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Posts by Patrick Hayes

On Tragedy and Friends through Music

On Tragedy and Friends through Music

This is what I woke up to this morning. This was the first indication to me that something had gone horribly wrong while I slept. I was immediately filled with relief that my friend Larry was safe, about a millisecond later came sinking dread because if Larry was marked as safe that meant someone else […]

Support ART – M.Lockwood Porter and Michael Dean Damron need your help!

Support ART – M.Lockwood Porter and Michael Dean Damron need your help!

Hey Cats and Kittens! I am a HUGE fan of crowdfunding. I think eliminating the middle man is the best thing ever. I think it’s rad that I get the opportunity to be a patron of the art that I support. How fantastic is it that bands that are amazing can ask their fans to kick […]

Richmond Fontaine – “You Can’t Go Back If There’s Nothing To Go Back To”

Richmond Fontaine – “You Can’t Go Back If There’s Nothing To Go Back To”

Sometimes I’m just late to the party. When I was in high school I figured out that I was in love with a girl about two days before I found out I was going to be moving out of town. I just never let myself notice her until it was too late. That brings me […]

Rock Report – “Shoot the Mariner” in San Luis Obispo

Rock Report – “Shoot the Mariner” in San Luis Obispo

Hey buddies! Let me start this the way I start most of my relationships, with an apology. I’ve been slacking on making a first post for 9b, sorry. When RSV invited me to write a few pieces for the site I was beyond honored to do so. Like many of you’ve I’ve been following the […]