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television's i need a new adventure

Posted by gregor on Thursday, June 24th, 2010

howdy, peoples! what we have here are alternate takes to television’s second record adventure. believe these were recorded at bearsville studios back in 1978. it was released on cd back in 03, but you can only find for 30 bucks and upwards. there’s some pretty awesome stuff on here and cant recommend checking it out, enough.

1. aint that nothin
2. adventure
3. glory
4. days
5. foxhole
6. carried away
7. aint that nothin (2)
8. i dont care
9. glory (2)
10. carried away (instrumental)
11. up all night
12. grip of love
13. last night (piano song)
14. the dreams dream
15. glory (3)
16. the fire (70)

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modest mouse's tube fruit all smiles and chocolate

Posted by gregor on Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

so i got an email yesterday re: this modest mouse record that was that was not only a cassette only release, but only 100 were made – it is to be believed. its a pretty interesting listen and like the young man, corey who came across it on 4chan says its very mangum-esque. you can read more about this at music birds and cereal. again, thanks to corey for bringing this to my attention. also, there’s a mediafire link on his site to grab em all.

1. an apology from dog to cat concerning a comment made earlier bout cats breath
2. tossing your weight
3. measure my sleep
4. bliss phone explanation
5. custard toothed alpha bet
6. racecar grin
7. the gravity involved in climbing
8. leaflets gabe
9. super saver day
10. thinking lead to suspicion
11. piggy tails buries….
12. go on out, come on, carry off
13. less thought than sleep
14. livin your life in two
15. the naive choking on a shallow line
16. uninvited
17. slave trade definition transfer
18. immigration office spelling bee
19. ignoring each other, together for it
20. my name on a letter in the mailbox
21. bulldozers on high
22. crow bar
23. novacain peppermint
24. candy blue
25. favorite horse at the tracks (104)

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whiskeytown/ryan adams' drunken confessions

Posted by gregor on Thursday, June 17th, 2010

afternoon, dillholes! all i gotta say is all praise be to ativan and the fellow/lady that invented it. the fucked up thing about relying a little pill to chill you out, is just that, its fucked up. so if a stupid little pill can chill me out, why the hell cant i just chill myself out? one of life’s mysteries i suppose? hopefully i wont have to take it very long, but in the meantime, ill take it.

here today is a whiskeytown/ryan adams bootleg compilation entitled drunken confessions. for more info on the comp clicky here.

1. drank like a river
2. to druink to dream
3. fuckin bastards
4. take your guns to town
5. the great divide
6. mining town
7. nervous breakdown
8. pawnshop aint no place for a wedding ring
9. macon, georgia county line
10. western star
11. jacksonville city lights
12. young fair mary
13. the bed that i bought
14. movin on up - jeffersons theme
15. steal a car
16. lucky star
17. texas
18. lay your hand down on the coffin
19. barter town
20. messengers of god
21. somebody remember the rose
22. nervous breakdown
23. what may seem like love
24. faithless street – live
25. mining town - live (325)

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jill andrews' "little less" hear ya session

Posted by gregor on Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Jill Andrews – “Little Less” – HearYa Live Session 4/22/10 from HearYa.com on Vimeo.

head on over to hear ya for more live sessions and stuff… (20)

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CAPTAINS DEAD’S FAVORITE RECORDS OF ALL TIME 26-50

Posted by gregor on Sunday, June 13th, 2010

happy sunday! im debating on doing a top 100. as i peruse my hard drives and more than 1k cd’s there are still so many that i could consider favorites. i would almost feel guilty not mentioning em. so, i guess onto a 100 i go. in the mean time here are 26-50.


26. raindogs – lost souls
i believe


27. the replacements – tim
bastards of young


28. paul westerberg – 14 songs
mannequin shop


29. vic chesnutt – west of rome
lucinda williams


30. explosions in the sky – the earth is not a cold dead place
first breath after coma


31. public enemy – fear of a black planet
war at 33 1/3


32. the rolling stones – exile on mainstreet
shine a light


33. dinosaur jr – green mind
blowing it


34. sebadoh – bakesale
s. soup


35. archers of loaf – vee vee
harnessed in slums


36. buffalo tom – let me come over
staples


37. kamikaze hearts – oneida road
deer hunter


38. the black crowes – the southern harmony and musical companion
sometimes salvation


39. screaming trees – uncle anesthesia
alice said


40. lucero – that much further west
that much further west


41. pavement – wowee zowee
best friend’s arm


42. red house painters – songs for a blue guitar
make like paper


43. mercury rev – deserter’s songs
opus 40


44. urge overkill – exit the dragon
this is no place


45. modest mouse – the lonesome crowded west
truckers atlas


46. sweet relief: songs of victoria williams – sweet relief
matthew sweet this moment


