jueves, 25 de junio de 2009

Chris Bell I am the Cosmos

Chris Bell (January 12, 1951 – December 27, 1978) was a singer, songwriter, and guitarist born in Memphis, Tennessee. Along with Alex Chilton, he led the power pop band Big Star, which recorded albums during the early 1970s. Chris Bell left the group after their first album, #1 Record, but contributed some music and lyrics to their second LP, 1974's Radio City. He recorded as a solo artist for the remainder of the 1970s; two of these influential solo recordings, "I am the Cosmos" and "You and Your Sister," were released on a 1978 single on Car Records. These two songs became popular among collectors of Big Star-related items, and they were later covered on the 1991 Blood album by This Mortal Coil.


Big Star Reference - Chris Bell's I am the Cosmos lyrics

martes, 23 de junio de 2009

Tannis Root presents Freedom of Choice

Great compilation of new wave "oldies" played by 90's grunge generation.

1. Ca Plane Pour Moi - Sonic Youth
2. Rock & Roll Girl - The Muffs
3. Destination Unknown - Erectus Monotone
4. How Much More? - Redd Kross
5. 5' 1" - Tiny Lights
6. Pump It Up - Mudhoney
7. Wait - Das Damen
8. Tainted Love - Finger
9. Wishing - It's OK
10. Dreaming - Yo La Tengo
11. Wuthering Heights - White Flag
12. I Got You - The Connells
13. Homosapien - Big Dipper
14. Mexican Radio - Polvo
15. Antmusic - Hypnolovewheel
16. Don't You Want Me Baby - Chia Pet
17. Hero Worship - Permanent Green Light
18. Girl U Want - Superchunk

miércoles, 17 de junio de 2009

The Flying Burrito Brothers The Gilded Palace of Sin + Burrito Deluxe

The Flying Burrito Brothers was an early country rock band, best known for its influential debut album, 1969's The Gilded Palace of Sin. Although the group is most often mentioned in connection with country rock legends Gram Parsons, Sneaky Pete Kleinow and Chris Hillman, the group underwent many personnel changes.

Christine's Tune by The Flying Burrito Brothers....Yeeehaaaaaa


Gram Parsons' International Submarine Band Safe at Home

The International Submarine Band (ISB) was formed by country rock pioneer Gram Parsons, while a theology student at Harvard University, and John Nuese, a guitar player for local rock group The Trolls. Nuese is largely credited with having persuaded Parsons to pursue the country rock aesthetic he would later be remembered for, when the two first started the "ISB". The two subsequently formed The "ISB". Parsons' work with the band predates his better known ventures with The Byrds (for their 1968 Sweetheart of the Rodeo LP) and with the Flying Burrito Brothers.

Gram Parsons' I.S.B.


domingo, 14 de junio de 2009

Lounge AX Defense & Relocation

Lounge Ax is a nightclub in Chicago which faces the threat of shutdown by zoning and liquor authorities. LOUNGE AX DEFENSE AND RELOCATION CD is an effort by Touch & Go Records and some of the club's regular acts to help pay its legal fees. All of the tracks are previously unreleased (1996).

01The Jesus Lizard - Uncommonly Good
02Shellac - Killers

03Sebadoh - Whole Hog
04June of 44 - Rivers and Plains
05The Coctails - Wood Bee

06Guided by Voices - Beneath a Festering Moon

07Archers of Loaf - Mark Price P.I.

08Bad Livers - Wild Bill Jones
09Yo La Tengo - Attack on Love
10Mekons - Axcerpt

11Superchunk - Fader Rules

12Seam - The Prizefighters

13Tortoise - Restless Waters

14Rachel's - Those Pearls

viernes, 12 de junio de 2009

Songs:Ohia The Lioness

Jason Molina is an American singer-songwriter, originally from Lorain, Ohio. He first came to prominence performing and recording as Songs: Ohia, both in solo projects and with a rotating cast of musicians. Since 2003, he has recorded either under his own name or with a stable line-up of band members as the Magnolia Electric Co.


miércoles, 10 de junio de 2009

The Late Great Townes Van Zandt

The Late Great Townes Van Zandt was the second 1972 studio album by Texas singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt and a follow-up to High, Low and In Between. The album includes the earliest recorded version of two of his best-known songs, "Pancho and Lefty" and "If I Needed You".


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