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Foibles, Charlie Crane

05 May 2018 · No Comments

Foibles and Charlie Crane are artists recommended by the Hussalonia founder. I expect Hussalonia to be on-brand with recommendations, which means quirky, varied, clever, tuneful, prioritizing musicianship over fidelity. Yup.
Charlie Crane on bandcamp
Foibles on bandcamp

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Tags: Rock · c · f · indie pop · lo-fi

Fugazi Live Series

15 Dec 2011 · No Comments

So, yeah, Fugazi Live Series.
Joe Gross’s write up in Spin seemed like a reasonable starting point, but I’m going to go a lot deeper, and I’ll update this post with the results of my explorations.
001 1987.09.03 Washington DC, USA, Wilson Center
I’m going to go against conventional wisdom and say that the band’s first gig is [...]

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Tags: f · indie rock · post-punk · punk

quick take: Fujiya & Miyagi : Ventriloquizzing

27 Jan 2011 · 1 Comment

Ventriloquizzing’s combo of low-register, talky, and somewhat menacing vocal delivery with jittery indie funk reminds me of early Shriekback. A lot. Enough for me to mostly overlook that the lyrics are not much to my taste (repetitive, leaning on familiar phrases and imagery, and in the case of “Sixteen Shades of Black & Blue,” unpleasant). [...]

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Tags: 2011 · f · funk · indie rock · quick take · yep roc