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30 Mar

Musician’s Network Meeting Minutes 3/30/2015

Officer Announcements:

General Manager: I’m unprepared. I have nothing to report, but feel free to drop by during daytime hours and request a song. We’re doing groovy Friday this Friday.

IT Officer: Nothing to report.

Equipment Manager: Usually this is where I make an equip joke, but I don’t want to Deese-tract from the meeting too much. We’re doing sound class in studio tonight.

Vice President: I have a cool Commercial Airline Black Market T-shirt. I’m in charge of booking practice times, so after you’ve paid dues with Meredith, come talk to me to reserve practice times.

Advertising Officer: We have groovy Friday this Friday, that’s Friday 2-4. We have a show on Saturday too, with The Quarks, King Guru, Smooth Aviator, and Commercial Airline Black Market.

Historian: We’re in the process of planning Couchella, so if you’d like to join the committee, sign your name on the sheet being passed around.

Lint & Loose Change: The issue is ready for today’s meeting. The bad news is we can’t print it because the print stations here are broken. We’ll still meet on Wednesday to assemble a few copies, but we’re having a mass printing on Monday.

Secretary: I have nothing to report, but if you need to join Jacketpages or get on the mailing list, come talk to me.

Treasurer: Dues are $10 yearly, practice fees are $15 per semester. Pay dues before booking practice time with Caroline. Also if you’ve paid dues come to me after the meeting to get a T-Shirt.

Open Mic Officer: This week’s open mic will be a comedy night special. Open mic will run from 7:45 to 8:45, with signups at 7:15. The rest of the time will be Geekapalooza, a comedy show special. Pizza will be served.

Booking Officer: You should talk to me if you want to book a show. And we need workers for Saturday’s show, so talk to me about that.

General Announcements:

Jason: I give free group guitar lessons here on Thursdays at 4. I’m also in Smooth Aviator, playing at the show on Saturday.

Ryan: I may have just booked a show. Three weeks from today, on the 20th, SWE, another band, and Several Bears.

Chad: Antarcticats (with the Guppies, Small Time Capone, and Hex Girlfriend) is playing at Parts Unknown. It’s somebody’s house, but you’re all invited. We’re also selling copies of our EP.

Maria: I do booking for the community organization Sofar Sounds which puts on concerts in weird locations, like living rooms and nooks in coffee shops. We’re always looking for locations and people to play, so come talk to me.

Sid: Commercial Airline Black Market will be intense!

Greta: I 3D printed a Baymax and his box.

Tanika: Applications for daytime work at UTC are coming out.

Sara: Claire and I are working on a zine for our English class about making the space more friendly to LGBT students and students with disabilities, as well as more racially conscious; if you’re interested, come talk to me.

Bailey: My sorority, Alpha Gamma Delta, is having a pancake breakfast tonight. Also you should get me to come here more, I’m becoming more and more basic and it’s scaring me. It’s $6 for all you can eat pancakes, bacon, and a drink.

Kishore: I’m organizing the UTC vs. WREK kickball game. It looks like Saturday, April 18th around 3:30 is the best time. I’m looking for someone to get a ride with to Expo 88 on April 4th at the Masquerade.

Alex: I’m in a band called the Organ Machines. We recently released our first EP, you should listen to it. Also there will soon be a new guitar amp here.

Simon: WREK is having a concert called WREK-tacular at the Drunken Unicorn with Of the Vine and Jungle, as well as one of our DJs.

Daniel Hearn: I meditated too hard, so give me hugs and tell me I’m sane.

James: I need a hug. (group hug ensues)

David: Anil, who sings like an angel, is coming back to open mic nights.

Jack: I’m starting a polka band, so if you’re into German people come talk to me.

Tanika: There might be a bluegrass band becoming a thing pretty soon. If you’re interested talk to me.

Links:

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/underthecouch

Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/underthecouch/

Open Mic Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/695540757126237/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/underthecouch/

Instagram: http://instagram.com/underthecouch

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23 Mar

Musician’s Network Meeting Minutes 3/23/2015

Officer Announcements:

Minister of Propaganda: We’re doing Groovy Friday at 2:00 PM, where we sit around and play music at Skiles and hand out fliers. We also have guitar lessons, so if you’re interested talk to Jason.

Historian: I have nothing to report, except I’m currently tallying the attendance at recent shows.

Advertising Officer: This Friday, we have a math rock show. The flier has a giraffe on it.

Booking Officer: Talk to me about booking a show, or if you want to talk about the show on Friday (you should go to that. I’m in H4MT).

Equipment Officer: You know I’m doing pretty Deese-ent at it (booing ensues). The minute you entered the room, I began managing your personal equipment. If you want to opt out, I have a form. Also we’re having sound class next week and not this week.

Vice President: Come to me after the meeting to book practice time after you’ve paid dues and practice fees with Meredith.

IT Officer: I am the IT officer. I changed the screens outside.

General Manager: I manage this space generally during the day. James does coloring certain times of the day. We are having a jam session today after the meeting.

