Dead Air VinylFrontier Records - Gust's knack for anthemic, empowering choruses infused with open emotional passion makes the Fugazi comparison in particular appropriate, almost as if on his own he's fused Ian MacKaye and Guy Picciotto in one body. Elliott smith likely cringed to remember that before his all-too-precious reinvention of himself he was trying to rock out in a Fugazi/Helmet vein.
Openly gay but not making it his creative raison d tre like, say, Gust and company tear things up with full-on energy, Pansy Division, while the co-production on the part of the band and Portland legend Thee Slayer Hippy is crisp and focused. Every so often there's some great flash on the guitars -- check out the solo on "Dirt" -- while the rhythm section does well enough drummer Tony Lash in particular.
Dead Air Vinyl - Ned raggett, all music Guide Ships in certified Frustration-Free Packaging. At one point, on the wonderful "Can't Be Touched, " he even sounds like an aggro Michael Stipe. The songs don't waste time -- 14 in 37 minutes -- and steer away from easy singalong approaches in favor of slightly more complex headbanging with a brain and heart.
There's a perhaps inevitable casting of grunge over everything given its 1993 genesis, but instead of sprawl the emphasis is on tautness, vocals rough but not whined, more H sker D and Mission of Burma, say, than Black Sabbath or Black Flag. That's not because the results were bad, though -- if derivative, though arguably more credit goes to the band's true creative touchstone, Dead Air is still a mighty fine debut album, fellow singer/guitarist Neil Gust.
. Bottle rocket" is a definite winner, with some great call-and-response vocal work and a steadily building verse-into-chorus structure that's fierce without falling prey to incipient emo clich s.
Roman Candle VinylKill Rock Stars 29086218 - Tracklisting: 01. Roman candle 02. Condor ave 03. No name #1 04. No name #2 05. No name #3 06. Drive all over town 07. No name #4 08. Last call 09. Kiwi maddoy 20/20 ships in certified Frustration-Free Packaging.
Yellow No. 5 VinylFrontier Records - 5. 5 ep is probably heatmiser's most accessibly poppy release, snappy tunes with plenty of hooks in them -- it's almost as if the record was intended to balance the darker, more soulful rock sound of Cop and Speeder, laying out 5 short, the album which accompanied Yellow No. Which of these two sounds is preferable is, of course, entirely up to the listener.
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XO LPGeffen - Xo is the fourth studio album by American singer-songwriter Elliott Smith. Two singles, 'waltz #2 XO' and 'Baby Britain', were released. Continuing with it vinyl reissue campaign UMe will be reissuing this title on 140-gram vinyl. Ships in certified Frustration-Free Packaging. It was recorded from 1997 to 1998 and released on August 25, 1998 by record label DreamWorks; Smith's first solo album on a major record label.
Figure 8 2 LPGeffen - Figure 8 is the fifth studio album by Elliott Smith, and the final album he completed before his death. Continuing with it vinyl reissue campaign UMe will be reissuing this title on 140-gram vinyl. Elliott Smith- Figure 8. It was recorded from 1998 to 2000 at numerous studios and released on April 18, 2000 through DreamWorks Records.
Preceded by the singles 'happiness' and 'Son of Sam', Figure 8 was Smith's second release on a major label. Ships in certified Frustration-Free Packaging.
Speed Trials VinylKill Rock Stars - Angeles 2:50, B2. Ships in certified Frustration-Free Packaging. I don't think i'm ever gonna Figure It Out 1:55. Speed Trials. 1996 kill rock stars release 7 inch vinyl EP. Indie Rock. Tracks: A. Speed trials 3:04, B1. Elliott Smith. 7 inch vinyl EP. Folk. Elliott Smith- Figure 8.
Diary Remaster VinylSub Pop Records - Elliott Smith. Ships in certified Frustration-Free Packaging. Shrink-wrapped. Available on CD and deluxe double LP. 7 inch vinyl EP. Remastered reissue of 1994's "Diary". Folk. Speed Trials. Elliott Smith- Figure 8. Indie Rock.
Double Nickels on the Dime VinylSst Records - Elliott Smith. Tracklisting: a1 anxious mo-fo 1:15 a2 theatre is the life of you 1:28 a3 viet nam 1:27 a4 cohesion 1:57 a5 it's expected i'm gone 2:07 a6 #1 hit song 1:52 a7 two beads at the end 1:50 a8 do you want new wave or do you want the truth? 1:46 a9 don't look now 1:40 a10 shit from an old notebook 1:33 a11 nature without man 1:43 a12 One Reporter's Opinion 1:47 B1 Political Song For Michael Jackson To Sing 1:29 B2 Maybe Partying Will Help 1:57 B3 Toadies 1:38 B4 Retreat 1:55 B5 The Big Foist 1:27 B6 God Bows To Math 1:18 B7 Corona 2:29 B8 The Glory Of Man 2:52 B9 Take 5, D.
Indie Rock. 1:41 b10 my heart and the real world 1:03 b11 history lesson - part ii 2:12 c1 you need the Glory 2:00 C2 Thr Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts 1:21 C3 Mr. Minutement- Double Nickels On The Dime. Shrink-wrapped. Speed Trials. Folk. 7 inch vinyl EP. Robot's holy orders 3:00 c4 west germany 1:49 c5 the politics of time 1:08 c6 themselves 1:18 c7 please don't be gentle with me 0:46 c8 nothing indeed 1:20 c9 no exchange 1:54 c10 there ain't shit on tv tonight 1:35 c11 this ain't no picnic 1:54 c12 spillage 1:48 d1 untitled song for latin america 2:02 d2 jesus and Tequila 2:56 D3 June 16th 1:47 D4 Storm In My House 2:02 D5 Martin's Story 0:51 D6 Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love 0:38 D7 Doctor Wu 1:41 D8 Little Man With A Gun In His Hand 2:53 D9 The World According To Nouns 2:02 D10 Love Dance 2:03 Ships in certified Frustration-Free Packaging.
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From a Basement on the Hill VinylKill Rock Stars 29086219 - Elliott Smith. Minutement- Double Nickels On The Dime. Speed Trials. Elliott Smith- Figure 8. 7 inch vinyl EP. Tracklisting: 01. Coast to coast 02. Let's get lost 03. Pretty ugly before 04. Don't go down 05. Strung out again 06. A fond farewell 07. King's crossing disc#2:01. Ostrich and chirping 02. Twilight 03. A passing feeling 04.
The last hour 05. Shooting star 06. Memory lane 07. Little one 08. A distorted reality is now a necessity to be free ships in certified Frustration-Free Packaging. Indie Rock. Folk. Shrink-wrapped.
The Cure PornographyElektra Catalog Group - Ships in certified Frustration-Free Packaging. Minutement- Double Nickels On The Dime. Speed Trials. Indie Rock. Shrink-wrapped. Pornography was the band's first album with a new producer, Phil Thornalley, and was recorded at RAK Studios from January to April. While poorly received by critics at the time of release, Pornography was their most popular album to date, reaching No.
The band has performed the album live in its entirety as part of the Trilogy concerts. This record will be released on 180 gram vinyl. 7 inch vinyl EP. Folk. The cure- Pornography VT. 8 in the UK charts. Pornography is the fourth studio album by English rock band The Cure, originally released on May 4, 1982. Elliott Smith.
The Cure Pornography - Pornography has since gone on to gain acclaim from critics, and is now considered an important milestone in the development of the gothic rock genre. Elliott Smith- Figure 8.