Posts filed under ‘MP3 of the Day’
Today we have the Atlanta band Gold-Bears covering the Tullycraft song “Skyway.” Enjoy!
When the Crayon album, Brick Factory, was reissued on vinyl a few months back, it included a digital download which comprised 21 bonus songs. Today we are posting one of those bonus songs. “This Dream is Gone” originally appeared on a split single with the Ann Arbor, Michigan band, Veronica Lake. This 7″ was released on Cher Doll Records in January 1993. I like this song, and I always sorta wished we would have included it on the Brick Factory album. Out of print and lost for nearly 20 years, here is the song “This Dream is Gone” by Crayon.
If you’re interested in owning Brick Factory on vinyl there are still a few copies available from HHBTM Records (includes digital download w/ 21 bonus tracks).
This is another poster Chris and I discovered when we were cleaning out the old practice space. I don’t recall much about this night. I do remember that shortly before this show Tullycraft recorded a cover of the Jonathan Richman song “They’re Not Trying on the Dance Floor” at a small studio in Seattle. It was a last minute idea, and we tracked the song live in a single take. This show at the Rendezvous was the only time we ever performed that song in public. I don’t think it went over very well, maybe it was too slow for a Saturday night crowd? I’m not sure why we never attempted to play it again. I guess it just fell through the cracks. Anyway, the Tullycraft recording of “They’re Not Trying on the Dance Floor” eventually appeared on the Friendly Society compilation in 1998 – which ended up being the last record released by Harriet Records. One thing I do remember about this show is that Incredible Force of Junior was much better than the other three bands on the bill. They ruled the night!
Here is the song “Kid Champion” by Incredible Force of Junior
… and if you’re curious, here is the Tullycraft version of “They’re Not Trying on the Dance Floor.” (This song also appeared on The Singles – a b-sides, rarities and early singles compilation released on Darla Records in 1999.)
Today we have the duo Moustache of Insanity featuring Bill Botting (of Allo Darlin’) and Nik Vestberg – covering the Tullycraft song “The Punks Are Writing Love Songs.” Enjoy!
In 2005 Little Teddy Recordings, an indie label based in Germany, released a 7” for the Tullycraft song “Our Days in Kansas.” The b-side of this single featured two songs: a live recording of “Wild Bikini” performed on the radio in Stockholm, Sweden and “Sad, Sad Day” – a track recorded during the studio sessions for the album Disenchanted Hearts Unite. “Sad, Sad Day” featured an accordion part played by Corianton Hale. Cori wasn’t in Tullycraft when he recorded this part, but shortly after this record was released he became an official member of the band. We ended up mixing “Sad, Sad Day” a couple different ways, but ultimately the song wasn’t included on the Disenchanted Hearts Unite album. Lost but not forgotten, here is the song “Sad, Sad Day.”
Congrats to Ohio State and the Big Ten Conference.
Today we have the song “Welcome to the Big Ten Conference” performed by Tullycraft
Recently, while cleaning out our old practice space, Chris and I stumbled on a bunch of old show flyers. In 1996 you could have seen Chris’ pre-Tullycraft band, Incredible Force of Junior perform with Modest Mouse and Apples in Stereo for only $3. What a deal! What a show!
Here is a great song by Incredible Force of Junior called Driving in Your Car. Enjoy!