Lint & Loose Change: We have a couple issues left from the March edition, as well as some from old editions, on the round table at the front. The deadline for submissions is this Friday, March 27th. If you want to review an album, send it to me. Chad is doing a…special review of Cook Out, talk to him about that. We are also taking music submissions, so if you’re releasing something, send it in.

Advertising Officer: We have a jam session after the meeting.

Secretary: I have nothing to report, but if you need to join Jacketpages or get on the mailing list, come talk to me.

Treasurer: Dues are $10 yearly, practice fees are $15 per semester. Pay dues before booking practice time with Caroline. Also if you’ve paid dues come to me after the meeting to get a T-Shirt.

Open Mic Officer: The theme for this week is giraffes, in honor of the math rock flyer and Greta’s hat.

President: Everybody go watch videos on giraffes. Go to the shows going on soon and open mic and groovy Friday and yeah.

General Announcements:

Jack: I’m going to Swans, so if you want to go to Swans it’s about $20 come with me.

Chris: I saw Imitation Game the other day, and I can say I love Bulbasaur Cooberpatch’s acting.

Andrew Joyce: If you want to buy a physical copy of the Antarcticats EP, buy it for $3! It’s also available online at http://antarcticats.bandcamp.com/.

Chad: The new Antarcticats EP is so good that I’m going to repeat what Andrew Joyce said. “If you want to buy a physical copy of the Antarcticats EP, buy it for $3!” H4MT is playing on Friday.

Simon: The Leucine Zipper science variety show is Friday at the Academy of Medicine. Tickets are available online. My band, SU(2), is playing.

Krish: I’m turning 20 this weekend. So as I stop being a teenager, I’m going to stop looking like a teenager and get a haircut.

Sara: NPR released a first listen of Sufjan Stevens and it gave me feels. It might give you feels too.

Jason: I’m giving guitar lessons. If you want to learn to play guitar for free, come talk to me.

Links:

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/underthecouch

Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/underthecouch/

Open Mic Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/695540757126237/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/underthecouch/

Instagram: http://instagram.com/underthecouch

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YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/underthecouchMN

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09 Mar

Musician’s Network Meeting Minutes 3/9/2015

Officer Announcements:

Treasurer: Dues are $10 yearly, practice fees are $15 per semester. Pay dues before booking practice time with Caroline.

Secretary: I have nothing to report, but if you need to join Jacketpages or get on the mailing list, come talk to me.

Booking Officer: We have a show on Wednesday with a band from DC called Pree, it’ll be a Q&A and there will be tea and coffee.

General Manager: If you have any comments or suggestions for the space during the day, talk to me.

Open Mic Officer: This week’s theme is Fight Night, in honor of Caroline. I also manage the YouTube page, if you have suggestions talk to me.

Minister of Propaganda: There’s a band called Pree having a Q&A on Wednesday, invite your friends. Since it’s on a Wednesday we’re going to try to get as many people as possible. There’s also an event on Friday, more on that later. If you’re interested in lessons, talk to Jason for guitar and me otherwise.

Equipment Manager: <hammering sounds> Lately I’ve been managing deese equipments over here, and deese equipments over here, and deese equipments over here, and deese equipments over here… <hammering intensifies>

IT Officer: I’m both informative and technical. Nothing new to report.

Historian: As always, we’re making history. And I have some twisted tacos chips, so come to me after the meeting if you’re interested.

Advertising Officer: This Friday we have Matt Townsend and the Wonder of the World, the Merry Go Rounds, and the Low Creek Killers. You should come.

Advertising Officer: There’s going to be a jam session the Monday after spring break (the 23rd).

Vice President: I book your practice times, so pay Meredith, our Treasurer, first if you haven’t and then come talk to me. I’m booking through spring break, so think ahead if you need practice time during spring break.

President: No meeting next week. Please punch Chris Deese in the shoulder, it’s a presidential mandate. (Chad: I’ll take you on a presidential man-date.) Two UTC bands are playing a show on Saturday: Antarcticats and the Organ Machines.

General Announcements:

Chad: I’m in a band called Antarticats. We have our EP release show with the Organ Machines at the Drunken Unicorn on Saturday.

Quiche (Kishore): Join us for the Kick WREK’s Ass kickball game. It’ll be some Saturday or Sunday after spring break.

Sid: You don’t want to miss this week’s open mic.

Meredith: From Sara, our editor of Lint & Loose Change: we have our March issue out, and we’re working on our final issue of the year, so send in submissions by March 27 to llczine@gmail.com

Chris: Organ Machines is playing 9 PM Wednesday with Man Up Yancey, Wildfront, and It’s Not Your Fault at Wonderoot (all ages), come check it out.

Austin: I’m a little late on this week’s YouTube video, it’ll be up soon.

Simon: I’m in a band called SU(2). We’re playing at the Union in East Atlanta (21+) around 9 on Thursday.

Krish: From Maria: Sunday Assembly Atlanta is a secular gathering looking for musicians willing to play songs with themes such as the science of love and other interesting topics.

Tanika: Starting next Friday, the 20th, through the entire weekend, is Ladyfest Atlanta, a series of art galleries, shows, a tea party, etc. with an angry feminist theme.

