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best of 2014 :: Favorite Recordings

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Oh shit, best of 2014 coverage. yay.

Yes, these are my favorite recordings of 2014. It was a good year, no? There were other records released this year, but this is the GT list. If you are not here, but you think you should be, don’t worry, I love you. And there’s is always next year, right? These are not presented in any order besides alphabetical by artist. They’re all great. Ok. Let’s go.

(click on the album titles for additional streaming/purchase options)

Listen.

Beyond Calculation by The Austerity Program

Listen: Song 30 (bandcamp)

(pay-what-you-want)
 
 

DEBT by Baked

Listen: Wet Blanket (bandcamp)


 
 

Eighteen Hours of Static by Big Ups

Listen: Justice (bandcamp)


 
 

Interrupt by Bleeding Rainbow

Listen: Monochrome


 
 

blood sister by blood sister

Listen: 976-CREEP (bandcamp)


 
 

Clean Girls & Vulture Shit’s Expensive Tastes

Listen: Day of the Woman (bandcamp) by Clean Girls


 
 

Party Jail by Ed Schrader’s Music Beat

Listen: Laughing (bandcamp)


 
 

EXOCOMET by EXOCOMET

Listen: Forerunner (bandcamp)

(free album)
 
 

Stay Home by Hank Wood & The Hammerheads

Listen: In Bookings (bandcamp)

(pay-what-you-want)
 
 

High Desert by High Desert

Listen: Disappeared (soundcloud)


 
 

Dyatlov by Hive Bent

Listen: Liar (bandcamp)


 
 

Spare Room by Kindling

Listen: Eastern State (bandcamp)

(pay-what-you-want)
 
 

Steve Hears Pile in Malden and Bursts into Tears by Krill

Listen: Unbounded Nameless Future (bandcamp)


 
 

Mess by Liars

Listen: Pro Anti Anti (youtube)


 
 

Low Fat Getting High by Low Fat Getting High

Listen: Don’t Believe You Anymore (bandcamp)


 
 

Variable Impulse by Multicult

Listen: Othello (bandcamp)


 
 

i can’t stand my own face by nine of swords

Listen: watch (bandcamp)

(pay what you want)
 
 

We Are Nots by Nots

Listen: decadence (soundcloud)


 
 

Dark Comedy by Open Mike Eagle

Listen: Doug Stamper (Advice Raps) (feat. Hannibal Buress)


 
 

Sunbathing Animal by Parquet Courts

Listen: Vienna II (youtube)


 
 

Bodies and Control and Money and Power by Priests

Listen: Right Wing (bandcamp)


 
 

Under Color of Official Right by Protomartyr

Listen: Scum, Rise! (bandcamp)


 
 

So It Goes by RATKING

Listen: So It Goes (youtube)


 
 

Separate by Roomrunner

Listen: Slow (bandcamp)


 
 

Lese Majesty by Shabazz Palaces

Listen: Motion Sickness (youtube)


 
 

Rest Versus Rust by Spray Paint

Listen: Rest Versus Rust (bandcamp)


 
 

Swollen by Stickers

Listen: Sacajawea (bandcamp)


 
 

Awake by Tycho

Listen: L (soundcloud)


 
 

Vomitface by Vomitface

Listen: Bill Me Later (bandcamp)


 
 

The Joys of Employment by Vulture Shit

Listen: Church Van Contraband (bandcamp)


 
 
SO, what is missing? what shouldn’t be here? leave a damn comment (if you are into that sort of thing).
 
 
BONUS:

Song 30 (mp3) by The Austerity Program

Forerunner (mp3) by EXOCOMET

Eastern State (mp3) by Kindling

watch (mp3) by nine of swords

Doug Stamper (Advice Raps) (feat. Hannibal Buress) (mp3) by Open Mike Eagle

Scum, Rise! (mp3) by Protomartyr

Sacajawea (mp3) by Stickers

Church Van Contraband (mp3) by Vulture Shit
 
 
GIMME TINNITUS Favorite Recordings Best of 2014

friday night vids :: FINS + Meat Wave + Meatbodies + VVHILE + Screaming Females + Deerhoof + Big Ups

Friday, November 14th, 2014

For your streaming pleasure, here is the next installment of Friday Night Vids for the year numbered 2014.
 
Streamable: CORNERED by FINS


 
 
Streamable: Brother by Meat Wave


 
 
Streamable: ROTTEN by Meatbodies


 
 
Streamable: Wrong Face Wrong Palm by VVHILE


 
 
Streamable: Ripe by Screaming Females


 
 
Streamable: Exit Only by Deerhoof


 
 
Streamable: Grin (Live on KEXP) by Big Ups


 
 
If you like what you see/hear you should probably purchase music from your local independent record store or better yet buy directly from the band next time you go out to a show.
 
You can always watch more (live) music video @ the GIMMETINNITUSTUBE Channel and the GIMME TINNITUS Vimeo, but frankly I have been to lazy to record whole songs at shows recently, so you might as well go to the GT Vine.

Friday Night Vids

audio stream :: Big Ups > Rash

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

BIG UPS have two new track that they are releasing two different ways. First in Europe via Tough Love Records as 7″ on October 27th, and then as a split with Washer via the venerable Exploding In Sound Records on November 18th. Here is the A-Side. The vocals here are just plain brutal in the best way and seemed to be, well, pulling themselves apart.

Listen.

Streamable: Rash (soundcloud)

US 7″ preorder (100 snot green & 400 black) @ bandcamp.com.

