6kvFy-k)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Jun 06, 2013, 10:27 PM
Geez, Jeff, I hope this video isn't starting us down that butt-chuggin' path of Port Chester.

My advice to Ruckus - buy the biggest ass rockets you can find at Phantom fireworks.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Jun 07, 2013, 12:50 AM
Excuse me sir.  Do you have buy one get one ass rockets prior to July 4th?

http://youtu.be/rlyWGbHRQJk (http://youtu.be/rlyWGbHRQJk)
Title: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Fully on Jun 07, 2013, 01:11 AM
I'm not going to this show obviously, but I really like the turn this thread has taken! It's always great when people put some EFFORT into making this place fun.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: manonthemoon on Jun 07, 2013, 09:22 PM
So whats the plan for tomorrow?  Guessing most are getting there at around 5 or so and is there a place that people want to head to first?

Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Jun 07, 2013, 10:42 PM
Excuse me sir.  Do you have buy one get one ass rockets prior to July 4th?

http://youtu.be/rlyWGbHRQJk (http://youtu.be/rlyWGbHRQJk)

Don't laugh!

The last time I was at one of those PA fireworks shops that's exactly what the deal was.  I got twice as many big ass rockets as I had bargained for.

If you haven't figured this out yet, these firework stores are very sketchy since most of the fireworks they sell are illegal in PA (go figure).  They operate by making you divulge all this info about yourself, the least of which is that you live out of state, and sign a bunch of forms (at least they did a few years ago).  Of course now that the govt is spying on your e-mails, phone calls and, no doubt, this forum, all hope of keeping anything personal and confidential is lost anyways.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Jun 07, 2013, 11:07 PM
So whats the plan for tomorrow?  Guessing most are getting there at around 5 or so and is there a place that people want to head to first?

So, based on the posts so far, I'm good with Bistro 19 since I'd like to get a decent dinner before the show and it seems like they have more than enough beer to choose from on tap and in bottle.

If everyone is ok with this venue, how many do we have?
Ruckus + 1
Manonthemoon +1
GO4OT +1
Anyone else?  I can make a reservation for a big ass table if ye other voyagers want to meet up here.
We're still trying to get up there around 4 but we're notoriously late sometimes.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on Jun 08, 2013, 08:41 AM
I am anxiously awaiting to hear reviews of this show! Hopefully you'll get some tasty new tracks! Wish I was there with this fine group
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Jun 08, 2013, 10:58 AM
Here are some nice videos captured in their native habitat....

http://blackstarbeer.com/features/black-star-sessions/j-roddy/#/watch/7535 (http://blackstarbeer.com/features/black-star-sessions/j-roddy/#/watch/7535)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Jun 08, 2013, 12:21 PM
So whats the plan for tomorrow?  Guessing most are getting there at around 5 or so and is there a place that people want to head to first?

So, based on the posts so far, I'm good with Bistro 19 since I'd like to get a decent dinner before the show and it seems like they have more than enough beer to choose from on tap and in bottle.

If everyone is ok with this venue, how many do we have?
Ruckus + 1
Manonthemoon +1
GO4OT +1
Anyone else?  I can make a reservation for a big ass table if ye other voyagers want to meet up here.
We're still trying to get up there around 4 but we're notoriously late sometimes.
No need to reserve a spot for us for food.  We're coming from a bbq birthday party so just a spot at the bar prior to the show is fine.  If you guys are all seated and there is room, we'll join you.  I assume Bistro 9 will allow me to openly consume some mystery potion out of my Masters of the Universe flask?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Jun 08, 2013, 01:32 PM
I am anxiously awaiting to hear reviews of this show! Hopefully you'll get some tasty new tracks! Wish I was there with this fine group

They posted on facebook that there will be a lot of new material played... plus only the two bands so plenty of time to rock our socks off...
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Jun 08, 2013, 01:33 PM
So whats the plan for tomorrow?  Guessing most are getting there at around 5 or so and is there a place that people want to head to first?

So, based on the posts so far, I'm good with Bistro 19 since I'd like to get a decent dinner before the show and it seems like they have more than enough beer to choose from on tap and in bottle.

If everyone is ok with this venue, how many do we have?
Ruckus + 1
Manonthemoon +1
GO4OT +1
Anyone else?  I can make a reservation for a big ass table if ye other voyagers want to meet up here.
We're still trying to get up there around 4 but we're notoriously late sometimes.

I got +2 coming with me... not sure if we will be dining, but we will be drinking! 
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Jun 08, 2013, 04:17 PM
We will depart as soon as Ms GO4IT is ready  :rolleyes: and now will probably not arrive until 5:30.  See y'all then!

When do gates open, when should we get there?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: danz on Jun 08, 2013, 04:54 PM
I went to Amoeba SF today and they didn't even have one J Roddy album.  Blasphemy?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Jun 09, 2013, 10:05 AM
We had a great time last night meeting up with all the forum folks and friends.  It was a good show with about 3 or 4 songs off their forthcoming album in an nice restored theater.  We were all dancing up front and it was very relaxed and uncrowded.  I didn't see a single security person but somehow we survived :grin:
Pix and video coming....
On to FJM at the Ottobar with Ruckus tonight.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: manonthemoon on Jun 09, 2013, 10:45 PM
I went to Amoeba SF today and they didn't even have one J Roddy album.  Blasphemy?

I talked to the merch guy last night and he said they have been out of vinyl for a while now as I was hoping to at least snag a copy of the self titled albmum and Hail if they had that one.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: manonthemoon on Jun 09, 2013, 10:52 PM
We had a great time last night meeting up with all the forum folks and friends.  It was a good show with about 3 or 4 songs off their forthcoming album in an nice restored theater.  We were all dancing up front and it was very relaxed and uncrowded.  I didn't see a single security person but somehow we survived :grin:
Pix and video coming....
On to FJM at the Ottobar with Ruckus tonight.

The show was great and it was awesome catching up with everyone, Robs and their significant others and meeting Jeff.  I can't say I loved the new stuff as much as the older tunes, but they do put on a great show.  Was hoping that they would pull out a Malachi but they did most of the rest of the songs that I really love. 
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Jun 10, 2013, 12:09 AM
We had a great time last night meeting up with all the forum folks and friends.  It was a good show with about 3 or 4 songs off their forthcoming album in an nice restored theater.  We were all dancing up front and it was very relaxed and uncrowded.  I didn't see a single security person but somehow we survived :grin:
Pix and video coming....
On to FJM at the Ottobar with Ruckus tonight.

The show was great and it was awesome catching up with everyone, Robs and their significant others and meeting Jeff.  I can't say I loved the new stuff as much as the older tunes, but they do put on a great show.  Was hoping that they would pull out a Malachi but they did most of the rest of the songs that I really love.
We had a great time guys!  I'm sorry you didn't get Malachi Brett.  They've probably only played it a couple of times in the many shows I've caught.  It really is a great track.  We desperately wanted 19 ought 4 and didn't happen.  I tend to agree with you about the new tracks but there's that one real funky track that was a good time and they jammed one out at the end as well.  I wish I knew names for them.  Such a great time hanging with everyone, dancing with GO4IT's wife, and meeting Jeff's friends.

Hey Danz.  Their S/T vinyl never got much store distribution and their first album was never pressed.  That said, I was talking to Billy after the show and he said they owned the rights to Hail Mega Boys and intend on pressing it and releasing it in the near future.  I don't know if that means this year or in three but I'm excited either way.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Jun 11, 2013, 11:12 PM
Glad yinz seemed to enjoy your show in York the other night. I dug that venue when I saw Blitzen Trapper there, but then again I was the only person rocking out in front of the seats until I had a few others join me later!!

Cant believe I just paid $40+ to see J Roddy open for Of Monsters and Men, errr, The Lumineers tomorrow and Cold War Kids and probably play for 30 minutes but oh well, at least I got pit tickets for less than face. I dont dislike the other bands either, actually have CWK debut album. CWK live are decent from what Ive seen previously. Interested to see how many are down there in the pit for J Roddy early on!! Guessing a group that could fit in a middle school classroom  :grin:

Im surprised at this point there havent been any updates on the new album since mid-March. Seemed like it was supposed to be a spring release, and now we are fully in summer with no release timetable or additional dates. I guess thats part of the reason why they arent playing many more new tunes than they have for the past year or so, but I anxiously await the new album.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Jun 16, 2013, 02:16 PM
The faithful on the rail just before the J Roddy show at the Strand last Sat.

(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7349/9058290793_978b380911_z.jpg)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: el_chode on Jun 16, 2013, 03:00 PM
I don't know if my other thread just had no interest or got buried or missed or whatever, but if anyone is going to appreciate this band, I think it's Roddy fans. It's a dude out of San Diego my buddy sent me:

Low Volts // 'History Told Me' (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pnp2LMDhiWo#)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on Jun 27, 2013, 05:20 PM
I know we'll all be ready for this!


Baltimore-based rock ‘n roll band J. Roddy Walston and The Business have released a teaser for their explosive song “Heavy Bells,” one of the tracks from the group’s forthcoming album, Essential Tremors.

J. Roddy Walston and The Business is comprised of lead vocalist, guitarist and pianist J. Roddy Walston, lead guitarist and vocalist Billy Gordon, bassist and vocalist Logan Davis and drummer Steve Colmus. iEssential Tremors is the band’s third release and is set for release on Sept. 10 via ATO Records. The album blends classic rock & roll with Motown flavor and was recorded in Valdosta, Ga.

J. Roddy Walston and The Business has toured with Deer Tick, The Hold Steady and, most recently, The Lumineers. Mark Neill (producer and engineer of Black Keys’ Brothers and Matt Wignall (Cold War Kids, Delta Spirit) helped put together the album.

Check out the teaser video above and the tracklist for Essential Tremors below:

Essential Tremors Tracklist:
1. Heavy Bells
2. Marigold
3. Take It As It Comes
4. Black Light
5. Sweat Shock
6. Nobody Knows
7. Hard Times
8. Boys Can Never Tell
9. Same Days
10. Tear Jerk
11. Midnight Cry

J. Roddy Walston & The Business - "Heavy Bells" Teaser (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1NAR12Z6CA#ws)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Jun 28, 2013, 12:21 AM
Wolof, where did u get that from? JRoddys site last update is still from March. That said, Im glad for the good news. It sounded like a Aug/Sept date.

I love Heavy Bells and Take It as it Comes, and Midnight Cry has really grown on me. Not surprised its the closer apparently on the album.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Jun 28, 2013, 12:31 AM
Also meant to say I stumbled upon your videos GO4IT tonight from the York show. You have the best vids of Take it as it Comes and Heavy Bells that ive seen to this point, you gotta post and promote that shit man!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on Jun 28, 2013, 07:18 AM
Hey Scotty

it came from paste mag here: http://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2013/06/watch-the-teaser-for-heavy-bells-by-j-roddy-walsto.html (http://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2013/06/watch-the-teaser-for-heavy-bells-by-j-roddy-walsto.html)

also saw this link posted on J. Rod's facebook page.

Also meant to say I stumbled upon your videos GO4IT tonight from the York show. You have the best vids of Take it as it Comes and Heavy Bells that ive seen to this point, you gotta post and promote that shit man!

GO4IT can you post those vids? thanks Wolof
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Jun 28, 2013, 12:27 PM
Nice...I sort of figured it was on facebook. Weird how they wouldnt also put it on their own band's website. Im a little disappointed Strange Love isnt going to be on the album though. It wouldve had a nice Sally Bangs or Times Are Staying slower moment on the album.

http://youtu.be/LbWf-u18JL8 (http://youtu.be/LbWf-u18JL8)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Jun 28, 2013, 12:36 PM
Wolof, these first 2 were GO4ITs vids I was referring to, along with the best vid of Midnight Cry that Ive come across, which I think is how I found them in the first place.

http://youtu.be/qHC-EtDwwls (http://youtu.be/qHC-EtDwwls)


http://youtu.be/om4uESNrUhA (http://youtu.be/om4uESNrUhA)


http://youtu.be/_a2cQR4TJIM (http://youtu.be/_a2cQR4TJIM)

Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Jun 28, 2013, 08:35 PM
Thanks for posting Scotty!  I've been lazy and hadn't looked them up.  Great taping GO4IT!!  Brings back memories from a fun night.  It was great hanging with some MMJ fans.  Even if Ruckus' wife emasculated me when she basically said I listen to "Easy Listening" Metal!!  Ha Ha!   :thumbsup:

Looking forward to the new release and hopefully another show sometime soon! 
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Jun 28, 2013, 11:22 PM
Wolof, these first 2 were GO4ITs vids I was referring to, along with the best vid of Midnight Cry that Ive come across, which I think is how I found them in the first place.

http://youtu.be/qHC-EtDwwls (http://youtu.be/qHC-EtDwwls)


http://youtu.be/om4uESNrUhA (http://youtu.be/om4uESNrUhA)


http://youtu.be/_a2cQR4TJIM (http://youtu.be/_a2cQR4TJIM)

Hey thanks for digging these up and posting.  I uploaded shortly after the show, couldn't figure out the titles to a couple songs (I think at least two were off the new album) and then my Dad got very ill and passed away so I never got back to it.

