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Peter Parker – semiautobiographical

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  1. Fanfare For the Common Man
  2. Our Hearts Are Racing
  3. (Nevermind the) Astronauts
  4. Repetitive Stress Injury
  5. Live At Leeds / Radio Free Entercom
  6. Where I’m Calling From
  7. Paxil
  8. Exhuming Bukowski
  9. Braille
  10. Barcelona (Das Ist Alles)
  11. Fade W/O

Heart-on-their-sleeve Seattle noise-poppers return with a 2nd album of fuzzed-out break-up anthems.

“The angry Peter Parker… spew their disappointments at you and make you check the dictionary… BUY THIS RECORD. It’s amazing.”
– Delayed Reaction, August, 2001

Released: 2001
Catalog#: CD-RCV004

On the web: www.myspace.com/peterparkerseattle

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Peter Parker – Migliore!

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  1. I Remain As Ever
  2. W.Y.W.H.
  3. Eliot
  4. The Aesthetic Of Dumb
  5. Bender
  6. Y.A.B.M.D.
  7. Goldenstate
  8. Meet The Beatles
  9. Guide Dogs & Love Songs
  10. Kickdrum
  11. Next Summer (Will Be My Last)
  12. Hate For Hesitation

“Imagine if the Fastbacks and the (old) Buzzcocks had a baby–it’d be pop-smart and savvy, and full of (s)punk. That pretty much describes Seattle’s Peter Parker, which is a band, not a person. Like their progenitors, they most certainly have songs filled with hooks and guitars–the bonus being that they can all actually sing. Even when they kick down the tempo a little, as on “Hate for Hesitation,” there’s an odd jubilation in the sadness. This isn’t pretty ’60s pop–it owes as much to everything that’s happened in the ’90s as to what’s gone before–but the choruses might as well be covered in Velcro in the way they stick to your brain.”
– Chris Nickson, Amazon.com

“…short, leveling, and violently hummable power pop songs… breathless, dead-on, thoroughly satisfying.”
– Audiogalaxy.com, April 2000

Released: 1999
Catalog#: CD-PPM0013

On the web: www.myspace.com/peterparkerseattle

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Ball of Wax Volume 6

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  1. Pufferfish – Pt. Blank Texas (by Ian Schuelke)
  2. Amateur Radio Operator – Rest Stop (by Pufferfish)
  3. David Bavas – Water Shed (by Amateur Radio Operator)
  4. Andrea Maxand – Sorry (by David Bavas)
  5. The Graze – Here Comes the Revolution (by Andrea Maxand)
  6. Conrad Ford – Tractor Beams of Love (by Levi Fuller)
  7. Levi Fuller – 8th Grade (by the Way it Is)
  8. The Way It Is – Forget the Dark (by Wesafari)
  9. Wesafari – Wading Schematic (Wading and Schematic by Seth Howard)
  10. Seth Howard – Mobius Waves (by Johanna Kunin)
  11. Johanna Kunin – I Throw You Away (by Troubleshooting)
  12. Troubleshooting – Skeleton Songs (by Conrad Ford)
  13. Smile Brigade – Devices (by the Graze)
  14. Robert Deeble – End of World Cartoon (by Smile Brigade)
  15. Rosyvelt – Some Bartenders (by Robert Deeble – courtesy of Fractured Discs)
  16. Ian Schuelke – Dancing by Numbers (by Rosyvelt)

    The fourth in the Ball of Wax audio quarterly series, featuring J-Shirt bands the graze and Rosyvelt, and 14 other bands, all playing each other’s songs. The Series is compiled by Levi Fuller (www.denimclature.org).

    1. K. Garrard “Resonate”
    2. Steven Kattenbraker “Summer Pond”
    3. History At Our Disposal “Letter Letter Written from the Bottom of the Sea”
    4. Wesafari “Anthem of Kapt. Koala & the Kinetic Krew”
    5. Affordable Boston? “So Hard to Leave the Believers Alone”
    6. I Am the Internet “First Blood”
    7. Vidooch “Inclined”
    8. Jon Garcia “One Night Stand with Myself”
    9. Christina Antipa “Love Me for the Things I Do”
    10. Andrea Maxand “The Third Time Is a Charm”
    11. The Way it Is “Dearborn & Manzanita”
    12. Golden Soldiers “I Fell for a Laugh”
    13. Origami Ghosts “Peace Smells Nice”
    14. Levi Fuller “Seaplanes”
    15. David Bavas “Crazy”
    16. The Graze “Sheep”
    17. Snowdrift “Dayside”
    18. Everything Is Fine “Devils”
    19. The Salt Sea “Sun Lost Something”

    Audio Quarterly CD featuring the graze and 18 other bands, compiled by Levi Fuller (www.denimclature.org).

    Released: 2006
    Catalog#: CD-BW06
    Label: Ball of Wax

    On the web: ballofwax.org/volumes/volume6/

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Ball of Wax Volume 4

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  1. Pufferfish – Pt. Blank Texas (by Ian Schuelke)
  2. Amateur Radio Operator – Rest Stop (by Pufferfish)
  3. David Bavas – Water Shed (by Amateur Radio Operator)
  4. Andrea Maxand – Sorry (by David Bavas)
  5. The Graze – Here Comes the Revolution (by Andrea Maxand)
  6. Conrad Ford – Tractor Beams of Love (by Levi Fuller)
  7. Levi Fuller – 8th Grade (by the Way it Is)
  8. The Way It Is – Forget the Dark (by Wesafari)
  9. Wesafari – Wading Schematic (Wading and Schematic by Seth Howard)
  10. Seth Howard – Mobius Waves (by Johanna Kunin)
  11. Johanna Kunin – I Throw You Away (by Troubleshooting)
  12. Troubleshooting – Skeleton Songs (by Conrad Ford)
  13. Smile Brigade – Devices (by the Graze)
  14. Robert Deeble – End of World Cartoon (by Smile Brigade)
  15. Rosyvelt – Some Bartenders (by Robert Deeble – courtesy of Fractured Discs)
  16. Ian Schuelke – Dancing by Numbers (by Rosyvelt)

    The fourth in the Ball of Wax audio quarterly series, featuring J-Shirt bands the graze and Rosyvelt, and 14 other bands, all playing each other’s songs. The Series is compiled by Levi Fuller (www.denimclature.org).

    Released: 2006
    Catalog#: CD-BW04
    Label: Ball of Wax

    On the web: ballofwax.org/volumes/volume4/

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Gravity and Henry – Pisces

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  1. elephants
  2. breathe
  3. vitalsigns
  4. cameraobscura
  5. clausterphobe
  6. tadpoleangel
  7. somepaintthinner
  8. geranium
  9. bloom
  10. new evil

Gravity and Henry’s epic Pisces album is now available here. This is the band’s first album, before they released the equally epic Sputnik, Traveling Companion. Both albums have spent inordinate amounts of time in our audio appliances.

“I just developed an I-can’t-possibly-take-you-out-of-my-cd-player crush”
– Katia Dunn, Portland Mercury

Released: 1999
Catalog#: CD-RR4001
Label: Revolve Records

On the web: www.gravityandhenry.com

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