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plawmac
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re: Favorite band/record no one has heard of?

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Pernice Brothers - Overcome by Happiness

Great album and band - like all of Joe Pernice's incarnations: Chappaquedic Skyline and his solo album (which is the soundtrack to a book he wrote). Working Girls from the Pernice Brothers' The World Won't End is exhibit A in the trial against corporate radio and why great music rarely makes the airwaves. Working Girls:
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hehateme2285
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re: Favorite band/record no one has heard of?
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"Laid" by James


Matt Nathanson covered it. It was in just about every American Pie movie. Pops up on my ipod all the time
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Kafka
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re: Favorite band/record no one has heard of?
In 1973 some high school kids in a small town in Iowa decided to make a record.

Image: http://www.lysergia.com/LamaWorkshop/Shadrack/ShadrackPhoto.jpg


Shadrack Chameleon - "Don't Let It Get You Down"

Fans of the Velvets/Bowie/Mott/Roxy Music sound should check it out

The story of Shadrack Chameleon


Baloo
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re: Favorite band/record no one has heard of?
I've been listening to a lot of Shudder to Think recently. Hit Liquor was so great.

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And speaking of garage rock on another thread. why isn't Hanni El Khatib bigger? frick It. You Win.

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Shawn Spencer
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Cdawg
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re: Favorite band/record no one has heard of?
Elmore Leonard's favorite band, The Stone Coyotes.

They're from Massachusetts but became kind of popular in Houston doing local gigs and getting airplay on a small indy radio station here. Straight forward simple rock-n-roll that tells a tale.

The Stone Coyotes - First Lady of Rock

Stone Coyotes - Church of the Falling Rain





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TFTC
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New Orleans, LA
Member since May 2010
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re: Favorite band/record no one has heard of?
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I'm sure tons of people are familiar with Brian Eno, but I never see anyone talk about his album Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy. It is brilliant, overlooked 70s art-pop (before he started doing ambient music for airports stuff).

mother whale eyeless


I really like Eno and lean more towards Another Green World and Here Come the Warm Jets, which are in that same time period... I included a song off AGW on the favorite obscure guitar solo theread...


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TFTC
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Member since May 2010
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re: Favorite band/record no one has heard of?
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Pernice Brothers - Overcome by Happiness

Obscure and it's a shame.


Wonderful melancholy pop music... I like everything Joe's done...

On Chappaquidick skyline, there is a great cover of New Order's Leave Me Alone


buddhavista
Member since Jul 2012
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re: Favorite band/record no one has heard of?
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"Laid" by James

Ironically, there was a hit song on this record "Laid" but it's probably the worst track on it.

Anybody remember it/them? Simply incredible song writing. I saw 'em in '94 too and they put on a damned great live show.

when the band plays at red rocks (seats thousands) and sells out, I just can't say no one has heard of them.

My two favorites that no one has heard of are....
- Guts - Freedom - Trouble in France
Everyone from your sister to your cousin to your grouchy neighbor will like this album. Especially stoners. But non stoners won't get all the plays
- Saturday looks good to me - Lift me up - good ole fashioned twee.


MontanaMax
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Member since Nov 2011
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re: Favorite band/record no one has heard of?
Haven't listened to them in a while but here's one that my buddy got me into. Ride the Blinds


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gamatt53
Georgia Fan
Member since Nov 2010
886 posts

re: Favorite band/record no one has heard of?
I posted them in a similar thread recently as well

The Sheepdogs

A newish rock band from Canada that has put out some good stuff and won some awards up there. Very southern rockish sounding sometimes and more recently a Black Keys sound since Dan Auerback produced their last album.

Feelin Good
I Don't Know
I Don't Get By



cigsmcgee
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re: Favorite band/record no one has heard of?
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On Chappaquidick skyline, there is a great cover of New Order's Leave Me Alone


hell yeah! i saw the pernice bros. in memphis during the "yours, mine, ours" tour, and i knew they played a new order song but ive long forgotten which one. this musta been it.


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hobotiger
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Hoboken, NJ
Member since Nov 2007
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re: Favorite band/record no one has heard of?
I saw the Sheepdogs earlier this year, they were great.

My nieces boyfriend is in a band I have mentioned here before, The Brothers Comatose, but they just had a video on CMT they did with Nicki Blume, so they may get a little more known.

Song is Morning Time


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MrCoachKlein
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re: Favorite band/record no one has heard of?
"Wishbone Saloon" by Ryan Bingham, the album is hard to find but it was him at his best


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kingbob
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Sorrento, LA
Member since Nov 2010
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re: Favorite band/record no one has heard of?
"Everything Went Numb" Streetlight Manifesto


Cdawg
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re: Favorite band/record no one has heard of?
Moses Guest is another local Houston band that deserves more attention. I'd put them up against Widespread any day.

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Or Donna the Buffalo

Funky Side





hobotiger
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Hoboken, NJ
Member since Nov 2007
3354 posts

re: Favorite band/record no one has heard of?
Anyone in BR in the 80's and a fan of the punk scene would know the US Times, I wanna go to London.

I still love that song


kbro
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Member since Jan 2007
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re: Favorite band/record no one has heard of?
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Hanni El Khatib bigger? frick It. You Win


Nice


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Nativebullet
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re: Favorite band/record no one has heard of?
Kadavar - Black Sun

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Can't get enough of 'em...crank this beeeatch up.

and another song!

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dinner roll
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re: Favorite band/record no one has heard of?
I picked up an autographed copy of "Laid" in the used cd bin.


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