Album Review

Release The Bats [coll] – [Three.One.G]

anthony fremont   6/25/2006   12-inch, A Library

Touted as The Birthday Party covers as heard through the meat grinder of the Three One G label. A total of 18 bands give rousing renditions ranging from grindcore (Das Oath, Cattle Decapitation) to spazz rock (Plot to Blow Up the Eiffel Tower, Ex Models, Melt Banana, Some Girls) to the predominant no wave synth driven pop revival sound from the likes of T Cells, Year Future and Celebration. Over half the bands have past KFJC exposure but some worthy lesser knowns (Plot?, Ssion, Chinese Stars, Error, Daughters, Das Oath, Rah Bras) get first exposure here so give ’em a spin. If you’re looking for the closest Nick Cave incarnation check Daughters. Each track holds true to the dark and menacing spirit the BP possessed and most keep with the linear 80’s dark wave style and sparse production with muted staticy vocals. The album’s title takes its name from the BP’s single from ’82. ‘AFremont

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Mark Alan says

Hello, On early Sunday morning I was driving home from dj-ing after 2am and I happened to turn on to your station. I was hearing the music of dj's playing abstract music with a little turntablism (scratching etc.). I tried to find the program under that time slot on your website but I didn't see any info.
Can you fill me in? Thanks


Cujo - KFJC says

Mark, check out:
Just after 2AM has you listening to Mr. Goodwrench, and there's a link to that playlist...


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