July 28, 2007

(Guest Blogged by Howie Klein)

Ever been out to Simi Valley? Until yesterday I never had. All I knew about it was that members of the LAPD like raising their families out there, Ronald Reagan's library is there, Charles Manson's Spahn ranch is out there, and the Rodney King "trial" took place there. But Adam, the drummer in Building A Better Spaceship called me and told me the band was doing a gig at some park out there and I should come. So I drove down the Ronald Reagan Freeway into an entirely different world-- lots of people with guns and cowboy drag-- and saw the band play. They were great; even the cowboys liked them. (And why not? They're from Texas originally.) Here's one of their oldies, Hermosa Pier from their debut eponymous album

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