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Old 05-04-2010, 11:48 AM   #21 (permalink)
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I'm looking for some similar stuff to Neutral Milk Hotel. Of course, other recommendations are welcome!
The Olivia Tremor Control and The Apples in Stereo were a part of the same recording collective with Neutral Milk Hotel - Elephant 6, so they often shared musicians, influences and so on. Also, Elf Power from the same scene.
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Old 05-04-2010, 12:11 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Thanks for the recommendations, I'll be sure to give both a listen. Them lryics in Muder Ballads were just brilliant, story telling at its best.
The Mercy Seat is a song on Tender Prey, here's a really cool video video of Cave singing it live, it's absolutely immense, wait until the end it's breathtaking.



But yeah, lyrically the whole album is very dark, case in point:

O My O My
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I was born on the day
That my poor mother died
I was cut from her belly
With a stanley knife
My daddy did a jig
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The Olivia Tremor Control and The Apples in Stereo were a part of the same recording collective with Neutral Milk Hotel - Elephant 6, so they often shared musicians, influences and so on. Also, Elf Power from the same scene.
Thanks, I'll check them all out.
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Don't forget Of Montreal. Beirut is heavily influenced by NMH, you should check them out too.
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Old 05-04-2010, 12:24 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Old 05-04-2010, 03:10 PM   #26 (permalink)
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Alright so recently I've been trying to broaden my horizons and have been trying to pick up some essential indie albums.

In the last week or so I've picked up
Beutiful Freak - Eels
In The Aeroplanee Over The Sea - Neutral Milk Hotel
Summer In Abbadon - Pinback (Was not a fan)
Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone? - The Unicorns
Hissing Fauma, Are You Our Destroyer - Of Montreal
Self Titled - Liars
Self Titled - FIlm School
And I've always had a strong liking towards Sebadoh, DInosaur Jr, and of course the Pixies.

Any other essentials or underrated albums I should look into?
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Old 05-04-2010, 03:43 PM   #27 (permalink)
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Any other essentials or underrated albums I should look into?
Gomez's Bring It On and In Our Gun.

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Alright so recently I've been trying to broaden my horizons and have been trying to pick up some essential indie albums.

In the last week or so I've picked up
Beutiful Freak - Eels
In The Aeroplanee Over The Sea - Neutral Milk Hotel
Summer In Abbadon - Pinback (Was not a fan)
Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone? - The Unicorns
Hissing Fauma, Are You Our Destroyer - Of Montreal
Self Titled - Liars
Self Titled - FIlm School
And I've always had a strong liking towards Sebadoh, DInosaur Jr, and of course the Pixies.

Any other essentials or underrated albums I should look into?
The Feelies - Crazy Rhythms/ The Good Earth
Arcade Fire - Funeral
The Flaming Lips - Transmissions from the Satellite Heart
The Magnetic Fields - 69 Love Songs
Modest Mouse - The Moon and Antarctica
R.E.M. - Reckoning
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Alright thanks guys, I actually have been curious about The Flaming Lips for a while, they're actually playing here in a couple months.
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Summer In Abbadon - Pinback (Was not a fan)
BTown787 - Am not a fan

Maybe you'll like one of their others? Try the debut if you're up for it.

Another essential: ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead - Source Tags & Codes
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