Well, I don't know why that other pic didn't poooost, but I got theeese
Stephen Malkmus and Friends - Can's Ege Bamyasi Thee Oh Sees - Moon Sick
Didn't even know the belt sander existed. Apparently for some reason, it wasn't on the official list, and my local record store only got 2 copies in. It's 4 outtakes from the Floating Coffin sessions. I really wish I could hurry up and get my record player fixed and lissssten to these.
Have they ever played a show with Swans? I would bet so, since they made an appearance on The Seer. Hanging out with Swans has to seriously effect some dudes.
I don't know that they've ever played a show with Swans per se but they were Michael Gira's backing band for a number of years when he was recording as Angels of Light. It's not Swans but I'm sure some of the Gira magic rubbed off on them.
More fun fax:
Akron/Family's first 4 albums were released under Gira's Young God record label, and the first 3 were produced by Gira himself.
So I may be staying at this weird mansion that Sailor Jerry's buys out for SXSW when I go there. Free tattooes are involved. I see myself getting really drunk and accidentally getting a tattoo. I'll keep y'all updated.
I know this guy is apparently from Ashville, NC and not Charleston, SC but this is what I assume all of Lumps music sounds like:
The mazelike structure and wiggly guitar leads of Built to Spill, Elephant 6's sped-up vocals and hard-strummed acoustics, Bradford Cox's reverence for four-track recording and countless other minor Dr. Garbanzoures pop up during this instantly ingratiating and puzzling song.