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by Chris Barrus
Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Kings Theatre tonight
Replies: 19
Views: 3587

Re: Kings Theatre tonight

I took some video - all of them are on my channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1cRmd ... Rr5YGW6N7g
by Chris Barrus
Sun Mar 30, 2014 7:56 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Woodsman - s/t
Replies: 2
Views: 352

Re: Woodsman - s/t

Piling on the thumbs up with these guys. I saw them at Austin Psych Fest last year and they were utterly fantastic.
by Chris Barrus
Sun Mar 30, 2014 7:53 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The Sound (post-punk band)
Replies: 8
Views: 799

Re: The Sound (post-punk band)

Good to see some other fans here. Jeopardy and From The Lion's Mouth are absolutely essential.

Looking forward to the box set, but I've got all the Renascent releases.
by Chris Barrus
Sun Mar 30, 2014 7:51 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Austin Psych Fest 2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2625

Re: Austin Psych Fest 2014

Medicine just added! There's also some sort of pre-party going on with The Warlocks.

Anyone else here going?
by Chris Barrus
Mon Feb 17, 2014 10:33 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Austin Psych Fest 2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2625

Re: Austin Psych Fest 2014

Ticket purchased! Who else is going?
by Chris Barrus
Wed Dec 11, 2013 6:31 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Austin Psych Fest 2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2625

Re: Austin Psych Fest 2014

Looking forward to many of these... I'm good with the headliners and all, but the middle line-up is terrific.
by Chris Barrus
Wed Dec 11, 2013 6:11 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Fuck Mark Stewart
Replies: 78
Views: 4004

Re: Fuck Mark Stewart

It's worth noting that the market for these shows isn't solely "middle age fans who saw them 20 years ago and are annoyed that they need cash." I first noticed this at My Bloody Valentine's set at FYF this year - at least a third of the crowd were young enough to have been conceived to Loveless . Ne...
by Chris Barrus
Wed Dec 11, 2013 5:50 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Spacemen 3, Spectrum, Spiritualized Latin American Homage !!
Replies: 14
Views: 1836

Re: Spacemen 3, Spectrum, Spiritualized Latin American Homag

Keep spreading the word on this comp... It's outstanding!

Congrats to you and everyone for pulling it off. Organizing them is such a hassle, and it's great when it all comes together. Love it!
by Chris Barrus
Sun May 12, 2013 4:31 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Austin Psych Fest 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 3861

Re: Austin Psych Fest 2013

I caught part of the Moving Sidewalks set at Psych Fest (Clinic was starting a little bit after them and I ran to run over to catch them). Not quite the revelation as you might suspect, but you know... watching Billy Gibbons play Hendrix covers with his old friends is pretty goddamn great.
by Chris Barrus
Wed Apr 17, 2013 7:53 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Cocoanut Grove Ballroom, Santa Cruz - 4/11/2013
Replies: 37
Views: 5466

Re: Cocoanut Grove Ballroom, Santa Cruz - 4/11/2013

Great poster. Reminds me of old citrus crate packaging.
by Chris Barrus
Wed Apr 17, 2013 6:39 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Austin Psych Fest 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 3861

Re: Austin Psych Fest 2013

Who are Flavor Crystal/All in the Golden Afternoon? Flavor Crystals are from Minneapolis. I first heard about them when they opened a couple of shows for BJM - http://flavorcrystals.bandcamp.com AITGA are from Austin. Like I was saying earlier, they remind me a lot of Fit & Limo, but Mazzy Star/Spe...
by Chris Barrus
Wed Apr 17, 2013 12:18 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Austin Psych Fest 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 3861

Re: Austin Psych Fest 2013

Don't know if the Allah Las have been mentioned here elsewhere, but their album was one of my faves of last year. Flavor Crystals is also on my "don't miss" list along with the Rain Parade reunion. Also, don't miss All In The Golden Afternoon earlier at the other venue - their album was another one ...
by Chris Barrus
Tue Feb 26, 2013 8:12 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Spz. at Pappy & Harriets - April 15
Replies: 5
Views: 1014

