Wednesday, July 23, 2008

It List: Wednesday

Nomo/Backside Pick/Fatty Lumpkin (Hailey's): Nomo is a sprawling, multi-instrumental project that tackles various strains of international rhythms, often sounding like Medeski, Martin and Wood if they got hung up on Afro-beat and never snapped out of it. The tickled Mbira and overzealous horn parts also show a debt to Konono and Hugh Masekela respectively. There are some are some keyboards and little electronic buzzes to keep things interesting, yet I always have mixed feelings about this sort of group. On one hand, if I were walking down Hermosa Beach, Harvard Square, The French Quarter or various other tourist traps where I've seen some impressive live bands playing on the street, I would probably be blown away by these guys. But to purposely drive to Hailey's to experience it is something that's more in the realm of jam-band geeks, which certainly explains an opening act with a name like "Fatty Lumpkin." At any rate, I'm sure you can take something from this group, even if it's an experience improved by being unplanned.

Taxi Fare (Zubar)

Mike XVX/Jesse Williams/Rocket For Ethiopia/Summer Salts (1919 Hemphill)


Anonymous Anonymous said...

hahaha 'fatty lumpkin.'

4:53 PM  
Anonymous tim duncan said...

whats going on in the dallas dubstep scene?

4:55 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

good dallas band!

5:00 PM  
Anonymous Strawberry Fields said...

Tonight at Rubber Gloves free music docs presented by duh who else!

10pm - Dada with Juice (orange juice) (1984)

11pm - The Fall - Perverted by Language (1985)

12am - Sonic Outlaws (Negatvland) (1995)

Free and cheap drinks!

5:13 PM  
Anonymous About Sonic Outlaws... said...

Combining five formats, including FisherPrice Pixelvision, this is a great film on the legal and ethical issues that surround the work of such groups as Negativland, EBN, the Tape Beatles, and John Oswald. It follows the issues raised by Negativland's infamous single "U2" and is of a format (musically and visually) that one would expect from people who have a collage aesthetic in creating art to comment on the media...

5:21 PM  
Anonymous gutterth said...

Tonight at J&J's Pizza!

New Science Projects (Tour Kickoff!)
Sean Kirkpatrick
Delmore Pilcrow
Kaleo Kaualoku (Tour Kickoff!)



Gutterth Compilation One is now available!
You can find free physical copies at Good Records, Recycled Books, J&J's Pizza and Strawberry Fields.
Download the entire double disc comp as a .zip folder now.
Find more info, download and stream the individual songs here:

Compilation One features songs by:
(* = previously unreleased)

The Great Tyrant
Dust Congress *
Shiny Around The Edges
The Heartstring Stranglers *
Daniel Folmer *
Delmore Pilcrow
New Science Projects
Silk Stocking *
Sean Kirkpatrick *
Ryan Thomas Becker *
Tex Winters *
Emil Rapstine *
Sparlin, Jessels
The Timeline Post
Glen Farris
Miss Celia
The House Harkonnen *
The Spectacle
Will E Lee *
Real Live Tigers
Sarah Renfro
The Lights Of Dragna *
Shaolin Death Squad
Fair To Midland
The Alexander
Knee Pad
Joey Kendall
The International
RTB2 *

5:35 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I see Eek-a-Mouse, Mighty Diamonds, and The Itals are playing Austin in August. Anybody know if they're playing in Dallas? I doubt it but I can't find info.

8:03 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

fuck those gutterth guys. doin' shit for FREE!?!

what a fucking ripoff, all those bands have sold out.

DL, seriously, how do you put up with that hippy bullshit?

10:52 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

shit's free. get some.

12:07 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

them gutterth pricks are getting a little uppity

1:08 AM  
Anonymous boohoo said...

hard work makes my fuck flush with envy

3:40 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

previously unreleased? hawkreleaser!

9:55 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


a. to dispose of entirely by selling.
b. to betray (an associate, one's country, a cause, etc.); turn traitor: He committed suicide rather than sell out to the enemy.

this compilation is know you want one

10:36 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


it's not so much a question of ethics as it is of JUST PLAIN BAD TASTE. A few good bands mixed in with nine hundred terrible ones. Great. Thanks for the compilation of mostly questionable music tied together with nineties industrial radio rock artwork. You can't sell out if nobody's buying.

10:47 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

good comp.

10:47 AM  
Anonymous Annotated said...

The Great Tyrant-American Idol
Dust Congress *-Boat Rock
Shiny Around The Edges-Sweater Vest
The Heartstring Stranglers *-Fake Foreign Film Soundtrack To A Film You're Glad Doesn't Exist
Daniel Folmer *-Fratboys On Ice
Delmore Pilcrow-Secretly Canadian
New Science Projects-Faux Performance Art Blues Without A Single Good Moment
Silk Stocking *-Bourbon In My Pinot
Parata-Don't Look Now But When your dealer's not selling or smoking, he's a crybaby.
MOM-National Geographic
Sean Kirkpatrick *-What If Tori Amos had a penis?
Ryan Thomas Becker *-Bassplayer replace duo entirely
Tex Winters *-Nasal Nightmare. Matt Lauer if he knew three chords.
Emil Rapstine *-Bell Epoch
Sunnybrook-MATAS is now a small island.
Florene-never met an hour and a half set they didn't like
Sparlin, Jessels-Chicago
The Timeline Post-Deep Ellum
Glen Farris-Doors Are At 8:00, load in at noon. Knows how to play "Mama, You Been On My Mind" In His Sleep
Miss Celia-Victim of Frat Poetry (NOT HER FAULT)
The House Harkonnen *-SAVE DEEP ELLUM
The Spectacle-are embarrassing Guy Debord's corpse as we speak
Will E Lee *-Rambling Man
Real Live Tigers-Real Bad Music
Sarah Renfro-Silent Film haircut
The Lights Of Dragna *-Liquid Lounge
Shaolin Death Squad-Role Playing Games As Applied To Sexless Art Rock. A Case Of Mountain Dew Needed For Every Practice
Fair To Midland-102.1
The Alexander-I don't know but why'd you call your band this?
Knee Pad-Eveyone in Dallas/Denton/Fort Worth Has This CD
Joey Kendall-What If Tim Delaughter Grew Up On Billy Joe Armstrong Instead Of Wayne Coyne?
The International-Who Knew Anarchy Could Be So Boring?
RTB2 *-Again? This Compilation Is A Total Ripoff

