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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Best of 2010

2010 was a busy year for us. We put out our first full length album, we sold out of our one-sided 12" for the second time, we went on 8 tours and we played in almost 100 different cities. We also paid off all of our gear and broke it before the year was out (in Andrea's case, three times).
Here are a few of OUR favorite things about 2010

Favorite Releases of 2010

White Lung - It's The Evil LP
Broken Water - Whet LP
NASA Space Universe - Brainrailers 7"
Heavy Times - Dead LP
Shannon And The Clams - I Wanna Go Home LP
Hari Legs - Self Titled Cassette
Terror Bird/Certain Breeds - Split 7"
Juvenile Hall - High On Drugs 7"

GLAM - 7"
Ahna - LP
White Lung - It's the Evil
Broken Water - Whet
Forced Laugh - s/t
Nasa Space Universe - Brainrailers
Bog People/Vivid Sekt - 7"
Defektors - Bottom of the City
Nerveskade - LP
Neil Young - Le Noise

Favorite Bands We Played With in 2010

High Castle (San Fran)
Blood Huff (Providence)
Broken Water (Olympia)
Deep Teens (Oakland)
Francis Harold And The Holograms (Long Beach)
No Babies (Oakland)
Gay Beast (Minneapolis)
Women (Calgary)
Mom (Sacramento)

Francis Harold and the Holograms (Long Beach)
Nasa Space Universe (LA)
Verraterisch (Sacto)
Body Cop (DC)
Son Skull (Olympia)
Blood Huff (Providence)
Deep Teens (Oakland)
Okie Dokie (LA)

Favorite Cities Played in 2010

New York
Iowa City
St. Paul

New York
Los Angeles area
the Bay area

Best Tour Moments

-Tattoos in a graveyard
-Playing 3 shows in one day in Chicago
-Hanging with Lori Barbero in Minneapolis
-Meeting Kim and Thurston in Northampton

-That weird lady in the south on my birthday who I met at the bar down the st. who talked to me for an hour about her bf who was 30 years younger
-Kenny climbing into KFC bucket
-Daniel and I wasted in providence although it's barely a memory
-Getting caught in 8 hour snowstorm driving back from olympia

Worst Tour Moments

-Constant tourvan oil-leak
-Getting arrested in San Antonio

-Wheel flying off

Best things we got/bought on tour:

Smiley face pants in Portland
Millions of records all over ($$$!!)

Ventriloquist records
GISM shirt
Cats playing pool picture

Favorite shows of 2010

Weird Alberta Traveling Festival
Pierced Arrows at The Biltmore
Hole at Bumbershoot
Melvins in Calgary
Nu Sensae and Broken Water at Nouvelle Nouvelle
SLEEP performing Holy Mountain
Joan Jett at the PNE
Nu Sensae / White Lung / Juvie OLIO FEST show
Nu Sensae / White Lung / Son Skull / Milk Music @ old school pizza in Olympia
Heavy Chains playing with Lori Goldston

SLEEP, Son Skull, Wyrd Fest Alberta, Omar Souleyman, Melvins, Distort Alf House show, Mime School show with Frances Harold when LAPD showed up, Nasa last minute house show at Alan Fest, SL show where Hari Legs played, Salem OR show with White Lung

Friday, December 17, 2010


SO, we made some cool BEST OF... lists this year! Check em outttttt:

Friday, November 19, 2010


What was the first concert you ever attended?

A: No Use For A Name at the Legion, i hated it
D: Prodigy

What was the first CD you recall buying?

A: Blackstreet "Another Level" 1996
D: M People "Strange Fruit" 1994

What is your all time most listened to album?

A: David Bowie's "Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust". MIA by the Germs and Feeding of the 5000 by Crass are close second.
D: Babes In Toyland's "Fontanelle". Followed by X's Los Angeles or Daydream Nation by Sonic Youth.

What is the best concert you've ever attended?

