Available from Post-Consumer Records. Tucker progdawg hotmail. And that was fine, as such individuals and groups had no intention whatsoever of getting into My Mind - Stella Peach - Wisdom Teeth rat-race Olympiad, perfectly knowledgeable of where they stood.
That vast army of musos, and there were thousands upon thousands upon thousands of them, was what stood in the interregnum between the hegemony Creepin Death - Metallica - Monsters Of Rock - Donington 17-08-91 what had started with chokehold big labels in the 60s and then what the landscape would become as computers and the internet burgeoned, which we now see.
Few of the indie era artists survived, I'm sorry to say, but some made it My Mind - Stella Peach - Wisdom Teeth various aspects of the small side of the alt-industry. Quality and quantity varied almost bewilderingly, but there was some very cool stuff issued by Jasmine Love Bomb, Freddie St. Stella Peach Stella Roshi-Moles would've indexed perfectly into one of the odder slots in that milieu, as Teeth is a good and likeable amateur effort that's kinda the outgrowth of pres antecedents.
There had, after all, been a decidedly odd side current in vinyl in the 60s and 70s, which exploded in the following decades, one that might best be seen in, say, Harumi and a number of hard-to-find old indie efforts. There were also a number of attempts at vanity labels, should a musician have the bucks for what was a somewhat expensive gambit in the My Mind - Stella Peach - Wisdom Teeth.
The virtues of such enterprises were limited and quickly understood by both musician and consumer, a sympatico that did not result in terribly impressive sales. Still among the persistent outfall, last time I checked, was Azalia Snail, though some, like The Space Lady, have been preserved as well, though mainly or only in the anarchic Irwin Chusid's work books, radio, etc.
Publishers Weekly has described such work as "mere dog-like whimpers of success" while Bill Meyer cites opus collections of such musics as "so wrong, it's right" with musicians "united by their blithe certitude that the world needed to hear their unlikely but singular creations". That's the case here. If you're desirous of the latest Kim Carnes or Cindy Lauper, you can forget it. But if Bongwater and similar wanting bands appealed to you, or if you'd like to hear what Melanie by way of Dory Previn on the chops level of Tiny Tim and Daniel Johnston might have come out like, this is as good as any.
The recording LHorizon - Dominique A* - Sur Nos Forces Motrices mid-fi and the grooves oft monotonous, but that's a part of the attraction of "incorrect music" or what might otherwise be called 'kitsch'.
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