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eric o
Posted: Apr 21, 2004 10:14 pm
 
sold out!

we'll have more soon!

eric o
Posted: Apr 21, 2004 10:15 pm
 
and lps coming, too!
sixelsix
Posted: Apr 23, 2004 12:25 am
 
So much for Richie Unterberger showing us the love. . . -Jeremy

AMG REVIEW: Too Much Guitar is perhaps an accidentally too-accurate title of a record that might have indeed been recorded with too much guitar. Or, at least, it could be fairly said that it wasn't recorded with enough vocals, since they're mixed down low enough that you sometimes think you're listening to a live recording rather than a studio one. Sure, clearly mixed lyrics aren't the focal point of records such as this one, with its raw mix of '60s-indebted garage rock with more rootsy American rock'n'roll. These aren't the complaints of an audio purist, however, but of one who expects more of vocals than a hollow, hoarse shout somewhere down the other end of a tube, which is what Greg Cartwright often sounds like here. It ends up feeling a little like listening to a punked-out Chocolate Watch Band with a crummy sound system, and that's not good; the Chocolate Watch Band were raw too, but not at the sacrifice of being able to record the guitars and vocals so they really packed a distinct punch. When Cartwright and the band bring out the acoustic country-folk-rock tinge (and raise the vocal level) way more for "Funny Thing," it comes as a welcome relief on a record where there's too much hard-to-separate-from-each-other clamorous din. Richie Unterberger

rocknrollnurse
Posted: Apr 23, 2004 5:28 am
 
buy this record,preferably at GONER...
it's GREAT!!
eric o
Posted: Apr 29, 2004 11:44 pm
 
yeah, and supposedly Little Steven thinks it's "commercial suicide" & sound like a demo... oh well. it's a GREAT record.

back in, too:

REIGNING SOUND Too Much Guitar lp 8.99 / cd 13.99

also

MYSTERY GIRLS Something In The Water lp 8.99 / cd 13.99

2nd GREAT lp, too!

prices do not include shipping.

email to reserve and for costs w/postage. gonerrecords@bellsouth.net

TONS MORE IN THE STORE! come on by...

thanks!

scampton
Posted: May 6, 2004 2:28 pm
 
what the fuck does that mean "commercial suicide" and/or "demo"arent those 2 diff comparisions?what was "the boss"-commercial/suicide? and how bout that E-STREET BAND? ? ? ? hail hail garage radio
scampton
Posted: May 6, 2004 2:29 pm
 
its a friggin' great record
muddy spear
Posted: May 6, 2004 10:55 pm
 
G.R.E.A.T......Great!!!
rocknrollnurse
Posted: May 7, 2004 6:17 am
 
told ya so..hope y'all bought your copies from GONER!!
muddy spear
Posted: May 7, 2004 3:38 pm
 
I'm hopefully gonna be going Stateside next year some time if I can save the money, and Goner is on my 'to do list' so maybe I can buy it again. I will be saving a seperate bundle of cash to spend on records in the store so you better be stocked up by next year cos I'm comin' with a fat wallet, baby!
eric o
Posted: May 7, 2004 11:57 pm
 
oh yeah. will have lots! come on by!
brighamvicious
Posted: May 18, 2004 7:24 am
 
there is a great review rebutting richie unterberger's idiotic review on: onetimesone.com
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