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Re: Band: Shellac

Postby Andrew. on Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:53 pm

offal wrote:Just a guess: I read somewhere in the past few months from either Steve or Todd that they were tossing around the idea (or perhaps actually working on) of compiling a lot of their rare or early singles into a single release. Maybe that's #15.

Just speculation, though. I have no scoop.


I think Steve mentioned this compilation in his last appearance on the Kreative Kontrol podcast not long ago.
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Re: Band: Shellac

Postby m3kcomp on Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:52 pm

If only members of this band or people who know them were able to read this and enlighten us!
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Re: Band: Shellac

Postby Clyde on Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:05 am

Steve personally told me the next record is their long-planned cover of Sports.
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Re: Band: Shellac

Postby m3kcomp on Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:53 pm

This got me to listen to the 7" records for the first time in years...

Rambler Song kind of strikes me now as a killer Neil Young Crazy Horse song from another mother. I love that song so much, but I never heard the horse in it until now. Is it there?
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Re: Band: Shellac

Postby agiant on Sat Jun 22, 2019 2:18 pm

47€ in the local store. Jesus. Did you use vinyl or gold?
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Re: Band: Shellac

Postby Christopher on Sat Jun 22, 2019 2:47 pm

agiant wrote:47€ in the local store. Jesus. Did you use vinyl or gold?

$H€££A¢

New one sounds fantastic. Love the "two front covers"-style jacket.
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Re: Band: Shellac

Postby Hosoi on Sat Jun 22, 2019 3:34 pm

What a great version of "Il Porno Star".

You get what you pay for.

You get what you deserve.

You pay the price.

Ha ha ha.

Just kidding about all that last bit.
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Re: Band: Shellac

Postby agiant on Sat Jun 22, 2019 3:41 pm

Hosoi wrote:What a great version of "Il Porno Star".


Yes, the Korn cover is awesome.
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Re: Band: Shellac

Postby enframed on Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:03 pm

Clyde wrote:Steve personally told me the next record is their long-planned cover of Sports.


The Huey Lewis record? Awesome.
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Re: Band: Shellac

Postby Anthony Flack on Sun Jun 23, 2019 3:26 am

That's news to me.
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Re: Band: Shellac

Postby Spyros on Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:38 am

It's still a joy when they mention Radio 1 throughout these sessions

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Re: Band: Shellac

Postby travis k on Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:56 am

I had forgotten-
"We oughtta name a street after you. Call it Canada Street."
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Re: Band: Shellac

Postby Verbs & Nouns on Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:32 am

“It’s gonna be a hard winter”
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Re: Band: Shellac

Postby aldofarian on Tue Jun 25, 2019 6:05 am

agiant wrote:47€ in the local store. Jesus. Did you use vinyl or gold?


Does anyone know why the price for the record in the EU is at least EUR 40 (cheapest price I have seen here)?
I'm assuming EU copies are incurring extra costs from shipping from a UK production site.

In the UK it is going for GBP 30/in the states USD 30.
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Re: Band: Shellac

Postby travis k on Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:31 am

Oh, you weren't aware of the Shellac tariff?
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Re: Band: Shellac

Postby agiant on Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:02 am

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Re: Band: Shellac

Postby Hosoi on Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:56 pm

travis k wrote:I had forgotten-
"We oughtta name a street after you. Call it Canada Street."

There is at least one Adanac Street in Canada.

Pretty sure it's for RIDING BIKES, believe it or not.
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Re: Band: Shellac

Postby prowler on Sun Jun 30, 2019 12:15 pm

thanks for that informative and timely comment
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Re: Band: Shellac

Postby mattw on Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:51 am

The packaging/design/layout is beautiful- not just a tribute to Peel, but also Mr. Loder and Iain Burgess. Honestly, I didn't really know who the latter two were, except for always seeing their names on Shellac records for one thing or another. Glad that it prompted me to do some digging on their role(s) and influence.

However, after hearing two different versions of 'Canada,' I can pretty safely say it's still one of my least favorite Shellac songs. Just doesn't do it for me.
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Re: Band: Shellac

Postby yard barf on Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:54 pm

I was doing a little research on old Goya guitars from the '60s, and came across this label inside an acoustic guitar.

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Note the comma.
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