Spz. at Pappy & Harriets - April 15

Pappy & Harriet's just mentioned that Spz. will be playing out there on April 15. It's a fantastic place for a show - a half-run down old west movie set out by Joshua Tree. Tickets will go on sale here on March 15: http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/eventV2/231139
by Chris Barrus
Tue Feb 26, 2013 8:04 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Austin Psych Fest 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 3861

Re: Austin Psych Fest 2013

Just got my tickets. Am officially stoked for this
by Chris Barrus
Fri May 25, 2012 7:50 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Happy Birthday Lazer Guided Melodies
Replies: 21
Views: 2058

Re: Happy Birthday Lazer Guided Melodies

I've pretty much made it clear to everyone that at my wake (screw having a funeral, party please!) I want "Shine A Light" played.
by Chris Barrus
Wed May 23, 2012 12:21 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Spacemen 3 Live In Europe 1989 Double UK LP
Replies: 20
Views: 4262

Re: Spacemen 3 Live In Europe 1989 Double UK LP

No Spaceage vinyl reissue has been pressed - I know that for a fact. This is, of course, the vinyl version of Bomp's 'Spacemen Are Go!' CD, but it has more music on it. Or ar least I think it does - I'd need to double check as I haven't played my Bomp! CD for ages. Chris Barrus would know... All co...
by Chris Barrus
Wed May 23, 2012 12:11 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Eclipse!
Replies: 3
Views: 1266

Re: Eclipse!

The tree in my front yard acted as a makeshift pinhole projector and got a nice picture of the crescent sun.
by Chris Barrus
Wed May 23, 2012 12:04 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Spacemen "Rugby" font download
Replies: 8
Views: 2467

Re: Spacemen "Rugby" font download

Yah, capital letters only
by Chris Barrus
Wed May 23, 2012 12:00 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Los Angeles - The Wiltern - Tue May 22
Replies: 35
Views: 3786

Re: Los Angeles - The Wiltern - Tue May 22

Hey, see you all there tonight.
by Chris Barrus
Sat Feb 25, 2012 7:38 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Hey Jane / Album Art (Pitchfork)
Replies: 254
Views: 26166

Re: Hey Jane / Album Art (Pitchfork)

Anyone know if Jason has heard these guys? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6oqgS35_2w
by Chris Barrus
Fri Feb 24, 2012 10:30 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: General opinion on new songs?
Replies: 92
Views: 6526

Re: General opinion on new songs?

angelsighs wrote:it's all relative, compared to LICD, AG is White Light White Heat!!
Always thought that AG was J's version of a Saints album. Hard to define but feels like Phil Spector at 200mph.
by Chris Barrus
Fri Feb 24, 2012 10:12 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Spacemen "Rugby" font download
Replies: 8
Views: 2467

Re: Spacemen "Rugby" font download

Cool article, I hadn't realized that Font had such a history. Thanks for posting! So far the title frames from "For A Few Dollars More" are the earliest use I've seen of "the font" but I never saw the Stooges connection until Sonic C. posted it. Glad people still enjoy using it over the years. I co...
by Chris Barrus
Fri Feb 24, 2012 10:03 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Spacemen 3 art question
Replies: 5
Views: 1454

Re: Spacemen 3 art question

KingHarry wrote:can you not just pull them from the inlay sleeves on the cd releases? I'm thinking forged perscripstions and dreamweapon cds definately have them.
They're pretty trivial to draw too. Send me an email at quartzcity@gmail.com and I can send you the EPS files I made for the old website.
by Chris Barrus
Wed Mar 16, 2011 6:20 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Jandek
Replies: 10
Views: 769

Re: Jandek

Has anyone else here listened to Jandek? Sure have. Saw him live too in January (w/Mike Watt and BJ Miller in his band). Amazingly strange show to get a handle on... sorta like a deadpan country singer fronting Can/King Crimson. Can't even begin to delineate some starting points here, but I've foun...
by Chris Barrus
Sat Feb 05, 2011 6:08 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Spiritualized New Album???
Replies: 245
Views: 22747

Re: Spiritualized New Album???

