Premiere: Happy The Clown -The Complete Discography

Between the heyday of shoegaze gods like Spacemen 3 and My Bloody Valentine, and the era of groups like A Place to Bury Strangers, there was Happy The Clown. HTC was an active fixture in the Boston experimental rock scene from the late ’80s until 2000. Even though they have since remained a live act,Continue reading “Premiere: Happy The Clown -The Complete Discography”

Soundgarden on Bill Nye The Science Guy

It’s Saturday morning, so let’s enjoy that time Soundgarden appeared on Bill Nye The Science Guy in 1993. (This is one of the few times where the caption to a YouTube video has all of the info that I need, so I’m just going to quote what the uploader, All Things Soundgarden, wrote about theContinue reading “Soundgarden on Bill Nye The Science Guy”

The Bevis Frond – Dolly Bug

The Bevis Frond Dolly Bug (1995) Damaged Goods 7″ Playing since the late 80s, Nick Saloman’s legendary Bevis Frond have been┬áconsistently┬ákeeping alive the woodsy, quirkier side of psychedelic rock. On this 1995 single, Saloman and crew blast out in full power. The A-side is a true joy, a real acidic-punk kicker with great lyrics aboutContinue reading “The Bevis Frond – Dolly Bug”

Record Store Day Wrap Up

Hey folks, I hope you all had a good Record Store Day last week. I know I did even though it was the first RSD I spent at a different store in years and even though I didn’t get there first thing in the morning and missed a few records I had on my to-grabContinue reading “Record Store Day Wrap Up”

Flying Saucer Attack – Land Beyond The Sun

Flying Saucer Attack Land Beyond The Sun (1994) Drag City Records 7″ Flying Saucer Attack was one of those groups that could caress you in a soft blanket of ethereal sound one minute and blast out your eardrums with wonderfully seismically droning feedback the next (for a perfect example of this, check out their masterpiece,Continue reading “Flying Saucer Attack – Land Beyond The Sun”

Tara Key – Bourbon County

Tara Key Bourbon County (1993) Homestead Records CD This record really comes off as an expression of a songwriter basking and stretching in newfound creative freedom. This is not to say that Antietam ever sounded like a constricting cage around singer and guitar player, Tara Key, but rather this album seems to be a closeContinue reading “Tara Key – Bourbon County”