Tag: 1990s

The Meat Cake Bible (Fantagraphics)

The exotic and unique Dame Darcy created a wonderfully bizarre world within her graphic series Meat Cake; this lavish book collects the entirety of the series, and still astonishes and confounds.

Kitty: Kitty (Medical Records)

An obscure electronica group from 1990s Austin recently released this exciting compilation of some of their recordings from the era. Ignore at your own peril. Enjoy at your own leisure.

I Will Not Take These Things For Granted: The Making of Toad The Wet Sprocket’s Fear

Toad The Wet Sprocket’s third album, Fear, wasn’t expected to be a massively successful record. We have a lengthy discussion with leader Glen Phillips about the making of the band’s masterpiece, and the price of sudden and unexpected success.

Further: Where Were You Then? 1991-1997 (Bad Paintings)

A new compilation of some of underrated indie-rockers Further highlights the best of the band’s single sides.

Corduroy: The History of The Fabric Four!

One of the more fun—if not slightly more obscure—musical trends from the early 1990s was the amalgam of jazz, pop, and soundtrack music. Sure, bands like Stereolab and Combustible Edison made the papers, but there were plenty of other bands out there, making quality music. Few bands did so with aplomb than London-based Corduroy. Recording… Read More ›