R.I.P. Gerard Cosloy's Lovely Austin Home
This photo is filed under "Internal Affairs, Technical Difficulties" on Cosloy's blog
Our sincere condolences to Matador's Gerard Cosloy, whose motherfucking house burned down this morning in Austin, Texas, taking with it untold amounts of alt-rock memorabilia and most of Cosloy's worldy belongings. The fire apparently did "about $500,000 worth of damage," and left a smoking ruin where Cosloy's 98-year-old, 3,888-square-foot home had previously stood. The cause of the blaze remains unknown. Everyone, including the dogs, made it out alive. "There are a lot of people who have a lot less than I do who deal with a lot worse, but this is pretty bad," Cosloy told The Austin American-Statesman. Or, as he had it on his own blog: "This was a hell of a way to get out of hoovering the living room."
Matador Records co-owner loses home in early-morning fire [The Austin American-Statesman]
The End Of CSTB HQ [Can't Stop the Bleeding]