champagne taste, beer pocket: The Story So Far (57... →
champagnetaste: I was asked to recall some of my favorite memories of The Hold Steady shows that I’ve been to, and instead of selecting just a few, I decided to write a little about all of them. Here it goes: 1. October 26, 2006 - Metro - Chicago, Illinois Filmed the Chicago scenes of “A Positive Rage”. You…
The Prince: In which I ramble about the Hold... →
freshlittlehalfblood: Sometimes I’m listening to the Hold Steady and I don’t even know what it’s making me feel, just that it’s swelling up inside me but so much bigger than me at the same time. There’s this sense of connection between all the different stories they tell, that they’re connected to each other and to me,…
certainsongs: “…this chick she looked just like...
certainsongs: WHEN I am I going to go listen to...
We Ruin Too Easy: there’s something about stuck... →
bebraveandbekind: there’s something about stuck between stations that never fails to pick me up when i’m at my worst. since i heard it (nearly to the hour, six years ago) it has been there for me like a best friend; someone that always knows what to say. i don’t always head straight for this song for various…
be brave and be kind: i always a dreamed about a... →
bebraveandbekind: having seen the video of the hold steady playing killer parties in baltimore the other night, i had been thinking about what it all meant to me. i thought about the unified scene as i once knew it and how much i love that group of people. above all, the unified scene is what i adore most about…
be brave and be kind: i just heard a live... →
bebraveandbekind: i just heard a live recording of a new hold steady song and, much as i’d like to write an entire essay about my love for this band and the somewhat tumultuous relationship i’ve had with it since ‘heaven is whenever’, i shan’t. instead, i shall say this. the new song i heard is called ‘teeth…