Tuesday, February 03, 2009

not new music tuesdays

Im doing something a little different this week. This is a mix of some songs that are on albums that I don't feel like writing about right now (or ever) with a few singles mixed in.

Funkadelic - Standing on the Verge of Getting it on
(Standing on the Verge of Getting it on, 1974)- This one has been on heavy rotation lately at my place, I just can’t get enough of Eddie Hazel’s guitar playing.

Faust - Krautrock (Faust IV, 1973) - Hey there fuckface, you happy now?

Tractor - Shubunkin/Hope in Favour/Every Time it Happens (Tractor, 1972) - These guys were one of John Peel’s favorite bands in the early 70s, he even bought them recording equipment and suggested their name. I think these three songs are fantastic, but I’ve never really been able to get into the rest of the record.

Cromagnon - Caledonia (Orgasm, 1969) - Wild shit for 1969, too bad the rest of their album isn’t this awesome… There was a rumor at one time that some of these guys were in the residents, but that has never been substantiated.

Fleetwood Mac - The Green Manalishi (with the Two-Pronged Crown) (single, 1970) - I can remember listening to the Judas Priest live version of this song on my walkman as a child and my uncle telling me that it was a Fleetwood Mac cover. I thought he was bullshitting me for years.

Dot Vaeth Group - Armed Robbery (White Collar Worker 7“, 1978) - The best damn band to ever come out of Haltom City!!

Heavens to Betsy - Playground (These Monsters are Real 7“, 1992) - This is one of my guilty pleasures. I really do hate all that riot grrrl shit, except this 7”

The Jesus and Mary Chain - Everything’s Alright When You’re Down (Happy When it Rains single, 1987) - It seems like Psychocandy is currently going through the resurgence of popularity that occurs every few years when the next generation discovers it. That’s great I suppose, but JAMC would probably be my favorite band if this was the only song they ever released.

Kevin Ayers - Decadence (Bananamour, 1973) - Damn, early Spiritualized REALLY sounds like this.

My Solid Ground - The Executioner (My Solid Ground, 1971) - Apparently I don’t know shit about krautrock, so y’all are on your own for this one

Samhain - Archangel (Initium, 1984) - Samhain, you used to post here all the time. This is my fave song of yours.

Amon Düül II - Archangel’s Thunderbird (Yeti, 1970)- I put this one on damn near every mix I make, so here it is.

Mick Ronson - Slaughter on 10th Avenue (Slaughter on 10th Avenue, 1974) - Instrumental greatness from the Spiders from Mars guitarist.

Pentagram - Sign of the Wolf (Pentagram) (Pentagram (Relentless), 1984) - Say what you will about Warren Zevon, this is the best fucking werewolf song ever!

Martin Rev - Mari (Martin Rev, 1979) - An uncharacteristically melodic tune from Rev’s first solo outing.

Peter Laughner - Calvary Cross (Take the Guitar Player for a Ride, 1995 (recorded 1975?)) - Rocket from the Tombs/Pere Ubu founder giving Richard Thompson a nice workout. I believe this is with his group Friction, but I’m not 100% sure.

Jonathan Halper - Leaving My Old Life Behind/I am a Hermit (1966?)- There is not much known about this guy other than these were the only two songs that he ever recorded and that they were used as the soundtrack to Kenneth Anger’s ‘Puce Moment.’ I’m not even sure when they were actually recorded, one hardly credible source says 1966, and that sounds about right so I’m sticking with it.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

folklorian is playing at the argo on sat.

12:36 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Me-Thinks are the best band from Haltom City. Everyone knows that.

12:40 PM  
Anonymous samhain said...

Dear TC,
Marry me. I'm going to finish school within the next year and a half, i'll probably have an unsteady job being a "sound guy," but I know we can make it work, baby. All we need is each other.


12:40 PM  
Anonymous defensive moistening said...

Jesus Christ, why don't we just go on a field trip to a fossil farm?

This shit is old. Like older than Dwight...

12:45 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hey kid 10:45, kill yourself before you grow up and actually learn something. nobody needs you, you dumb fuck. sorry you had to grow up listening to bright eyes and at the drive in. life sucks doesn't it?

1:17 PM  
Anonymous superbligged84 said...

nice to funkadelic on the top of that list. was just jamming hardcore jollies last night.

1:27 PM  
Anonymous 11:17 needs you to change his diaper said...

the last time anybody learned something from music was when... well, never.

1:40 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

well, then what the fuck are you on a website about music for? oh, yeah, to learn. well, you if haven't been schooled yet, you will be, you little bitch.

1:42 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sick of stupid comments? then myspace David Corti:


2:02 PM  
Anonymous this is a website where people come to learn, because they don't get enough of that shit at school or from their idiotic boss said...

learning is for idiots. i already know everything.

2:12 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

where's jackdaw in all this?

2:13 PM  
Anonymous teach me! teach me! said...

all about wanky beard rock from 1971 so I can go to Good Records and hang out with all of the other people who never get laid.

2:15 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

what does commenting on we shot jr do for you in the getting laid department? How's that working out for you, jay z?

2:21 PM  
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2:29 PM  
Anonymous you forgot Neu! and Organisation said...


3:01 PM  
Anonymous sun bear said...

yesss cromagnon

3:56 PM  
Anonymous snap crackle strumpet said...

that wasn't david corti's myspace.
that was just some pedarast.
if you spent less time biting the big one, you'd know to link that shit to goatse.

3:57 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

old fag is old

4:05 PM  
Anonymous twin cheeks said...

i love bowling for soup

4:37 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

bowling for soup was the best dfw band. ever. hands down.

4:59 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

wrong, the toadies were.

5:22 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hey 10:45, don't worry about it, they can't do nothing. and if they do, don't worry about it...

bowling for goop? i don't think so..
even less so w/the toadies. jeeez.............................

7:19 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

my pet peeve? great big fat guys playing little guitars.

10:22 PM  
Anonymous star of daivd said...

cmon the bfs guy is far from great! and the toadies WERE the real deal. Nobody should be too trendy to admit that.

12:41 PM  
Anonymous Indoor Life, please said...

Blue October?

2:53 PM  
Anonymous Indoor Life, please said...

Blue October?

2:58 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

what about toad the wet sprocket?

4:22 PM  
Anonymous Mose Knows Beets said...

What about Dwight's band - Flog The Limp Peenus?

5:59 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

what's your band called, mose?

6:26 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i hope it's not polyfaggot spew................

11:50 PM  
Anonymous mose knows hose said...

my band is called: Dwight Flies A Kite At the Prison Bitch Olympics

I might just shorten it to Cock.

2:55 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

you guys are all wrong. the best band in the history of dallas is clearly Quickserve Johnny.

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