thee garbageface 2015 year in review


well, it’s been a year, that’s for sure. rather than bore you with a whole bunch of paragraphs, i reckoned i would do a bit of a statistical analysis / numbers game. here’s a numerical review of the year in garbage.

total shows played: 60
percentage of those shows in ptbo: 35%
km travelled for shows: ~15,000+
shows played in cities i had never played before until 2015: 4 (kitchener, saint john, charlottetown, chesterville)
new covers attempted: 5 (Lithium by Nirvana, I Gave Up On You by ELMS, Wicked Game by Chris Isaak, My War by Black Flag, Pentagram Medallion by Prayers)
new covers successfully executed: 3 (Lithium, Pentagram Medallion and I Gave Up On You)
PA systems that i felt were “too quiet”: ~20
PA systems that i felt were a “good volume”: 39
PA systems that i felt were “too loud”: 1 (fredericton, and it was awesome)
cages played in: 1
times performed on Trent Radio: 2

new songs written/recorded: 14/10
music videos recorded for upcoming release: 1
songs released publicly: 2 (as special downloads with t-shirt purchase)
collaborative projects in the works for 2015, seeds planted: 3
separate releases planned for next year, all underway: 3 (1×7″, 1xLP, 1x cassette)

coffee cups drank: ~500+
packages of sour patch kids eaten: ~50
podcast episodes recorded/released: 3/2
cars exploded: 1
(sorry again, bennett. you the besssss.)

next year will be a doozie. more on that soon.