30 November 2010

KOREA GIRL self titled 1999

By request for Az

This isn't a release I'd expect from Asian Man Records who used to specialize in ska releases. Korea Girl evokes a toned down duo with relaxing vocal styles, jangling, poppy guitars rounded out by a nice indie sound.

29 November 2010

TRIPL3FASTACTION Broadcaster 1996

By request


1 Aerosmith 3:08
2 Anna (Get Your Gun) 3:23
3 Revved Up 4:11
4 Bird Again 2:27
5 超級巨星 1:38
6 Don't Tell 5:36
7 American City World 3:38
8 Cheery 3:39
9 Rest My Head 4:59
10 Never Ever Care 3:21
11 Sally Tree 2:59
12 Paris 4:56
13 Superstar 9:59

GAMEFACE Every Last Time 1999

Stole this out of Chris' living room last night. Thanks Chris!


1 The Pirate Song 3:43
2 Sweet Wreck 1:44
3 My Star 2:47
4 What I Learned In School 2:30
5 Shock Tester 3:28
6 Mean 2:23
7 The Easy Way 3:04
8 If You Want My Advice 2:50
9 Last Of The Good Guys 2:23
10 Boy Wonder 1:54
11 Hey Radio 3:12
12 Everything I Do Is Wrong 2:23
13 The Difference Between Flying And Falling 2:20
14 Mercury Dimes 4:49

WESTON Splitsville 1995

FASTBACKS The Day That Didn't Exist 1999

Fastbacks formed way back in 1979!


1 One More Hour
2 Goodbye, Bird
3 Like Today
4 As Everything
5 New Book Of Old
6 Defy's Gravity
7 I Was Stolen
8 Dreams I.H.S.
9 Have You Had Enough
10 We Can Be
11 Maybe
12 What's The Use?
13 My Destiny
14 The Day That Didn't Exist

28 November 2010

MAXIWAGON Calls in Sick 1996

Debuting in their native San Francisco, Maxiwagon quickly established themselves in the surrounding indie pop environment. With their fuse of jumpy, punk guitar riffs backed by a flow of bouncy indie pop, the lineup of Dave Bergman (vocals/guitar), Janna (bass), and Frank (drums) eventually caught the attention of Omnibus Records in 1999. That same year, Maxiwagon eventually released their first album, Call in Sick.

THE HIGH Somewhere Soon 1990

If you dig Trash Can Sinatras, Stone Roses, Inspiral Carpets and other Manchester sound bands, you'll like this!


Artist Biography by

The High were instigated in Manchester, England, in October 1987 by Andy Couzens (b. 15 July 1965, Macclesfield, Cheshire, England; guitar), who had previously plied his trade in the yet-to-blossom Stone Roses. Joined by John Matthews (b. 23 September 1967, Torquay, Devon, England; vocals), Simon Davies (b. 24 January 1967, Manchester, England; bass) and Chris Goodwin (b. 10 August 1965, Oldham, Lancashire, England; drums), the High immediately eschewed the traditional paths open to small bands by avoiding the pitfalls of incessant touring. Instead, the quartet fabricated a set of unashamedly classic guitar/pop songs and signed to London Records after just one high-profile home-town show. Armed with such a simple musical formula, the High were able to work at an unusually brisk pace, releasing three singles in 1990, each of which gradually pushed the band further towards the brink of the public’s consciousness. Eventually, at the turn of the year, a remixed version of their debut, ‘Box Set Go’, worked its way up to number 28 in the UK charts, allowing them to concentrate on creating new material throughout 1991. However, along with the less worthy Northside, the High soon topped critical assassination lists in the backlash against all things ‘baggy’. The result was an almost total absence of publicity to accompany the aptly titled Hype.


1 Box Set Go 4:01
2 Take Your Time 3:56
3 This Is My World 4:21
4 Rather Be Marsanne 6:17
5 So I Can See 4:30
6 A Minor Turn 1:48
7 Dreams Of Dinesh 5:11
8 Up & Down 4:51
9 P.W.A. 4:10
10 Somewhere Soon 6:31

ROLLERSKATE SKINNY Horsedrawn Wishes 1996


One for that rainy-day, difficult-but-rewarding pile. This Dublin trio whips up dense stormclouds of guitar and electronic "orchestration" which singer Ken Griffin seeds with evocative streams of lyric fragments. --Jeff Bateman


1 Swingboat Yawning 3:49
2 Cradle Burns 4:50
3 One Thousand Couples 5:08
4 Swab The Temples 3:26
5 Speed To My Side 6:53
6 All Mornings Break 4:49
7 Man Under Glass 4:32
8 Shimmer Son Like A Star 4:02
9 Angela Starling 4:43
10 Ribbon Fat 6:13
11 Thirsty European 5:01
12 Bell Jars Away 5:01

27 November 2010

MAZEY FADE Secret Watchers Built the World 1994

From LastFM
Liverpool power trio who made an extraordinary racket for a couple of years back in the early nineties. John Peel famously nominated them for a Mercury Music prize in ‘93 and the band broke up in shock. Not for the faint hearted.

