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Tag: 1998

J Mascis

J Mascis: Fed Up And Feeling Strange: Live And In Person 1993-1998 (Cherry Red)

Dinosaur Jr frontman J Mascis occasionally stepped away from the full band experience for a handful of solo acoustic performances. Fed Up And Feeling Strange captures those moments, offering not only his first-ever solo acoustic performance, but also his 1995 solo album Martin & Me, and a loose but fun show from 1998, shortly before dissolving his band.

Tripping Daisy

Song Of The Day: Tripping Daisy, “Field Day Jitters”

The Recoup Song Of The Day for Monday, August 3rd is “Field Day Jitters” by Tripping Daisy, taken from the Good Records release, Jesus Hits Like The Atom Bomb.

Song Of The Day: Cows, “Finished Again”

Taken from the Amphetamine Reptile release, Sorry In Pig Minor.

Fastball: All The Pain Money Can Buy (Omnivore Recordings)

Austin rock trio Fastball’s sophomore release was an unapologetically grown-up album, and to everyone’s surprise the record was an unexpected hit in 1998.

Song Of The Day: John Wesley Harding w/Fastball, “Star”

Taken from the Omnivore Recordings release, Greatest Other People’s Hits.

Old Dogs: Old Dogs, Volumes One & Two (Morello Records)

This one-off, one-night-only Outlaw Country supergroup was formed to poke fun and sing about the joys of old age, with all-original material provided by Shel Silverstein. It’s a fun collection of songs, and a fantastic last hurrah for the songwriter, who passed away less than a year later.

Twilight Music: Piano Magic, “Halloween Boat” (1999)

A gorgeous, eighteen minute aquatic experience. Ladies and gentlemen, you are floating in water….

Bedhead: Live 1998 (Numero Group)

This eleven-song live performance from Dallas’ Bedhead documents one of their final shows, and helps to capture the spark of their transformative live shows.

3 AM Eternal: Corey Glover “April Rain” (1998)

This month, we look at rain songs. Songs about rain. The first track in this month’s theme is an interesting ballad from Living Colour frontman Corey Glover’s debut solo album.

3 AM Eternal: Doug Martsch “5 on 3” (1998)

  This little single, a split with Michael John,  was released quite quietly in 1998, and featured the first solo tracks from the Built to Spill frontman. “5 On 3” is classic Martsch; if his band’s records had taken a move towards slicker rock, this song, about a preschooler doing drugs, finds him returning to… Read More ›