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captains dead’s favorite records of 2013 2 of 4 parts: 6 – 10

Posted by gregor on Monday, December 9th, 2013

well, since i was still sitting here and already knew what i was going to do, i figured why not? all of these are absolutely wonderful/brilliant/lovely records, please do check em out….

6. bufallo gospelwe can be horses
mule

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7. michael rank and stagmermaids

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8. arliss nancywild american runners

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9. courtney jayelove and forgiveness
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10. califonestitches
stitches

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explosions in the sky live in nottingham, england, 2.9.04

Posted by gregor on Saturday, December 7th, 2013

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photo by nick simonite

morning, americans, and the rest of the world, good day. its amazing the pure raw emotion that an explosions song can bring out in me. there probably is no other band on this planet that can elicit such feelings, and they do it with no lyrics, which is even more amazing, at least to me. they conjure up memories, some great, others you may want to have forgotten. emotional rollercoaster….

buy an explosions in the sky record via amazon it will do your soul good…

1. intro
2. first breath after a coma
3. greet death (289)

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the replacements’ murder at the maxwell, part two

Posted by gregor on Friday, November 22nd, 2013

ok… here’s the remainder of the mats show i just posted. actually there are another 8 songs, a couple of which are taken from mtv… you can download the entire thing via this link.

16. otto
17. im in trouble
18. left of the dial
19. goddamn job
20. answering machine
21. waitress in the sky
22. take me down to the hopsital
23. garys gotta bonder

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modest mouse live at the crystal ballroom, 9.8.2001

Posted by gregor on Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

modest

well, here’s to hoping we get a new modest mouse record, soon. admittedly, i absolutely hated we were dead…. well, not hated, but didnt care for it much at all, save a few songs. other than that misstep, i love their entire catalogue, and really ruled and shaped my early 20′s to early 30′s. so for a good decade they were a huge part of my musical makeup. anyway, here is a lovely soundboard from portland’s crystal ballroom. if for whatever reason you never checked em out, i recommend starting with lonesome crowded west and the moon and antarctica… buy em via amazon

1. intro
2. third planet
3. paper thin walls
4. what people are made of
5. a life artic sounds
6. tiny cities made of ashes
7. broke (599)

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mother love bone live at the vogue theatre, 1.3.90

Posted by gregor on Monday, November 18th, 2013

top of the evening…. what we have here is a show that andrew wood and mother love bone performed about two months before his untimely passing and took place at the vogue theatre in seattle on 1.3.90. i guess any passing is untimely, unless you’re 103 or something like that?

1. this is shangrila
2. capricorn sister
3. half ass monkey boy
4. bone china
5. heartshine (223)

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jeff buckley live at arlene’s grocery, 2.9.97

Posted by gregor on Sunday, November 17th, 2013

Jeff-buckley

today jeff would have been 47…. very interesting that a guy who really put out one record is still in the hearts of so many nearly 16 years after his death. speaks volumes to his talent, and i guess what could have been. this is not the best recording, but its lovely in warts and blemishes. rip jeff

1. nightmares by the sea
2. witches rave
3. so real
4. havent you
5. lover you shouldve come over (831)

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the faces live in detroit, 1974

Posted by gregor on Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

faces

sup, folks? not much here just freakin workin for the man, seemingly day and night, but i guess it beats the alternative? what you find below is exactly what the headline suggests…

1. i know i’m losing you
2. bring it on home to me
3. sweet little rock’n’roller
4. fly in the ointment
5. every picture tells a story (311)

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wilco – am demos

Posted by gregor on Friday, November 8th, 2013

am

happy friday peoples! firstly, i still havent sent out thank you’s and shit from the indiegogo campaign, but if you are reading this and you donated and want something from me, email me captainsdead at gmail dot com. secondly, been thinking about adding a bit more content to the site. granted its not awesome content, but trying to bring all my social shit centralized into one place. this may be a good idea or a bad idea? i have a tumblr acct, which my instagram and other random shit feeds into, but was thinking about incorporating all that into the site? thoughts? or should i just leave the site be as it is? i dont know if you care about seeing pictures of my kids, or me drinking beer or pictures of random crap i find on reddit, but maybe you do? so you tell me… anyway, here are some am demos…. keeping on the wilco kick from yesterday.

1. must be high
2. shouldnt be ashamed
3. box full of letters
4. pick up the change
5. passenger side (299)

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wilco – summerteeth demos

Posted by gregor on Thursday, November 7th, 2013

oh, wilco/tweedy, i miss you so much. i get a lot of shit from die hard, yet blind, wilco fans for saying that nels cline ruined wilco, and i usually only say that cause i know it pisses people off, or at least annoys them. kicking jay out of the band, ruined wilco. jeff needs a foil, not yes men, and jay was just that. not discounting any of the other guys participation or input in later day wilco, but me really thinks that jay pushed jeff and was willing to call him out on his bs. none of us really know what went down then, whats going on now, etc… but still, i miss that wilco. change is inevitable, but did it have to be so shitty?

EDIT: SADLY WILCO MANAGEMENT/LAWYERS ASKED, VERY POLITELY, MIND YOU, THAT I TAKE THESE DOWN. SORRY FOLKS, PARKS CLOSED.

1. a shot in the arm
2. we’re just friends
3. im always in love
4. candyfloss
5. how to fight loneliness
6. tried and true
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chris whitley live in bremen, 9.19.98

Posted by gregor on Thursday, November 7th, 2013

chris

morning, folks… hey got any wordpress “pros” in the audience? see that line that cuts in between the page? its driving me nuts, and cant seem to get it to go away. i dont have ocd, but that is brining out a slight case of it. anyway, any guidance or help would be appreciated. here is just a lovely whitely show from 98. couldnt ask for a better collection of songs, or recording.

1. dirt floor
2. long way around
3. clear blue sky
4. power down
5. accordingly
6. model (324)

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