Category Archives: compilation

Under the Covers vol. 2

I hadn’t heard of Volar Records until Maria (Bedroom Problems, Her Jazz on WPRB) mentioned Under the Covers vol 2 a couple of months ago and, honestly, if there’s one great way for a label to jump on my radar, … Continue reading

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Dolly Mixture, Remember This

For those of you who may have missed the Dolly Mixture re-issue and box set last year, you’re in luck! Rough Trade is currently taking pre-orders for Remember This: The Singles Collection (1980-1984). Remember This collects 16 tracks, all of … Continue reading

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Tiny Idols: Transmissions from the Indie Underground 1991-1995 vol. III

Small Factory, “What to Want” (DOWNLOAD) Radon, “Kibbles and Bits” (DOWNLOAD) Kicking Giant, “Satellite” (DOWNLOAD) I get a lot of e-mails from people about things they want me to write about and think I would like, and it’s really cool … Continue reading

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Old News is Good News: Free to Fight Comp

Various Artists, Free to Fight (DOWNLOAD) Two things: 1. So, the other day I was watching videos of Team Dresch on YouTube and I was watching a performance of “Freewheel” from a few years ago and there was this really … Continue reading

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Old News: The Poop Alley Tapes

Various Artists, The Poop Alley Tapes (DOWNLOAD) Last night, Drew woke me up at like one in the morning because he was losing his mind over the fact that the deluxe edition of Weezer’s Pinkerton had leaked. My initial thoughts … Continue reading

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Old News: Ragazza Pop Compilation

Various Artists, Ragazza Pop (DOWNLOAD) Earlier this summer, Mirah released a 7” on Mississippi Records. The a-side, “Don’t!” just happened to be one of my favorite Mirah songs. A sixties girl group inspired number with a pounding piano and backing … Continue reading

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Tullycraft (Well, Tullycraft-related)

So, who do you love? I certainly hope the answer is Tullycraft. I still remember the first Tullycraft song I ever heard — the inimitable “Pop Songs Your New Boyfriend’s Too Stupid To Know About” (link goes to a YouTube … Continue reading

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