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This program features three tracks each week, culled from the endless barrage of independent 45s that were released throughout the 1990s. A shameless re-visitation of those halcyon days when mailorder and photocopied fanzines ruled the school.
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|Slant 6||Thirty Thirty Vision||Wiki | Southern | Dischord Records|
|The Monarchs||Dead Boyfriend||Bulb Records|
|Bimbo Shrineheads||Tompkins Sq.||Google search|
|Scrawl||Reuters (A Wire cover)||Lever compilation 7"||Wiki | Simple Machines|
Wed. 10/24/07 6:26pm
There are 6 "simple machines" -- wedge, wheel, pulley, screw, lever, inclined plane. Some have argued that the classical list double counts, e.g. a pulley is just a particular use of a wheel, a screw is a wedge combined with a lever (and therefore not so simple), an inclined plane is a wedge on its side. But it's great to hear the Wire cover again after many years.
Fri. 10/26/07 7:31pm
Ah, that Slant 6 jam is a goodie. Meant to comment last week on the Nuisance, who must be in my top five fave Lookout-associated groups. Scrolling through your back episodes, I have no idea how I missed your Illyah Kuryahkin inclusion. Their split with Mitch Mitchell's Terrifying Experience is one of those 7"s I leave close to the front of the pile. While many, many, many of my 7"s farm up dust, that one gets plenty of play.
Mon. 11/5/07 8:21pm
Oh man, it's been a minute since I cued up the Anti-Static podcast. Hearing that opening riff to 30-30 vision put the biggest smile on my face. Thank you Mike for what is by far my favorite musical experience of the week every week.
Sun. 1/20/08 11:11am
Scrawl does indeed still play out occasionally. I saw them in a bar in Columbus last August when I was in town for something completely unrelated. They were incendiary, totally worth blowing off my friends for.
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