#96 – “Mammal” (1992)

Apollo 18

L.K.: You know, continuing yesterday’s brief discussions about words we hate to see used when describing music…I really hate when people call a song “cute” or something similar. Having said that…there is something about this song that actually is honest-to-god cute. It might just be the mental image of a bunch of mammals raising their paws. … Continue reading

#80 – “Something Grabbed Ahold Of My Hand” (1992)

Apollo 18

A.S.: Finally, another “Fingertip”… sixty posts after the only other one we’ve covered. L.K.: Yep, and as usual, I am never really sure what to say about an individual Fingertip. A.S.: Well, this one is sorta notable in that it’s the only one performed in a different key live. L.K.: It’s also notable because, while I previously had no … Continue reading

#55 – “Everything About It Is A Podcast” (2007)

Misc

[audio http://www.tmbg.com/_media/_pod/TMBGPodcast23A.mp3] [Song found at 1 minute 31 seconds into podcast] L.K.: Okay, well that was short. No wonder I don’t remember hearing this before. A.S.: The “Theme From Podcast 23A“. L.K.: We got the goods, we got the goods. A.S.: This is a fun, inconsequential little tune. L.K.: I feel like it reminds me of something I’ve heard before, but I … Continue reading

#22 – “Oddball” (Mono Puff; 1996)

The Devil Went Down To Newport EP

L.K.: This is basically the straightest cover to ever… be a straight cover. A.S.: Right down to the vocal inflections. L.K.: Flans even mimes Frank Black’s HEY HOW DID YOU KNOW I WAS GONNA SAY THAT. But yeah, it’s just that obvious. I think even Flans realized Mono Puff did a disproportionately large number of covers, which is probably why … Continue reading

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