Saturday, February 25, 2012

random single of the month

when i picked this up at rockaway records about two months ago in the silverlake area i had no idea what it sounds like and the wi-fi at that store barely works. good thing they have a listening station(a very few amount of records store has it anymore) so it saves an average collector like me some $$, we all know what it can feel like to spend money on music only to find out it ain't worth it. so anyway, wild nothing is america's answer to nu-gaze? twee? or dreamm-pop? youbethe judge on that, i certainly was surprised to say the least of how good this jack tatum project was, a real indie gem. it's up there with the likes of the philippines'most celebrated debut by moscow olympics and sweden's the mary onettes.
the band's full length album "gemini" is out now! and it's just as good as this ep. so don't miss out on a quality synth-driven ethereal sound of wild nothing.

wild nothing - golden haze...

wild nothing - quiet hours...

Monday, February 20, 2012

julia p. - the law 7" 1999

all songs beautifully written, carefully arranged and could not be perfectly performed otherwise by julia p. recorded for anyway records in columbus, ohio in 1998 and released a year later. 'the law' for some reason sounds so familiar that it almost sounded like a cover song to me, it's kinda like being introduced to someone you swore you've met before, dejavu. anyway i don't know much about julia p. except she's a very talented songwriter and that maybe of a dutch origin from amsterdam and her music is utmost independently universal.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

an uran sa abril - ayaw baya paghali 7" 1982

buli suon baga, sayo na naman ini na ako nadiskubri niyan na bulan. di ko ini sigurado kun ma-o ini an april showers na nagkanta san abandon ship sadto na 1985. medyo may diyo na haging an tunog pero an pangaran san banda may-on sin "the", so bali an pangaran ay the april showers diri april showers. niyan ko lang ini na-imod, kaya siguro hari-unon na naman sini an mga ka-vibes ko. an huna ko sini wara pa sa kanira an may aram sini. pan-o man ma-araman buwa man ugang ini katunog lang saka hinimo ko lang and butangan pero mayad kay diri kila, mag-irihi na naman sira sini, o sige bati-on niyo na lang, ayt.

ayaw baya paghali...

awtomatik...

Sunday, February 12, 2012

tba - love across the nation 12" 1982

one and only single from these canadian imports released in 1982 under fringe product fronted by glen schellenberg and andrew zealley. pretty authentic sounding guitar-driven synthipop tune from ontario that probably never reached the usa airwaves in the early eighties.

love across the nation(12" version)...

in training...

Thursday, February 9, 2012

the glory box - raining embers 7" 1991

a debut single from these oz indie rockers from melbourne that attracted interest in the uk with two independent labels... london's bad girl records and bristol's tea time records. once tagged as melbourne's most promising band of the early nineties, these quintet combines pathos and earnestness with morbid vulnerability.

raining embers...

regrets(giveaway version)...

Saturday, February 4, 2012

charlots - even if i like you 7" 1995

the only release i know from these very short-lived indiepoppers, a self-produced 3 song single from motorway label in japan in 1995. not a bad pick up after listening to it a bunch of times i can hear a little cardigans in them... swede pop plus jangly guitar, flirty vocal and bob's yer uncle.

even if i like you...

rocky boy...