After walking into the original NUVO offices in fall, 1990, wearing a leather jacket, sporting a purple Mohawk and scaring the bejesus out of the editorial staff, Jeff Napier quickly proved indispensable to NUVO, Indy’s music scene and its readers
Quarantine Jeff has been soaking up a lot of local music, finding old CD treasures in the likes of musty CDs by Transportation, Mysteries of Life and Transmatic. I’ve found that searching “FOX 59 AM 2001” on YouTube brings up all kinds of awesome video of local bands like Wonderdrug, Sindatico and Bigger Than Elvis rocking out at an insanely early hour. I’ve also discovered a couple new favorites on iMusic.
In these strange days, where death is lurking right outside our doorstep, and an entire nation is keeping each other at a 6-foot distance, we are learning things about the apocalypse that we’d never have thought about a mere month ago. Yet, here we are hoarding toilet paper and Clorox wipes like they are diamonds and gold.
The brightest of the bright here are the punishing
“Laughingstock” and the incredible 7-minute doomy masterpiece “The Demons Come Home To Roost,” which show Devil To Pay with a lot left to say, and no signs of slowing down.
And yes, we're confident saying that in August.