Here's a much better use of an autoharp:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CnaOXfQ0wVo
by Chris Barrus
Sat Feb 05, 2011 5:53 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Sonic's Gear
Replies: 11
Views: 4195

Re: Sonic's Gear

It's not a clear, well-lit photo but here's his set up from the 2007 gig in Los Angeles

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by Chris Barrus
Sat Feb 05, 2011 5:50 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: how's yr oil pack? / The World Vs. MSP!
Replies: 72
Views: 12958

Re: how's yr oil pack?

Who are the Manic Street Preachers? ;) They sound rather irrelevant.

(sarcasm intended)
by Chris Barrus
Fri Dec 17, 2010 6:16 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Sp3/Spz/Spc Songs You Don't Really Like
Replies: 70
Views: 4327

Re: Sp3/Spz/Spc Songs You Don't Really Like

hmmm... 'good times' since it's by itself on the fourth side of the 'pure phase' vinyl i've gotten used to listening to the album without it and the flow is a lot better. that's the only one that springs to mind. I still stand by my theory that Good Times was never originally intended for inclusion...
by Chris Barrus
Thu Dec 09, 2010 3:15 am
Forum: Other
Topic: How Many Gigs have to you been to?
Replies: 36
Views: 5051

Re: How Many Gigs have to you been to?

I'm pretty confident I've been to at least 400 gigs since 1980, but the number is probably a lot higher.
by Chris Barrus
Fri Oct 29, 2010 7:14 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you got coming up?
Replies: 1550
Views: 153433

Re: What gigs have you got coming up?

October 30 - Lovetones / Quarter After / Asteroid #4 at Spaceland (come by and celebrate my birthday that night!) November 4 - Gary Numan at El Rey (playing Pleasure Principle in entirety) November 5 - ExDetectives at Where Social (does it count if it's your own band playing?) November 6 - ExDetecti...
by Chris Barrus
Wed Oct 27, 2010 1:56 am
Forum: Other
Topic: SPZ Forum R A D I O !
Replies: 26
Views: 3917

Re: SPZ Forum R A D I O !

Just joined the Last.FM group so now I can throw the statistics into all kinds of unheard of chaos.
by Chris Barrus
Wed Oct 27, 2010 1:42 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: 25th psychocandy shows?
Replies: 24
Views: 2210

Re: 25th psychocandy shows?

Horrorflick wrote:I didn't even know they were still talking to each other much less playing live again.
They've been playing the occasional show here and there. I saw them in 2007 and they were quite good - Loz from Ride is on drums and Phil from Lush is playing bass for them now.
by Chris Barrus
Sun Oct 17, 2010 10:08 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Asteroid No.4
Replies: 34
Views: 3019

Re: Asteroid No.4

Just as FYI, Asteroid #4 and The Lovetones are on tour now. 10.18.10 - Baltimore, MD @ The Sidebar w/Bad Liquor Pond 10.19.10 - Chapel Hill, NC @ The Nightlight w/Fan-Tan 10.21.10 - New York, NY @ East Village Radio, In Studio Interview w/Mike Newman of Beyond Beyond is Beyond 10.21-24 - NYC TBA **C...
by Chris Barrus
Sun Oct 17, 2010 10:05 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: White Noise Sound
Replies: 12
Views: 1197

Re: White Noise Sound

Really happy that folks are picking up on this.
by Chris Barrus
Fri Oct 01, 2010 2:35 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Paul Revere & The Raiders
Replies: 3
Views: 369

Re: Paul Revere & The Raiders

I think I mentioned this on one of the other threads, but if there's one cover I want to hear it's Spz. covering the Raiders' "Him Or Me (What's It Going To Be?)"
by Chris Barrus
Fri Oct 01, 2010 2:34 am
Forum: Art/Design/Film/Literature
Topic: MACHETE!!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1478

Re: MACHETE!!!!

