SteamCRUNK Korova Milk Bar photos by the lovely Rachel Leah Blumenthal (@blumie!) ~ Pandora’s Box night1 this past Fri, Walter Sickert’s Chimpwork Orange. i am always so-so-flattered at these pictures this talented lady takes when i don’t even notice they are happening. i guess i make ok stage face(s).

Perhaps i am a Brooksie droog? Eyeball-fascinator fleur and suspenders by Jackie Olivia, biensur. Your burlesque poetess partaking in some of the ol’ ultra-pure imagination, on a marvelous durango ride…

Full/er band pix up next! Thanks Church of Boston, Janaka/Black Ocean, Somerville Symphony Orkestar, Slutcracker babes and all!



The Eschaton of 2012 featuring:

9pm Black Thai

10pm Sidewalk Driver

11pm Planetoid

12am Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys

HOSTED by Mary Widow

Doors at 8 PM; Show at 9 PM; 18+

Advance Box Office Price $12 
Tickets: http://bit.ly/wcW03u

Breaking TOys tiddly bits (plz help your broken minstrels out in 2 polls?)

X please write-in & vote for Walter Sickert as best Artist in the Phoenix’s Best of Poll (put Janaka Stucky or jojo lazar for best poet if you feel like it! and Meff as best lesbian/leather hangout? haha) :

X February 1, 2011. “Walter Sickert leads a band of musical misfits.” by Brett Milano, The Boston Phoenix

…At their Somerville headquarters last week, Sickert and crew were busy laying out plans for next Thursday’s show at T.T. the Bear’s. This typically involves a few levels of prep. Stage director Helena Prezio has already scoped out the place for ideas, and she’s about to call in the “bunnies” — the 20-odd performers who augment the group on stage; they’ll be instructed to listen to the set list and come up with something visually fitting. Guitarist Meff, who writes plays in her non-rock life, contributes conceptual bits. And Sickert is always ready with songs that have characters and storylines. “I think we present a healthy dose of everyone celebrating everyone, so nobody gets creeped out,” says Lazar. “It’s perversion with a smile…”

How it grew from two acoustic singers to a full-blown revue — or a “

pornival,” as Lazar calls it — makes more sense when you add in that Sickert is also a visual artist (the fantasy-inspired line drawings on their CDs and posters are his), that Edrie ran an art collective in Cambridge, and that both had creative friends who wanted to get into the act. “When the numbers grew, it just became like a baby’s head growing,” says Sickert. “Our fontanelle just fell into shape

haha funny moments of the quotes i’m attributed. gosh, i think some of Walter’s and my remarks got smooshed together (i’m only responsible for the Sex Pistols part of the first quote, but i’m overall crazy grateful for t/his representation of us!!!)

X POLL ENDS TMW 2/2/11! “currently running in 4th place for this new music poll amongst many great regional acts! Top 3 places get prizes and features in the magazine which is great for any Independent band. If you are a fan of the band, please to 1 minute to show your support by voting. thanks!” via @kevincorzett


TONIGHT! http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=117191225034004

Tuesday, June 14 · 8:00pm - 11:30pm
Brighton Music Hall
158 Brighton Avenue
Allston, Massachusetts

Walter Sickert ( http://www.armyoftoys.com/ ) Is doing a VERY rare solo (with some VERY special guests) show opening for the AWESOME

Gruff Rhys (Super Furry Animals) - http://www.gruffrhys.com/

See a Boston Phoenix article about Gruff here: http://thephoenix.com/boston/music/121749-wyrd-wyld-welsh-wyrld-of-gruff-rhys/

Y Niwal is also playing - http://www.yniwl.com/ (so awesome!)

Doors @ 8
Walter on at 9 SHARP!!!!
Y Niwal 9:30
Gruff Rhys 10:30

Pre-sale tickets are here: http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0100465831DCCD1C

both shows are now sold out, but 20 tix are going to be released at the box office both days, so come early! and this is an early show, folks. doors 7:30pm, your toys are on at 8pm sharp! come early for the theeaaatre s’experience! it’s going to be utter carnival chaos with artists, photogs, bake sale, and bunny-overrun tentacle delicious! & Zoe Keating. what a main event!

directions et al. http://cafe939.com/