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    Rockfire Funk Express - People Save the World
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    Caribou @The Fillmore 03/01/15
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    Neutral Milk Hotel @ Pappy & Harriets 05/30/15


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    GAH!

    Pitchfork just reviewed a reissue of Peter Jeffries - The Last Great Chance In A Dull World, one of the all-time great noise/lo-fi records, and I thought it meant I could finally grab a copy for less than $100. Only on CD. Fuck you Xpressways records for having an incredible catalog and never knowing what to do with it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bmack86 View Post
    GAH!

    Pitchfork just reviewed a reissue of Peter Jeffries - The Last Great Chance In A Dull World, one of the all-time great noise/lo-fi records, and I thought it meant I could finally grab a copy for less than $100. Only on CD. Fuck you Xpressways records for having an incredible catalog and never knowing what to do with it.
    dude, i'm listening to this for the first time 'cause of that review. this is really interesting, awesome stuff.

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    Give his band, This Kind of Punishment, a spin as well. Their self-titled debut is very Joy Division-ish, only it came out around the same time and without the bands having ever heard each other. The second album, A Beard of Bees, is a really bizarre masterpiece of subtle melodies and tension.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bmack86 View Post
    Give his band, This Kind of Punishment, a spin as well. Their self-titled debut is very Joy Division-ish, only it came out around the same time and without the bands having ever heard each other. The second album, A Beard of Bees, is a really bizarre masterpiece of subtle melodies and tension.
    will do! thanks

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    For sure. That whole era of New Zealand indie is just incredible. There were so many good to great bands putting out music around that time that you could just get lost in the back catalogs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bmack86 View Post
    For sure. That whole era of New Zealand indie is just incredible. There were so many good to great bands putting out music around that time that you could just get lost in the back catalogs.
    The only one I'm familiar with is Tall Dwarfs, I'm definitely gonna be exploring that scene.

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    Here's a quick list of things to check out:

    The Clean - Anthology (Disc 1)
    The Chills - Submarine Bells
    This Kind of Punishment - This Kind of Punishment
    Dead C - Harsh 70s Reality
    The Verlaines - Bird Dog
    The 3Ds - The Venus Trail
    The Bats - Daddy's Highway
    Snapper - Shotgun Blossom
    Bailter Space - Robot World
    Straitjacket Fits - Hail

    All of those are classics from the scene and just totally great records. If you particularly enjoy any of them lemme know and I can give you recommendations on where to go next.
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    Speak of the devil, I just noticed The Bats are playing the Satellite on 6/15.
    12/22 - Beachwood Sparks, et al - Echoplex
    12/30 - Together Pangea - Echo
    1/10 - Flesh Eaters - Echoplex (?)
    1/20 - Guster - HOB Anaheim (?)
    1/29 - Patti Smith - Ace (?)


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    Quote Originally Posted by bmack86 View Post
    Here's a quick list of things to check out:

    The Clean - Anthology (Disc 1)
    The Chills - Submarine Bells
    This Kind of Punishment - This Kind of Punishment
    Dead C - Harsh 70s Reality
    The Verlaines - Bird Dog
    The 3Ds - The Venus Trail
    The Bats - Daddy's Highway
    Snapper - Shotgun Blossom
    Bailter Space - Robot World
    Straitjacket Fits - Hail

    All of those are classics from the scene and just totally great records. If you particularly enjoy any of them lemme know and I can give you recommendations on where to go next.
    Wow, thanks so much for this! Seriously. And I totally will

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    Quote Originally Posted by TallGuyCM View Post
    Speak of the devil, I just noticed The Bats are playing the Satellite on 6/15.
    Yeah, sons of bitches. That's my mom's birthday. A good friend in Bishop is a nut for kiwi rock and tried to get them to play here, but they were too busy. Her biggest score was the Bird Nest Roys, who are a great old Dunedin group, but man, if she had gotten the Bats I would have exploded with joy.
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    Hooray for mail order!

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    Goat - Dreambuilding

    12":
    Dolo Percussion - Dolo Percussion
    Delroy Edwards - White Owl
    Florian Kupfer - Lifetrax
    Moon B - Sussegad


    LP:
    Ash Borer - Cold of Ages
    Deafheaven - Sunbather
    King Tuff - Was Dead

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    CD:

    The Stooges - Fun House
    Pixies - Monkey Gone To Heaven (CD Single)

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    Taj Mahal - The Natch'l Blues (og)
    Boards of Canada - Tomorrow's Harvest
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    For those of you who buy CDs, I'm going to be selling my CD collection to make space and money. I'm putting everything on Discogs, so if you see something you'd like send me a message either here or there and we can work something out.
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    As a note, I found Dresden Dolls S/T album on CD signed by Amanda and Brian. If anyone is interested in that sort of stuff...
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    Picked this up late last week.

    Beautiful.
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    I do wish the mastering was better on the album, but the packaging for it is fantastic.
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    bmack - let me know how that goes? I've been considering doing the same but assumed CDs don't really sellanymore.