Loved this movie a lot. Just wish there were more people in the theater though.
by Chris Barrus
Thu Sep 16, 2010 7:30 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Essential Spz/Sp3 Boots
Replies: 21
Views: 2841

Re: Essential Spz/Sp3 Boots

San Diego 1998 is incredible. Definitely up there with Gothenburg and Kassel. The Sp3 Barbue boot is really good too. I believe it is the show that's on the bomp "Spacemen are GO!" and space age's "live in europe 1989" cds, the latter containing mastering and liner notes by Chris Barrus... I would ...
by Chris Barrus
Fri Sep 10, 2010 8:09 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: NY t-shirts
Replies: 58
Views: 3865

Re: NY t-shirts

I'd be happy with a reprint of the shirt with Natty's LGM blob guys. Mine fell apart long ago.
by Chris Barrus
Tue Aug 31, 2010 4:15 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Dirtbombs! Recommendations etc.
Replies: 9
Views: 408

Re: Dirtbombs! Recommendations etc.

Seconding (thirding?) the recommendations for the Dirtbombs' Ultraglide in Black. Coincidentally, I saw Ko Melina from the Dirtbombs at the afterparty for the Spz. Radio City show.
by Chris Barrus
Fri Aug 20, 2010 9:43 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: RIP Michael Been.
Replies: 4
Views: 398

Re: RIP Michael Been.

RIP... Saw The Call several times back in the day and of course at various BRMC gigs. Been has quite a history going back to the late 60s IL psychedelic scene. He was in one of the incarnations of H.P. Lovecraft along with Aorta and a band with a couple Illinois Speed Press guys (forgetting the name...
by Chris Barrus
Sat Jul 31, 2010 11:25 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: RCMH Thoughts and Memories.
Replies: 90
Views: 9143

Re: RCMH Thoughts and Memories.

Goodnightgoodnight wrote:Cop Shoot Cop was SO intense....
"Cop Shoot Cop" = Sun Ra covering "You Made Me Realize"
by Chris Barrus
Thu Jul 29, 2010 7:58 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Spread Your Wings Live Rare spiritualized track
Replies: 21
Views: 2627

Re: Spread Your Wings Live Rare spiritualized track

Unfortunately I don't have a copy of it.
by Chris Barrus
Thu Jul 29, 2010 6:42 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Spz in N.Y?
Replies: 71
Views: 10963

Re: Spz in N.Y?

Just as FYI to folks who might be in NYC for the weekend, Sonic Youth is playing a free show over at Prospect Park in Brooklyn the following Saturday night.

Might be worth checking out and hey - it's free!
by Chris Barrus
Thu Jul 29, 2010 6:23 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Spz in N.Y?
Replies: 71
Views: 10963

Re: Spz in N.Y?

Think we've got a pretty good quorum of folks here who are going to be at the show. Can't wait until tomorrow!
by Chris Barrus
Thu Jul 29, 2010 6:20 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: The Damned
Replies: 27
Views: 3265

Re: The Damned

"Wait For The Blackout" was one of the first songs I learned how to play on guitar and I still love it as much now as I did back then. I just wish I got to see them live more - only time I saw them was on the 1989 "farewell tour" (the Dave, Captain, Rat, Paul lineup) BTW, the "Rat Scabies & The Holy...
by Chris Barrus
Thu Jul 29, 2010 6:03 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Voice Of The Seven Thunders.
Replies: 6
Views: 761

Re: Voice Of The Seven Thunders.

Like Runcible mentioned, I've been digging this album quite a bit (have to thank Masonic Boom for the initial tip off). This and the Ojos Rojos album are easily on my top 10 for the year.
by Chris Barrus
Sat Jul 17, 2010 9:27 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Verve Voyager 1
Replies: 17
Views: 2391

Re: Verve Voyager 1

I posted a rip of my black vinyl copy on rapidshare. It's in 320kbs mp3's. If anyone wants a lossless copy, pm me and we'll sort something out 8) anyways, get it here: http://rapidshare.com/files/407311408/Voyager_1.rar Thanks for posting, but are you sure that the playback speed is correct? I comp...
by Chris Barrus
Thu Jul 15, 2010 11:56 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhh!
Replies: 28
Views: 10514

Re: Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhh!

Family snapshot of everything from recording sessions in May.

