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Shows & Events Discussion / Girls and MOTORBILLY Sat 1/7
« on: January 03, 2012, 12:51:20 PM »
Come join the top burlesque troupe in the Triangle Boom Or Bust and the world famous psycho-hot rod sounds of MOTORBILLY!!
 Featuring performances by
 Miss Bliss
 Lolly Trollop
 Sydney Vigotov
 and our Emcee
 Dust Diggler!
 9pm Doors/10pm Show
 Tickets: $10
 Advance Tickets Here:

North Carolina Music Scene / MOTORBILLY videos
« on: December 13, 2011, 10:32:04 AM »
Hope everyone is doing well.  I\'ve been MIA for a while, but I\'ll try to get back to the board more often.

We filmed our DIVEbar show last Friday and it came out pretty good.

Here is Iron Fist:

North Carolina Music Scene / Scumfest!
« on: September 07, 2011, 10:57:01 AM »
You should attend.  I\'ll give you a MOTORBILLY button and dedicate a song to you.  You can even sit on a stool onstage and we\'ll gaze into your eyes meaningfully as we play.

Food - Fun - Music - Movie - buy and sell at the Rock and Roll Yard Sale

Starts at Noon

This Saturday, 9/10 @ Volume 11

North Carolina Music Scene / A good book
« on: September 02, 2011, 10:07:16 AM »
Sherlock Holmes in Lovecraft inspired short stories.  Twisted and Brilliant!  I stumbled upon it at the Cary library.

North Carolina Music Scene / A huge laugh for iPhone users.
« on: June 10, 2011, 01:33:11 PM »
And to those who receive texts from iPhone users.

I am a big, surly and emotionless man and I am struggling not to pee myself as tears of laughter run down my cheeks.

Music Equipment / Pair of 2x15 fronts and power amp
« on: May 18, 2011, 11:08:32 AM »
PEAVEY PVDJ DJS-4: $500 each new.  These have been discontinued, but you can still read all of the great reviews online.  I couldn’t find any for sale used to see how much they are selling for.  That says something about how much people love them.
  The DJS 4 is a powerful full range speaker.  Features: Two 15 inch Scorpion« woofers, RX™ 22 driver, Pocket casters, CH« 941 constant directivity horn, 1000 Watts program, Impedance: 4 Ohms, Unpacked Weight: 94.1 lbs., Unpacked Width: 20.75 in., Unpacked Depth 18 in., Unpacked Height: 49 in.

Crown XTI 2000 Power Amp
: $600.00 new.  Going for around $450.00 on ebay.
  1,000W/ch @ 2 ohms, 800W/ch @ 4 ohms, 475W/ch @ 8 ohms, 2,000W bridged mono @ 4 ohms, 1,600W bridged mono @ 8 ohms.

The XTI Series of Crown amplifiers are professional tools designed and built for portable PA applications. All are rugged, lightweight, and feature an LCD screen with DSP speaker presets for crossover frequencies, EQ, limiting, delay, a subharmonic synthesizer. Other features include a switch-mode universal power supply, useful function indicators, proportional-speed fan assisted cooling, XLR inputs, Speakon«, and binding-post outputs, short-circuit protection and more.

  TWO X 25 foot VTG Audio Commercial Series 12 gauge speakon to ╝ cables: $50 each new.  You can get them for about half that on ebay.  

  $800.00 for the pair of speakers, power amp, and cables.
  $600.00 OBO for the pair of speakers
  $400.00 OBO for the amp
  I’ll give the cables to the first buyer.  

Hit me up at motorbilly at nc dot rr dot com

Get your Memorial Day Hellbilly fix at this early show featuring the best of the best in Psycho-Horror and Psycho-Hot Rod Rock and Roll.

Transylvania Transport Co. will be kicking things off early at around 6PM.

If you\'ve never seen this kind of shit live, you don\'t know what you\'re missing.  High energy doesn\'t even begin to describe it.

Close your holiday weekend with a big fucking bang and still get home early enough to sleep it off!