Someone help me with the song titles, please, and I'll update.

Then, can I hire you as a promoter?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on Jun 29, 2013, 06:52 AM
Seems like the middle song in the grouping of 3 is 'Take it as it Comes'  :evil: :beer: :drum:

Great Song!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Jun 29, 2013, 09:45 AM
Wolof, these first 2 were GO4ITs vids I was referring to, along with the best vid of Midnight Cry that Ive come across, which I think is how I found them in the first place.

http://youtu.be/qHC-EtDwwls (http://youtu.be/qHC-EtDwwls)


http://youtu.be/om4uESNrUhA (http://youtu.be/om4uESNrUhA)


http://youtu.be/_a2cQR4TJIM (http://youtu.be/_a2cQR4TJIM)

Hey thanks for digging these up and posting.  I uploaded shortly after the show, couldn't figure out the titles to a couple songs (I think at least two were off the new album) and then my Dad got very ill and passed away so I never got back to it.

Someone help me with the song titles, please, and I'll update.

Then, can I hire you as a promoter?

Hah, no problem. Im sorry to hear about your dad. My dad had a pretty serious emergent surgery last year, and luckily I was able to get out to Montana to see him and help him out for a couple weeks, as he has no other family out there with him.  He's not just my father, he's one of my best friends.

Coincidentally, he and my sisters are coming down to VA beach to visit me tomorrow and staying for the week. J Roddy & the Biz is playing & headlining a small fest on July 3rd in upstate VA and were all planning on going. Ive sent my lil sis a handful of J Roddy vids and she says she likes them, she's 16, and Ive never gone to a concert with her. Ive also sent my dad vids, and the only concerts I recall seeing with him were Metallica in '98 (he was our chaperone  :grin:) and Clapton in the early 00's. Im hoping the weather holds out and its a good time this wednesday!

Oh, and as far as your vids go, the 1st that I posted is Heavy Bells, the 2nd is Take It as It Comes. Nice taping!  :beer:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Jun 29, 2013, 09:56 AM
Thanks for posting Scotty!  I've been lazy and hadn't looked them up.  Great taping GO4IT!!  Brings back memories from a fun night.  It was great hanging with some MMJ fans.  Even if Ruckus' wife emasculated me when she basically said I listen to "Easy Listening" Metal!!  Ha Ha!   :thumbsup:

Looking forward to the new release and hopefully another show sometime soon!
She can be feisty after a couple of beverages :grin: That was a fun time for sure.  Thanks for vids Rob :beer:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Jun 29, 2013, 09:57 AM
Sounds great Scotty :thumbsup:  Hope you and the fam have a rockin' good time :beer:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Jun 30, 2013, 01:25 AM
Scotty, that should be quite special sharing the J Roddy show with your Dad and sisters.  Have a great time!

Thanks for the titles which I have added to my videos.  Still one song that I'm having trouble with title. I know I've hear this before but can't place right now.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Jul 13, 2013, 03:05 PM
They released a download of Heavy Bells a couple days ago:  http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/heavy-bells-by-j-roddy-walston-the-business-free-mp3-20130711 (http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/heavy-bells-by-j-roddy-walston-the-business-free-mp3-20130711)

And this article in the Baltimore City Paper announces a "homecoming show" on Sept 20 at Ram's Head Live following their album release on Sept 10.  It's not on Ram's Head Live calendar or J Roddy's website yet - woo hoo!
http://blogs.citypaper.com/noise/index.php/2013/07/j-roddy-walston-and-the-business-release-new-song/ (http://blogs.citypaper.com/noise/index.php/2013/07/j-roddy-walston-and-the-business-release-new-song/)

oh no, I just realized I'm going to be out of town on vacation the 20th. damn. :cry:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Jul 17, 2013, 04:47 PM
They released a download of Heavy Bells a couple days ago:  http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/heavy-bells-by-j-roddy-walston-the-business-free-mp3-20130711 (http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/heavy-bells-by-j-roddy-walston-the-business-free-mp3-20130711)

Thanks for posting this link!! I tried to d/l Heavy Bells from the bands site, with Chrome and IE, and couldnt get it to work. Got a reply from their IT help and it was useless as well. Was able to get it of Rolling Stone though. Hell yes!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: manonthemoon on Jul 25, 2013, 11:49 PM
They released a download of Heavy Bells a couple days ago:  http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/heavy-bells-by-j-roddy-walston-the-business-free-mp3-20130711 (http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/heavy-bells-by-j-roddy-walston-the-business-free-mp3-20130711)

And this article in the Baltimore City Paper announces a "homecoming show" on Sept 20 at Ram's Head Live following their album release on Sept 10.  It's not on Ram's Head Live calendar or J Roddy's website yet - woo hoo!
http://blogs.citypaper.com/noise/index.php/2013/07/j-roddy-walston-and-the-business-release-new-song/ (http://blogs.citypaper.com/noise/index.php/2013/07/j-roddy-walston-and-the-business-release-new-song/)

oh no, I just realized I'm going to be out of town on vacation the 20th. damn. :cry:

Just saw the Baltimore date and yeah sure enough were planning on being out of town as well that weekend  :angry:.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: manonthemoon on Jul 26, 2013, 07:00 PM
Of course now they finally posted a whole nother sleu of dates with Richmond on Halloween for like 12$ and a DC date a week later.  Will definately make one of these shows.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Jul 27, 2013, 04:01 PM
I got tix for the Baltimore date and pre-ordered the vinyl.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: manonthemoon on Jul 29, 2013, 09:11 PM
I got tix for the Baltimore date and pre-ordered the vinyl.

Did you go for the bundle with the extra 7"?  I was just going to get the regular vinyl until I saw the 7 was included only in the bundle, but I have no idea of what the 7 is of.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Jul 31, 2013, 01:34 PM
I got tix for the Baltimore date and pre-ordered the vinyl.

Did you go for the bundle with the extra 7"?  I was just going to get the regular vinyl until I saw the 7 was included only in the bundle, but I have no idea of what the 7 is of.

Hate to admit it but I ordered mine off amazon.com and they say the 7" is included with just the vinyl record.  I'm hoping the mp3 download is too.  Saved about $10 in shipping.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Murph on Aug 17, 2013, 09:52 PM
I intern for the company that does publicity for JRoddy so I got to hear Essential Tremors already.  I listened to it front to back probably 6x in a row.  It's Fucking Awesome!  Nothing radically different from the first record but definitely a good step forward I think.  I've had 2 or 3 of the songs stuck in my head all week.  Can't wait for it to come out
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Aug 17, 2013, 10:44 PM
I intern for the company that does publicity for JRoddy so I got to hear Essential Tremors already.  I listened to it front to back probably 6x in a row.  It's Fucking Awesome!  Nothing radically different from the first record but definitely a good step forward I think.  I've had 2 or 3 of the songs stuck in my head all week.  Can't wait for it to come out
Awesome!  Can't wait until the record shows up.  Just a heads up but they have two full lengths out, their debut Hail Mega Boys and the follow up S/T.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Murph on Aug 19, 2013, 12:30 AM
I intern for the company that does publicity for JRoddy so I got to hear Essential Tremors already.  I listened to it front to back probably 6x in a row.  It's Fucking Awesome!  Nothing radically different from the first record but definitely a good step forward I think.  I've had 2 or 3 of the songs stuck in my head all week.  Can't wait for it to come out
Awesome!  Can't wait until the record shows up.  Just a heads up but they have two full lengths out, their debut Hail Mega Boys and the follow up S/T.

Whattt??!  I honestly didn't know that, thanks for the heads up.  Gotta get my hands on that
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Aug 19, 2013, 02:54 PM
I intern for the company that does publicity for JRoddy so I got to hear Essential Tremors already.  I listened to it front to back probably 6x in a row.  It's Fucking Awesome!  Nothing radically different from the first record but definitely a good step forward I think.  I've had 2 or 3 of the songs stuck in my head all week.  Can't wait for it to come out
Awesome!  Can't wait until the record shows up.  Just a heads up but they have two full lengths out, their debut Hail Mega Boys and the follow up S/T.



Whattt??!  I honestly didn't know that, thanks for the heads up.  Gotta get my hands on that

I also got the stink eye from Ruckus on this when we saw them play York!!   :wink:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Aug 19, 2013, 02:57 PM
I saw they posted today that there will be an exclusive song released on the iTunes version of the album.  I hate when bands do this, especially since I don't use Apple products.  This song is separate from the additional 7" that will come with the vinyl.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Clarkwork on Aug 19, 2013, 05:13 PM
Love this band so far, get a very similar feeling from them when I first heard Jacket
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Aug 20, 2013, 11:22 PM
I intern for the company that does publicity for JRoddy so I got to hear Essential Tremors already.  I listened to it front to back probably 6x in a row.  It's Fucking Awesome!  Nothing radically different from the first record but definitely a good step forward I think.  I've had 2 or 3 of the songs stuck in my head all week.  Can't wait for it to come out
Awesome!  Can't wait until the record shows up.  Just a heads up but they have two full lengths out, their debut Hail Mega Boys and the follow up S/T.



Whattt??!  I honestly didn't know that, thanks for the heads up.  Gotta get my hands on that

I also got the stink eye from Ruckus on this when we saw them play York!!   :wink:
I blame the drinks you got me :evil:

Tell us what you think of Hail Mega Murph :beer:  There are some classics in there!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: subinai on Aug 23, 2013, 07:31 AM
another new song on AV Club. i cant wait for this album.

http://www.avclub.com/articles/hear-an-exclusive-new-track-from-j-roddy-walston-t,101943/ (http://www.avclub.com/articles/hear-an-exclusive-new-track-from-j-roddy-walston-t,101943/)

Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: justbcuzido on Aug 23, 2013, 10:14 AM
another new song on AV Club. i cant wait for this album.

http://www.avclub.com/articles/hear-an-exclusive-new-track-from-j-roddy-walston-t,101943/ (http://www.avclub.com/articles/hear-an-exclusive-new-track-from-j-roddy-walston-t,101943/)

Loving this tune!

Anyone else going to the Stubbs indoor show (Austin) on Oct 18th?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on Aug 23, 2013, 05:40 PM
Every song I've heard off this new album is solid gold. Can't wait!  :evil:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Aug 24, 2013, 10:14 PM
I heard sales were strong for the 9:30 club show on Nov. 7 so I ordered my tix today before they sell out.  The next day I have 9th row for John Fogerty at DAR.  These two shows will be a good start to that weekend, to say the least.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: subinai on Aug 25, 2013, 12:26 PM
I heard sales were strong for the 9:30 club show on Nov. 7 so I ordered my tix today before they sell out.  The next day I have 9th row for John Fogerty at DAR.  These two shows will be a good start to that weekend, to say the least.

that is a great 1, 2 punch of shows. the NY show sold out pretty fast.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Aug 29, 2013, 11:53 PM
So fucking happy for these dudes.  There are bands that just make it before they do anything, there are bands that cut their teeth for a bit locally, then there is these guys.  They've been grinding for so long they deserve every bit of the success they are seeing now.  No matter what the situation such as a dive with 12 people, they never ever mailed it in.  Here's a nice write up from the local paper a month or so back.

http://citypaper.com/news/taking-care-of-business-1.1528488 (http://citypaper.com/news/taking-care-of-business-1.1528488)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Aug 30, 2013, 01:21 PM
So fucking happy for these dudes.  There are bands that just make it before they do anything, there are bands that cut their teeth for a bit locally, then there is these guys.  They've been grinding for so long they deserve every bit of the success they are seeing now.  No matter what the situation such as a dive with 12 people, they never ever mailed it in.  Here's a nice write up from the local paper a month or so back.

http://citypaper.com/news/taking-care-of-business-1.1528488 (http://citypaper.com/news/taking-care-of-business-1.1528488)

Good article!  Looking forward to the new album and the Bmore show even more now.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: kotchishm on Sep 03, 2013, 12:19 PM
New album streaming

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/j-roddy-walston-rocks-on-essential-tremors-album-premiere-20130903 (http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/j-roddy-walston-rocks-on-essential-tremors-album-premiere-20130903)

edit: one listen = my album of the year. 
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: subinai on Sep 03, 2013, 01:49 PM
this fucking rips
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: kotchishm on Sep 03, 2013, 02:34 PM
this fucking rips

Couldn't have put it better myself
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Murph on Sep 03, 2013, 02:52 PM
New album streaming

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/j-roddy-walston-rocks-on-essential-tremors-album-premiere-20130903 (http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/j-roddy-walston-rocks-on-essential-tremors-album-premiere-20130903)

edit: one listen = my album of the year.

Its definitely up there for me also.  Its only gotten better with more listens
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on Sep 03, 2013, 05:46 PM
YOU GOTTA TAKE IT AS IT COMES!!!!

Brilliant album!