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by Chris Barrus
Wed Jul 14, 2010 3:23 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Tremolo pedal
Replies: 28
Views: 8964

Re: Tremolo pedal

I've got two that I use... The Lovetone Wobulator is my main one - dual channel, stereo panning, and pedal controlled rate. I paid a stupid amount of money for it, but it definitely falls into the "you can have it when you pry from my cold dead fingers" category. For gigging purposes I got the MXR/D...
by Chris Barrus
Fri Jun 11, 2010 5:14 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Which song would you love to see Spiritualized cover next?
Replies: 14
Views: 1784

Re: Which song would you love to see Spiritualized cover nex

It's an utter longshot, but I've always thought that Spz (especially during "Pure Phase" era). could do a massive cover of Paul Revere & The Raiders' "Him Or Me"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wt720RjHIOE
by Chris Barrus
Sat Jun 05, 2010 12:19 am
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Spz in N.Y?
Replies: 71
Views: 10963

Re: Spz in N.Y?

OK, I'm going to try to make this one too
by Chris Barrus
Sat Apr 10, 2010 8:07 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Godspeed You! Black Emperor shows!
Replies: 38
Views: 2926

Re: Godspeed You! Black Emperor shows!

I'm hoping Godspeed will convince Labradford to get together and join them on tour. I saw GYBE a couple of times and they certainly were impressive (especially if you haven't seen them before), but following shows never really had the same impact. HOWEVER, on their tour with Labradford both bands te...
by Chris Barrus
Fri Apr 09, 2010 3:46 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Sonic Starstreamer..
Replies: 9
Views: 4560

Re: Sonic Starstreamer..

FWIW, the RonSound Trem-O-Matic pedal is a dead-on accurate version of the Vox repeater circuit. I've compared it to the repeater in my Vox Cheetah and it's identical.
by Chris Barrus
Wed Mar 17, 2010 5:51 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The Rain Parade - reassessed
Replies: 19
Views: 1192

Re: The Rain Parade - reassessed

Are there Clay Allison recordings of No Easy Way Down? I saw a Clay Allison 12" one time and didn't buy it. I'm really envious of you seeing RP Chris... One of those huge regrets in my memory as I know I had the opportunity back in the day. I'd love to have seen Opal too - Happy Nightmare Baby is a...
by Chris Barrus
Wed Mar 17, 2010 5:44 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The Rain Parade - reassessed
Replies: 19
Views: 1192

Re: The Rain Parade - reassessed

I sort of see why those bands were grouped together but they sounded pretty different. Is the Dream Symdicate album you have The Days of Wine & Roses? I really rate that - some excellent songs on there like Halloween, Until Lately and the awesome title track. "Paisley underground" as a tag was abou...
by Chris Barrus
Wed Mar 10, 2010 8:21 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The Rain Parade - reassessed
Replies: 19
Views: 1192

Re: The Rain Parade - reassessed

their was another live album with a big colour picture of 2 budgies on the front but the name escapes me at the moment was before Crashing Dreams ,I think I still have it in among my old dusty vinyl. That would be Beyond The Sunset. Like what Runcible said, it's frustrating that these guys aren't n...
by Chris Barrus
Tue Mar 02, 2010 1:03 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: reverb
Replies: 15
Views: 5321

Re: reverb

This isn't an easily answerable question and much of this depends on exactly what kind of sound(s) you're going after. Reverb is my #1 effect and I'm incredibly particular around it. I've tried out various Space Echoes (including the RE-20) and never really took a liking to it. I went with the Moog ...
by Chris Barrus
Fri Feb 26, 2010 10:56 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Soundtrack Of Our Lives (the band, not the thread)
Replies: 2
Views: 326

Soundtrack Of Our Lives (the band, not the thread)

Pretty sure there are a couple fans of theirs around here. Anyway... I finally got to see SOOL last night at what could have been an otherwise dismal gig out in the wastelands of Pomona. Most of the audience was there to see opening hipster locals Nico Vega and by the time SOOL went on there were ma...
by Chris Barrus
Fri Feb 26, 2010 10:44 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Charlatans
Replies: 28
Views: 2953

Re: Charlatans

I would totally go out of my way to see a Some Friendly show. Always liked them and glad they're still around.