Archive for June, 2011

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Vintage languid and drowsy instrumental surf dirge courtesy of the Truants. File under: fake nostalgia. MP3: The Truants :: Sunset Surf ——————— _____________________________________________________________________________________

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Ramsay Midwood’s “Spinning On This Rock.” Found on the absolute classic Shoot Out At The Chinese Restaurant, Midwood comes on strong eating vowels like nobody’s business with a voice/vibe like Bobby Charles and Link Wray playing Russian roulette in a woodshed.  Also, in what can only be described as serendipity, I heard just this morning […]

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

(Our friends at Light In The Attic Records have gone ahead and done justice to one of our favorite records, Jim Ford’s Harlan County. We are giving away a copy of the deluxe vinyl reissue. To enter, leave a comment with your favorite LITA reissue, below. The following is an old AD post on Ford […]

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

There are enough worthwhile vanity pressings from the late 60s – mid 70s that make collecting a rewarding interest, though the really good ones (the Bachs, the Rising Storm, Wilson McKinley, Relatively Clean Rivers et al) are far and few between. Most of these records, while musically very good, are overpriced because so few quantities […]

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

The twisted nonchalance of Dan Sartain should appeal to most anyone with even a passing interest in Cramps style rockabilly, Jon Spencer’s Heavy Trash, and gen-u-wine punk inflected rock & roll. Check out “Atheist Funeral,” track six off his latest, Dan Sartain Lives, below. MP3: Dan Sartain :: Atheist Funeral —————— _____________________________________________________________________________________

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

Sounding like a long lost, sun-kissed, Misfits single, L.A.’s Clavin sisters, formerly of Mika Miko, have a new project dubbed Bleached with 7″ on the horizon via Art Fag Records out next month. The A-side, “Think of You,” below. MP3: Bleached :: Think of You ——————— _____________________________________________________________________________________

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

The dig…parsing through the archives, the muck. I suppose it’s what separates the men from the boys when it comes to the Robert Pollard canon.  Pollard, who on average releases several albums of material per year (going back to the early Guided By Voices days) is set to drop Let It Beard on August 2nd—a […]