Cant for the vinyl to come in
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: BH on Sep 03, 2013, 11:04 PM
I was worried they wouldn't be able to create the magic of the self titled.   But I loved this first time thru!    They explored some new territory but still give you the best of the business!  Serious ass kickers, steel guitar, interesting lyrics.....can't wait to share a few drinks with this album!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Sep 03, 2013, 11:56 PM
I was worried they wouldn't be able to create the magic of the self titled.   But I loved this first time thru!    They explored some new territory but still give you the best of the business!  Serious ass kickers, steel guitar, interesting lyrics.....can't wait to share a few drinks with this album!
Well said.  Three albums in and no missteps.  Nice natural progression.  I've seen a number of these songs live a bunch of times now and was wondering how the album would sound.  Needless to say I'm pretty blown away.  Just great stuff! :thumbsup: :beer:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on Sep 04, 2013, 07:45 AM
I was worried they wouldn't be able to create the magic of the self titled.   But I loved this first time thru!    They explored some new territory but still give you the best of the business!  Serious ass kickers, steel guitar, interesting lyrics.....can't wait to share a few drinks with this album!
Well said.  Three albums in and no missteps.  Nice natural progression.  I've seen a number of these songs live a bunch of times now and was wondering how the album would sound.  Needless to say I'm pretty blown away.  Just great stuff! :thumbsup: :beer:

Agreed with all of this. Can't wait to sink my teeth into it with more spins on the turntable. But after disappointing albums by Deer Tick, Neko Case and Richard Buckner (3 of my most anticipated releases this fall) it's nice to hear that the J. Roddy album has taken their music to new heights and succeeded.
Title: Re: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Sep 04, 2013, 11:11 AM
I was worried they wouldn't be able to create the magic of the self titled.   But I loved this first time thru!    They explored some new territory but still give you the best of the business!  Serious ass kickers, steel guitar, interesting lyrics.....can't wait to share a few drinks with this album!
Well said.  Three albums in and no missteps.  Nice natural progression.  I've seen a number of these songs live a bunch of times now and was wondering how the album would sound.  Needless to say I'm pretty blown away.  Just great stuff! :thumbsup: :beer:

Agreed with all of this. Can't wait to sink my teeth into it with more spins on the turntable. But after disappointing albums by Deer Tick, Neko Case and Richard Buckner (3 of my most anticipated releases this fall) it's nice to hear that the J. Roddy album has taken their music to new heights and succeeded.
Can't wait to get the vinyl as well.  If there was a least favorite, it was midnight cry.  Glad that's the last song.  Heard that the last two times I saw them and it had me a tad worried ;)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Sep 04, 2013, 11:34 AM
So far I'm digging the album.  I am curious what the extra songs sound like though.  I will admit, I am missing the piano on this record... I think that is why Tear Jerk is my favorite song at the moment, that very well may change as time goes on.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: BH on Sep 04, 2013, 03:44 PM
So far I'm digging the album.  I am curious what the extra songs sound like though.  I will admit, I am missing the piano on this record... I think that is why Tear Jerk is my favorite song at the moment, that very well may change as time goes on.

I think the variety will keep the live show a little more fresh.   I was worried 7 more piano rockers would make it a little same ol same ol for new fans at shows.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Murph on Sep 04, 2013, 05:52 PM
http://girlieinterns.tumblr.com/post/59124088401/j-roddy-walston-the-business-a-band (http://girlieinterns.tumblr.com/post/59124088401/j-roddy-walston-the-business-a-band)

Here's a little review I wrote up real quick for my company Tumblr if anyone is interested in taking a gander
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Sep 04, 2013, 07:05 PM
Liking it. S/T hit me on first listen, and while I really liked what Im hearing on Essential Tremors, I can tell it will grow on me even more, if for any reason because lyrically it seemed like there was a lot more going on. Im also plan on not trying to compare it to S/T as that is probably my favorite album since It Still Moves.

Despite hearing I think 5 of these songs before today, I was still pretty surprised by the variety of sounds on ET. There is much more of an early rock and roll as opposed to a classic rock sound here to me. There's still the dirty rockers like Heavy Bells and Sweat Shock, but not near as many. Not sure how I feel about that, but I cant say there's a song I dont like on ET either. Just an initial impression but it seems like this is a more personal J Roddy album.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Mr. White on Sep 04, 2013, 10:01 PM
It looks like they're on their way back to Louisville in a few weeks (September 25, 2013) as part of WFPK's Waterfront Wednesday.

"All set times are approximate. Gates open at 5 p.m. More info is available for directions and everything else you need to enjoy WFPK Waterfront Wednesday.
 
J. Roddy Walston and the Business (approx. 9 p.m.)

WFPK Waterfront Wednesday is presented by 91.9 WFPK and Waterfront Development Corporation with support from Friends of the Waterfront and is FREE to all."

http://wfpk.org/2013/wfpk-waterfront-wednesday-september-25/ (http://wfpk.org/2013/wfpk-waterfront-wednesday-september-25/)
Title: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: johnnYYac on Sep 05, 2013, 08:30 AM

It looks like they're on their way back to Louisville in a few weeks (September 25, 2013) as part of WFPK's Waterfront Wednesday.

"All set times are approximate. Gates open at 5 p.m. More info is available for directions and everything else you need to enjoy WFPK Waterfront Wednesday.
 
J. Roddy Walston and the Business (approx. 9 p.m.)

WFPK Waterfront Wednesday is presented by 91.9 WFPK and Waterfront Development Corporation with support from Friends of the Waterfront and is FREE to all."

http://wfpk.org/2013/wfpk-waterfront-wednesday-september-25/ (http://wfpk.org/2013/wfpk-waterfront-wednesday-september-25/)
Do they broadcast these shows, by any chance?


Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Mr. White on Sep 05, 2013, 07:20 PM

It looks like they're on their way back to Louisville in a few weeks (September 25, 2013) as part of WFPK's Waterfront Wednesday.

"All set times are approximate. Gates open at 5 p.m. More info is available for directions and everything else you need to enjoy WFPK Waterfront Wednesday.
 
J. Roddy Walston and the Business (approx. 9 p.m.)

WFPK Waterfront Wednesday is presented by 91.9 WFPK and Waterfront Development Corporation with support from Friends of the Waterfront and is FREE to all."

http://wfpk.org/2013/wfpk-waterfront-wednesday-september-25/ (http://wfpk.org/2013/wfpk-waterfront-wednesday-september-25/)
Do they broadcast these shows, by any chance?

I called them today during my lunch break, and they said they don't record or broadcast Waterfront Wednesdays at this point in time.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: johnnYYac on Sep 05, 2013, 09:23 PM

It looks like they're on their way back to Louisville in a few weeks (September 25, 2013) as part of WFPK's Waterfront Wednesday.

"All set times are approximate. Gates open at 5 p.m. More info is available for directions and everything else you need to enjoy WFPK Waterfront Wednesday.
 
J. Roddy Walston and the Business (approx. 9 p.m.)

WFPK Waterfront Wednesday is presented by 91.9 WFPK and Waterfront Development Corporation with support from Friends of the Waterfront and is FREE to all."

http://wfpk.org/2013/wfpk-waterfront-wednesday-september-25/ (http://wfpk.org/2013/wfpk-waterfront-wednesday-september-25/)
Do they broadcast these shows, by any chance?

I called them today during my lunch break, and they said they don't record or broadcast Waterfront Wednesdays at this point in time.
Thanks for checkin', Mr. White!  :beer:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: marino13 on Sep 09, 2013, 10:31 AM
Great set at Loufest, first time seeing them live.  Was able to buy the new album a few days early in the merch tent and get it signed by the band. 
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: hellbus on Sep 10, 2013, 12:12 PM
Does anybody know where we can find some of their older, self-released stuff? LMNEP, Fierce Tiger, etc?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Sep 11, 2013, 11:25 PM
Does anybody know where we can find some of their older, self-released stuff? LMNEP, Fierce Tiger, etc?
That's a good question man.  I don't have any of those and was wondering the same.

Thought this article was fitting here.  Here's a blurb:

till, J. Roddy Walston and the Business are not aiming for the top of the singles chart. Instead, Colmus would like to see the band's trajectory follow another ATO act.

"My Morning Jacket is the ideal. They didn't have that one singular moment," Colmus, 33, said. "They just built this thing and all of a sudden it was there. And now they're everywhere."

It didn't happen overnight for My Morning Jacket, and it won't for Walston and the Business either.


http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/music/midnight-sun-blog/bs-b-j-roddy-walston-20130910,0,7199531.story?page=2&track=rss (http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/music/midnight-sun-blog/bs-b-j-roddy-walston-20130910,0,7199531.story?page=2&track=rss)

Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: BH on Sep 12, 2013, 04:54 PM
Does anybody know where we can find some of their older, self-released stuff? LMNEP, Fierce Tiger, etc?
That's a good question man.  I don't have any of those and was wondering the same.

Thought this article was fitting here.  Here's a blurb:

till, J. Roddy Walston and the Business are not aiming for the top of the singles chart. Instead, Colmus would like to see the band's trajectory follow another ATO act.

"My Morning Jacket is the ideal. They didn't have that one singular moment," Colmus, 33, said. "They just built this thing and all of a sudden it was there. And now they're everywhere."

It didn't happen overnight for My Morning Jacket, and it won't for Walston and the Business either.


http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/music/midnight-sun-blog/bs-b-j-roddy-walston-20130910,0,7199531.story?page=2&track=rss (http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/music/midnight-sun-blog/bs-b-j-roddy-walston-20130910,0,7199531.story?page=2&track=rss)

Nice!   That's so true.    Slow and steady wins the race!
Title: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Fully on Sep 12, 2013, 04:56 PM
Does anybody know where we can find some of their older, self-released stuff? LMNEP, Fierce Tiger, etc?
That's a good question man.  I don't have any of those and was wondering the same.

Thought this article was fitting here.  Here's a blurb:

till, J. Roddy Walston and the Business are not aiming for the top of the singles chart. Instead, Colmus would like to see the band's trajectory follow another ATO act.

"My Morning Jacket is the ideal. They didn't have that one singular moment," Colmus, 33, said. "They just built this thing and all of a sudden it was there. And now they're everywhere."

It didn't happen overnight for My Morning Jacket, and it won't for Walston and the Business either.


http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/music/midnight-sun-blog/bs-b-j-roddy-walston-20130910,0,7199531.story?page=2&track=rss (http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/music/midnight-sun-blog/bs-b-j-roddy-walston-20130910,0,7199531.story?page=2&track=rss)

Nice!   That's so true.    Slow and steady wins the race!
I like turtles.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Sep 13, 2013, 12:12 AM
Does anybody know where we can find some of their older, self-released stuff? LMNEP, Fierce Tiger, etc?
That's a good question man.  I don't have any of those and was wondering the same.

Thought this article was fitting here.  Here's a blurb:

till, J. Roddy Walston and the Business are not aiming for the top of the singles chart. Instead, Colmus would like to see the band's trajectory follow another ATO act.

"My Morning Jacket is the ideal. They didn't have that one singular moment," Colmus, 33, said. "They just built this thing and all of a sudden it was there. And now they're everywhere."

It didn't happen overnight for My Morning Jacket, and it won't for Walston and the Business either.


http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/music/midnight-sun-blog/bs-b-j-roddy-walston-20130910,0,7199531.story?page=2&track=rss (http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/music/midnight-sun-blog/bs-b-j-roddy-walston-20130910,0,7199531.story?page=2&track=rss)

Nice!   That's so true.    Slow and steady wins the race!
I like turtles.
And I have a pet turtle.

Heading to a cabin on a lake in Maine for a week so will sadly miss J Roddy at the Rams Head in Baltimore next week but hope to catch them shortly after.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Sep 13, 2013, 03:17 PM
Does anybody know where we can find some of their older, self-released stuff? LMNEP, Fierce Tiger, etc?
That's a good question man.  I don't have any of those and was wondering the same.

Thought this article was fitting here.  Here's a blurb:

till, J. Roddy Walston and the Business are not aiming for the top of the singles chart. Instead, Colmus would like to see the band's trajectory follow another ATO act.

"My Morning Jacket is the ideal. They didn't have that one singular moment," Colmus, 33, said. "They just built this thing and all of a sudden it was there. And now they're everywhere."

It didn't happen overnight for My Morning Jacket, and it won't for Walston and the Business either.


http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/music/midnight-sun-blog/bs-b-j-roddy-walston-20130910,0,7199531.story?page=2&track=rss (http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/music/midnight-sun-blog/bs-b-j-roddy-walston-20130910,0,7199531.story?page=2&track=rss)

Nice!   That's so true.    Slow and steady wins the race!
I like turtles.
And I have a pet turtle.

Heading to a cabin on a lake in Maine for a week so will sadly miss J Roddy at the Rams Head in Baltimore next week but hope to catch them shortly after.

One of these days our schedules will align Rob (GO4IT)!!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Sep 13, 2013, 04:40 PM
Planning on going back home to see my family in Pittsburgh next weekend for the first time since I moved. Coincidentally, J Roddy is playing in the Burgh the that Tuesday  :rolleyes:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jared on Sep 15, 2013, 04:07 PM
I saw them for the first time on August 24th at Summerfest. They were the highlight of the fest imo (Smith Westerns were a close 2nd) and I must say "Midnight Cry" kills live.

