Jesse Get Your Gun: Because We Have To…

Jesse Get Your Gun

It’s Saturday night and I’m at home with my dog. Sitting in front of a keyboard I can barely play and an MPC. My friend Roger just sent me a rough mix of a new track his band Gather to Burn just recorded and I’m blown away. So I need to create something. Something from […]

Jesse Get Your Gun: The Steel Of A Band

Jesse Get Your Gun

It doesn’t get any easier. That goes for everything — life, love, work, responsibilities, health…I could go on for days. But you’ve got to do it. You’ve got to throw your whole being into it. All your love, all your hate, all your guts. Everything you got, all the goddamn time. There is no “making […]

Jesse Get Your Gun: It Starts In New York City

Jesse Get Your Gun

Our buddy Jesse James Madre and his band Tiger Flowers have been busy as of late, tracking a new record and road dogging it, playing intense shows for the rabid. Jesse’s checked in with this poetic update, which you will only find here at GunShyAssassin. It starts in New York City, like everything else. We […]

Jesse Get Your Gun: Listen To Dead Channels

Jesse Get Your Gun

I didn’t want to do this. I really had no interest in it at all. I’ve turned down more bands than I can count on both hands, including, and mostly, bands that I’m good friends with and enjoy, musically and otherwise. I just don’t think my knowledge is vast enough to accurately write up a […]

The Whiskey Diaries: South By Southwest And Back, Part 8

Tiger Flowers

Tiger Flowers’ tour with Meek Is Murder is winding down, but not before another entry in Jesse James Madre’s Whiskey Diaries It’s 2:30 in the morning and I’m driving and I’m somewhere between Dallas and Texarkana and the roads are empty except for a few cop cars that sit off in the brush like sleeping vultures with […]

The Whiskey Diaries: South By Southwest And Back, Part 7

Tiger Flowers

Our dude Jesse James Madre of Tiger Flowers has been mad prolific out there on the road. Here’s a double-shot of his SXSW diaries, with another serving on the menu for tomorrow. Enjoy. It’s 2 a.m. and we’re leaving a basement show outside Dallas, Texas. Our first show after the clusterfuck of SXSW. The basement […]

The Whiskey Diaries: South By Southwest And Back, Part 6

Life on the road

Jesse James Madre from Tiger Flowers is back with another installment of his SXSW musings; check it out. I wouldn’t trade this life for any other. The nights like these. This is what gives me hope on the road. Times like these. You’re out and everything is right and you play hard and fast and […]

The Whiskey Diaries: South By Southwest And Back, Part 5

John C knows what's up

Jesse James Madre of Tiger Flowers is back with another installment of his South By Southwest journal, which has been fucking awesome, in the event you haven’t been reading them. It’s early Thursday morning and our first show is at Hoek’s Death Metal Pizza Shop. We go on at 12:30 in the afternoon and we’re […]

The Whiskey Diaries: South By Southwest And Back, Part 4

Jesse James Madre

Tiger Flowers frontman Jesse James Madre is having a blast in Austin with the homeless hotspot dudes and everyone else at SXSW. Read on… There’s something about the South that speaks to my bones. Maybe it’s the last residuals of the native blood running through my veins. Maybe it’s because my mother named me Jesse […]

The Whiskey Diaries: South By Southwest And Back, Part 3

Nice!

Tiger Flowers are nearing Austin as they prepare to rip SXSW a new asshole with Meek Is Murder. Frontman Jesse James Madre bring us his third diary from the road, and it’s a winner. Sometimes, you just have to drive. The roads down here stretch for miles and they’re straight and flat like 6th grade […]