unreleased album with her band The Fates has been reissued by Finder's Keepers
on vinyl. You may know Una Baines as the first keyboard player in the Fall, as a founding member of Blue Orchids or from a short lived stint in Nico's backing band. The Fates were a "women's group"
operating at the intersection of post-punk, english mysticism, indie and folk. (Link goes to an interview at the defunct online Fall zine Reformation!) [more inside]
posted by kittensofthenight
on Jul 22, 2014 -
The band "OK Go" are using their signature blend of pleasant indie pop and quirky, home-grown videos to teach kids about primary colors
in a new short for Sesame Street. - SLYT
posted by Slap*Happy
on Jan 31, 2012 -
The New Pornographers of the '90s, the Sardinas released two fantastic albums full of mixtape fodder. Now everything they've got, including some live gems, is up online.
posted by klangklangston
on Sep 25, 2007 -
was an early 90's indie label of with an ever-changing number of a's in it's name. The owner of the label has put the entire catalog onto his site for download in mp3 format. He indicates which songs he likes the best by putting a very, very tiny picture of a kitten next to the songs. Artists include The Field Mice, White Town, They Go Boom, BMX Bandits, Dufflecoats, The Bedfloweres and Strawberry Story. You can see pictures of the bands on the site. If you spent your youth saying things like "this is pure, perfect pop music, why isn't this
on the radio" then you've probably already clicked the link.
posted by Kattullus
on Apr 3, 2007 -
Neutral Milk Hotel demos, videos, and bootlegs.
Brainchild of enigmatic, now-reclusive singer/songwriter Jeff Mangum
(not Magnum!), the "fuzz-folk" project known as Neutral Milk Hotel began and ended in the 90s and only released two LPs
, but is still held as a touchstone by many indie rock critics
More live recordings
can be found at the site for Elephant 6
, the collective which included NMH and other bands
like Beulah, Circulatory System, Elf Power, and Apples in Stereo.
The complete discography
and more MP3s. Some lyrics
posted by ludwig_van
on Feb 22, 2006 -