I also agree with the other posters here that their new album is Grade A knock your socks off rock n roll.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: subinai on Sep 17, 2013, 07:20 AM
nyc peeps - they are doing a free show this saturday in williamsburg

(http://www.lookytasty.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/brooktoberfest2013-791x1024.jpg)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Sep 19, 2013, 01:34 PM
I've been playing this album non-stop now since I got it.  I got the vinyl version of the release so I got the bonus tracks "I'm Going Out"  and "My Human Mind".  These tracks seem more like B-side gems from the self-titled album, great tunes.  I'm hoping to hear these two tracks Friday night in Bmoe.  Really looking forward to hearing a lot of the new tracks to see how they flesh out in concert.   :beer:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Sep 20, 2013, 01:07 PM
Heads up!!  According to J Roddy's Facebook page only 50 or so tickets remain for tonights show in Bmoe....   :beer:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: headhunter on Sep 20, 2013, 09:36 PM
Great new album.   Cant wait to hear the new stuff live. 
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Sep 22, 2013, 01:11 PM
The Baltimore show was just incredible.  They were on top of their game that night.  They played a decent amount of new mixed with previous material.  I was glad to see they essentially packed Ram's Head.  My friend got a video of J Roddy's stage dive, wish I could get a copy of it as it looks like he is jumping right at her!  The best is how quickly the crowd essentially threw him back on stage and he didn't miss a beat!! 

And if The No BS Brass Band are opening I'd recommend getting in early.  They pull off a great Zeppelin cover, wasn't expecting that and worth getting in early for.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Angelo on Sep 22, 2013, 05:13 PM
So I could use some help. Deer Tick and J Roddy are playing the same night in Philly. I have every intention of going to one of them but I don't know which. I've never seen either band yet. I've been a DT fan for much longer than J Roddy, in fact the first time I heard JR was only a couple of months ago, but as we all know, he's the shit. I'm leaning more towards the DT show but if anyone can tell me why I should choose otherwise I'd love to hear it.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Sep 22, 2013, 10:42 PM
The Baltimore show was just incredible.  They were on top of their game that night.  They played a decent amount of new mixed with previous material.  I was glad to see they essentially packed Ram's Head.  My friend got a video of J Roddy's stage dive, wish I could get a copy of it as it looks like he is jumping right at her!  The best is how quickly the crowd essentially threw him back on stage and he didn't miss a beat!! 

And if The No BS Brass Band are opening I'd recommend getting in early.  They pull off a great Zeppelin cover, wasn't expecting that and worth getting in early for.
So bummed I had to miss this show.

Upon returning home today I found my 9:30 club tix in the mail so I will definitely be there on Nov. 7.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: BH on Sep 23, 2013, 08:20 PM
So I could use some help. Deer Tick and J Roddy are playing the same night in Philly. I have every intention of going to one of them but I don't know which. I've never seen either band yet. I've been a DT fan for much longer than J Roddy, in fact the first time I heard JR was only a couple of months ago, but as we all know, he's the shit. I'm leaning more towards the DT show but if anyone can tell me why I should choose otherwise I'd love to hear it.

Can't go wrong either way, but I seem to get a lot more chances to see DT than JR.    And you will leave JR fired UP and happy to be alive!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Sep 24, 2013, 01:00 PM
So I could use some help. Deer Tick and J Roddy are playing the same night in Philly. I have every intention of going to one of them but I don't know which. I've never seen either band yet. I've been a DT fan for much longer than J Roddy, in fact the first time I heard JR was only a couple of months ago, but as we all know, he's the shit. I'm leaning more towards the DT show but if anyone can tell me why I should choose otherwise I'd love to hear it.

Can't go wrong either way, but I seem to get a lot more chances to see DT than JR.    And you will leave JR fired UP and happy to be alive!

Agreed...
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Angelo on Sep 24, 2013, 04:25 PM
So I could use some help. Deer Tick and J Roddy are playing the same night in Philly. I have every intention of going to one of them but I don't know which. I've never seen either band yet. I've been a DT fan for much longer than J Roddy, in fact the first time I heard JR was only a couple of months ago, but as we all know, he's the shit. I'm leaning more towards the DT show but if anyone can tell me why I should choose otherwise I'd love to hear it.

Can't go wrong either way, but I seem to get a lot more chances to see DT than JR.    And you will leave JR fired UP and happy to be alive!
As I said in the DT thread, I'm probably going to have to go w/ DT on this one since I've yet to see them. The more I think about it I'd probably regret missing them more than JR. Thanks for chiming in though.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Sep 26, 2013, 01:43 AM
The Baltimore show was just incredible.  They were on top of their game that night.  They played a decent amount of new mixed with previous material.  I was glad to see they essentially packed Ram's Head.  My friend got a video of J Roddy's stage dive, wish I could get a copy of it as it looks like he is jumping right at her!  The best is how quickly the crowd essentially threw him back on stage and he didn't miss a beat!! 

Look forward to seeing that vid.  Man what a great show!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Oct 01, 2013, 04:03 PM
I've been playing this album non-stop now since I got it.  I got the vinyl version of the release so I got the bonus tracks "I'm Going Out"  and "My Human Mind".  These tracks seem more like B-side gems from the self-titled album, great tunes.  I'm hoping to hear these two tracks Friday night in Bmoe.  Really looking forward to hearing a lot of the new tracks to see how they flesh out in concert.   :beer:

Im Going Out has been around since the Hail Mega Days. Surprised it never made an actual album. Anywhere I can find/hear My Human Mind? Can't track it down anywhere.

The iTunes bonus track I Think of You is a pretty good piano ballad as well that has a sweet Wings-ish breakdown.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Oct 06, 2013, 03:34 AM
So this was a fun night
J. Roddy Walston and the Business at Rams Head Live (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCxcOFfriJk#)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Oct 08, 2013, 09:51 PM
The Baltimore show was just incredible.  They were on top of their game that night.  They played a decent amount of new mixed with previous material.  I was glad to see they essentially packed Ram's Head.  My friend got a video of J Roddy's stage dive, wish I could get a copy of it as it looks like he is jumping right at her!  The best is how quickly the crowd essentially threw him back on stage and he didn't miss a beat!! 

Look forward to seeing that vid.  Man what a great show!
This homecoming show for the new album at Ram's Head was my 15th J Roddy show and it really felt like they had taken a significant leap towards rock stardom.  It was bittersweet knowing the days of Ottobar shows are likely over but man did they kill it and stoked for them.  What a great show to share with so many friends!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Osistheones on Oct 16, 2013, 10:59 AM
I didn't know they were reissuing this.

http://www.amazon.com/J-Roddy-Walston-The-Business/dp/B00F4YSESM/ref=ntt_mus_ep_dpi_2 (http://www.amazon.com/J-Roddy-Walston-The-Business/dp/B00F4YSESM/ref=ntt_mus_ep_dpi_2)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: parkervb on Oct 16, 2013, 12:19 PM
just bought tickets for J Roddy for Halloween night in Richmond, VA.  Never seen them before, really excited about it. 

Not so excited for waking up the next day at 6:30am to drive to Connecticut for a wedding. 
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Shug on Oct 16, 2013, 02:01 PM
I saw them last night in Phoenix for the first time, WOW!  They were excellent, I was waay into it.  They rocked hard and they are clearly road-tested and tight.  I love their piano-led R&B rock 'n' roll sound and they sing good, too.  I'll go see them again every chance I get.

Title: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: johnnYYac on Oct 16, 2013, 09:50 PM

I didn't know they were reissuing this.

http://www.amazon.com/J-Roddy-Walston-The-Business/dp/B00F4YSESM/ref=ntt_mus_ep_dpi_2 (http://www.amazon.com/J-Roddy-Walston-The-Business/dp/B00F4YSESM/ref=ntt_mus_ep_dpi_2)
No image, but I'm assuming it's this S/T LP.  Correct me if I'm wrong. (http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/17/burunuja.jpg)


Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: el_chode on Oct 17, 2013, 08:32 PM
My iPod is sort of broken. Basically, my morning commute is one Essential Tremor long, less the two slower ballad songs (which aren't bad, but just not compatible with a NJ commute). If my commute takes too long, I have to put something else on as to avoid over-exposure. But every time I turn my car back on to come home, no matter what else I change my iPod too, Heavy Bells starts.

And I don't stop it from happening.

I have to say this album is damn near perfect. It's mixed and edited perfectly. The songwriting is perfect. The background vocals, especially all the "ahhhs" add an amazing final touch. This album is everything the Queens of Leon never became. It builds upon the massive foundation the Jacket laid since ISM. The foot stomping is there, just like ISM, but so is the funky experimentation and layered rock'n'rollmanship of Circuital.

I feel like they've gone from a fun band of a bunch of guys you'd like to have a drink with to an ensemble of musicians you want to drink to.
Title: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Fully on Oct 17, 2013, 09:41 PM
Now I'm hearing the chorus to Heavy Bells. All I need is a baby in a tuxedo tshirt and I'll be choding down the road.

Actually, you said it quite well. I love this album too. Maybe even more after spending the weekend road tripping with Ruckus and Co.who we all know promoted JRoddy to this board in a huge way. They took this album to another level from the last one IMO without losing what we love about them.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: justbcuzido on Oct 17, 2013, 10:42 PM

I didn't know they were reissuing this.

http://www.amazon.com/J-Roddy-Walston-The-Business/dp/B00F4YSESM/ref=ntt_mus_ep_dpi_2 (http://www.amazon.com/J-Roddy-Walston-The-Business/dp/B00F4YSESM/ref=ntt_mus_ep_dpi_2)
No image, but I'm assuming it's this S/T LP.  Correct me if I'm wrong. (http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/17/burunuja.jpg)

That is for sure Self Titled. That is awesome they are reissuing it!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: justbcuzido on Oct 17, 2013, 10:42 PM
Is anyone going to see them tomorrow at Stubbs in Austin?

I am pumped!
Title: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: johnnYYac on Oct 18, 2013, 12:56 AM
You should be! 


Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Oct 18, 2013, 01:50 AM
Maybe even more after spending the weekend road tripping with Ruckus and Co.who we all know promoted JRoddy to this board in a huge way.
Credit must be given to Choder for first starting a thread on these guys.  I didn't start one until right after their s/t CD release party in 2010 and didn't see Chode's earlier thread.  His boy used to work for Vagrant.  And yeah, Essential tremors is awesome.  I love the versatility Roddy shows in his voice throughout and the production is excellent.  Sweat Shock recalls Michael Jacksonesque vocals and the first time I heard Hard Times, the intro loosely reminded me of Beat It into Workin on the Highway :grin:

I love Boys Don't Cry.  Great ballad if you can call it that.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on Oct 18, 2013, 06:48 AM
Maybe even more after spending the weekend road tripping with Ruckus and Co.who we all know promoted JRoddy to this board in a huge way.
  Sweat Shock recalls Michael Jacksonesque vocals and the first time I heard Hard Times, the intro loosely reminded me of Beat It into Workin on the Highway :grin:

I love Boys Don't Cry.  Great ballad if you can call it that.

Workin on the Highway is one of my favorites, I'll have to listen out for that.

Might as well weigh in here. One of my favorite parts of this fantastic album (one again props for the production quality fitting the band like a glove), is on Same Days. This has become one of my favorites on the album but the part when he sings "true love waits but that don't make it real," absolutely kills me everytime and I don't even know why, I love bands that can do that for me!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: el_chode on Oct 22, 2013, 06:37 PM
Maybe even more after spending the weekend road tripping with Ruckus and Co.who we all know promoted JRoddy to this board in a huge way.
  Sweat Shock recalls Michael Jacksonesque vocals and the first time I heard Hard Times, the intro loosely reminded me of Beat It into Workin on the Highway :grin:

I love Boys Don't Cry.  Great ballad if you can call it that.

Workin on the Highway is one of my favorites, I'll have to listen out for that.

Might as well weigh in here. One of my favorite parts of this fantastic album (one again props for the production quality fitting the band like a glove), is on Same Days. This has become one of my favorites on the album but the part when he sings "true love waits but that don't make it real," absolutely kills me everytime and I don't even know why, I love bands that can do that for me!


Same Days hit me as my new favorite this morning.


And yeah my buddy was responsible for them and ST. I was even consulted on the album cover from a copyright POV. And roddy sang my wife an I a 15 sec wedding song on a voicemail. How cool. He told me this album was too good and too perfect for him to handle.


Ruckus still gets home field advantage.


I made killer roddy shirts and will email anyone the design if they want to print their own.  Ill upload a pic when I find it
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: MarkW on Oct 23, 2013, 07:34 AM
Maybe even more after spending the weekend road tripping with Ruckus and Co.who we all know promoted JRoddy to this board in a huge way.
Credit must be given to Choder for first starting a thread on these guys.  I didn't start one until right after their s/t CD release party in 2010 and didn't see Chode's earlier thread.  His boy used to work for Vagrant.  And yeah, Essential tremors is awesome.  I love the versatility Roddy shows in his voice throughout and the production is excellent.  Sweat Shock recalls Michael Jacksonesque vocals and the first time I heard Hard Times, the intro loosely reminded me of Beat It into Workin on the Highway :grin:

I love Boys Don't Cry.  Great ballad if you can call it that.

