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The Loaded Poets - "Beat Scene"

Guest Post by Jim Wood of The Loaded Poets:
 
Penned during the band's college days when they shared off-campus housing while attending Rutgers University in New Jersey, Beat Scene is a sneering anti-ode to the poseur club scene that existed in New Brunswick at the time.
 
 

Loaded Poets' much preferred the dank poetic womb of the Court Tavern to the glue-do pretentiousness of The Melody, and this Ramones-esque romp drives the point home; performed live at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn, New York to celebrate the digital release of the feature film The Front Man, which focuses on Loaded Poets.

 

The Loaded Poets - "Cop Stop"

Guest Post by Jim Wood of The Loaded Poets:
 

Loaded Poets' wrote this white funk gem at a recent birthday jam for keyboard player Dan Snyder. The tune tells the sad tale of a suburbanite who thinks he has it made until the local cops take a liking to his wife. We've all been there.

 

Performed with swagger at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn, New York, where Loaded Poets celebrated the digital release of their feature film The Front Man.

 

The Front Man - No More Feces

Posted by Paul Devlin:
 
Enjoy this hilarious outtake from The Front Man.
 
 
Jim sings about the day when there is no more poop on the floor.

 

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The Loaded Poets - "Lock On Your Head"

Guest Post by Jim Wood of The Loaded Poets:
 

Written during Loaded Poets' 10-year anniversary jam, Lock On Your Head is a spirited blues crawl bemoaning the imprisonment of the human mind, and is more relevant today than it was when first written.

 

Loaded Poets perform it with gusto at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn, New York, where they celebrated the digital release of the feature film The Front Man, which focuses on Loaded Poets. Guitarist John Kayne is in his element and at his best during his scorching solo.

 

Power Trip - Pier's Bill

Posted by Paul Devlin:

The film Power Trip showed how corruption in post-Soviet Georgia brought the capital of Tbilisi to a grinding halt because of electricity blackouts. In this bonus scene, Piers Lewis uses his own electricity bill to illustate how pervasive this corruption was in Georgia and how far the damage reached.

 
 
Keep on the look out for more extras.
 

The Loaded Poets - "The Window Guy"

Guest Post by Jim Wood of The Loaded Poets:
 

One of Loaded Poets' recent compositions, The Window Guy is, according to lead singer Jim Wood a "superhero that kicks your ass with love."

 
 
Enjoy the 80s-flavored power pop from Loaded Poets, performed live at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn, New York to celebrate the digital release of The Front Man.
 

2000 National Poetry Slam - Team Urbana - Noel Jones - Seven Seconds

Posted by Paul Devlin:
 
This poem by Noel Jones is from the 2000 National Poetry Slam in Providence, Rhode Island.
 
 
The full set of the poems from that classic competition from the heyday of slam poetry is available for streaming here .
 
 

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The Loaded Poets and Graham Maby - "Is She Really Going Out With Him?"

Guest Post by Jim Wood of The Loaded Poets:

Jim Wood of the band Loaded Poets and the film The Front Man experiences a Make a Wish Foundation  moment when Graham Maby  of the Joe Jackson Band (who also makes a cameo appearance in The Front Man) duets with him on one of the seminal pop masterpieces of the New Wave era.

 
 
Quite a journey for Jim, who at 16 watched in awe as Graham performed at New Jersey's Six Flags Great Adventure.

The Front Man - Meet the Poets

Posted by Paul Devlin:
 
Enjoy this hilarious outtake from The Front Man.
 
 
Jim Wood and the boys talk about the band.
 

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Slamnation - Lisa King - "Lost Friends"

Posted by Paul Devlin:
 
Lisa King performs her poem "Lost Friends" from Paul Devlin’s SlamNation.
 

Slam Poetry melds the art of writing and the art of performance in the context of a good old fashion brawl.  SlamNation  is the seminal film of this literary movement.
 

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