    London record shopping at a place sonofhal suggested:
    Stone Roses - Love Spreads 12"
    Inner City - Paradise LP
    Trash Can Sinatras - Cake LP
    Ride - Nowhere LP (i'm sure i overpaid for this but i couldn't put it down)
    Bel Canto - White-out Conditions LP
    Momus - Timelord LP
    The Orb - u.f.orb 2xLP+bonus disc
    Dead Voices on Air - The Silent Wing LP
    Radiohead - Pablo Honey LP (180 gram reissue)

    Didn't have time to shop in Barcelona, hopefully hitting some Berlin stores tomorrow

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    Heidi, given our close proximity in the city, I would certainly be interested in buying some of your CDs. Your collection is great.
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    While walking my dog this morning I went past a framing store who also sells a lot of old music/movie signage, and from the street I could see about 300 LPs sitting on the floor. There was a copy of Music for the Masses on the front of one of the stacks, so after I got home I drove over and went home with the following for $40:

    Pet Shop Boys - Please
    Madonna - Madonna
    The Clash - Combat Rock
    The Beatles - 20 Greatest Hits
    The Beatles - The Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl
    Yaz - Upstairs At Eric's
    John Lennon - Live In New York City
    Led Zeppelin - II (first repress)
    Led Zeppelin - III (OP)
    Led Zeppelin - IV (OP)
    Led Zeppelin - Houses of the Holy (OP)
    Depeche Mode - Some Great Reward
    Prince - "Sign "O" The Times" 12"
    Prince - "U Got The Look" 12"
    Siouxsie And The Banshees - "The Killing Jar (Lepidopteristic Mix)" 12"
    JFK - A Memorial Tribute (audio recordings of some of his famous speeches)
    Grover Sings the Blues (can't believe how much this thing sells for!)
    Chilling, Thrilling Sounds Of The Haunted House (OP Disney release from 1964 with original inner sleeve)
    Walt Disney Productions' Mousercise (yeah, I dunno either)
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    Hahahaha, Grover Sings the Blues. Insane.
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    I have a question about Grover Sings the Blues: is the song "Over, Under, Around and Through," a bluesy remake of the original? Cus that song is the fucking jam.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nosurprises12 View Post
    While walking my dog this morning I went past a framing store who also sells a lot of old music/movie signage, and from the street I could see about 300 LPs sitting on the floor. There was a copy of Music for the Masses on the front of one of the stacks, so after I got home I drove over and went home with the following for $40:

    Pet Shop Boys - Please
    Madonna - Madonna
    The Clash - Combat Rock
    The Beatles - 20 Greatest Hits
    The Beatles - The Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl
    Yaz - Upstairs At Eric's
    John Lennon - Live In New York City
    Led Zeppelin - II (first repress)
    Led Zeppelin - III (OP)
    Led Zeppelin - IV (OP)
    Led Zeppelin - Houses of the Holy (OP)
    Depeche Mode - Some Great Reward
    Prince - "Sign "O" The Times" 12"
    Prince - "U Got The Look" 12"
    Siouxsie And The Banshees - "The Killing Jar (Lepidopteristic Mix)" 12"
    JFK - A Memorial Tribute (audio recordings of some of his famous speeches)
    Grover Sings the Blues (can't believe how much this thing sells for!)
    Chilling, Thrilling Sounds Of The Haunted House (OP Disney release from 1964 with original inner sleeve)
    Walt Disney Productions' Mousercise (yeah, I dunno either)

    Dude, yeah. Grover's always been my favorite SS character. Incredible.

    And that Haunted House record is also worth a bit of cash. I sold a copy of that a few years ago for $40.
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    I have the mousercise theme stuck in my head now.

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    I posted about it a few days ago, but here's the link to all the CDs I'm offering for sale. If you see anything you'd like, shoot me a PM and we can work stuff out. You'd probably get them slightly cheaper from me than from a store, so go big and buy large!
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    I bought way too many records today... and i didn't even have time to finish looking through one of the stores i went to.

    Svengalisghost - Vicious Circle 12"
    Brendon Moeller - Close Up 12"
    Arpanet - Inertial Frame LP
    The Future Sound of London - We Have Explosive 12"
    Vatican Shadow - Ornamented Walls LP
    Vondelpark - Seabed 2xLP
    The Future Sound of London - Papua New Guinea 12"
    SBTRKT - SBTRKT LP
    Planetary Assault Systems - Remixes 12" (2012 one)
    Function - Incubation 2xLP
    Morphosis - Dismantle 2x12"
    Steffi - Yours & Mine 2x12"
    Shed - The Praetorian 12"
    Robert Henke - Atom/Document 2x12"
    Margaret Dygas - Margaret Dygas 2x12"
    Actress - Silver Cloud 12"
    Aphex Twin - Come to Daddy 12" (2012 UK reissue)
    Aphex Twin - Windowlicker 12" (2012 UK reissue)

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    I traded a bunch of shit into Rasputin for $11.

    Jonsi - Go Out ep

    Unfortunately, I was quick to grab it and didn't realize that it wasn't actually a Jonsi single, but instead terrible remixes of great songs. Yes, a driving bass drum is exactly what should be drowning out the vocals on "Tornado," that track was so boring before. Holy shit, I fucked up on this one.
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    Deafheaven - Sunbather (red and gold vinyl) showed up today. Can't wait to listen to it on the table tonight.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bmack86 View Post
    Deafheaven - Sunbather (red and gold vinyl) showed up today. Can't wait to listen to it on the table tonight.
    I'm hoping to pick that up at their show Saturday.

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