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liz phair’s exile in guyville live at the fillmore, 6.23.08

Posted by gregor on Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

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still one of the finest records ever made, and its a true testament that i am still listening to it, pretty regularly mind you, since 1993. also, i cant emphasize enough the importance of this record to 19 year old me, the first time i heard it.

anyway, here she is at the fillmore in san francisco on 6.23.08. this was part of her exile in guyville performances tour.

all my love to persistent for the recording…

the whole she-bangs

1. 6′ 1″
2. help me, mary
3. glory
4. dance of the seven veils
5. never said
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van morrison live at the fillmore west, 1970

Posted by gregor on Monday, September 23rd, 2013

sup super-friends? oh me? not much going on, just watching a storage wars episode i have seen at least 63 times. went to turn on tbs to watch my daily hour block of seinfeld, but come to find out they’ve replaced it with family guy. bullshit! either way, had a request for a repost of this here show and well here it is. pretty damn awesome, bt… here is van at the fillmore west on 4.26.1970.

1. moondance
2. glad tidings
3. crazy love
4. come running
5. the way young lovers do
6. everyone
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radiohead live in berlin, 7.4.2000

Posted by gregor on Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

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dammit, sunday, already?!??! eh, could be worse, i suppose? not sure how much worse, but it could always be worse. i’ve never been shy about my love for radiohead. although, i fall into the i really dig their music, but dont necessarily think they’re the second coming of whomever. they do what they do, and they do it really really really well. anyway, this hear recording is amazing. if am not mistaken this was recorded a couple of months before kid a was released – i am too lazy to look up the actual release date.

dont feel like downloading the invidiually? here’s the entire thing in zip form – clicky here.

1. optimistic
2. morning bell
3. karma police
4. national anthem
5. in limbo
6. no suprises
7. iron lung
8. dollars and cents
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primal scream live at barrowlands, 1998

Posted by gregor on Thursday, September 19th, 2013

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hey, howdy, hi! i remember sometime in 1991, i was 17, randomly walking around my local record shop looking for something to spend my “hard” earned dollars on. i had made friends, over a couple years, with the employees and as such they would recommend and point out new stuff to me. this particular day, they recommended primal scream’s screamadelica, a band i had never heard of, nor heard anything by. so i put down my 11.99 plus tax on said record. went home, put it on, fucking blown away. turns out, i turn on 120 minutes the following sunday night and guess what song is on there, “movin on up.” i felt like i was ahead of the curve, and pretty awesome, admittedly. ive been a fan ever since, and this stuff is actually off my favorite primal scream record vanishing point, which is just absolutely fucking brilliant.

here is an fm broadcast of show from the glasgow barrowlands back in 98 that takes most of the setlist from vanishing point.

1. out of the void
2. stuka
3. burning wheel
4. if they move kill em
5. rocks
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the band’s king biscuit flower hour

Posted by gregor on Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

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photo by barry feinstein

sup douchebags? the funddrive carries on, remember only you can help me return my baby, captains dead, back to its rightful owner – thats me. even if its a buck, they all add up. i love you all, even if for the thought. im reposting some of the stuff i have had requests to repost in the near past. so here is the band live on 17 July 1976 @ the carter baron amphitheatre in washington, dc. its a lovely soundboard recording.

1. dont do it
2. shape im in
3. it makes no difference
4. the weight
5. king harvest
6. twilight
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uncle tupelo live in st louis, 8.15.90

Posted by gregor on Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

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top of the evening, y’all! funny thing about “y’all” after spending the past ten years in the south, i find myself saying it quite often, but it really never sounds right coming out of my mouth, but there is that whole “fitting in” thing. so, most of the time i resort to “you guys” which was part of chicagoan vernacular, and sounds natural. either way, you dont care about that shit. i have posted a lot of uncle tupelo shows over the past 8 years, but have never posted or heard this one. this was a benefit show for gary morris, not too sure who he is, and also this was was the farewell show for chicken truck????? anyone ever hear of them? apparently chicken trucks portion of the show was broadcast on kdhx in st louis. this show took place at off broadway in st louis…

1. before i break
2. atomic power
3. postcard
4. nothing
5. true to life
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pavement live in amsterdam, 2.3.94

Posted by gregor on Monday, September 16th, 2013

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here are the men of pavement playing @ melkweg, amsterdam, 2.3.94. its a fm broadcast. not much else needs to be said, other than i got that thing going on over there to the right… captainsdead gets about 75k visitors a month, if even 5 percent gave a dollar, the site would be back in its rightful owners hands, but whatever. thanks even for the thought.

all wrapped up – aka in rar format

1. unfair
2. cut your hair
3. the green slide
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golden smog live at cats cradle, 4.18.96

Posted by gregor on Monday, September 16th, 2013

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top of the day, ya glorious bastards! like the title suggests, here are those crazy kids in golden smog and the one place i want to visit before i die, cats cradle.

1. intro
2. v
3. ill fated
4. glad and sorry
5. yesterday cried
6. walk where he walked
7. signed d.c. (love)
8. backstreet girl (rolling stones)
9. nowhere bound
10. (what’s so funny ’bout) peace, love and understanding (nick lowe)
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rem live at paleo fest, 7.27.08

Posted by gregor on Saturday, September 14th, 2013

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top of the evening.. took a long nap today, and now prob wont get to bed for a few more hours. of course, upon waking up from said nap, i felt shittier than i did before going into. always seems to be case when i nap longer than 45 minutes. anyway, since i was up figure i would put this out there, a fm broadcast of rem at the paleo fest in switzerland on 7.27.08.

1. bad day
2. whats the frequency, kenneth?
3. living well is the best revenge
4. these days
5. drive
6. man sized wreath
7. ignoreland
8. hollow man
9. begin the begin
10. the great beyond
11. electrolite
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dawn mccarthy and bonnie prince billy “omaha” and will oldham live on kslc fm

Posted by gregor on Friday, September 13th, 2013

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totally spaced on this oldham record, what the brothers sang. someone mentioned it couple weeks ago, and quickly went in one ear and out the other. it is with dawn mccarthy, who i dont know anything about, but just judging by the video, below, it sounds lovely. it is after all an everly brothers cover record, so the chances of awesomeness are pretty high. but it via amazon

here he is performing on 10.10.98 in mcminnville, or, kslc fm.

1. intro
2. death to everyone
3. nomadic revery
4. a minor place
5. song for a new breed
6. madeline mary
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