It's a fantastic album.  I have one problem, however, in that the first time I listened to it I was in the car and didn't look at the track listing.  Track five will now and forever be Sex Shop to me.   :undecided:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: he.who.forgets on Oct 23, 2013, 10:19 AM
I must finally throw it out there and also proclaim my love for this album.  Just hands down the best effort they have ever put forth. And like others have said just an overall great sounding recording.  I am STILL yet to see these guys in the flesh!!
Title: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Fully on Oct 23, 2013, 02:00 PM
Maybe even more after spending the weekend road tripping with Ruckus and Co.who we all know promoted JRoddy to this board in a huge way.
  Sweat Shock recalls Michael Jacksonesque vocals and the first time I heard Hard Times, the intro loosely reminded me of Beat It into Workin on the Highway :grin:

I love Boys Don't Cry.  Great ballad if you can call it that.

Workin on the Highway is one of my favorites, I'll have to listen out for that.

Might as well weigh in here. One of my favorite parts of this fantastic album (one again props for the production quality fitting the band like a glove), is on Same Days. This has become one of my favorites on the album but the part when he sings "true love waits but that don't make it real," absolutely kills me everytime and I don't even know why, I love bands that can do that for me!


Same Days hit me as my new favorite this morning.


And yeah my buddy was responsible for them and ST. I was even consulted on the album cover from a copyright POV. And roddy sang my wife an I a 15 sec wedding song on a voicemail. How cool. He told me this album was too good and too perfect for him to handle.


Ruckus still gets home field advantage.


I made killer roddy shirts and will email anyone the design if they want to print their own.  Ill upload a pic when I find it

My 15 yo daughter wasn't interested in JRoddy, but a recent road trip lured her in. Same Days is her favorite. I have to say that it becomes an ear worm. It's just so damn catchy! I

I love the early songs on the album, but there's a run of about 5 songs starting with Sweat Shock that are amazing. I feel like that sequence is where the album hits a roll, yet at the same time, I think this may just be one of those perfect albums that may be a career highlight for them.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: johnnYYac on Nov 01, 2013, 05:49 PM
http://giddyupamerica.com/2013/11/01/investigative-journalism-j-roddy-the-business/ (http://giddyupamerica.com/2013/11/01/investigative-journalism-j-roddy-the-business/)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: justbcuzido on Nov 01, 2013, 05:57 PM
J roddy is opening for Cage the Elephant at Emo's East in Austin Texas on Friday, December 13th. Tickets went on sale today for $30.

This is really awesome to hear, they just played a sold out Stubbs (indoor venue) a few weeks ago and already they are coming back to play a much larger venue that I guarantee will sell out.

I have felt that this is the record that would put J Roddy on the map considering they had the grammy winning producer of the Black Keys album Brothers.

Link for tickets if anyone in the Austin area wants to grab them.

http://www.emosaustin.com/101x-indie-workforce-xmas-cage-the-elephant (http://www.emosaustin.com/101x-indie-workforce-xmas-cage-the-elephant)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: justbcuzido on Nov 01, 2013, 06:03 PM
Also,

I would love to see J Roddy open up for My Morning Jacket seeing as how they are label mates now.  :cool:

Wishful thinking?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: subinai on Nov 02, 2013, 09:43 AM
i have 2 extras for tonight's NYC show. holler.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Nov 02, 2013, 07:44 PM
http://giddyupamerica.com/2013/11/01/investigative-journalism-j-roddy-the-business/ (http://giddyupamerica.com/2013/11/01/investigative-journalism-j-roddy-the-business/)
:grin: :grin: :grin: 
Investigative Journalism -  "I haven’t listened to either one of their earlier albums, but I would bet cash money the sound is similar and they’re just as good. Essential Tremors is most likely their “slightly more polished/stepping it up” album, so for all intents and purposes, it’s a good place to start."

I'm glad he discovered the van before he learned that they were awesome.
Title: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Fully on Nov 02, 2013, 08:12 PM
Usually after three or four weeks with an album, I've worn it out. Essential Tremors is still in heavy rotation. Oh Hell! Heavy Bells! I hope they get all the recognition they deserve. They are just too good. I enjoyed the last album, but I didn't really fall in love with it, I may need to go back to it and the first one to re-explore it now that I've fallen so hard for them.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Osistheones on Nov 02, 2013, 10:37 PM
I've been hearing Heavy Bells on HFS the last few weeks. Kinda caught me off guard the first time it came on.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Murph on Nov 03, 2013, 02:20 AM
J. fucking Roddy and the Business completely and utterly murdered the Bowery Ballroom in NYC tonight.  There was probably 500 people there and 438 of us had out hands in the air, jumping up and down, rocking out the whole time.  It was the most fun concert I've been to in years.  Man oh man if these guys aren't rock stars, I don't know who is
Title: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Fully on Nov 03, 2013, 07:39 AM
J. fucking Roddy and the Business completely and utterly murdered the Bowery Ballroom in NYC tonight.  There was probably 500 people there and 438 of us had out hands in the air, jumping up and down, rocking out the whole time.  It was the most fun concert I've been to in years.  Man oh man if these guys aren't rock stars, I don't know who is

I can feel how awesome it was just through reading your words. It sounds like the best!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: subinai on Nov 03, 2013, 08:25 AM
J. fucking Roddy and the Business completely and utterly murdered the Bowery Ballroom in NYC tonight.  There was probably 500 people there and 438 of us had out hands in the air, jumping up and down, rocking out the whole time.  It was the most fun concert I've been to in years.  Man oh man if these guys aren't rock stars, I don't know who is

hahaha i just woke up and was going to post pretty much what you said. they fucking annihilated. if anybody was not moving to the songs, they were in the minority.

there was also a pretty awesome poster last night: (https://scontent-b-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/1381753_10151803432685787_1815133568_n.jpg)

if j roddy opens for mmj in 2014, they are going to need bigger arenas
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: parkervb on Nov 04, 2013, 10:20 AM
saw J Roddy last week in his new adopted hometown of Richmond, VA at Strange Matter.  Place couldn't have had more than 150-175 people.  Seeing as how it was Halloween, there was definitely a real buzz going around that place.  what a show.  Like someone said, if they aren't rock stars, I don't know who is.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: mahg33ta on Nov 04, 2013, 11:29 AM
Oh Hell! Heavy Bells!

I do believe it's All Hail Heavy Bells, FYI.   I know this because my wife was complaining I have been playing a song 12 hours a day in front of the kids that repeats "Oh Hell" a million times.   So a little investigation work and I got it cleared by the family censor.

And yes, definitely go back and explore the other album.   That's the one I fell in love with.
Title: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Fully on Nov 04, 2013, 03:25 PM
I prefer Ah Hell. Our school alma mater contains the phrase "All Hail" as well. You can guess what everyone sings. I feel sure that Mr. Walston took that into account, just as he also took into account the need to appease moms when their young daughters sing the song in the car at high decibel levels on a daily basis.
Title: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: mahg33ta on Nov 04, 2013, 05:34 PM
When we aren't in the house, I permit her to sing oh hell
Title: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Fully on Nov 04, 2013, 05:56 PM
When I was her age I loved to sing about Leroy Brown being the baddest man in the whole damn town ;) I think that's completely acceptable.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: joey_rogo on Nov 05, 2013, 01:41 PM
J Roddy is currently #1 on my must see list and now word on the street is that they will be playing the Hollow Bar & Kitchen in Albany in January. Good news for us Northeast peeps because it seems like a tour is coming our way.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: mahg33ta on Nov 05, 2013, 05:06 PM
J Roddy is currently #1 on my must see list and now word on the street is that they will be playing the Hollow Bar & Kitchen in Albany in January. Good news for us Northeast peeps because it seems like a tour is coming our way.

saw him last night in Boston and loved it.   Had an absolute blast.  Pure fun.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Murph on Nov 06, 2013, 06:34 PM
If anyone is making it to the Deer Tick/J. Roddy show tonight in Philly please report back.  Im sure that'll be one for the ages.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Nov 06, 2013, 10:31 PM
If anyone is making it to the Deer Tick/J. Roddy show tonight in Philly please report back.  Im sure that'll be one for the ages.

I requested tonight off to see Dr Dog in Charlottesville, but ended up not going. Had I known J Roddy/Deer Tick were in Philly tonight, I definitely wouldve made the drive. Hopefully it was sold out!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on Nov 06, 2013, 10:34 PM
saw J Roddy last week in his new adopted hometown of Richmond, VA at Strange Matter.  Place couldn't have had more than 150-175 people.  Seeing as how it was Halloween, there was definitely a real buzz going around that place.  what a show.  Like someone said, if they aren't rock stars, I don't know who is.

I was planning on going to the Richmond show, but it was soldout once I looked (far too late on my part).

Pretty pissed I missed this one, but we gotta catch another show in the hampton roads area
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Ruckus on Nov 06, 2013, 11:22 PM
If anyone is making it to the Deer Tick/J. Roddy show tonight in Philly please report back.  Im sure that'll be one for the ages.
Where were you for Virgin Forest, Dead Confederate, JRoddy, and Deer Tick on NYE at Brooklyn Bowl dude?  That was a fun show :cool:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Nov 07, 2013, 02:02 AM
 I'm coming back from CA to catch the show on Thursday at the 9:30 club with Ms GO4IT. Who else is going?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Murph on Nov 07, 2013, 08:50 AM
If anyone is making it to the Deer Tick/J. Roddy show tonight in Philly please report back.  Im sure that'll be one for the ages.
Where were you for Virgin Forest, Dead Confederate, JRoddy, and Deer Tick on NYE at Brooklyn Bowl dude?  That was a fun show :cool:

Wow that's right, I forgot that show happened. I begged and pleaded with anyone I could to come with me that night and it didn't work out. I need new friends hahaah
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: manonthemoon on Nov 07, 2013, 06:26 PM
I'm coming back from CA to catch the show on Thursday at the 9:30 club with Ms GO4IT. Who else is going?

I'll be comming solo to the show and I think Rob and Kate.  I have an extra ticket as Alyssa isn't feeling well so if you need one it can be yours.  Cheers.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Nov 07, 2013, 09:23 PM
I'm coming back from CA to catch the show on Thursday at the 9:30 club with Ms GO4IT. Who else is going?

I'll be comming solo to the show and I think Rob and Kate.  I have an extra ticket as Alyssa isn't feeling well so if you need one it can be yours.  Cheers.
Shoving off in the next few minutes on the journey to DC to see Hell's Heavy Bells.
See ya soon!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: johnnYYac on Nov 08, 2013, 05:53 PM
They're on Letterman Nov. 22nd.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: BH on Nov 08, 2013, 06:15 PM
Happy Friday Y'all.

http://youtu.be/_LfmGZBuN78 (http://youtu.be/_LfmGZBuN78)

Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Nov 08, 2013, 06:29 PM
Great show at the 9:30 Club last night.  Late show crowd was quite enthusiastic - had to watch out to avoid getting trampled up front during the encore.  J Roddy surfed into the crowd briefly near the end.  Here's my video of Don't Break the Needle.....

J Roddy Walston & The Business - Don't Break the Needle - 9:30 Club, DC - Nov. 7, 2013 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLuDRGNt9Yk#ws)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Nov 12, 2013, 09:40 PM
I just noticed on the screenshot for this video the J Roddy's hair is virtually straight up in the air, defying the laws of physics.

And on a related anti-gravity theme, you may notice a woman's undergarment decorating the mike center stage.  Ms GO4IT claims it's not hers but I'm not too sure.  J Roddy tossed it back into the crowd in the wee hours of the morning.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: joey_rogo on Nov 19, 2013, 02:22 PM
Just bought a J Roddy ticket for $10.27! Reminds me of when Dr Dog had DIRT cheap tickets... or any band that isn't hugely famous yet for that matter.
Title: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: johnnYYac on Nov 20, 2013, 11:44 AM

They're on Letterman Nov. 22nd.
J. Roddy's Facebook post says it's gonna be Thursday night, so I've got my DVR set for both nights.


Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: mahg33ta on Nov 20, 2013, 11:56 AM
Just bought a J Roddy ticket for $10.27! Reminds me of when Dr Dog had DIRT cheap tickets... or any band that isn't hugely famous yet for that matter.

what show was this?   I went to the band's tour page and only saw 3 shows... couldn't figure out which you'd attend, and for $10?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: joey_rogo on Nov 20, 2013, 12:29 PM
what show was this?   I went to the band's tour page and only saw 3 shows... couldn't figure out which you'd attend, and for $10?

They are playing a show in Albany on Saturday Jan 25th at the Hollow Bar. The local radio station has been advertising it and the price (for now) matches their frequency, 102.7FM. They mentioned on the radio that it isn't on the band's website. Not sure if it is part of a larger, unannounced tour or not.

edit: the show doesn't even show up on the venue's calendar, but if you click the ticketfly link you can buy tickets to it. Kind of a mystery at this point. They have definitely mentioned it more than once on air though.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Murph on Nov 20, 2013, 05:02 PM
Just bought a J Roddy ticket for $10.27! Reminds me of when Dr Dog had DIRT cheap tickets... or any band that isn't hugely famous yet for that matter.

I just paid $40 for a ticket to their show at the Gramercy Theatre  :undecided:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: oistheone on Jan 22, 2014, 09:08 AM
Well, I'm sold. These guys fucking kick ass.