47. richard buckner – bloomed
gauzy dress in the sun


48. nwa – straight outta compton
straight outta compton


49. whiskeytown – strangers almanac
waiting to derail


50. lyle lovett – joshua judges ruth
church (108)

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the afghan whigs' "true love travels on a gravel road"

Posted by gregor on Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

i’ve been feeling a bit nostalgic as of late, and for really no reason that i can think of. still, its been going on, and i’ve been rediscovering stuff that at one held a significant place in my heart/mind/whatever at one time. its not to say that they still dont, but time changes everything as we all understand. my favorite song, for many a year, was the afghan whigs version of the elvis presley’s “true love travels on a gravel road.” it was released via sub pop on their covers ep, uptown avondale, which is so worth tracking down.

true love travels on a gravel road (102)

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band of horses on kcrw, 9.6.2007

Posted by gregor on Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

my very short review of infinite arms goes as follows: some will love it, some will hate it. im actually working on a real review for said record. so look for that in a few days. i believe you can grab it via itunes or you can order it in an array of different forms via their site. below the gaudy widget is the kcrw performance.

1. is there a ghost
2. islands on the coast
3. the general specific
4. our swords
5. ode to the lrc
6. the funeral
7. wicked gil
8. the marry song
(68)

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highway 61 revisited revisited

Posted by gregor on Monday, April 12th, 2010

happy monday! i never thought i would be so happy to be at work as i am today. the wife worked two doubles this weekend so it was me and the raging lunatics all weekend. sure we had some fun, but damn if by about 5 pm yesterday, i had had enough. btw, dont ever google “skeeter eater” when your child is around, it aint pretty. in my defense though, he wanted to see pictures of the bugs that eat mosquitos and wanted to me to google that particular phrase.

found this over the weekend, and as the title suggests it comes from uncut and was put out in 05, i believe. i dont think it was ever for sale, per se, but if you want to buy it in all its cd glory someone is selling it on amazon for 143 bucks.

drive by truckers – like a rolling stone
marc carrol – tombstone blues
paul westerberg – it takes a lot to laugh, it takes a train to cry
richmond fontaine – from a buick 6
willard grant conspiracy – ballad of a thin man
american music club – queen jane approximately
dave alvin – highway 61 revisited
the handsome family – just like tom thumb blues
songdog – desolation row
(70)

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paul mccartney's the alternate red rose speedway

Posted by gregor on Thursday, April 8th, 2010

i had never even heard of mccartney’s red rose speedway until i grabbed this a few weeks ago. from what i have been reading, it seems as if people fall into one of two camps regarding this record, love or hate. i havent heard the actual record, but going by this, i cant really tell ya how i feel. some of its good, some not so good. there’s a bit more to this than what i have posted, but from what i can gather the remaining stuff is pretty close to the actual record, and really dont want to risk it. i may be wrong, of course.

1. hold me tight, lazy dynamite, hands of love, power cut
2. the mess
3. thank you darling
4. mary had a little lamb
5. bridge on the river suite
6. tragedy
7. seaside woman
8. best friend
9. night out
10. mama’s little girl
11. tragedy
12. jazz street
13. give ireland back to the irish
14. night out
15. soily
16. henry’s blues
17. country dreamer
18. country dreamer
19. night out
20. one more kiss
21. jazz street
22. big barn bed
23. my love
24. when the night
25. single pigeon
26. tragedy
27. mamas little girl
28. loup
29. i would only smile (59)

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raekwon+meth+ghostface's nuclear warfare

Posted by gregor on Friday, April 2nd, 2010

so……. its a very slow day here at work, which makes it difficult to want to stick around and couple that with the fact that its 70ish degrees out there, its got me wanting to play hooky. ive had this laying around for sometime, well since like february, and while its not something i normally subscribe to posting, i will forever be a wu-tang fan and sometimes its good to break up the monotony. this is a mixtape/bootleg thingy called nuclear warfare.

1. intro
2. ice cream
3. angels (remix)
4. meth vs chef
5. box in hand
6. cash still rules
7. the projects
8. the turn
9. clap
10. flowers
11. the afterparty
12. wu massacre skit
13. happy new year
14. yolandas house
15. house of the flying daggers
16. meth vs chef part two
17. new wu
18. crime wave freestyle
19. killa lipstick
20. dirty talk (21)

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