Saturday, February 14th, 2004
Love You Just The Same
Happy Valentine’s day to those of you so inclined to celebrate.
In advance of their first new studio album in 16 years, Rykodisc is releasing Accomplished: The Best Of Mission Of Burma on March 16. I’m sure the good people at Ryko are working their asses of putting this together, and that it’s pure coincidence that the comp features the exact same tracklisting and artwork as the promo-only Catalog Sampler disc they released back in 97 when they reissued Mission Of Burma’s back catalog. I’m not complaining, I just find it amusing. The new disc, ONoffON comes out on Matador May 4.
Here’s a sign that I’ve got too many mp3s I haven’t listened to on my computer – Burned By The Sun posted this link to downloads of the second half of Uncle Tupelo’s last-ever live show from May 1, 1994 in St Louis (circulating as the bootleg Not Forever, Just For Now). I was all excited but disappointed that the first disc mp3s had already been taken offline, and was going to post a public plea to anyone who had disc one to find it in their hearts to let me have em. Turns out I already had them. From last summer. No idea if I ever listened to them, though. So no begging from me. No sir. Dignity retained.
Finally got my first 2004 release yesterday – Centro-Matic’s Flashes And Cables EP. It’s good stuff, haven’t watched the videos yet. In fact, I can count on one hand the number of ‘enhanced’ CDs I own that I’ve actually watched. I should make a point of pulling all of them off my shelf and just having a big-ass video marathon.
np – Centro-Matic / Flashes And Cables