Also, it's funny how much "fucking" "kick" and "ass" have been used in this thread.

Anyway, as I do every time I fall head over heels in love with a band, I'm now coming up with irrational plans to see them as soon as possible. They're rolling into town as an opener in May, but 1) I can't wait that long 2) don't wanna pay $45 to see them open for Cage the Elephant and Foals. So, naturally my next instinct is to haul my ass to Albany this weekend and see a full show for $10.

I think I just convinced myself.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on Jan 22, 2014, 09:53 AM
Well, I'm sold. These guys fucking kick ass.
So, naturally my next instinct is to haul my ass to Albany this weekend and see a full show for $10.

I think I just convinced myself.

You most certainly should if you have the opportunity. I caught them 2x once for $8 as a headliner and once as the sole opener for Lucero (so they had ~45 minute set). If you get any chance to see them headline a show take it!

I am with you tho I just missed them billed as 2nd openers at a local show where the headliner was Grouplove (had no interest) tix were btw 30-40 bones. After seeing them headline for so cheap it did not make much sense to catch this show but its hard to pass them up when they come through no matter what iteration the show is.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: CountSA on Jan 22, 2014, 10:27 AM
I downloaded their Noisetrade sampler last week, and I gotta say I'm starting to get hooked.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: oistheone on Jan 23, 2014, 01:23 PM
Yeah I pretty much can't stop listening to these guys. Does anyone know if their show at Headliners is a one-off, or are there some other "headlining" dates in March before their jaunt with Cage the Elephant and Foals? I can't find any info on their site or Facebook page or anything.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: subinai on Jan 23, 2014, 06:02 PM
praise the lord. they announced a show before their opening slot at barclays for the RHCP.

http://www.ticketmaster.com/jroddy-walston-the-business-new-york-new-york-01-31-2014/event/00004C35F4B3E46C?brand=bbkingblues&camefrom=cfc_bbking_hlnewsletter0123 (http://www.ticketmaster.com/jroddy-walston-the-business-new-york-new-york-01-31-2014/event/00004C35F4B3E46C?brand=bbkingblues&camefrom=cfc_bbking_hlnewsletter0123)

Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Murph on Jan 23, 2014, 06:42 PM
praise the lord. they announced a show before their opening slot at barclays for the RHCP.

http://www.ticketmaster.com/jroddy-walston-the-business-new-york-new-york-01-31-2014/event/00004C35F4B3E46C?brand=bbkingblues&camefrom=cfc_bbking_hlnewsletter0123 (http://www.ticketmaster.com/jroddy-walston-the-business-new-york-new-york-01-31-2014/event/00004C35F4B3E46C?brand=bbkingblues&camefrom=cfc_bbking_hlnewsletter0123)

Yesss!! I was hoping they played a show before the Barclays one, but really wasnt expecting it.  This is great news.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: EverythingChanges on Jan 26, 2014, 03:07 PM
Holy shit these guys fucking rock.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: oistheone on Jan 26, 2014, 03:39 PM
Paging joey_rogo -- how was the show?! Instagram and Twitter reports are overwhelmingly positive...
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Mr. White on Jan 26, 2014, 09:36 PM
Two days ago, I picked up my ticket to see them at Headliners Music Hall in Louisville on March 20, 2014. I went ahead and drove by there to get my ticket the day they went on sale. I'll bet it sells out, since the place only holds around 700 people. It should be a kick ass show!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: joey_rogo on Jan 27, 2014, 12:54 PM
Paging joey_rogo -- how was the show?! Instagram and Twitter reports are overwhelmingly positive...

It was awesome! Lots of energy, as expected. Wish I could find a proper setlist. The opening band was great too. Nice little venue. Very excited to have Deer Tick coming there in March.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Mr. White on Feb 03, 2014, 02:06 PM

It looks like they're on their way back to Louisville in a few weeks (September 25, 2013) as part of WFPK's Waterfront Wednesday.

"All set times are approximate. Gates open at 5 p.m. More info is available for directions and everything else you need to enjoy WFPK Waterfront Wednesday.
 
J. Roddy Walston and the Business (approx. 9 p.m.)

WFPK Waterfront Wednesday is presented by 91.9 WFPK and Waterfront Development Corporation with support from Friends of the Waterfront and is FREE to all."

http://wfpk.org/2013/wfpk-waterfront-wednesday-september-25/ (http://wfpk.org/2013/wfpk-waterfront-wednesday-september-25/)
Do they broadcast these shows, by any chance?

I called them today during my lunch break, and they said they don't record or broadcast Waterfront Wednesdays at this point in time.
Thanks for checkin', Mr. White!  :beer:

Check out this quality recording of this 2011 show I recently found on YouTube! (70 minutes in 2 videos)

J Roddy Walston & The Business (1 of 2) 9/21/11 Louisville, KY @ Waterfront Wednesdays (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zk_GArWuAk#ws)

J Roddy Walston & The Business (2 of 2) 9/21/11 Louisville, KY @ Waterfront Wednesdays (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_Mi9BT4row#ws)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: johnnYYac on Feb 03, 2014, 03:34 PM
They'll be on Conan (TBS) tomorrow night (Feb. 4)!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: BH on Feb 06, 2014, 11:30 PM
This is the most magical thing I've seen all year.

http://youtu.be/b-aqQCcWEDM (http://youtu.be/b-aqQCcWEDM)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: he.who.forgets on Feb 27, 2014, 06:42 PM
finally, J Roddy will elude me no more.  Playing a free radio show here in Jax next Friday.  Heading out to the venue to grab my tix tonight. After 3 years of loving these guys, I'll finally get to see them in the flesh.  Just hope the free thing, doesnt attract a bunch of douchery...
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Feb 27, 2014, 11:20 PM
Glad you finally get to see them he.who.  I feel spoiled living on their home turf.

And, BH, what a great video.
Make sure your listen to the end when J Roddy finally kicks in.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Mr. White on Feb 28, 2014, 01:10 AM
Glad you finally get to see them he.who.  I feel spoiled living on their home turf.

And, BH, what a great video.
Make sure your listen to the end when J Roddy finally kicks in.

Hey, GO4IT!
I'm going to see them at Headliners in Louisville, on March 20th, mainly on your recommendation from when we met at Jim's solo show at the Brown Theatre last April. I am waiting to buy their albums until the show. I'll probably get the albums on vinyl if they bring them. If not, I'll buy the CD's. In the meantime, I've been checking out their stuff on their Interweb site and on YouTube. While on YouTube, I found this video from the Artie Lange Show - pretty good little interview.
Thanks again!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2ptrMK0m5s (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2ptrMK0m5s)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-I4kbqeeVM (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-I4kbqeeVM)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ga7Gm2h0bp8 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ga7Gm2h0bp8)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: MarkW on Feb 28, 2014, 05:56 AM
I saw them on Wednesday.  Unbelievable performance.  Enjoy!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: johnnYYac on Feb 28, 2014, 09:24 AM
I was just gearing up to convince the wife I'd drive 4 hours to St. Louis on a Thursday night (the night before Jason Isbell locally) to catch JRW&TB, but I wisely checked the calendar and my oldest daughter has an Iowa City Girls Choir performance.  Dammit!  Its also the night The Head and The Heart are in town.  I love my kids and they always come first (mostly) but I can still be bummed... right?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Mr. White on Feb 28, 2014, 11:24 AM

It looks like they're on their way back to Louisville in a few weeks (September 25, 2013) as part of WFPK's Waterfront Wednesday.

"All set times are approximate. Gates open at 5 p.m. More info is available for directions and everything else you need to enjoy WFPK Waterfront Wednesday.
 
J. Roddy Walston and the Business (approx. 9 p.m.)

WFPK Waterfront Wednesday is presented by 91.9 WFPK and Waterfront Development Corporation with support from Friends of the Waterfront and is FREE to all."

http://wfpk.org/2013/wfpk-waterfront-wednesday-september-25/ (http://wfpk.org/2013/wfpk-waterfront-wednesday-september-25/)
Do they broadcast these shows, by any chance?

I called them today during my lunch break, and they said they don't record or broadcast Waterfront Wednesdays at this point in time.
Thanks for checkin', Mr. White!  :beer:

I don't know where my "disconnect" was with posting this, but I've had it downloaded from YouTube for some time now!

Here is the entire show in 2 parts from FunkItBlog. It sounds pretty good!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Swu4BZuzG3k (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Swu4BZuzG3k)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGKiOdQQojA (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGKiOdQQojA)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Mar 01, 2014, 10:08 AM
Glad you finally get to see them he.who.  I feel spoiled living on their home turf.

And, BH, what a great video.
Make sure your listen to the end when J Roddy finally kicks in.

Hey, GO4IT!
I'm going to see them at Headliners in Louisville, on March 20th, mainly on your recommendation from when we met at Jim's solo show at the Brown Theatre last April. I am waiting to buy their albums until the show. I'll probably get the albums on vinyl if they bring them. If not, I'll buy the CD's. In the meantime, I've been checking out their stuff on their Interweb site and on YouTube. While on YouTube, I found this video from the Artie Lange Show - pretty good little interview.
Thanks again!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2ptrMK0m5s (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2ptrMK0m5s)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-I4kbqeeVM (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-I4kbqeeVM)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ga7Gm2h0bp8 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ga7Gm2h0bp8)

Glad to hear you're going to be able to see them soon, Mr. White!

I just checked their tour schedule and was surprised to see that they are doing a "Lagunitas Couch Trippin' to Austin" show in DC this Tues and it's free!  Looks like it's sold out and I'll be on my way to Mammoth that day anyway.  Add me to the "bummed list" along with jYac.

And if you want to check out some more videos I took one at the 9:30 club a few months back and there are a few from a show at the Strand Theater in York, PA that we traveled up to with a few of the Forum Faithful (you'll see them on the rail in at least one of the vids) last June before they released their latest album.
https://www.youtube.com/user/MMJGO4IT (https://www.youtube.com/user/MMJGO4IT)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Mr. White on Mar 02, 2014, 12:06 AM
They cover AC/DC's Highway To Hell at Lebowski Fest in Louisville in 2011. Check out Kevin Ratterman in the red body-suit!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ek8IJSbSt0 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ek8IJSbSt0)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: CountSA on Mar 06, 2014, 01:14 PM
They will be playing Saturday at Newport Folk Fest! 
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Mar 07, 2014, 12:31 AM
They will be playing Saturday at Newport Folk Fest!
Sweet!
I'm liking the expanded definition of "folk" at the NFF in recent years.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Mr. White on Mar 21, 2014, 03:07 AM
I got to see them last night at Headliners! The show was really good. I'll post some more about it later this weekend.

Here is Heavy Bells.

http://youtu.be/Ry9PXgAa6JY (http://youtu.be/Ry9PXgAa6JY)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: oistheone on Mar 21, 2014, 11:14 AM
Sweeeeeeet video! I knew I could count on you for a prompt post-show post! I was looking up shots from this show all night on Instagram, looks like they killed it!

Sadly, still waiting for my J Roddy cherry to be popped. Prepared to pay $40 for what will likely be a half-hour set at most. But considering how desperate I am to see them, and how hard these guys rock, that seems like a bargain.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Mr. White on Mar 21, 2014, 12:57 PM
Thanks, oistheone! I was surprised at how decent the sound turned out on most of the songs I recorded. I was leaning over the balcony rail with my camera about waist level hanging out over the rail. The highest speakers in the place seemed to be aimed just a bit under where the balcony was positioned. That's probably why the louder songs aren't so overdriven like most of my attempts.

Here is Brave Man's Death.

http://youtu.be/PRdM2EU147w (http://youtu.be/PRdM2EU147w)

I've got a few more and will post them later.
And yeah, it was a really rockin' show.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Mr. White on Mar 21, 2014, 01:21 PM
Here is Midnight Cry.

http://youtu.be/biKZ3nLDiZc (http://youtu.be/biKZ3nLDiZc)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Mr. White on Mar 21, 2014, 02:32 PM
Hey oistheone, Your $40 price is kind of high for what you said will probably be a very short set, but I'm sure you will enjoy it. The Headliners show was only $15, but it lasted about 90 minutes. The opening act (Discount Guns) played about 50 minutes. They are from Louisville and did a really good job.