Alex: Two things: Thanks to everyone who came out to the Organ Machines show. We have an EP out at organmachines.bandcamp.com. Also if you want to see President Obama tomorrow with a group of people from UTC, come talk to me.

Tyler: I lost two jackets here. One is black and one is blue.

Krish: Better Call Saul is on tonight.

Greg: For anyone 21+, if you like sketchy warehouse parties and heavy metal, come to Kaleidescape this Friday in honor of Friday the 13th. exStellarator is playing, and there’s unlimited beer with admission. So if you love sketchy warehouses, heavy metal, and unlimited beer, come to this thing.

Krish: The show Friday will be the subject of a music documentary. Come if you’re interested in maybe being in the background.

Taylor: I have doughnuts, so if you live on west campus and are hungry, come get some.

Links:

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/underthecouch

Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/underthecouch/

Open Mic Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/695540757126237/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/underthecouch/

Instagram: http://instagram.com/underthecouch

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YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/underthecouchMN

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02 Mar

Musician’s Network Meeting Minutes 3/2/2015

Officer Announcements:

Minister of Propaganda: If interested in lessons, Jason is teaching theory and advanced guitar. Talk to me for lessons. Also this Friday we’re doing groovy Friday from 2-4. Also those of you who practice here after-hours or on weekend, please ask the people at the desk by UTC to close up. Also I have some poetry in LLC, don’t read it.

Historian: Nothing to report, but we just found some really old blueprints of under the couch, so if you’re interested in seeing a computer generated UTC with a bunch of fake 90s people come talk to me.

Vice President: I’m in charge of booking practice times, so talk to me after the meeting, but pay dues and practice fees first. Please don’t show up here after spring break.

Advertising Officer: We have a show this Friday, with the Organ Machines releasing their EP. There will be a jam session after the meeting the Monday after spring break.

Equipment Manager: “I’m equipment Deese and I’m the Chris manager. If anyone else is named Chris come see me so I can manage you.” I’m currently working on a guitar. The equipment room is clean thanks to me and Austin.

Lint & Loose Change: We only have 4 copies of last month’s issue left, so that’s awesome. The March issue is done, so come donate printing money. For next issue, meetings are at 11 on Sunday by the Android; if you’re a graduating senior talk to me for a segment in the new issue.

Booking Officer: A band called Pree is going to be here 8-10 to interview and have tea and snacks with us.

General Manager: If your name is General or if you are a general come to me so I can manage you. Coloring will be brought back. Also periodically we’ll have movie scores, silent movies, tiny desk concerts, etc.

Advertising Officer: This Friday we have the Organ Machines and exStellarator, and next Friday we have the Merry Go Rounds

Secretary: I have nothing to report, but if you need to join Jacketpages or get on the mailing list, come talk to me.

Treasurer: Dues are $10 yearly, practice fees are $15 per semester. Pay dues before booking practice time with Caroline.

Open Mic: This week’s open mic theme is zombie themed, in recognization[sic] of HvZ stuff going on. I’m also having live sound class after this meeting, so if you want to learn how to run sound come talk to me.

President: I’m currently presiding NT over these beanbags.

IT Officer: (I’m the officer of being sick and not being here today.)

General Announcements:

Sara: I made a wonderful picture of Austin in American Gothic.

Kishore: Thanks, Sara, for this crossword book. I’m also organizing the Fuck WREK Kickball Game, so if you’re interested in playing come talk to me or email kgkarnik@gmail.com. It’ll be sometime in April.

Andrew Joyce: I’m in a band with Chad, and assuming he doesn’t die of dysentery we’re releasing our record at the Drunken Unicorn on Saturday the 14th (18+).

Krish: A pretty cool ska band called Ye Flask needs a drummer.

Alex: Thanks to everyone who came out to the CDFP show last Friday. You can find our final EP, Ho Boy, Wot Yowza on Bandcamp. Also my band the Organ Machines is playing this Friday with exStellarator, Killer Eskimos, and Hunny. Also we’re playing at Wonderroot on the 11th.

James: SWE is recording its second or sixth album called Fortress.

Simon: I’m in a band called SU(2) and we’re playing at the clough art crawl around 5-5:30, and chad’s band H4MT is playing there too, so you should come out. Also there’s a concert at the academy of medicine and we need somebody to run sound.

Greg: I’m in exStellarator, we’re playing with Killer Eskimos and Hunny and some other band that doesn’t matter. We’re working on our second or sixth release, which will be out by the end of march. It’ll have that one song from F-Zero.

Jason: I have a band called Smooth Aviator, we’re tracking our first EP now, so it’ll released either in a few weeks or a few years. Also if you want to learn how to play the guitar for free, sign up with me. Lessons are at 4 on Thursdays.

Austin: I’d like to start a tradition at open mic, a post-open-mic jam session.

Kishore: Me again. Apparently somebody left a Geiger counter here, so give it to me if you find one.

Links:

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/underthecouch

Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/underthecouch/

Open Mic Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/695540757126237/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/underthecouch/

Instagram: http://instagram.com/underthecouch

Tumblr: http://underthecouch-atl.tumblr.com/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/underthecouchMN

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