Couldn't find a thread. This from their upcoming third album is great.
― the word dog doesn't bark (anagram), Wednesday, 8 May 2019 07:37 (one year ago) link
Looking forward to this. Great band. Saw them with the expanded lineup and it was an amazing show. I'll probably pick up the cassette-with-download version.
― Paul Ponzi, Wednesday, 8 May 2019 12:51 (one year ago) link
That track is great. Huge fan of those first 2 records, will def be picking the new one up. They pair well with Horse Lords in my mind
― One Eye Open, Wednesday, 8 May 2019 14:09 (one year ago) link
love this band, ready for this. i've only ever seen them in the duo configuration and they made a considerable racket.
― adam, Wednesday, 8 May 2019 14:18 (one year ago) link
― adam, Thursday, 16 May 2019 16:42 (one year ago) link
timely thread, I just picked up Wood/Metal/etc on LP
― Emperor Tonetta Ketchup (sleeve), Thursday, 16 May 2019 16:47 (one year ago) link
I posted this on a Pazz & Jop poll thread in 2017:
Interestingly to me, NYC rock band 75 Dollar Bill whose guitarist learned how to play North African style from Mauritanian guitarist Jeiche Ould Chighaly, got 14 album votes, while Chighaly's band with singer Noura Mint Seymali only got 4 votes. I guess those folks who like 75 Dollar Bill don't like North African vocals, just instrumental guitar and drum sounds. The 75 Dollar Bill Band is instrumental and has longtime New Yorker Rick Brown on percussion.
― curmudgeon, Thursday, 16 May 2019 17:20 (one year ago) link
Someone responded that 75 had a better publicist
― curmudgeon, Thursday, 16 May 2019 17:22 (one year ago) link
yeah when i like a band i always make sure to seek out that band's guitarist's guitar teacher's band
― adam, Thursday, 16 May 2019 17:30 (one year ago) link
Che is just dialed in and has been at it for a while; talented solo musician and visual artist as well
― Vapor waif (uptown churl), Thursday, 16 May 2019 17:31 (one year ago) link
che's style is definitely mauritanian derived but 75DB brings in plenty of other elements — no wave, minimalism, free jazz, probably plenty of other things I don't know about.
― tylerw, Thursday, 16 May 2019 17:47 (one year ago) link
My second and third P&J Singles, re 2016 releases: 75 Dollar Bill, "Cummins Falls" (Thin Wrist)75 Dollar Bill, "I'm Not Trying To Wake Up" (Thin Wrist)Only gave Seymali's 2016 album Arbina an Hon Mention (not an official P&J option o course, but blogs still come in handy for gratuitous judgments),because I thought her vocals weren't as effective without so much of the dynamic voice-guitar dialects of 2014's Tzenni, which I def did Top Ten.Judge for yourself: https://noura-mint-seymali.bandcamp.com/album/tzenniArbina is still pretty remarkable, maybe I was wrong: https://noura-mint-seymali.bandcamp.com/album/arbina (but still think the previous alb is more interesting/relevant re guitarrrrrrrheadz)
― dow, Thursday, 16 May 2019 22:10 (one year ago) link
fucking spectacular band, everything they do is great
― she carries a torch. two torches, actually (Joan Crawford Loves Chachi), Thursday, 16 May 2019 23:34 (one year ago) link
Weren't they one of the last bands to play at Other Music? If not the last one, on the last day they were open.
― Careless Love Battery (James Redd and the Blecchs), Friday, 17 May 2019 00:00 (one year ago) link
newest one is great, first side retains the fuller band arrangements while adding some subtle and effective production flourishes. second side is more old-school two piece stuff but it rips. probably their best work
― global tetrahedron, Monday, 8 July 2019 17:58 (ten months ago) link
― j., Friday, 9 August 2019 18:27 (nine months ago) link
was home alone yesterday and turned the new one way the hell up — really great record. love this band.
― tylerw, Friday, 9 August 2019 18:29 (nine months ago) link
heard about 15 mins of their Union Pool free set last weekend and idgi
― a Mets fan who gave up on everything in the mid '80s (Dr Morbius), Friday, 9 August 2019 18:34 (nine months ago) link
i'd check this one out and if you still dgi, then you dgi: https://75dollarbill.bandcamp.com/track/cuttin-out
― tylerw, Friday, 9 August 2019 18:38 (nine months ago) link
love this new record, esp. the title track, "trance-inducing" is probably a shopworn term by now but I think it applies
― sleeve, Friday, 9 August 2019 18:41 (nine months ago) link
sounds really good loud
― “Hakuna Matata,” a nihilist philosophy (One Eye Open), Friday, 9 August 2019 18:43 (nine months ago) link
― sleeve, Friday, 9 August 2019 19:03 (nine months ago) link
just blasting out I Was Real after a few beers - love it!
― calzino, Saturday, 10 August 2019 16:19 (nine months ago) link
Live album up on bandcamp today. 7-piece group, 6 tunes, 90+ minutes, great stuff.
― turn the jawhatthefuckever on (One Eye Open), Friday, 1 May 2020 17:26 (one month ago) link
Yeah, that Live at Tubby's septet show is so good, I can't get enough of it. Really joyful and life-affirming at times, especially "F. & N.".
― soaring skrrrtpeggios (jon /via/ chi 2.0), Thursday, 21 May 2020 16:02 (one week ago) link