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moonsocket review in Magnet
- Subject: moonsocket review in Magnet
- From: "D. Aaron Petrie" <petrie\!/mail.isisnet.com>
- Date: Sun, 24 Jan 1999 02:19:05 +0000
- Comments: Authenticated sender is <petrie\!/mail.isisnet.com>
(the editors of magnet saw fit to not only trash the moon socket CD,
they had the review written in the form of a conversation between two
pot heads. It makes for a bit of an interesting read)
1- "hey man, you know the tape we made in my bedroom that night we
smoked all that Thai stick? Well, I was thinking that we should
release it, 'cause a whole bunch of people might want to hear every
musical idea I've ever had"
2- "Good idea dude, then we can buy more pot, cause it looks like
we're running a little low on the el producto, if ya' hear me"
1-'no problem man, all the Eric's trip fans will buy it, cause I'm
the main guy in the band. I just hope they don't get pissed when they
find out that most of the songs shouldn't have even been recorded in
the first place"
2- "But those are good songs, dude, I mean tracks like alone and
annoyed, Comfort Inn, and boulder are greatpop songs, which would
benefit from being produced on a 4-track.
1- "Yeah, but one of them is performed better on the new eric's trip
record, another one is a Lou Barlow song that even he sang better.
Enough kidding around, Moonsocket is Chris Thompson of Eric's
Trip, and this disc compiles his bedroom recorded tapes of various
songs and ideas.A number of tracks are pleasing,-- if you like eric's
trip, sebadoh and other lo-fi classicists. More than few should have
been left at home though. This trend of artists releasing every song
they've ever written is a bit over bearing and definetly over done.