Here is the last part of the encore that included Used To Did.

http://youtu.be/45PPFtJ9Gho (http://youtu.be/45PPFtJ9Gho)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Mr. White on Mar 21, 2014, 09:32 PM
Here is Don't Break The Needle.

http://youtu.be/T5Ji6hNZkjI (http://youtu.be/T5Ji6hNZkjI)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Mr. White on Mar 22, 2014, 12:29 AM
Take It As It Comes

http://youtu.be/bzRvj1Zjywo (http://youtu.be/bzRvj1Zjywo)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: oistheone on Mar 30, 2014, 11:44 AM
I was on the fence about going to this triple-header show with CTE and Foals, mainly because tickets were $45, and J Roddy will probably only have a half-hour set. But I guess tickets for the show in my area weren't exactly sellin' too well, so scalpers on StubHub dropped their offerings well below face value! Which means of COURSE I snapped 'em up! Woooo! Only about six more weeks until I finally see these guys!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: parkervb on Apr 01, 2014, 01:57 PM
for anyone on the Virginia area. J Roddy is playing Brown's Island in Richmond for one of their Friday After 5 shows on 5/30.

http://www.songkick.com/concerts/19875954-j-roddy-walston-and-the-business-at-browns-island (http://www.songkick.com/concerts/19875954-j-roddy-walston-and-the-business-at-browns-island)

tickets shouldn't be more than $20 (yea, they are $5)

...and the Futurebirds play the next Friday for $5
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: manonthemoon on Apr 01, 2014, 06:41 PM
for anyone on the Virginia area. J Roddy is playing Brown's Island in Richmond for one of their Friday After 5 shows on 5/30.

http://www.songkick.com/concerts/19875954-j-roddy-walston-and-the-business-at-browns-island (http://www.songkick.com/concerts/19875954-j-roddy-walston-and-the-business-at-browns-island)

tickets shouldn't be more than $20 (yea, they are $5)

...and the Futurebirds play the next Friday for $5

Tempted to do this, but May is a beast for concerts with me.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: parkervb on Apr 03, 2014, 12:38 PM
for anyone on the Virginia area. J Roddy is playing Brown's Island in Richmond for one of their Friday After 5 shows on 5/30.

http://www.songkick.com/concerts/19875954-j-roddy-walston-and-the-business-at-browns-island (http://www.songkick.com/concerts/19875954-j-roddy-walston-and-the-business-at-browns-island)

tickets shouldn't be more than $20 (yea, they are $5)

...and the Futurebirds play the next Friday for $5

Tempted to do this, but May is a beast for concerts with me.

Capt Scotty and I were thinking of coming up from VB.  Futurebirds is the next Friday but I might just stay local for the free Head and the Heart show in Norfolk
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: BH on Apr 04, 2014, 12:37 PM
Used to did closer last night was   :shocked:

Fucking awesome band.   Billy is finally playing without turning around and I LOVE watching him play guitar.   
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Apr 29, 2014, 09:54 PM
Just caught wind of J Roddy playing at the Flying Dog Brewery in Frederick, MD on Sat., Aug. 23rd.  It's not on the band's web site yet.  We saw Deer Tick there last summer and it was a lot of fun and the beer, of course, did not disappoint. :beer:

I haven't checked out this thread in a while.  Great videos from Louisville, Mr. White!!!  Looks like you got quite a show.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: subinai on Apr 30, 2014, 06:55 AM
Just caught wind of J Roddy playing at the Flying Dog Brewery in Frederick, MD on Sat., Aug. 23rd.  It's not on the band's web site yet.  We saw Deer Tick there last summer and it was a lot of fun and the beer, of course, did not disappoint. :beer:

I haven't checked out this thread in a while.  Great videos from Louisville, Mr. White!!!  Looks like you got quite a show.

oh man i am going to try to see that.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: oistheone on Apr 30, 2014, 08:37 AM
Has anyone seen a show on this joint tour with Foals and Cage the Elephant? I'm wondering about set lengths. It'll be my first J Roddy experience, and I'm REALLY looking forward to it. Hoping for at least half an hour, but I know that may be unlikely, unfortunately. But hell, I'm pumped either way!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Derek713 on Apr 30, 2014, 10:42 AM
Has anyone seen a show on this joint tour with Foals and Cage the Elephant? I'm wondering about set lengths. It'll be my first J Roddy experience, and I'm REALLY looking forward to it. Hoping for at least half an hour, but I know that may be unlikely, unfortunately. But hell, I'm pumped either way!


I saw them in Houston last Friday. We didn't get the Foals, but we did get Bear Hands. Bear Hands opened and played about 30 minutes, then J Roddy played about the same......8-10 songs. J Roddy was great as always, but I really wish they were the headliners. I was familiar with Cage The Elephant, but I had never seen them live before. Their set really blew me away. They are a band that is way better live and I would see them again given the chance.

We actually rode the elevator up with J Roddy to the venue and talked to him for a minute. It was pretty funny that he asked my wife and I "Are y'all from.....(long pause).....Houston?" Oh the life on the road.....not even knowing where you are every day. He seems like a pretty nice guy, and I can only imagine that they will get bigger. Hopefully they will get invited to OBH 2015!!  :drum:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: mahg33ta on Apr 30, 2014, 05:47 PM
that show is coming to Boston this weekend.   I decided to skip because I figured J Roddy wasn't get enough time to get me sufficiently fired up and I didn't know too much about the others.   But, in the past month or so I've been listening to a lot of Foals and CtE in anticipation of Shaky Knees, and have come to be really looking forward to their performances.   Makes me think I shouldn't be missing this show you are referring to and it's a pretty impressive triple bill.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: capt. scotty on May 01, 2014, 11:02 PM
Has anyone seen a show on this joint tour with Foals and Cage the Elephant? I'm wondering about set lengths. It'll be my first J Roddy experience, and I'm REALLY looking forward to it. Hoping for at least half an hour, but I know that may be unlikely, unfortunately. But hell, I'm pumped either way!

Goin tomorrow, will report back. The venue site basically says JRoddy for 30 mins, and then Foals and CTElephant for about 80min each
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: APR on May 02, 2014, 01:38 PM
Foals for 80 minutes is solid!  Do report back scotty. 

And magh33ta, you could always go Sunday night and bail early (I'm not really into Cage so don't think you'll miss that much).  After seeing Foals kill it for just 60 minutes at SK, you might regret missing one of their regular/small club shows. 

I'm seeing this lineup tomorrow at MPP with an additional five other bands as part of a radio station festival.  I'm just going to see J Rod for my first time and to see Foals (and will leave early). 

Lastly, about J Rod.... anyone else watch the HBO's Silicon Valley and note the J Roddy poster in the main character's bedroom?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: parkervb on May 02, 2014, 02:58 PM
Foals for 80 minutes is solid!  Do report back scotty. 

And magh33ta, you could always go Sunday night and bail early (I'm not really into Cage so don't think you'll miss that much).  After seeing Foals kill it for just 60 minutes at SK, you might regret missing one of their regular/small club shows. 

I'm seeing this lineup tomorrow at MPP with an additional five other bands as part of a radio station festival.  I'm just going to see J Rod for my first time and to see Foals (and will leave early). 

Lastly, about J Rod.... anyone else watch the HBO's Silicon Valley and note the J Roddy poster in the main character's bedroom?

yea, i did see that. Cool show too.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Mr. White on May 04, 2014, 07:43 PM
I don't think this interview has been posted here yet. This is The Weekly Feed from Louisville's WFPK with host Kyle Meredith, first published on YouTube on April 24, 2014.

http://youtu.be/iouQAi0ZGyc (http://youtu.be/iouQAi0ZGyc)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: oistheone on May 04, 2014, 10:34 PM
Has anyone seen a show on this joint tour with Foals and Cage the Elephant? I'm wondering about set lengths. It'll be my first J Roddy experience, and I'm REALLY looking forward to it. Hoping for at least half an hour, but I know that may be unlikely, unfortunately. But hell, I'm pumped either way!

Goin tomorrow, will report back. The venue site basically says JRoddy for 30 mins, and then Foals and CTElephant for about 80min each

How did this show turn out??
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: APR on May 05, 2014, 03:39 PM
J Rod and the Business exceeded my expectations.  A 30 minute set wasn't enough but  a lot of fun and better than nothing.  I hope to see them at one of their own shows in the near future.  They tried to get the sparse, early afternoon MPP crowd to sing along.  The pit wasn't close to half full.  After not getting much response, they didn't throw in the towel.  They hung in there with the crowd and by the end much of the crowd was way into it.  I am now a fan.

(Foals were phenomenal as usual and extended a few of their outros with a little longer, rocking jams).
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: oistheone on May 14, 2014, 04:29 PM
FINALLY saw these guys the other night, and man, I was NOT disappointed. They went on just after 7PM, a challenge for any act, but the Business were up for the challenge and by the end of their all-too-short set, they had the crowd singing along with their hands in the air. I expected these guys to be good but not nearly as polished and awesome as they actually were! Their tone is just unreal -- don't think I've ever heard such awesome volume and crunchy guitar sounds from an opener.

The only played seven songs but were the undisputed highlight of the night. Can't wait to see these guys when I catch a FULL show. Also, they are going to ABSOLUTELY MURDER their Bonnaroo timeslot. Wish I could go this year!!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: manonthemoon on May 14, 2014, 08:15 PM
I see these guys are doing a date at the Flying Dog brewery like Deer tick did last year.  Should be a good time.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Aug 22, 2014, 11:37 PM
So who's going to be at the Flying Dog Brewery tomorrow to see J Roddy?
APR, Manonthemoon and the Ms. and Ms. GO4IT and I will be there. Anyone else?
Last time I saw them was from the front row at the NFF with Jack White watching.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: iLikeBeer on Sep 20, 2014, 11:35 AM
FINALLY saw these guys the other night, and man, I was NOT disappointed. They went on just after 7PM, a challenge for any act, but the Business were up for the challenge and by the end of their all-too-short set, they had the crowd singing along with their hands in the air. I expected these guys to be good but not nearly as polished and awesome as they actually were! Their tone is just unreal -- don't think I've ever heard such awesome volume and crunchy guitar sounds from an opener.

The only played seven songs but were the undisputed highlight of the night. Can't wait to see these guys when I catch a FULL show. Also, they are going to ABSOLUTELY MURDER their Bonnaroo timeslot. Wish I could go this year!!

Totally agree.  Last night I popped my cherry with J Roddy and MAN, it was fucking FANTASTIC!!!  :cheesy:

They only played for an hour and a half which FLEW by and made me wanting for more, but with the energy he puts out in that hour and a half, I don't think he could go on for much more than that without collapsing! 

The crowd was totally amped from their opener and you could just see that the guys were totally feeding off of that awesomeness.  At one point J Roddy said this was their 16th time playing in Columbus with the first time being in front of about 60 people and he was just blown away by the crowd and the atmosphere at the Newport last night!

That was my first time seeing them and it certainly won't be my last!!!  :thumbsup:  :beer: 
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Sep 20, 2014, 10:35 PM
I forgot to post here my videos from J Roddy at the NFF.  Billy Gordon impresses me more with each show I see.

J Roddy Walston and the Business - Don't Break the Needle - Newport Folk Festival - July 26, 2014 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqGjmeCPrFE#ws)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hL6Ips1pjRM&list=UUO50f88t7Rg7C3_Qj3iwHfg (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hL6Ips1pjRM#ws)

Jack White hung out to the right side of the stage the last half of their show and then came right in front of me near the end to take a Polaroid shot of the band and toss it on stage.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: iLikeBeer on Sep 29, 2014, 01:31 PM
Anyone see the Coors Light commercial featuring Sweat Shock?  I was watching the Cowboys game last night when I saw it for the first time...

It's cool to see J Roddy getting some exposure but I wish it was for something other than the watered down piss that is Coors Light...  :tongue:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: wolof7 on Sep 29, 2014, 06:30 PM
Anyone see the Coors Light commercial featuring Sweat Shock?  I was watching the Cowboys game last night when I saw it for the first time...

It's cool to see J Roddy getting some exposure but I wish it was for something other than the watered down piss that is Coors Light...  :tongue:

Oh I remember when a little up and coming band I loved used a song of theirs in a Coors commercial. I remember thinking, I wish it was Busch  :wink: :beer:


The name of the song was "Rahgeeter" i believe, the band: Your Evening Pantyhose
http://forum.mymorningjacket.com/index.php?topic=2474.0 (http://forum.mymorningjacket.com/index.php?topic=2474.0)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: manonthemoon on Sep 30, 2014, 09:21 PM
Baltimore NYE Show, think this is a must go
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Oct 02, 2014, 08:54 PM
Baltimore NYE Show, think this is a must go

Yeah, just saw this.  Very tempting!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: mahg33ta on Oct 03, 2014, 11:37 AM
Baltimore NYE Show, think this is a must go

Yeah, just saw this.  Very tempting!

there's a decent chance mrs mahg33ta and I are at this!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: johnnYYac on Oct 03, 2014, 12:29 PM
Jealous.  :undecided:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Nov 29, 2014, 11:10 PM
So what is the roll call looking like for the J Roddy show on NYE?
Ms GO4IT keeps asking me if I got the tickets yet.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: manonthemoon on Nov 30, 2014, 05:03 PM
We've already got our tix, so we'll be there.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: parkervb on Dec 01, 2014, 10:12 AM
they dominated The National on Friday.  They have found some space in some of the songs but I think J Rod was either not feeling well or the vocals were off in the mix.  But still a great show!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Dec 01, 2014, 11:05 PM
We've already got our tix, so we'll be there.
Just got our tix. We're in!!!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: manonthemoon on Dec 02, 2014, 08:39 PM
We've already got our tix, so we'll be there.
Just got our tix. We're in!!!

Awesome, should be a great night of  :drum:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: manonthemoon on Dec 02, 2014, 08:41 PM
they dominated The National on Friday.  They have found some space in some of the songs but I think J Rod was either not feeling well or the vocals were off in the mix.  But still a great show!

