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richmond fontaine "you can move back here" video

Posted by gregor on Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

you may still be able to buy the “you can move back here” limited edition 7″ via trash aesthetics.
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grant lee phillips' good morning happiness – video

Posted by gregor on Sunday, July 12th, 2009

this if from grant lee’s forthcoming 10.13 release, little moon. follow grant lee on twitter, if thats your thing.

recording “older now” from the same record

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seventeen years with bill janovitz, its been a pleasure

Posted by gregor on Sunday, July 12th, 2009

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back in 1992, i believe it was, i read an interview with j mascis and in said interview j happened to mention bill janovitz and buffalo tom. believe he talked about producing their first two records, and maybe even saying something along the lines of having too much influence and weighing too heavy of a hand on their first record. i would absolutely agree with that sentiment, even if j actually never said that, and i am totally making it up. honestly, their self titled debut is pretty bad cause its a sound of a band being exactly what they are not. their follow up, birdbrain, with j still at the helm, sounds like a totally different band, and we’re all the better for it. in terms of consistency, i dont think there are any artists that are up to their level. one could argue that they stick to a formula, albeit an awesome one, and that they dont really “challenge” their audience/fans. to that i would say fuck “challenging.” great comeback, huh? in all seriousness, though, janovitz and buffalo tom have created a body of work that really any fan of no bullshit, what-you-see-is-what-you-get rock and roll would definitely find very much to their liking. like michael bolton, i celebrate their entire catalogue. if you do take my advice, i would start with let me come over or big red letter day and then maybe smitten or sleepy eyed. i would definitely start with let me come over, now that i think of it. his non buffalo tom is stuff is great as well, particularly his crown victoria record, fireworks on tv.

here’s what i think is the quintessential buffalo tom song

soda jerk off big red letter day

mr janovitz has been doing a covers of the week for about 35 weeks, and here a few of my favorites. check his site for them all, and for some cool/funny stories.

slip slidin away – paul simon
one step up – springsteen
no surprises – radiohead
agnes, queen of sorrow – will oldham
valentine’s day – steve earle

taillights fade

im allowed

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jill andrews covers human nature

Posted by gregor on Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

July Update from Jill Andrews on Vimeo.

Jill Andrews covers “Human Nature” by Michael Jackson

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elvis perkins in dearland's chains, chains, chains – video

Posted by gregor on Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

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sam quinn + japan ten in harvey's kitchen

Posted by gregor on Sunday, June 7th, 2009

came across this, this morning whilst looking at sam quinn + japan ten’s myspace page. i had never heard of harvey’s kitchen or monkey whale, but it seems as if they have something pretty cool going on, check out the site. stick around for the second song cause its awesome…. (19)

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dan auerbach's heartbroken in disrepair video

Posted by gregor on Friday, May 29th, 2009

i have always kinda liked the black keys, but never really “got em.” whats there to “get” you ask? shit i dont know? the point i am getting at is that auerbach’s recently released keep it hid, i get, or something that resembles “getting.” in fact its pretty damn awesome, and that up there is the video for one of my favorite songs of the year “heartbroken in disrepair.”

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sharon van etten's for you

Posted by gregor on Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

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for some reason or another, i have never really talked about sharon van etten. i think i may have posted one song before, i cant remember. figured now we would be an appropriate time, seeing as she has a new record out called because i was in love, which was released last week via language of stone. i have only listened to it once, and that was over at mbv where they are streaming it in it’s entirety. initial reaction is that its lovely, quite lovely. musically, van etten doesnt tread any new ground outside of your typical singer/songwriter/folky fare, but when you have a voice as gorgeous as hers, she could sing me the diary of anne frank and i would get mildly aroused.

for you

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wicked celtics' i dont wanna hear your band

Posted by gregor on Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

this dude is all kinds of awesome. where did wicked celtics find me? of course, myspace. wicked hypocrite, maybe more appropriate? i kid, kind of. he claims to be a centro-matic fan, but he may have just been trying to butter me up. regardless, this is quite comical and apropos.

<a href="http://wickedceltics.bandcamp.com/track/i-dont-wanna-hear-your-band">I Don&#8217;t Wanna Hear Your Band by Wicked Celtics</a>
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come hell or high water video

Posted by gregor on Monday, April 20th, 2009

close to the top of my list of my favorite records of 09 is whitmore’s animals in the dark and here is the first, and probably last, video from said record. this is, in my opinion, his first truly solid record from beginning to end. if you like free stuff, anti has a sampler download via amazon which includes mould, jason lytle, nasa, booker t and whitmore’s “there’s hope for you,” amongst others. (23)

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Captains Dead Blog

    • oasis acoustic compilation
      April 16, 2014

      oh happy day, peoples! what we got here is an oasis acoustic compilation. for some reason have found myself listening to the first few oasis records the past few days, and figured i would post this. there is more to this compilation but those tracks have been removed cause they were commercially released. track info […]

    • centro-matic “salty disciple”
      April 15, 2014

      y’all know i think centro-matic is pretty much the greatest band on the planet, so i wont get into too much. this here song is off their upcoming record take pride in your long odds which is due out on 6.3… that is all for now. love this, if you couldnt probably have guessed. centro-matic […]

    • strand of oaks “goshen ’97″ – official video

      my man timothy showalter and his strand of oaks is back, and ive missed him so… he’s signed with dead oceans and his new record, heal, is due out 6.24. if you arent familiar with tim/strand of oaks, i cannot speak more highly of his work and in fact all three of his previous record, […]


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