Postcard, the Uncle Tupelo/Wilco/Jay Farrar mailing list, was founded by Jake Roberts, and is currently owned and managed by Dave Dewey <firstname.lastname@example.org>. The list not only focuses on UT and its spinoffs (Jeff's new band Wilco and Jay's new band, Son Volt), but touches on many other related bands in the indie/alternative country, country-rock and country-punk genres -- bands referred to as "Rural contemporary" or "Insurgent country", such as Bottle Rockets, Palace Brothers, Ithaca Gin, Blue Mountain, Freakwater, etc. There is now a separate list called Passenger Side that is solely devoted to these bands.
Here's the most recent information from Dave on subscribing to the list, and other list administrivia:
To subscribe, put this line in the body of a message:
and send it to:
Upon subscribing, you'll get a welcome message with important list admin information.
Most importantly, to post to the list, send your message to:
Dave also has a web page set up with a simple form to automate the process: http://www.postcardfromhell.com
Some commands that may be of interest --
All server commands should be placed in the text of the message.
- To get help: HELP (do this! There are lots of options.)
- To find out what lists are managed by this server: LISTS
- To change to digest: send a subscribe message to email@example.com
- To unsubscribe: UNSUBSCRIBE POSTCARD
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