Europe 7″ preorder (transparent vinyl) @ bigcartel.com.

Additional preorder links @ soundcloud.com.

Upcoming Tour Dates:

October 16 – New York, NY – The Studio At Webster Hall #
October 18 – Seattle, WA – Vera Project ^
October 19 – Portland, OR – Slabtown ^
October 21 – San Francisco, CA – Rickshaw Stop ^
October 22 – Oakland, CA – 1, 2, 3, 4 Go Records ^
October 23 – Santa Ana, CA – Constellation Room ^
October 24 – Los Angeles, CA – Jewel’s Catch One ^
October 25 – San Diego, CA – The Hideout ^
October 26 – Scottsdale, AZ – Pub Rock ^
November 2 – New York, NY – Mercury Lounge %
December 21 – New York, NY – Webster Hall, Marlin Room $

# w/ Dope Body
^ w/ LVL UP
% w/ Ex Hex, Speedy Ortiz
$ w/ The So So Glos, Kitty, more @ BrooklynVegan + The Front Bottoms ‘Champagne Jam’

BIG UPS are on Tumblr
BIG UPS are on Bandcamp
BIG UPS are on Facebook
BIG UPS are on Twitter
BIG UPS are on liveatsheastadium
BIG UPS are on Hype Machine
BIG UPS are on East Coast Basements and Bedrooms
BIG UPS are on Dead Labour Records
BIG UPS are on Tough Love

BONUS: Fresh Meat (mp3)

Big Ups by Shea

friday night vids :: Mt. Royal + KOOL A.D. + Beverly + Greys + Beech Creeps + Big Ups + Slothrust

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

For your streaming pleasure, here is the next installment of Friday Night Vids for the year numbered 2014.

s/o to BTRtv and Serious Buisness

 
Streamable: More (youtube) by Mt. Royal

(as seen)
 
 
Streamable: WORD (youtube) by KOOL A.D.

Downloadable: WORD (mp3)

(pay-what-you-want)
 
 
Streamable: Honey Do (youtube) by Beverly


 
 
Streamable: Use Your Delusion (youtube) by Greys

(as seen)
 
 
Streamable: Serious Business on BTR (youtube) by Beech Creeps


 
 
Streamable: Serious Business on BTR (youtube) by Big Ups


 
 
Streamable: BTR Live Studio (youtube) by Slothrust


 
 
If you like what you see/hear you should probably purchase music from the above artists at any of these fine online retailers or your local independent record store or better yet buy directly from the band next time you go out to a show:

Insound | eMusic | Other Music
 
You can always watch more (live) music video @ the GIMMETINNITUSTUBE Channel and the GIMME TINNITUS Vimeo, but frankly I have been to lazy to record whole songs at shows recently, so you might as well go to the GT Vine.

Friday Night Vids

mp3s :: One Year Ago Mix > February 2013

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

Time for a little aural time travel. Let’s look back, reflect, and contemplate… what were we listening to one year ago?

Listen to the February 2013 One Year Ago Mix and find out.

You can play individual tracks using the tiny play buttons next to each mp3 link, OR you can stream all the songs in this mix using the streampad player at the bottom of the page, OR you can just download any or all of the tracks at your leisure and play them using a digital media player of your choice.

Downloadables:

  1. Minotaur (mp3) by Thee Oh Sees
  2. 1,000 Years (mp3) by Black Pus
  3. Fresh Meat (mp3) by BIG UPS
  4. Space Cadet (mp3) by Paint Fumes
  5. We Act (mp3) by bennio qwerty

    [d/l EP @ bennioqwerty.bandcamp.com]

  6. V.Card (Demo) (mp3) by Unwound
  7. We Are On The Run (mp3) by Heavy Midgets

    [pay-what-you-want for SISTERS @ heavymidgets.bandcamp.com]

  8. Belly Roll (mp3) by The Marsh Hens

    [d/l Through a Molar @ themarshhens.bandcamp.com]

  9. Evil Man (mp3) by Destruction Unit
  10. Minds Alive (mp3) by Heavy Breathing
  11. My Identity (mp3) by DJ Dog Dick
  12. bout.that (ft. baseck) (mp3) by clipping

    [pay-what-you-want for Midcity @ clppng.bandcamp.com]

  13. Kennyy (The Second Second of Forever) (mp3) by SHAPERS
  14. With You (mp3) by Procession

    [pay-what-you-want for Your Turn To Feel @ procession.bandcamp.com]

  15. Graveyard (mp3) by LVL UP
  16. Bambi Slaughter (mp3) by DIIV

    [d/l 2012-06-08 285 Kent, Brooklyn, NY @ nyctaper.com]

  17. Inside An Aquarium (mp3) by BOAT
  18. ufo (mp3) by Absolutely Free
  19. The Myth (mp3) by Trabajo

    [pay-what-you-what for Gamelan to the Love God @ trabajo.bandcamp.com]

  20. I Can Do A Lot (mp3) by Club Girls
  21. In Praise of Our Doubts (mp3) by YVETTE

If you want to download all the individual tracks in this post, you should probably think about installing the DownThemAll! or FlashGot Firefox extensions as we are way too lazy to zip and upload every single One Year Ago Mix.

Also, if you like what you hear you should probably purchase music from the above artists at any of these fine online retailers (or your local independent record store):

Insound | eMusic | Other Music

And, if you haven’t done it already, make sure you check out the other One Year Ago Mixes.


One Year Ago Mix