16mo' Silkworm (was Re: hello!)
- May 19, 2002--- In fearnwhiskey@y..., "lmerlin01" <lmerlin01@y...> wrote:
> I haven't even heard any Silkworm yet.What should I start with (if IThere's that money thing. I love Silkworm and I love Joel Phelps, but
> ever get any money)
I think they've made their best music away from each other. If you
want to hear their best stuff with Joel, I agree that _Libertine_ is
the high point of that incarnation of the band, though the Matador
compilation _Even a Blind Chicken_ collects a lot of good material.
I'd start with the first trio record _Firewater_ (especially if you
like drinking songs -- gotta get the "whiskey" content in for this
list!), but any of the subsequent records save _Developer_ are fine
places to start. The new one is splendid; if you want to wait a
couple of weeks and dig Kelly Hogan, that would make an excellent
I don't remember if they have any mp3's at the official band website,
but maybe Touch & Go or www.12xu.net (their UK label) have something.
> KH is playing a small club in Pittsburgh (the same oneShe comes to town at least once a year. Don't know if a new record is
> > where the Mary Janes did a fine set last night)
> She is out in Seattle too but hasn't played yet. What's going on
in the works or if she's just doing a tour to tour.
> We are going to see the Knitters tonight.This woman Jesse Skyes isI haven't heard this yet but will check to see if we have it in at the
> backing them up.You guys may like her, she's a mopey twanger,lots of
> strings on the record. I like her.
station. Is she from Seattle?
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