By request

Thanks to Erik for this upload!

25 November 2010


If you want more New Bad Things, head on over to The Blackened Air . He's got two more releases I don't have posted here. Don't forget to leave a comment and tell him thanks for posting.

More stuff from New Bad Things thanks to Shane!

aMINIATURE Murk Time Cruiser 1995

By request
(Someone uploaded this for me but I cannot remember who it was - so apologies and let me know who you were so I can give you props!)


1 He, The Bad Feeler 3:09
2 Peddler's Talk 3:03
3 Bored Spy 3:18
4 Maximum Accident 4:00
5 Secret Enemy 2:46
6 The Prizefighters 2:06
7 Signer's Strut 3:02
8 Murk Time Cruiser 2:08
9 Flux Is Flux 1:47
10 Long Live Soul Miner 4:48

24 November 2010

LAMB self titled 1996

No one requested this but I've not heard this in years, plus I love the cover artwork on this.


1 Lusty 4:09
2 God Bless 5:54
3 Cotton Wool 5:07
4 Trans Fatty Acid 7:37
5 Zero 5:31
6 Merge 5:44
7 Gold 5:40
8 Closer 3:57
9 Górecki 6:30
10.1 Feela 6:44
10.2 Cotton Wool (Fila Brazilia Mix) 8:25

SOLEX Pick Up 1999

Mix a little Monsieur Blumenberg with Butter 08 and Beck, and you've created Solex. I do not know how I missed this band the first time. Amazing!

EVERGREEN self titled 1996

Featured the drummer from Slint, Louisville, Kentucky locals and not to be confused with a California band of the same name.


1 Fairlane
2 Petting The Beast
3 Solar Song
4 Whip Cream Bottle
5 Plastic Bag
6 Klark Kent
7 Sweet Jane
8 Glass Highway
9 Zoom Zoom
10 New York City
11 Coyote

20 November 2010

NEW BAD THINGS Freewheel! 1995

David A. uploads another great band, New Bad Things for you all to check out. When I first heard this, it reminded me a lot of Number One Cup. And I fucking love this! Here's David's review:
The New Bad Things were a Portland band have a sloppy, poppy, lo-fi sound. Released on Candy-Ass records in 1992, this album was their first. They released three more albums on the UK Lissy label, Pop Secret, and a collection of “C-Sides” for Blackbean and Placenta in 1999 before changing their name to “No Bad Things” around 2000.

LUNA Slide EP 1993

By request


1 Slide 4:22
2 Indian Summer 5:46
3 Ride Into The Sun 5:46
4 That's What You Always Say 3:51
5 Hey Sister (Demo Version) 2:58
6 Rollercoaster 4:18

SALT Bluster EP 1995

By request


1 Bluster 3:10
2 Lids 3:59
3 Frust... 3:51
4 A Play 3:15

FROGPOND Count to Ten 1996

1997 brought Frogpond to Pensacola where they packed Sluggo's so tightly we were all smashed against each other. They rocked the place so much everyone was jumping up and down. The next day my neck and legs were so sore from dancing in my combat boots but it was all worth it.


1 Talk To Me 2:18
2 Nowhere 2:43
3 Even Now 2:24
4 Disappointment To Us All 3:20
5 Be 2:25
6 Count To Ten 4:36
7 Trust? 3:08
8 Waiting For A Friend 4:12
9 Lewis 3:08
10 Red Spider 1:32
11 Losers 2:12
12 Pretty Song 3:51

UNCLE WIGGLY There Was an Elk 1992

By request

THRONEBERRY Squinting Before the Dazzle 1998

by request


1 Squinting Before The Dazzle
2 Summerschool
3 Let's Hear It For Decay
4 Guerrilla Skies
5 Shepherds Song
6 Stolen
7 Down At The Foundry
8 Shut Up
9 Isn't It A Pity
10 Quinnipiac
11 See Me Off

18 November 2010

WEIRD PAUL Lo Fidelity High Anxiety 1991

David A. was kind enough to share this with us. Here's what he wrote about Weird Paul: "Released in 1991 on Long Island’s now defunct Homestead Records, the album’s standout track is the prolixly titled “Scott Baio Was Seen at the (Legendary) Pink Dot Convenience Store Buying 12 Cans of Tuna and a Carton of Cigarettes”. I think your fans will enjoy it."

I do for sure. Weird Paul makes me smile.