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the mynabirds “generals” video

Posted by gregor on Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

talked about this record a few posts ago, so wont wasted any more time. buy generals via amazon and check the tour dates down there.

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the mynabirds “body of work”

Posted by gregor on Thursday, May 31st, 2012

possible shortest review of a record coming in 3,2,1… laura burhenn and her mynabirds have a new record coming out on 6.5 entitled generals. either youre going to get it, or you wont. either you love it, or you wont. its a call to arms to whoever is listening to get out there and standup for something, do some good, or at very least give a fuck. laura is the voice of a new generation of not only women in music, but music in general no matter the gender. best of 2012, and possibly favorite record of the year thus far.

pre-order generals via saddle creek

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the mynabirds tiny desk concert

Posted by gregor on Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

as i was messing around on the youtubes today, came across this, which i sadly missed back when it was recorded almost 2 years ago. either way, its awesome and if you havent picked up the new song “generals” off their forthcoming generals, i cant recommend it enough.

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the mynabirds "generals"

Posted by gregor on Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

oh, boy couldnt be more excited about this record! this being the sophomore record by the mynabirds, which is due out 6.5 on saddle creek, entitled generals. i dont make many predictions, but come this summer, me thinks people are going to be apeshit for laura burhenn – lead mynabird. their debut, what we lose in the fire we gain in the flood was one of my favorite records, and damn if it aint one of the sexiest/slow burn records i have heard in a long while. if you havent heard it, go find it now or download it via amazon. grab the first single “generals” down there. make sure you catch em at sxsw, and how nice would it be at cxcw, and a few tour dates starting soon. check their site for the dates….

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captains dead's top 11 records of 2010

Posted by gregor on Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

well, i guess this is it, huh? 2010 is just about done, and while i usually wait a little longer to do my end of the year list, i figured at this point it was pretty solidly impacted in my brain. so, there was really no point in waiting. oh, im sure ill hear something between now and the end of the year that will blow my mind, cause thats just the way shit goes. i am not going to talk to much re: the list, and just let the songs i have provided do the talking. why fuck up a good thing w/ talking? i think an ex-girlfriend once said that to me. without further ado…

1. superchunkmajesty shredding

diggin for something

2. strand of oakspope killdragon

bonfire

3. american aquariumsmall town hymns

rattlesnake

4. the futurebirds -hampton’s lullaby

johnny utah

5. the gaslight anthemamerican slang

orphans

6. black dub -black dub

silverado

7. the mynabirds - what we lose in the fire we gain in the flood

let the record go
numbers dont lie

8. glossaryferal fire

no guarantee
bend with the breeze

9. travel by seatwo states and the blindness that follows

eventually
the road

10. sun hotelcoast

oikos

11. trampled by turtlespalomino

new orleans (665)

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the mynabirds (i think i’m in love)

Posted by gregor on Saturday, September 18th, 2010

how i didnt pay attention to this release earlier is beyond comprehension. the release i speak of is the mynabirds’ what we lose in the fire we gain in the flood which was released earlier this year via saddle creek. off topic but trying to make a point. i used to have a girlfriend who was a sweet and loving as could be, but when she wasnt she would say shit that would break my heart, and at the end this was on a daily basis. this record is kinda like that. its a very slow spiraling descent into heartbreak that you didnt see coming. sure there were red flags being thrown up all along the way that you should have paid attention to, but you are way too smitten to care. again, i know that is way off base, but laura burhenn’s voice/lyrics/delivery almost makes it seem like she’s singing directly to the listener, and by the end of the record you may be a little emotionally drained, that is if you let dig deeper than just a casual listen. all i can say after that is this so fucking good… also, make sure you check out their daytrotter session.

buy what we lose in the fire we gain in the flood via amazon

let the record go
numbers dont lie


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Captains Dead Blog

    • roadside graves “body”
      July 31, 2014

      photo by travis huggett roadside graves are one of the best bands on the planet, this is not up for debate. shit their last two records were 1. a double record, my sons home, that was my favorite of that year and is better than just about any double record ever released, and 2. we […]

    • strand of oaks “same emotions” – video
      July 28, 2014

      firstly, the video is possibly nsfw, just a fyi. secondly, read more about the video here, and buy heal – one of the best records of the year, here. (438)

    • maxwell panther “sky like you”
      July 27, 2014

      ive been meaning to listen to maxwell panther’s raw, real and the pure for oh a good 4-5 months now, and i still havent – well not all of it, but most. either way, had some time, wanted to mention it cause so far from what i have heard, i really dig it. i wrote […]


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