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great post. let me think about this.

yeah, i think kustom karnal is brilliant, defiantly so, maybe

as i said above, i think imperial is the best song-wise. during that time i was blown away by their singles run of cherry, skinhead girl, factory tribute, bavarian mods. maybe i'm just a sucker for contrarianism, but i loved that they went directly from kustom karnal to jangly pop songs. kinda like writing a sparkly almost radio-ready song like skinhead girl but dousing it in four-letter words, provocative subject matter

think i like mxp so much b/c it is brash in a clueless first album sort of way...enthusiasm trumping everything. lots of confidence, too many ideas. i realize it's not their first lp, but it has that vibe almost. and i feel like it's aged really well. 'fuck pussy galore' or whatever it's called is something of a mess, kustom feels strangulated somehow and maybe too much of a pose, imperial for all of its greatness sounds thin to me sometimes, and i never really got into p. teeth.

dude (del), Monday, 20 September 2010 23:34 (5 years ago) Permalink

entirely defined by conventional (mid-to-late 20th century) thinking about "good design" and "good taste".

yeah, especially the cover of the animal park 7"!

the girl from spirea x (f. hazel), Tuesday, 21 September 2010 00:46 (5 years ago) Permalink

well, almost entirely ;D

having taken an actual journalism class (contenderizer), Tuesday, 21 September 2010 16:18 (5 years ago) Permalink

9 months pass...

imperial ffrr is nice for a hot summer day

van ingalls wilder (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Wednesday, 20 July 2011 19:53 (5 years ago) Permalink


Drummer Phil Krauth is now my son's English teacher. They had some tough essays on Crime & Punishment.

― curmudgeon, Monday, September 20, 2010 7:19 PM

He was a hard but fair 11th grade English teacher. A "B" for the year in an IB English class is not bad. I do not know if Mr. Krauth finds any time to drum these days.

curmudgeon, Wednesday, 20 July 2011 20:04 (5 years ago) Permalink

I hope so! love his drumming

No Broehner (Shakey Mo Collier), Wednesday, 20 July 2011 20:05 (5 years ago) Permalink

love everything about this band, really

No Broehner (Shakey Mo Collier), Wednesday, 20 July 2011 20:05 (5 years ago) Permalink

1 year passes...

did you lot hear the version of hydroplane that was on the recent codeine box?

acid in the style of tenpole tudor (NickB), Wednesday, 27 February 2013 23:01 (3 years ago) Permalink

actually i'm making the assumption here that hydroplane was an unrest original or am i wrong?

acid in the style of tenpole tudor (NickB), Wednesday, 27 February 2013 23:09 (3 years ago) Permalink

indeed it is

prissy relay switches (electricsound), Wednesday, 27 February 2013 23:11 (3 years ago) Permalink

phew! far too good a song to waste on a b-side imo

acid in the style of tenpole tudor (NickB), Wednesday, 27 February 2013 23:14 (3 years ago) Permalink

I jammed the 33-minute "Hydro" the other day, it RULED. Love this band so much, I kinda want to be a completist but it is expen$$$ive.

sleeve, Wednesday, 27 February 2013 23:46 (3 years ago) Permalink

2 years pass...

I totally love their cover of "God Gave Rock and Roll To You". After being blown away by that in the early 90s I picked up Perfect Teeth and never really got into it. But that one cover was amazing.

― Euler, Saturday, March 15, 2008 6:07 PM (7 years ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

droit au butt (Euler), Monday, 21 September 2015 16:56 (10 months ago) Permalink

Never even heard of that. What is it on?

Οὖτις, Monday, 21 September 2015 17:14 (10 months ago) Permalink

it is so good, and I wish I could find a lyric sheet because I just hear fragments of pleas and regrets and memories ("I found my mailbox full of you", what a lovely line) and I want to get a better understanding of what's falling apart and how. I think I understand what rock and roll has to do with it though.

droit au butt (Euler), Monday, 21 September 2015 17:25 (10 months ago) Permalink

so good

sleeve, Monday, 21 September 2015 17:47 (10 months ago) Permalink

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