11:14 AM  
Anonymous stonedranger said...


11:25 AM  
Anonymous gutterth said...

Yeah. Just wow.

11:38 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i could understand your frustration had you PAID for the cd.

11:40 AM  
Anonymous josh baish said...

like wow come to day bar already!

11:44 AM  
Anonymous annotated said...

There's an actual cd? I thought it was a Zip file preview for the greatest show ever.

11:47 AM  
Anonymous gutterth said...

Yes, as explained above, there are free physical double disc copies currently available at Good Records, Recycled Books, Strawberry Fields and J&J's Pizza.

11:54 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

annotated should write for this blog or start her own.

12:23 PM  
Anonymous streisand said...

I like bourbon and pinot noir...but not together.

Speaking of...2006 Oregon pinot noir

06 Domaine Drouhin P.N.-French winemakers in Oregon...
05 Carabella P.N. -Geologists make the best wines...
06 Chehalem 3 vineyards-Bright red cherry flavors with a bit of liquid smoke...This pinot would stand up to a steak.
06 Bergstrom Shea vineyard...Like Jesus Christ in silk pajamas sliding down your throat.
06 Panther Creek...
06 Domaine Serene..Grace Family..This will be something.
06 Cristom jessies vineyard...Robert Parker gave this 85 points...Oh well no one listens to critics anyway!

12:41 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

the gutterth logo reminds me of the movie poster for the ashton kutcher movie butterfly effect or something. dont they make bands play in front of it? as if to say, don't forget who's responsible for this show at J&J's.

12:42 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


12:44 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

gutterth sucks. period.

streisand is dumb. period.

-not kyle

12:47 PM  
Anonymous M-. said...

Annotated - Thanks for making me chuckle, for better or for worse.

Streisand - Awesome guy. Awesome pinot.

Gutterth - Love music and work hard. Nothing wrong there.

12:59 PM  
Anonymous streisand said...

To 12:47

I would of been offended if it was kyle calling me "dumb" because i like him.

I have always been puzzled by why people have to write "period" out especially after a "."

Seems redundant but i'm not sure i know what that word means. Oh well i'll just keep drinking.

1:33 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just got done listening to the gutterth comp. Kudos to them for putting one out. You can't fault them for trying. Lameness on the bands for sucking all holy ass! Seriously is that all D/FW has? Gross.

2:25 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i think that it is safe to say-

some people dont like other people

who cares

2:38 PM  
Anonymous zineophonic said...

Streisand, your invited to my wine party if I ever get around to having one.

2:45 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


2:47 PM  
Anonymous streisand said...

Come to my store zine and i will hook you up.
Farpointe cellars
721 E. southlake blvd
southlake, tx 76092

You will have to brave southlake burbs but I have some deals $90.00 dollar bordeaux priced at $15.00!

Also we have good music playing besides when ty stamp is working.

3:08 PM  
Anonymous zineophonic said...

Somehow I doubt that it would be 05 bordeaux, but you have me curious.

4:16 PM  
Anonymous streisand said...

1999 Certan (Pomeral) 3000 cs production....85 Merlot, 10 Cab. Franc, 5 cab sauv. drink until 2016

black cherries, truffles, cedar, and vanilla. This layered, opulently-textured wine displays extraordinary purity, elegance, and finesse. It is a classic Bordeaux with superb palate presence that builds incrementally on the palate. The finish is long, with plenty of sweet tannin. Very impressive! R. Parker 91pts

$15.00...Only can do one at that price! We also have about 20 diff. 05's mostly in the over 40.00 range.

If ya wants give me your email...have some good deals.

4:32 PM  
Anonymous streisand said...

ha! pomerol...i am dumb

4:34 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

white boy music

5:10 PM  
Anonymous zineophonic said...

Unfortunately I don't get out of Dallas much, due to not owning a car. So I'm not sure if I'd be making it out to southlake anytime soon. As for contact...Not sure if you've used cork'd before, but it's kinda like a myspace/facebook for wine. I just signed up for it. You can rate wines and get recommendations and such.

5:48 PM  
Anonymous in other news said...


7:40 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

kyle's one of the smartest, kindest people i've ever met. Anyone who thinks otherwise is crazy.. or they spend all their time on here:P

11:23 PM  
Anonymous crazy & spends all their time on here said...

you guys think the local music scene sux cos you haven't had the darktown strutters rip it a new asshole yet.


1:13 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Kyle is batshit insane and everyone knows it.

10:43 AM  
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