I saw this dude at the dearly departed venue, Southpaw, in Brooklyn many years ago. I wanna say he was playing with NYC stalwarts, Luna, and that it was New Year’s Eve, but I’ve had many a late night at that establishment so they all kinda blend together. Except for the Supergrass show — that was absolutely amazing and unforgettable no matter what my level of inebriation was.
I digress, but my point is I saw Bob Log live once and he put on a great one man show. You should check him out if you ever get the chance.
Tucson, AZ-based blues-punk primitive Bob Log III first surfaced a member of the art-noise group Mondo Guano, later serving as one half of the duo Doo Rag. While appearing in support of Ween, Doo Rag percussionist Thermos Malling abruptly quit the tour, leaving Log to finish out the remaining dates as a solo act; wearing his now-trademark motorcycle helmet onstage for protection from crowds, he proceeded to hone a cacophonous, Delta blues-inspired noise distinguished by Latin-styled drum machine beats and vocals processed through telephone microphones…[read more]