Friday, August 31, 2012

Tiger Trap - Tiger Trap


K [1993]

These are the last days of summer. Let's celebrate the waning sunshine with something light, shall we?

Or maybe I just finished the new K Records book and it was awesome as fuck... Who knows?

This goes out to my new friend Tim.

Thanks again for the picture of your feet.

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Friday, August 24, 2012

Big Eyes - Hard Life


Don Giovanna [2011]

I don't usually post modern releases but this here album just got me so worked up I had to post it. If you are at all in the know then you already have this album. Thing is, HIMK is a place where us out-of-touch folks come to congregate and listen to music, so here is BIG EYES.
This is some wonderfully catchy and melodically ripping punk with a 77' flare and garage-pop sensibility. It's infectious.



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Sunday, August 19, 2012

Trumans Water - Peel Sessions


Strange Fruit [1995]

The greatest Trumans Water record is their first. It really is. Alas, the only copy I have of that is etched into a slab of vinyl and despite my overwhelming effort to obtain a cost-less digital copy, I have failed. SO, we are going to listen to the next best thing. This is some stuff the melodically noisy four-tet did with John Peel in the mid 90's. It's good.

And if anyone want's to share with us a link to a copy of "Of Thick Tum" we will worship you publicly. Thank you.

Saturday, August 18, 2012

BARR - Summary


Upset! The Rhythm/ 5RC [2007]

I thought I had posted this long ago. I guess I hadn't.

It's raining where I live. Right now. It's the middle of August and it's cloudy and raining. Thank you Portland.

This is BARR. It's Brendan Fowler speaking important and not-so-important things over his band mates musical explorations. I think it is important you hear this.

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Doggpony [2005]

And here is my second favorite BARR album. You are being required to listen to this as well. It's homework for the apocalypse.

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