A: David Bowie... Wolves In the Throne Room in Vienna, Attila Csihar in Berlin
D: Diamanda Galas, Sonic Youth, Breeders.

What is your favorite genre of music?

A: japanese
D: Grunge?

What instruments do you play, if any?

A: bass
D: Drums, guitar, piano, violin.

Who is/are your favourite male vocalist(s)?

A: Neil Young, Lee Hazelwood, Genesis P-Orridge, Thurston Moore/Lee Renaldo, Dave Vanian, Bowie, Nick Blinko, Bryan Ferry, Edgy 59, Sakevi Yokoyama, Peter Raberg, Jeff Mentges

D: Thurston Moore, Paul Westerberg, Milo Aukerman, Kurt Cobain.

Who is/are your favourite female vocalist(s)?

A: Eleanor Barooshian, Patti Smith, Courtney Love, Kat Bjelland, Kim Gordon, Suzi Gardner, Donita Sparks, Selene Vigil, Diamanda Galas, Ari Up, Emily XYZ, Jennifer Herrema

D: Miriam Makeba, Nina Simone, Kat Bjelland, Kim Gordon, Andrea Lukic, Kim Deal, Diamanda Galas, Patti Smith, Suzy Gardner.

Who is/are your favourite guitarist(s)?

A: Johnny Thunders, Lee Renaldo, Kurt Cobain, Neil Young, Dave Fielding/Reg Smithies, Ted Falconi, Greg Ginn,

D: Kurt Cobain, Greg Ginn, Lee Ranaldo.

Who is/are your favourite bassist(s)?

A: Will Shatter, Kristen Pfaff, Lorna Doom, Jah Wobble, Keith Brammer, Derek Birkett, dee dee

D: Kristen Pfaff, Josephine Wiggs, D'arcy, Jennifer Finch.

Who is/are your favourite drummer(s)?

A: Penny Rimbaud, Yoshimi P-Wee, Dale Crover, Virus (amebix n.s.), Palmolive,Lori Barbero

D: Lori Barbero, DJ Bonebrake, Patty Schemel, Don Bolles, Anne-Marie Vassiliou.

Who is/are your favourite keyboardist(s)?

A: Nikki never
D: Nikki never

Who is/are your favourite organist(s)?

A: Rick Wakeman
D: I dunno

Who is/are your electronic manipulator(s)?

A: Brian Eno
D: I dunno

Do You Download Songs Or Buy CDs?

A: Both
D: both

Mp3/iPod or CD Player?

A: galpod
D: ipod

How many band shirts/hoodies you own?

A: lots
D: lots lots

What is your favorite band shirt/hoodie?

A: fear god power zine comp, lydia lunch, charles manson, lawrence ferlingetti, anton levay, allen ginsberg etc.

D: Limp Wrist, Babes In Toyland, Nirvana.

What music posters do you have up in your room?

A: black flag, bowie, mental stagnation/verraterisch, forever 27, bathory 
D: courtney love, Kurt Cobain, Nirvana, Babes In Toyland, Smashing Pumpkins, Mika Miko, X.

Do you consider screaming another form of music?

A: sure
D: yes

What album are you ashamed to have?

A: not ashamed of anything
D: I'm more ashamed of the albums i DONT have.

Song you are ashamed to say you like?

A: maybe freak on a leash? but not ashamed
D: I like a lot of garbage music. The Cranberries "Zombie"?

Last cd you bought?

A: i don't buy cds, the amazements in LA
D: Don't buy CDs.

What song do you love at the moment?

A: Witch Hunt by the Mob
D: Kiss Me On The Bus - Replacements / Get Busy - Sean Paul

Most annoying song?

A: ain't no mountain high i hate that song
D: That song by those two white as fuck morons that sing ironic trust fund rap. 303 or whatever?

If you could hang out with a musician for a day, who would it be?

A: Sakevi Yokoyama
D: Miriam Makeba