The Hackney brothers tried to bury their old band. It wouldn’t stay dead.
Up in Bobby Hackney’s attic, sealed in a white cardboard
box, lay a secret. A secret he and his brother, Dannis Hackney, kept
hidden from their closest family and friends for over 30 years.
Day 6 stats:Pulled over: 2 Threatened with drug dogs: 1 Van breakdowns: 2 Transmissions shot-to-shit: 1 Nights at Motel 6: 1 Shows cancelled: 2 Record labels trying to rescue us: 1 [8 am, Wednesday] I'm at a Motel 6 in Hays, KS with four other tired boys and an immobile van. Yesterday was a tough day. We got pulled over by some red-haired cop who said he smelled "dope" in the van. He began to threaten ...
I can't say I am intimately familiar with Trumans Water. The 19-year-old schizo-guitar-pop outfit, often billed as more Pavement than Pavement—wilder, less sensical, more angular—has spent most of its lifespan in relative obscurity, where it was safe from latte-sipping, Hummer-driving douchebags like me. But now that I've heard the Portland-based quartet's new album, O Zeta Zunis (it's ...