Scary-good rock cover by private school faculty

Palo Alto Weekly had an item about a private school I’d not heard of reopening after spending $2m on accomodations to outdoor learning. Synapse. Then I found this very good cover of Fun. “Carry On”. The band, according to a source at the school, is comprised of faculty and parents and performs at school events. There is some overlap with Riekes Center. I say “scary-good” in that it is hard to balance a rock and roll attitude with a what’s good for the kids attitude. Fun. is an ironically named project, by that standard. What do you Stand For?


fun. or Fun also have or had the problematic weird punctuation thing. See also ee cummings not E.E. Cummings; Mark Geller a Stanford grad had huge. sic in lower case but with a period. Tuneyards Merril Garbus is also TuNeYaRds at times, or thereabouts.

I am Earthwise but lazily at times earthwise; not EarthWise on purpose but sometimes the computer suggests it. Terry my own wife TMW -TMI — abruptly declared that Lions With Wings is now Winged Lions — it’s not.

Synapse the School also has some kind of a alliance with a stanford neurology lab. Dana said that a Michael Hoffman might call me back. I wrote to an Eno tribute band on east coast and am discussing an Eno-fied fun. tribute, of this song. Also, a Scottish band called Menlo Park. 

“Scary-good” not to be confused, as my computer nearly was, with Piero Scaruffi.


and1: Mc Lars – he is a Stanford grad — is schooling me on “slant rhymes” and so I want to reprise my riff on Dessa “bull” 

It’s all in the wrist

It’s all in the writ

It’s all in “resist”


About markweiss86

Mark Weiss, founder of Plastic Alto blog, is a concert promoter and artist manager in Palo Alto, as Earthwise Productions, with background as journalist, advertising copywriter, book store returns desk, college radio producer, city council and commissions candidate, high school basketball player, and blogger; he also sang in local choir, fronts an Allen Ginsberg tribute Beat Hotel Rm 32 Reads 'Howl' and owns a couple musical instruments he cannot play
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