Archive for the ‘CDs’ Category

Some Seattle CDs You Should Own (vol. 7)

Posted: October 4, 2011 in CDs

Clockwise, from upper left: Gas Huffer’s Janitors of Tomorrow; Love Battery’s Dayglo; The Walkabouts’ Rag & Bone/Cataract; Truly’s Fast Stories…From Kid Coma.

Some Seattle CDs You Should Own (vol. 6)

Posted: October 3, 2011 in CDs

Red Dress…  Captain Beefheart meets James Brown, and add a Band aesthetic.  Inimitable, amazing, indescribable.

 

Some Seattle CDs You Should Own (vol. 5)

Posted: October 2, 2011 in CDs

Clockwise from top left: the Fastbacks’ The Question Is No (early sampler); Bite Back: Live at the Crocodile Cafe (a benefit concert for Planned Parenthood and the Northwest AIDS Foundation featuring: the Presidents, the Minus 5, Girl Trouble, the Fastbacks, the Walkabouts, TAD, Gas Huffer, Mad Season, Built to Spill, Love Battery, Flop, the Young Fresh Fellows, Mudhoney, and a few more!); Mudhoney’s Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge; Coffin Break’s Rupture/Psychosis; Jim Basnight’s We Rocked and Rolled: The First 25 Years of Jim Basnight, The Moberlys and Beyond; Screaming Trees’ Anthology: SST Years 1985-1989; and that’s it.

Some Seattle CDs You Should Own (vol. 4)

Posted: September 28, 2011 in CDs

64 Spiders!  (From James Burdyshaw.)  Track listing is too blurry to make out, I know.  My fave song from this collection: “Potty Swat.”  If you listen to this one (or “Rubber Room” for that matter), how can you not identify it as grunge.

Some Seattle CDs You Should Own (vol. 3)

Posted: September 27, 2011 in CDs

The Green Pajamas!  Psych meets the Beatles meets Leonard Cohen meets…  Welcome to Jeff Kelly’s world.  Indian Winter (top right) and Summer of Lust (bottom left) are from the Pajamas’ Joe Ross.  The latter recording was originally a self-released cassette that showed up in the University District in 1984.  The CD at the bottom right (called Book of Hours) is from Green Monkey Records’ Tom Dyer.

Some Seattle CDs You Should Own (vol. 2)

Posted: September 26, 2011 in CDs

(Clockwise from top left): The U-Men’s Solid Action (from Jack Endino); The Young Fresh Fellows’ The Fabulous Sounds of the Pacific Northwest/Topsy Turvy; Jack Endino’s Angle of Attack (from Endino); Upchuck: Gone But Not Forgiven (from Dennis White); Mr. Epp’s Ridiculing the Apocalypse (from Jeff Smith); The Blackouts’ History in Reverse.

Some Seattle CDs You Should Own (vol. 1)

Posted: September 25, 2011 in CDs

(Clockwise from top left): The Posies’ Failure (from Conrad Uno); The Squirrels’ Scrapin’ for Hits (from Rob Morgan); Teryaki Asthma, Vols. I – V (C/Z compilation); The Heats’ Smoke (from Steve Pearson); Capping Day’s Post No Bills (from Laura Weller-Vanderpool); Skin Yard’s Hallowed Ground (from Jack Endino).