Author: Tom Cartmel

Tom’s Savannah Stopover 2017 – photos

Well, I made it through another festival, even though I Stopoverdid it opening night. I think I’ll do this random factoid style… Enjoyed 31 bands over the 3 nights. Staying in a loft over Hang Fire feels a little wrong…

30 odd Savannah Stopover memories

The Savannah Stopover is here. Not only is it hard to believe it’s time for the festival, it’s amazing to me that it’s the 7th year already. I’ve attended all 7 years, missing only one night, mostly because I’m a…

Savannah Stopover Survival Guide – updated 2017 version

Happy Stopover! One of my favorite musical weekends of the year is upon us again. You already bought your tickets, right? I wrote this festival survival guide last year, but I think it may be helpful again this year. I’m…

Benefit for the Savannah Skatepark @ The Jinx – photos

I’ll make this quick, because there’s a ton of pics in this post and you just want to see if you’re in them. The Savannah Skatepark needs money to become a reality, punk rock and skateboarding go together like hippies…

Cray Bags – “Sexy Bully” video premiere

For months we’d heard rumors and whispers in the back rooms of seedy rock venues, caught blips on the internet, overheard fleeting comments that maybe, just maybe, Cray Bags (née Crazy Bag Lady) had created a music video so powerful,…

Mothership and Gunpowder Gray at The Jinx – photos

Text by Joshua Peacock, photos by Tom Cartmel If you are endeared to double-stack power, head banging, solo-blistering, loud-ass anthem rock, Mothership, out of Dallas, Texas, is your joint. It’s mine for sure. So I was up and front for…

Tom’s 2016 – tl;dr

You know those publications/people who put out their “best of the year” lists in freaking October? Yeah, I don’t like them much. I’m now sure that nothing else in 2016 will blow my mind, as it is currently 2017. Anyway,…

premiere: The Lipschitz “Country Boy”

Regulars in the Savannah music scene have watched The Lipschitz grow from a duo with big potential to a touring act with an ever growing catalog of speedy, reverbed out blasts of indie punk goodness. Daniel Brady Lynch’s(Cray Bags, Sunglow,…

Jinx-o-ween cover band night two – photos

Another entry in the “this is much too late, but the show was really fun, so you’re getting it anyway” parade of blog posts… Actual Halloween fell on a Monday this year, which is not ideal, but The Jinx forged…

Creepoid, Darsombra, and blood wrestling at The Jinx – photos

A few days after Thanksgiving seems like the perfect time to post pictures from a show that was a couple days before Halloween, no? Well, no, actually, but that sure is what I’m serving up here. Our friends in Creepoid…