...or at least the recording.  It only took five years, but I have managed to get a second release out of this band...possibly the 2nd and 3rd at once.  We recorded a lot of songs. Some of them were on the first record, but we gave them a fresh coat of rock and roll with the upright bass player. I just don\'t know if we can afford two pressings at once so it all may end up on one.  

To all of those I reached out to for recording help.  I\'m sure it would have been great working with you, but in the end I didn\'t go with anyone.  I did it myself (so I could go over the guitar and vocal tracks 6000 times) and I couldn\'t be more surprised at how good it came out!  I\'m sending it out to be mastered and as soon as it gets back, we\'ll get busy with digital and hard copy distribution.  

There is a lot more motor and a lot more billy rolled up into these tracks.  Along with plenty of punk and metal shoved in where you probably wouldn\'t expect it.    

I am fucking psyched about this one.  Maybe I\'ll give the NCscensters a sneak preview so I can get some of your (ok, fair enough, OUR) famous positive feedback!

North Carolina Music Scene / Roll Call!
« on: April 29, 2011, 09:38:57 AM »
Who is still lurking here?  If you\'re checking this page, stand up and be counted.

Shows & Events Discussion / MOTORBILLY @ DIVEbar, Fri 4/15. FREE!!
« on: April 09, 2011, 11:56:44 AM »
This is a Friday night 3-fer.  It\'s a MOTORBILLY sandwich between two slices of top-notch rock and roll.  

3 Glenwood Ave, right behind Snoopy\'s.

I\'d tell you who the other bands are, but I really just want you to come see us!

Yeah...this is going to be fun.  

Hwy 70, Clayton


Shows & Events Discussion / Go see MOTORBILLY, you bastards!!
« on: January 07, 2011, 12:33:40 PM »

Sat Jan 8

FREE SHOW -  21+ - DIVEbar Raleigh - 10PM

3 Glenwood Ave

If you know where Snoopys is located at the end of Glenwood, you\'ll find DIVEbar ten steps away.

Are you asking for it?  I know I am when I wear my biker jacket and boots.  

I also knew what I was getting into when I decided to get tattoos below the elbow.  I really did.  I figured that since I\'ve wanted sleeved since I was a teenager and that I still wanted sleeved in my 40s, that I may as well go ahead and get busy.  I have a professional job where long sleeve shirts are the norm in a climate controlled office environment so nobody would ever know.  And if I end up digging ditches, nobody would care.  I don\'t have any really evil shit...sure there are a lot of flames and skulls, but I think the bright colors and music and hot rod theme is obvious.

Well, it turns out that I am indeed a scumbag.  

To doctors for certain.  My recent medical issues have driven that point home with crystal clarity.  From my own personal physician whom I met for the first time this past fall, to all of the specialists that I have seen since.  I walk in in a sport coat and dress shirt.  We have a great conversation, full of mutual respect and absolutely no condescending attitude.  Then comes the moment where they say, "Ok, let\'s take a look at you."  The jacket and shirt come off and the flat, "Oh." comes out and the dynamic changes.    

Not so bad when you get a chance to present yourself as educated and articulate before they see the ink.  But in a hospital gown you can see it as soon as they walk through the door.  The frown and the dismissive attitude shine through.  

I will say that most of the nurses and techs had no issues and often shared their tats and asked where I had my work done.

I say no.  I have an endless capacity for limits.

What\'s too long?  What\'s too short?  

I hate when the opener only has 25 minutes worth of material.  My reasoning is two-fold; they either try to fill time by fucking around or they blast through it and leave a 30 minute hole in the schedule.  

I like to do a solid 45 minutes as an opener and we\'ll go as long as 90 minutes as a closer.  We\'ve done some two set nights and it\'s tough to figure out the formula for dishing out the A-list material.  

I\'ve seen a trend in bands that play all-nighter gigs opening with a long set (longer than an hour), and I think that wears down the crowd rather than keeping them interested.

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