AUCW5 Leak #10: Union Tree Review = Marvin Gaye (9/9/11)

by Mike Tomko on August 5, 2011 Posted In: 2011, Blog, Leaks

In some sort of A Funky Space Reincarnation on September 9th, 2011, as a part of AUCW5 Night 1, Union Tree Review will show St. Louis that there Ain’t No Mountain High Enough with their take on the Many Moods of Marvin Gaye. There are times where you just want to be in the embrace of someone who will Never Let You Go. When you just simply Need Somebody. Well, you’re in luck because Tawaine “Trouble Man” Noah, lead-singer of…

AUCW5 Leak #9: The Breaks = The Strokes (9/10/11)

by Mike Tomko on August 4, 2011 Posted In: 2011, Blog, Leaks

You Only Live Once… and that is why Under Cover of Darkness on September 10th, 2011, as a part of AUCW5 Night 2, The Breaks will set the Room on Fire as The Strokes. Led by Collin “Juicebox” Christopher on vocals, and with Sean “Razorblade” Gartner on guitar, John “Under Control” Stefanski on drums, Karl “Barely Legal” Stefanski on guitar, and Matt “Meet Me in the Bathroom” Wicks on bass, The Breaks are perfectly suited to take on the The…

AUCW5 Leak #8: The Orbz = Stone Temple Pilots (9/10/11)

by Mike Tomko on August 3, 2011 Posted In: 2011, Blog, Leaks

Like Seven Caged Tigers, The Orbz will come Unglued on Saturday, September 10th, 2011 with their take on Stone Temple Pilots, as a part of AUCW5 Night 2. In addition to the Core — Jason Robinson on vocals, Jeremy Ivy on bass, and Ken Adelman on guitar — The Orbz have enlisted a No. 4, local Lounge Fly Corey Woodruff, to join them on drums. With a Wonderful lineup like that, how could everyone not be Dead & Bloated by…

AUCW5 Leak #7: Via Dove = AC/DC (9/9/11)

by Mike Tomko on August 2, 2011 Posted In: 2011, Blog, Leaks

Back In [the AUCW] Business, Via Dove are on a mission to show St. Louis that despite the heat, Hell Ain’t a Bad Place to Be, as AC/DC, September 9th, as a part of AUCW5 Night 1. They say It’s a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock ‘n’ Roll) but since coming on to the St. Louis music scene, Via Dove have been a literal Rock ‘n’ Roll Train all of the way down the Highway To…

AUCW5 Leak #6: False Moves = Interpol (9/10/11)

by Mike Tomko on August 1, 2011 Posted In: 2011, Blog, Leaks

Up to their usual Antics, False Moves attempt to Turn On The Bright Lights of St. Louis with their take on Interpol, September 10th, 2011, as a part of AUCW5 Night 2. Looking to recreate the energy and intimacy of Interpol’s now-infamous Rocket Bar performance from nearly a decade ago — If you were there, or knew someone who was there, you know what I mean! — False Moves believe that rather than give in to The Scale that is…

AUCW5 Leak #5: Tight Pants Syndrome vs. Paper Dolls = Electric Light Orchestra (9/9/11)

by Mike Tomko on July 29, 2011 Posted In: 2011, Blog, Leaks

Tight Pants Syndrome vs. Paper Dolls attempt to put all of St. Louis on the Last Train To London with their take on the infamous baroque-pop group, Electric Light Orchestra, September 9th, 2011, as a part of AUCW5 Night 1. We opened up submissions for AUCW5 back in April and Out of the Blue we started receiving Secret Messages from Mr. Blue Sky himself, Brian McClelland of Tight Pants Syndrome, that said something on the order of… Seriously I Can’t…

AUCW5 Leak #4: Dots Not Feathers = Stevie Wonder (9/9/11)

by Mike Tomko on July 28, 2011 Posted In: 2011, Blog, Leaks

Living for the City, Dots Not Feathers aim to bring St. Louis to Higher Ground with their take on Stevie Wonder, September 9th, 2011, as a part of AUCW5 Night 1. If any band in St. Louis is equipped to take on the ambitious Innervisions of Stevie Wonder it is this Best New Band Award Winner. Equal parts classically trained and youthfully exuberant, Dots Not Feathers are exactly what we need to Keep Our Love Alive. “I want you to…

AUCW5 Leak #3: Troubadour Dali = Sonic Youth (9/10/11)

by Mike Tomko on July 27, 2011 Posted In: 2011, Blog, Leaks

Not big fans of the Washing Machine, Troubadour Dali attempt to get you Dirty with the Goo of their Daydream Nation as Sonic Youth, September 10th, 2011 as a part of AUCW5 Night 2. Recruiting longtime collaborator, Casey “Cosmopolitan Girl” Bazzell, to take-on Kim Gordon’s parts, and rounding up all of the rest of their NYC Ghosts & Flowers, Troubadour Dali is perfectly poised to tackle the Youth’s sonic Créme Brûlèe on the AUCW stage. This 2011 Best Indie Band…

AUCW5 Leak #2: Jump Starts = Violent Femmes (9/10/11)

by Mike Tomko on July 26, 2011 Posted In: 2011, Blog, Leaks

Refusing to be just another Blister In The [St. Louis] Sun, Jump Starts instead choose to be Breakin’ Hearts with their take on Violent Femmes, Saturday, September 10th, as a part of AUCW5 Night 2. When you Add It Up, envisioning this 2011 Best New Band Nominee as the beloved Milwaukee-bred folk punk purveyors is not that much of a stretch. In fact it’s a perfect fit. You add one part Paper Doll (Sarah Ross) and one part Pretty Little…

AUCW5 Leak #1: Bo and The Locomotive = Cake (9/9/11)

by Mike Tomko on July 25, 2011 Posted In: 2011, Blog, Leaks

Bo and The Locomotive have decided that Friend Is A Four Letter Word and will be getting their Race Car Ya-Yas on as Cake, Friday, September 9th as a part of AUCW5 Night 1. Is This Love? Yeah, we think it is. Cake has been a long hoped for tribute by we here at AUCW and needless to say we were elated when Bo, The Guitar Man, Steven, the Mustache Man (Wasted), and Andy, the Fashion Nugget, volunteered to go…

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