Glad to hear it went off well, we would have been there as well, but was out of town for the holidays.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Osistheones on Dec 07, 2014, 06:11 PM
Debating going to the NYE show. I've been enjoying the Sleepwalkers album and curious to see how they are live.

Looks like Hail Mega Boys got a vinyl reissue.

http://hellomerch.com/collections/j-roddy-walston-and-the-business/products/hail-mega-boys (http://hellomerch.com/collections/j-roddy-walston-and-the-business/products/hail-mega-boys)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Dec 30, 2014, 07:26 PM
Forum Roll Call for J Roddy on NYE:

Manonthemoon + Ms Manonthemoon
GO4IT + Ms GO4IT + Bren
Ruckus + ?

Anyone else?

They just sold out.

Any thoughts on the openers - Sleepwalkers and Among Wolves?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: iLikeBeer on Jan 01, 2015, 04:07 PM
So how was this show?  Setlist anyone?   :beer:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Jan 01, 2015, 09:50 PM
The show was outstanding. They were on top of their game, as per usual lately, and were the perfect band to rock in the New Year.
I was too addled by the time they came on at 11:25 to reconstruct a setlist.  And our group of Forum Faithful was having too good a time dancing next to the soundboard to write it down as far as I know.  I even forgot to take my camera so no video, sadly, but great memories. :drum: :beer:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: manonthemoon on Jan 01, 2015, 11:51 PM
The show was awesome and here is the setlist that was posted on Setlist.FM and looks pretty much correct, lots of older stuff they haven't played all too often recently.  The Midnight cry was done to coincide with midnight so it was a very long extended version and Malachi was a highlight for me.

Sweat Shock
Don't Break The Needle
I Don't Wanna Hear It
I'm Going Out
Take It As It Comes
Midnight Cry
Nineteen Ought Four
Marigold
Full Growing Man
Go Malachi
Use Your Language
Boys Can Never Tell
Brave Man's Death
Used To Did
Encore:
Heavy Bells

Such a great show, the crowd was very into it singing along and Roddy made sure to let the crowd know that he appreciated the home town reception on multiple occasions.  It was great seeing everyone, but I will say that the venue isn't one of my favs, way too poorly designed for that many people.  Till next time, Happy New Years  :beer:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: manonthemoon on Jan 02, 2015, 12:08 AM
Oh and hopefully a new album from these guys will come out next fall.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: subinai on Jan 02, 2015, 07:55 AM
Did anyone try the beer that was brewed for them by Union Craft Brewing?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: iLikeBeer on Jan 02, 2015, 06:53 PM
The show was outstanding. They were on top of their game, as per usual lately, and were the perfect band to rock in the New Year.
I was too addled by the time they came on at 11:25 to reconstruct a setlist.  And our group of Forum Faithful was having too good a time dancing next to the soundboard to write it down as far as I know.  I even forgot to take my camera so no video, sadly, but great memories. :drum: :beer:

I rocked out to them in spirit with my wife and kids at home on NYE!   :beer:

Thanks for the updates and setlist. Sounds like a good time had by all!   :thumbsup:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: manonthemoon on Jan 02, 2015, 09:41 PM
Did anyone try the beer that was brewed for them by Union Craft Brewing?

Yeah it was a malt liqour and felt lighter than I was expecting and better than most I recall having in my college days like OE or Cobra.  Still I only had one, not the best unless you are trying to have a big night out.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: kotchishm on Jan 07, 2015, 12:19 PM
Oh and hopefully a new album from these guys will come out next fall.

According to social media they just entered the studio this week to begin recording the new album.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: manonthemoon on Jan 13, 2015, 05:16 PM
930 in March?  Yes please  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: buaawwww on Feb 11, 2015, 04:51 PM
Well... I watched the Austin City Limits w/ The Black Keys and J Roddy.  I've heard of the name for a while but never listened to them.  Watched their performance... been streaming their albums all day.  Safe to say I'm all in.  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: ffghtrs on Feb 11, 2015, 09:59 PM
Yeah they are pretty amazing.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: parkervb on Feb 12, 2015, 01:06 PM
Well... I watched the Austin City Limits w/ The Black Keys and J Roddy.  I've heard of the name for a while but never listened to them.  Watched their performance... been streaming their albums all day.  Safe to say I'm all in.  :thumbsup:

i was stoked for them that the Black Keys were their lead in on ACL. I knew it would turn lots of people onto them. 
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Mr. White on Feb 15, 2015, 01:55 PM
ln studio performance of Boys Can Never Tell from Austin City Limits from KUTX Austin
http://youtu.be/lys-e6n9cYk (http://youtu.be/lys-e6n9cYk)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: BH on Feb 16, 2015, 12:05 PM
I thought they sounded fantastic on the ACL performance.   Great to see these guys continue to have success.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: peafunk31 on Sep 25, 2015, 11:57 AM
Anyone else hitting up the free show at Xfinity Live in Philly on 10/9? Snagged tix last night. You need to go through Ticketfly. Free J Roddy? Yes please!!!  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: peafunk31 on Oct 09, 2015, 04:48 PM
Damn was hoping for more peeps going. Anyway, go an extra ticket if someone wants to meet up with us
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Jeff Murray on Oct 09, 2015, 07:32 PM
Was supposed to go, but my friends I was meeting got sick, so I just bagged the drive.  Hope you got a good show!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: manonthemoon on Oct 09, 2015, 09:54 PM
Anyone heading to Fredrick MD to check them out tomorrow?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Shug on Oct 05, 2016, 05:37 PM
What the hell is up with J Roddy these days?  Nuthin' new on his website.  Anybody know?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Osistheones on Oct 05, 2016, 08:50 PM
They tweeted something about working on LP4 recently. Looked like they were in the studio.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Shug on Oct 05, 2016, 09:58 PM
Good news, thanks dude!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Cameron on Oct 06, 2016, 10:51 PM
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Oct 08, 2016, 01:17 AM
That video is a bit infectious.  Watch out.

Nice to see Billy Gordon continuing to up his game and he totally carries the load here as J Roddy stands down except for the excellent singing, of course :beer:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Cameron on Oct 09, 2016, 12:18 AM
My wife's cousin is on that show, which is why I was watching in the first place. J Rod was a nice bonus.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: parkervb on Jun 26, 2017, 11:11 AM
New J. Roddy & the Biz!



heard a few new tracks when they opened for Isbell last month, including this one.  Showing some growth in songwriting. Hope this one breaks through for them!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: millerjustin on Jun 26, 2017, 03:01 PM
Pro tip:  get to know these guys.  You'll know why soon
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: sillyboob on Jun 26, 2017, 03:15 PM
Whatsoever could that mean?!?!?   :cheesy:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: MMJTX on Jun 26, 2017, 04:12 PM
Pro tip:  get to know these guys.  You'll know why soon

I hope this means they're gonna be one of the openers for NYE?

Any update on that millerjustin? you seemed to think there would be an announcement at the beginning of May? just curious if you knew anything more
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Cameron on Jun 26, 2017, 04:16 PM
that would sell my wife on a trip.  they're her favorite band.

i dig the new song.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: oistheone on Jun 26, 2017, 04:54 PM
Enough with the NYE rumors, let's get this damn thing announced already!!!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: subinai on Jun 27, 2017, 02:00 PM
one of my fav bands and thoroughly excited for their new album
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: millerjustin on Jun 28, 2017, 10:51 AM
sorry to be so vague - this isn't a NYE reference, but that would be cool too (I'm thinking those supporting acts will have to be Dawes+ sized to help fill 6,500 seats 3 nights in a row - Gary Clark also a good bet).

The delayed OBH4 announcement is most likely a function of a later date for the event (hint) and my reference to J Roddy was along those lines
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Cameron on Jun 28, 2017, 12:00 PM
i like that even more.  been trying to talk my wife into obh for a loooong time.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: MMJTX on Jun 28, 2017, 04:54 PM
sorry to be so vague - this isn't a NYE reference, but that would be cool too (I'm thinking those supporting acts will have to be Dawes+ sized to help fill 6,500 seats 3 nights in a row - Gary Clark also a good bet).

The delayed OBH4 announcement is most likely a function of a later date for the event (hint) and my reference to J Roddy was along those lines

Ahhh!! i see, makes sense.

Do you think NYE is still happening, i can understand if OBH is in March then it hasnt been announced yet, but when will NYE be announced?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: millerjustin on Jun 29, 2017, 10:16 AM
sorry to be so vague - this isn't a NYE reference, but that would be cool too (I'm thinking those supporting acts will have to be Dawes+ sized to help fill 6,500 seats 3 nights in a row - Gary Clark also a good bet).

The delayed OBH4 announcement is most likely a function of a later date for the event (hint) and my reference to J Roddy was along those lines

Ahhh!! i see, makes sense.

Do you think NYE is still happening, i can understand if OBH is in March then it hasnt been announced yet, but when will NYE be announced?

NYE is happening for sure - we just need to be patient....recall that Port Chester run was September ticketing, so they may wait until August to roll it out (and undercard bands are still firming up winter schedules, so lots of moving parts)
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Murph on Sep 27, 2017, 09:46 AM
https://noisey.vice.com/en_us/article/7xkkez/j-roddy-walston-and-the-business-destroyers-of-the-soft-life

Has anyone listened to the album yet?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Cameron on Sep 27, 2017, 01:51 PM
it kept skipping for me so i'll wait until the vinyl arrives friday.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: peafunk31 on Sep 28, 2017, 06:06 PM
Have listened to 3 songs. Definitely a bit different than previous albums. They sound quite polished as opposed to their typical raw sounding albums. Overall i've been digging them.

Any Philly peeps hitting up the 10/19 noon show at Ardmore Music Hall? Should be a different experience as from what I'm told it's all acoustic. Plus drinks at noon is never a terrible idea  :beer:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: MMJTX on Sep 29, 2017, 09:23 AM
gave it a listen on the drive to work this morning, i feel like if i had never heard J Roddy before i would really dig this album, but this just feels a lot more poppy than their other stuff. i still like it but ya it's just different. i guess i don't know how i feel about it yet haha
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: johnnYYac on Oct 07, 2017, 07:25 PM
J. Roddy Walston and The Business at Codfish Hollow Barnstormers in Maquoketa, Iowa was a great night. Openers The 4onthefloor and Sleepwalkers were excellent, with J. Roddy joining Sleepwalkers for a song, then jumping off stage to rock out for a couple more on the rail with us regular folk. The night was a nonstop, rockin' party.

Problem with that was, by the time J. Roddy & TB took to the stage, everyone on and off stage was pretty wasted, so they were not their best. J. Rod's vocals were low in the mix, which is just dumb. It was a very loud night, and I felt forced to use my concert earplugs to avoid permanent damage. As always, Billy's guitar playing was phenomenal. Talked with J. Rod and Steve Columus and asked that they tell MMJ at OBH in DR next March to come to Codfish Hollow. Also, as always, great hanging out with Forum member, and fellow Iowan, Hawkeye (Dan).
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Nov 01, 2017, 09:49 AM
I love the new album and have had the vinyl on heavy rotation the last few weeks.

As mentioned above, it is definitely more polished than prior efforts but, to me, still retains deep roots from their past, and I've had the good fortune of seeing them for a long time as they came up in the Baltimore circuit.  There's not a weak song on the album and, even though each is unique, they flow well together.  I also love Billy's guitar playing - gets better every time I see or hear him.

We're going to catch the last of their 3-night residency in Richmond, their new home, on Nov. 26.  Anyone else going?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: GO4IT on Nov 27, 2017, 10:07 PM
Well, I see there's been a lot of activity on this thread since I last posted :undecided:

Ms GO4IT and I did indeed attend the last night of the J Roddy residency as planned last night and it was worth the trip and then some.  I think they tried to do no repeats over the 3 nights and they were asking for requests near the end for songs they may have missed.  They played a couple of their songs for the encore and then the Sleepwalkers came up for about 5 Tom Petty covers which were great fun.  Here are 3 videos I took...

Don't Break The Needle, a classic of course: 

You Know Me Better off their new album:

Mary Jane's Last Dance (Tom Petty Cover) with the Sleepwalkers:
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: MMJTX on Nov 28, 2017, 09:22 AM
saw them a few weeks ago in Dallas for a short little set at a craft beer/music fest, they were great, really excited to see them at OBH going to be a very fun show!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Cameron on Nov 28, 2017, 10:46 AM
Wife and I love them so can’t wait for OBH. I hope Austin get’s a show soon too.
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: MMJ_fanatic on Jan 23, 2018, 07:10 AM
I LOOOOVE me some Heavy Bells!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: johnnYYac on Jan 23, 2018, 03:56 PM
I'll be heading to Chicago to see JRWaTB at Metro. Maybe I'll see some Forumites there?
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: d_wil on May 15, 2018, 10:43 PM
https://www.facebook.com/jroddywalston/videos/10155787047895787/ (https://www.facebook.com/jroddywalston/videos/10155787047895787/)

Was anybody in the crowd with me during their set at Beale Street Music Fest? Heavy Bells in the hail! Epic!!
Title: Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business
Post by: Cameron on May 16, 2018, 11:23 AM
their show here in austin was the best i've seen them.  so much energy and sounded great.