Adam Gnade

Oct 19th
THE TWO ADAMS

Adam Laidlaw (left) and Adam me (right). Photo by Jeremy Quentin the week we were recording this album in Atlanta. I think the three of us were on our way to play a show at the Cottage. Jeremy with Small Houses, Laidlaw with Under White Pines, and me with me. 

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Oct 19th
I MADE THIS ONE

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Caveworld by Adam Gnade, Pioneers Press winter 2013

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Oct 19th
FROM TODAY

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Oct 18th
YOU GET THE CREEPS

When you’re alone in the farmhouse and you hear a bunch of gunfire and the power goes out, stays black for a second or two, then goes back on and you hear more gunfire then a very distant explosion. Fucking countrylife.

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Oct 17th
LOVELIFE

I can’t tell you guys how nice it is to be happy, relieved, and fucking stoked on life after two years of dumbness. You know what? 2015, big year. Just wait.

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Oct 17th
MY NEW ZINE IS OUT TODAY! FOUR BUCKS FROM PIONEERS PRESS

Friends! My new zine is out today. It’s about being on the road in America. It’s four bucks from Pioneers Press and it’s called Friends, Get Wayward.

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Find ‘em right here.

ABOUT THIS ZINE

Adam Gnade’s Friends, Get Wayward is a collection of travel stories spanning coast to coast, seedy late-night Greyhound stations to lonesome Central Cal beaches, neon-lit New Orleans backstreets to endless cornfields. Says Gnade, “One day America will be one giant Wal-Mart. This zine is an attempt to see it how it is and remember what I can before it’s too late.” Traveling mostly alone, Gnade shows a moody, evocative America full of urban ruin, mall parking lots, methy teenagers, doom-tolling news, piney forests, encroaching technology, traveling preachers on cellphones in decrepit rooms, darkened bars, and sooty brick apartments. Covering travels that took place from winter 2013 up to October 2014, this zine shows what it’s like to be alive and moving in present day America.

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Oct 17th
DROWNING IN THE LIGHT. GLAD FOR IT

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Oct 17th
I’D SHOOT MYSELF IN THE FOOT TO WRITE HALFWAY AS GOOD AS WILLA CATHER IN MY ANTONIA

That scene where the wolves eat the Russian wedding party? WHAT THE FUCK?! So good. Sometimes she writes like her hands are on fire, but it’s like a fire only she can see or something. When she does that she’s better than anybody. ANYBODY. My Antonia’s a perfect novel. It’s like watching wild horses run and you love them for their strength and beauty but you know you’ll never be anywhere near as pure.

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Oct 16th
PORTLAND WAS GREAT BUT IT’S DAMN GOOD TO BE HOME

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Oct 16th
PIONEERS PRESS IN PORTLAND LAST WEEK

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This is Jessie Duke, me, Matt Gauck, and Dylan GW. Photo by Marc Saviano. Food carts somewhere. In front of an old bus. Good friends, good time.

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Oct 15th
THIS RECORD OF MINE ALSO GOT A NEW PRINTING TODAY. NEW FORMAT TOO.

Find it here.

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Oct 15th
OUT NOW! PIONEERS PRESS NOW HAS FANCY, SHRINK-WRAPPED VERSIONS OF MY FIRST RECORD, RUN HIDE RETREAT SURRENDER!

You can find copies right here.

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Oct 15th
ME, THE CURE, AND THE DOOMLESS FUTURE
Tonight’s goals:

1) When the work is done, go to town and get a bottle of red wine.

2) Listen to The Cure’s “Staring at the Sea” on repeat.

3) Break out the calendars and composition notebooks and plan out this next leg of my life.

The cloud of doom I’ve been under has lifted and it feels like anything is possible. I want to do great things and treat people well and have as much fun as possible in the meantime.

This shit is ON.

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Oct 15th
UNPACKING FROM THE TRIP OUT WEST

Besides the week in Portland being outfuckingstanding and life-affirming I ended up carrying home a bunch of cool shit: The latest Doris book, a Deafula zine, and a blank Tarot notebook from Alex’s shop, Portland Button Works; celebratory space-clearing sage from Lindsey; a copy of Bart’s newspaper; an All Leather 7” and a couple Retox records from when Marc and I went to see Justin play at Slabtown; and one massive Sharpie Jessie gave me right before we hit the road. Great week, great haul. Life is good. Hope you’re all getting set for a nice, mellow autumn. It’s looking beautiful out here.

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Oct 14th
ON THE ROAD IN OCTOBER

It’s crazy how you can travel across America and in one 30-hour non-stop stretch see rainforest, rocky desert, badlands, sunny Midwest lakes, white-out rain, big cities, towering pines, freak snowstorms … 

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