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Re: Melvins/Altamont, freak rock

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  • jmr99@hotmail.com
    wait til you see brian from lightning bolt. holy shit!!! / jeff/pink&brown tour dates: http://www.loadrecords.com/bands/tour.html ... to as the ... on Radar,
    Message 1 of 6 , Jun 3, 2001
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      wait 'til you see brian from lightning bolt. holy shit!!!
      /
      jeff/pink&brown

      tour dates:
      http://www.loadrecords.com/bands/tour.html

      --- In thewire@y..., Jim Flannery <NEWGRANGE@S...> wrote:
      > jamello@a... wrote:
      > >
      > > On a different tip, does anyone have any take on what some refer
      to as the
      > > "freak rock explosion" out of Providence/NYC with bands like Arab
      on Radar,
      > > Black Dice and Lightning Bolt?
      >
      > Oh yeah, and the drummer is a monster.
      >
      > --
      > --------------------------------------------------------------------
      ------
      > Jim Flannery
      newgrange@s...
      >
      > "It's no bed of roses, let me tell you, being a mutant."
      > -- Warren
      Dearden
      > np: Loop, _The World in Your Eyes_
      > nr: James Elkins, _The Domain of Images_
    • mark ou
      ... Are you sure you re not talking about certain incarnations of the Sun Ra Arkestra? --mark.
      Message 2 of 6 , Jun 4, 2001
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        At 07:38 PM 06/02/2001 +0000, Ben wrote:
        >While some wil say that the "Providence Freek Rock" explosion is a clever
        >repackaging of older sounds
        >(everyone is on a sort of no wave bandwagon when comparisons are called
        >for), I really would like to clarify the
        >term to mean this .... "Definite characteristics: Confrontational, but not
        >macho sounds ..... Often percussive
        >based. Often the bands have a costumed stage appearance. The music is noisy.

        Are you sure you're not talking about
        certain incarnations of the Sun Ra
        Arkestra?

        --mark.
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