May 1, 2002 at 6:54 pm #45002
Karate – Cancel/Sing
Bedhead – Beheaded
Versus – Shangri-La
Versus – (the one with the Asain characters)
Ted Leo and the Rx’s – The Tyranny of Distance
Thanks to everyone for the Versus recommendations. However the ones you guys told me to check out are impossible to find <img>
-JamieMay 1, 2002 at 8:35 pm #69706
Jamie-too bad that they`re hard to find <img> check around used stores,you might find them there,hopefully they`ll be reissued someday.AG has songs from those albums so you might want to download some.
The asian lettering one is the Afterglow ep,I`ve been listening some songs from that from AG;the Shangri La ep is cool as well,though I think they`re cover of the Shangri La`s Out In The Streets could have been done better,it does`nt better the original.
<small>[ 05-01-2002, 06:45 PM: Message edited by: Salamiguy ]</small>May 3, 2002 at 12:19 pm #69707
Caitlin Cary-While You Weren`t Looking;has a 4 song mini cd included,problem is the way it was packaged with a styrofoam thing in the jewelcase,the mini cd came out ok but the normal sized cd got stuck <img> I got it out luckily,I thought I might have to return it.
Anyway,I like Caitlin`s voice,reminds me of Linda Thompson.
<small>[ 05-03-2002, 11:55 AM: Message edited by: Flying Salami Brother ]</small>May 3, 2002 at 10:06 pm #69708
Salami Brother of the Flying Kind, I’ve got that Caitlin Cary disc as well (you may have noted the Cary/Ryan Adams duet on my latest mix cd…), like it a lot as well, didn’t have any of the problems with the packaging you had, the normal cd came out nicely, the styrofoam thingy didn’t cause any trouble for me…. <img>May 4, 2002 at 12:21 pm #69709
I think pressing on the styrofoam thing caused it to stick,so I guess it was my fault,I should have just pulled it out without pressing on it.May 8, 2002 at 9:59 pm #69710
Norfolk & Western – Winter Farewell
A very fine album, if you like bands like Low, Freakwater, Willard Grant Conspiracy you should check this one, you will love it!
(on FILMguerrero records, very beautiful handprinted sleeve as well)May 10, 2002 at 4:34 pm #69711
I JUST bought-The Breeders, Last Splash. $4.00 at a pawn shop. Nice.
Almost bought Sonic Youth’s Experimental Jet Set Trash and No star, but I remembered to check the CD itself first, how can people manage to fuck Cd’s up so badly? you take It out of the player, you put it into the case, how hard can it be?May 10, 2002 at 4:54 pm #69712
Hey Buck or Starbuck
Norfolk & Western – Winter Farewell
This album is that in the same style as their song on Acuarela Songs?
I really like that beautiful song
But I dont "like" the bands u mentioned
So Im kinda <img>
ZeaMay 10, 2002 at 5:40 pm #69713
Scared As U-I was listening to Norfolk And Western yesterday on AG and did`nt think they sounded like Low,or Freakwater ,or WGC;I think Buck was trying to give a general idea of what it sounds like,so you should check it out,can`t be that diffrent then the first album.
Malc-the new Breeders album comes out on the 21st,that should be cool,Last Splash I bought used too several years ago,the guy in the store told me he did`nt like it <img> but this guy also did`nt like Green Mind either <img>
I know what you mean by damaged cd`s,but sometimes no matter how bad it looks,it might still play ok,you should see some of the cd`s I bought looked like <img> but they played without a skip <img>May 10, 2002 at 6:00 pm #69714
Scared as U/Sunlight Flyer, by mentioning those bands (that some people might know, I also could have mentioned Sanford Arms and the Zephyrs <img> )I indeed tried to give a general impression of the ‘feeling’ of the music. If you like the Norfolk & Western track on the ‘Acuarela Songs’ you will surely like this album.
The Allmusic review says it better than I can…..May 11, 2002 at 5:56 pm #69715
Relative Ways EP by Trail of Dead….for free <img>
Love those stores where when you buy ten they give you ten bucks off, picked up the new Tom Waits (both) as a gift for someone and ended up with a free EP… <img>
Big bunch of white flowers… <img> Hey its finally spring <img>
Allison <img>May 11, 2002 at 9:33 pm #69716
Congrats on getting the Trail Of Dead ep free <img>
Hopefully the Waits albums are around here now so I can buy them next week <img> problably should check around a few stores for the best price.May 12, 2002 at 9:34 pm #69717
The weird thing about CD Plus here is it`s a used store <img>
I`m going to check Future Shop first since that`s where I bought Waits`s 1999 album Mule Variations for $15,hopefully they`ll have the 2 new albums.May 12, 2002 at 10:52 pm #69718
hi folks. the new waits albums both kick ass! and on the recommendation of some folks on this board, i went and downloaded some hellacopters tunes from AG. that shit fuckin rocks hard!!!! thanks to y’all, i had never even heard of em till i saw some fols on the board mention them……."Low Down Shakin’ Chill" fucking rocks…thanks again.May 13, 2002 at 2:40 am #69719
Picked up those Tom Waits at CD Plus for $16 each…not a bad price.
Gotta love free music <img>
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