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Episode 127: Record Store Day 2015

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Big thanks to Terry Currier for joining us this week! You can listen to this episode above, and download it right here.

Topic:

  • Record Store Day!
  • What are the roots of Record Store Day? How did it begin?
  • What is the history of Music Millennium, as a store?
  • What are some of the great and terrible things about the holiday?
  • As a record store owner, is RSD worth it?

Songs:

  • Ratatat – “Cream on Chrome”
  • The Seeds – “Pushin’ Too Hard”
  • Garth Brooks – “Friends in Low Places”
  • Faith No More – “Epic”

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LIVE: The Twilight Sad – Twice In Portland, OR

By Hollister Dixon

The Twilight Sad are a band I’ve loved since I first saw the cover of their debut, Fourteen Autumns & Fifteen Winters. That particular year, I would download just about anything and everything I could, because I wanted to digest as much as possible, and The Twilight Sad are a band that hit the scene just in time for 16-year-old me to get lost in everything. They’re a band that have never really put their influences on display, as much as they’ve playfully torn those influences apart, making the papier-mache creation almost totally unrecognizable by the end of things. It’s a band with incredibly obtuse song titles like “And She Would Darken the Memory” and “That Summer, at Home I Had Become the Invisible Boy” (a cunning Stand By Me reference). The artwork featured Norman Rockwell-esque portraits of family dissonance, with children in unsettling cloth masks. Their frontman, James Graham, sings in a glorious Scottish accent, the kind only Aidan Moffat dares to sing in. And – oh yeah – they’re really, really fucking loud.

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