What people WERE saying about I invented it!
"it's kinda like a cup
of hot coffee in the face"
"I have never been more frightened in my life"
"the audience was polarized, but that's what music is supposed to do!"
"troupe of scummed-out artrockers cum musical actors; bonus for cartoon programs every show!"
"I Invented It! entertained the shit out of me. They did more for getting me intoxicated than the beer did, that's for sure. They also look really good onstage together, and that means something."
"i invented it! is one of the greatest Cincy bands ever if not the best. If they were from San Francisco I would drive to Cleveland to see them. "
"they're so bad they're good"
"they can't even play their instruments"
"i invented it sucked, fuck pretentious bullshit like that."
"it sounded like they were having some problems"
"entertaining in the worst way you could ever imagine"
"if i invented it!!! came 2 my hometown I would introduce them 2 my folks...they're that nice "
"they sport tights like no other"
"I tapped my foot during select parts and laughed during other parts"
"intentionally horrible-- i LUV that!"
"I Invented It is the worst thing that God has ever created."
"i invented it was weird, the singer was hot though"
"what a dumb fucking band. get lost."
- FINAL SHOW
Fri. Feb 27, 2004 @ The Historic Southgate House, 24 East 3rd St., Newport, KY with: Ghost Kite, Sump Pumps (Bloomington).
2004 02 23 - @ Cincinnati Playouse In The Park, 962 Mt. Adams Circle, Cincinnati, OH. Alteractive Series with: Charlie Bethel’s Beowulf & Cuddly-D. I invented it! performed an acoustic set.
2004 01 31 - - Southgate House Winter 2004 Showcase @ The Historic Southgate House, 24 East 3rd St., Newport, KY with: Burning Star Core, Insect Clicks, YES Collapse, Rockets To Mars, Giant Judys, Johnny Twentythree, Heevahava, Riverside Union, Cole Brothers, Jeff Roberson (Len's Lounge), T-Lips and Combs.
2004 01 26 - @ Sudsy Malone's, 2626 Short Vine St, Cincinnati, OH with: The Wankers, PranterShifter (ft Jim from Chalk), The Rick Johnson Rock and Roll Machine (Michigan).
2004 01 09 - - Start Making Cents: A Tribute To The Talking Heads @ The York St. Cafe, 738 York St. Newport, KY. I invented it! performed Animals & Big Business. Other performers: Swarthy, Odd Man Out, Similar Nature, Whitney Barricklow Band, Jeff Roberson (Len's Lounge), Wojo, Screaming Mimes, And Andy, Monteclaire, Clabbergirl, Super77. All Proceeds Benefited the Greater Cincinnati Autism Society.
The following pictures were taken by Jeanine Boutiere (email@example.com)...
- thanks Jeanine!
2004 01 07 - @ Big Pappy's, 176 West McMillian, Cincinnati, OH with Autoshape, Black Tie Bombers.
2004 01 04 - @ Project Room, 960 N. 8th St., Philadelphia, PA with The Good Good (NY) and Robbers Know The Secret Knock.
2004 01 03 - - New York, NY with The Good Good, Tiny Hawks (Providence), Hotdog Is My Hero.
2004 01 02 - @ 31st Street Pub, 3101 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA with Ben Quick and Life In Bed.
2003 11 22 - @ Cody's Cafe, 113 Calhoun, Cincinnati, OH. I invented it!: RETROSPECTIVE, featuring definitive performances from the I invented it! catalog.
2003 11 14 - @ Never On Sundays, 6923 Plainfield Road, Silverton, OH with: Super77, The Wankers, Set the Controls. I invented it! performed "My Zombie Valentine".
2003 11 11 - @ Shirley's, 2401 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH with: Kites (Prov, RI), Noise Nomads (Prov, RI), Cipher Fox (etc.), CD Player Virgins (mem. of Hair Police). thanks, Spencer!
2003 11 02 - @ The Historic Southgate House, 24 East 3rd St., Newport, KY with: Ssion, The Black Fives. I invented it! performed "I Spent My Summer Vacation Kidnapped Into Space". Chapter 07: The Big One Is Yours mp3
2003 10 30 -
2003 10 03 - - The Mad Hatter's Ball @ the Hyatt Regency, Hyatt-Saks Fifth Ave. Center, Cincinnati, OH. Read about it - http://www.artspike.net/publish/public_html/article.php?sid=2436
2003 10 01 - @ Big Pappy's, 176 West McMillian, Cincinnati, OH with: Tracy, Dean and Jesus, The Plural, Ghost Kite. I invented it! performed "My Zombie Valentine", 14 songs of love and despair.
2003 09 25 - @ The Historic Southgate House, 24 East 3rd St., Newport, KY with: Grand Buffet (Lord Grunge and Grape-a-Don!), Oxymoronatron (Dayton Robotic Rock!). I invented it! performed "Battle of the Undead", Vampirates vs. Zombies.
2003 09 20 - @ Never On Sundays, 6923 Plainfield Road, Silverton, OH with: Another Way, Angry Ryan and the Nosebreakers. I invented it! performed "My Zombie Valentine", 14 songs of love and despair.
2003 09 03 - @ Eazy Rider, 132 Martin Luther King, Cincinnati, OH - in-between band entertainment upstairs by I invented it! with: An Albatross (like one of the last days of a three month tour), Give Me Danger (from new jersey), The Dead Hate the Living (5 new songs, a new 7 inch), Happy Party (Detroit), Tumor Feast (Cincinnati's newest sinsation. ex-goat semen baptism/barbon/still crossed/ONU/look alive)
2003 08 12 - @ Eazy Rider, 132 Martin Luther King, Cincinnati, OH with: Circle Takes The Square (crazy kids from South Carolina), Manneqiun (ex pageninetynine). This show was a mess but we didn't give up (completely).
2003 07 30 - @ The Historic Southgate House, 24 East. 3rd St. Newport, KY with: 25 Suaves (Bulb Rec.), My Latex Brain (Dayton), We March (Athens)
2003 07 26 - @ Old St George , 42 Calhoun, Cincinnati, OH with: Ahankara, Swissfarlo, Trouble With Sweeney (New York), Norman-D. "You lied to me. You said you weren't screamo. You have blastbeats and screaming. That means you're screamo." Pics from Bettina.
2003 07 25 - @ Publico, 1308 Clay St, Cincinnati, OH. Print Liberation art opening. Pics from Jamie & Emily.
2003 07 21 - - this page exists.
2003 07 17 -
2003 07 04 - @ 35 West Hollister St, Cincinnati, OH with: Happy Party (Detroit), Like Tigers (Detroit), Zombie Zombie (Denver) - pics from Emily.
2003 06 28 - @ 35 West Hollister St, Cincinnati, OH with: How to Beat a Dead Horse (Rhode Island), The French Connection (New Jersey) - 1st show pics from Bettina.
2003 06 23 - 45 seconds (take 1) demo mp3
2003 05 26 -
2003 04 28 -
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