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Palace, Come In b/w Trudy Dies 7″, 1993

This single, released after There Is No One What Will Take Care Of You (though not on the album) was produced by two members of Royal Trux.  As a ‘single’ it’s not exactly ‘commercial airplay’ stuff  even though the contents … Continue reading

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Palace Brothers, Ohio River Boat Song b/w Drinking Woman 7″, 1993

This was the first release under the Palace name. The lyrics and melody to “Ohio River Boat Song” were lifted wholeheartedly from something called the “Loch Tay Boat Song” in that great custom of appropriating traditionals for your own end. … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan: The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration, Various Artists, 1993

This concert took place in New York’s Madison Square Garden in October 1992, thirty years after the release of Dylan’s debut album Bob Dylan. The concert was three hours long. It’s hard to know what to say about these songs—they’re … Continue reading

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The Sundowners, Goat Songs 7″, 1993

This Sundowners 7” is listed as the earliest item in most Will Oldham discographies, although there’s scant information about who plays on it and what role Oldham takes up. Rumours suggest this is a collaboration with Bill Callahan. Does it … Continue reading

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Outlaw Blues Volume Two, Various Artists, 1993

Outlaw Blues 2 is a somewhat tamer affair than its predecessor, Outlaw Blues. The only artist to appear on both compilations is Lee Ranaldo, but where his earlier effort illustrated a  desire to mess Dylan up, here he sounds relatively … Continue reading

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Palace Brothers, There Is No One What Will Take Care Of You, 1993

…is the prolific Will Oldham’s debut album. Looking at that album cover, it occurs to me that Oldham has spent the rest of his career grooming himself to look like that lion. I found my copy of this in a … Continue reading

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The 3Ds, The Venus Trail, 1993

I remember getting this on CD back in 1993, playing it quite a lot, but never really getting too excited about it. There’s something about overkill in a genre. By 1993, grungy noise pop was everywhere. You couldn’t sit down … Continue reading

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Spiritualized, Fucked Up Inside, 1993

This live document is similar to the Tindersticks’ live album, The Bloomsbury Theatre, in that it was released in between Spiritualized’s first and second albums. The music is taken from concerts in LA and San Francisco, November 1992. It contains … Continue reading

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Tindersticks, Tindersticks I, 1993

I remember the Tindersticks’ debut album was Melody Maker’s album of the year in 1993. I found a way to hear it, but after a cursory once-over, thought it seemed boring and paid no more attention. My first Tindersticks purchase … Continue reading

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