for February 7, 2002
ALTROK Ordinals 30
Spike Priggen - The Very Thing That You Treasure (Volare)
From New Haven CT, based in NYC for the last several years. Was a member of Dumptruck (like Kevin Salem), a much-lauded 80's indie band.
Starsailor - Love Is Here (Capitol)
Jeff says: New British band ... touted as THE band for 2002. From the Northwest of England; named after a Nick Drake album.
Sloan - Pretty Together (Murderecords)
Jeff says: Canadian superheroes of powerpop are back with a new album on their own MurderRecords (since they can't seem to get a US deal).
(This week's Ordinals courtesy Jeff Raspe.)
All material ©2001-2014 Sean Carolan, except as noted.
Today's NY/NJ Shows That Matter
Monday, October 14, 2019
The Black Keys and Modest Mouse at Wells Fargo Center, Philly
Noah Gundersen and Jonny G at Asbury Lanes
Stringbean & Boardwalk Social Club at Langosta Lounge
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ALTROK recommends music once a week; here's our most recent choices. Most links will take you to a place where you can buy the music; if there's no link, and you own a record company, consider releasing it yourself...
A Place To Bury Strangers - It Is Nothing
The Boxer Rebellion - Semi-Automatic
The Cribs - Cheat On Me
Datarock - True Stories
Everything Everything - Photoshop Handsome
HEALTH - Die Slow
Miles Hunt and Erica Nockalls - Catching More Than We Miss
Julian Plenti - Games For Days
Los Campesinos - The Sea Is A Good Place To Think Of The Future (Free download!)
Miike Snow - Black & Blue
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