Love him or hate him – he sometimes has that effect on people – producer, musician and snakeskin connoisseur CC Adcock is back in the news. This time the Lafayette roots rocker, who along with Jace Everett is up for a 2010 Grammy nomination for their contribution to the True Blood Season 2 soundtrack, pops up in a Spin Magazine cover story on England’s latest musical export, Florence and the Machine.
In the article, British indie rocker and lead vocalist Florence Welch, who was voted artist of the year in the Decenber 2010 issue of Spin Magazine, is profiled, tooling around New Orleans in the borrowed Cadillac of Adcock – along with his firearm – as she is interviewed.
As is mentioned in the article, Adcock recently produced a version of Buddy Holly’s “Not Fade Away” for Florence and the Machine’s contribution to a tribute album in honor of the late rock and roll legend.
There will soon be a whole lot of shakin’ going on at Benny’s Sportshack Supplement Depot, a new concept by Opelousas native Benny Nele. Located at 2002 Johnston St., the supplement shop, smoothie bar and café, featuring hot off the press paninis and wraps, plans to open in late May.
Philip deMahy Sr., a once respected New Iberia ad exec, was sentenced May 2 to spend the next two years (he faced up to 100 years) in a state penitentiary after state and federal investigators found dozens of images depicting children engaged in lewd sexual acts on his personal computer.