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mikehattem
10-17-2007, 04:21 AM
It seems their old website isn't there. It used to have all their early cassette "releases" (The Kids Are All Fucked Up Vols 1-3,etc...) for download. I had them all but my hard drive crashed a while back and now I only have Bury My Heart and Prairie Prayers (which is my favorite anyway). I was wondering if anyone had downloaded these and still had them and could share them with me (since they were free for download anyway).

Mike

theaddingmachine
10-17-2007, 08:40 AM
i have bury my heart and the natural riot. i'll send you the latter if you send me prairie prayers!

more people here should listen to them! i find their music to be EXTREMELY reminiscent of the olivia tremor control at times.

(i'd be happy to send anyone else the cds, too.)

ggrisamore
10-17-2007, 08:51 AM
id love to check them out, never even heard of them.

theaddingmachine
10-17-2007, 08:57 AM
i'll put what i've got up on sendspace by this afternoon!

stompclapclap
10-17-2007, 10:41 AM
hooray! thanks, becky

theaddingmachine
10-17-2007, 12:29 PM
the natural riot: http://www.sendspace.com/file/v6jorl
bury my heart at makeout point: http://www.sendspace.com/file/voxck9

i hope you love it!
my favorite song at the moment happens to be 'burning bridges' off the first cd

mikehattem
10-17-2007, 06:03 PM
Prairie Prayers [2001]: http://www.sendspace.com/file/ih16fc
This came out between Bury Your Heart At Makeout Point and The Natural Riot and is personally, my favorite. Check the first track, "We're All Chiefs And No Indians" and the third, "Left Coast Neros".

Mike

mikehattem
10-18-2007, 01:10 PM
guys (and girls)... let me know what you think of Prairie Prayers when you get a chance to listen to it.

stompclapclap
10-20-2007, 02:03 PM
the natural riot is so good! i haven't listened to the others yet. i really dig "another planet"; it's very beach boys-esque

robonuckket!
10-21-2007, 07:52 AM
I remember when people were talking about this band a few months ago....it's a shame to see the website gone, because I loved getting that music for free. ha. Thanks to those who reposted, though! I agree, they're very OTC.

mikehattem
10-22-2007, 05:50 PM
the natural riot is so good! i haven't listened to the others yet. i really dig "another planet"; it's very beach boys-esque

stomp... the most beach boys track out of all of them is "We're All Chiefs And No Indians" on Prairie Prayers. It's actually uncanny. And that's coming from a mid-60s BB fiend.

Mike

theaddingmachine
11-22-2007, 11:12 PM
guys (and girls)... let me know what you think of Prairie Prayers when you get a chance to listen to it.

my apologies for not commenting back on this sooner... but i LOVE IT

mikehattem
11-23-2007, 04:08 PM
cool. That is one of my favorite records and it makes me feel good when someone else likes it too.

Mike

dwightp
11-23-2007, 04:10 PM
Are you guys familiar with the Society of Rockets? The new evolution of the Shimmer Kids?

theaddingmachine
11-23-2007, 09:08 PM
i had downloaded "sunset homes" a few years ago, but after a few listens i decided that i liked the shimmer kids stuff a lot more and deleted it. if you or anyone would be willing to upload any of the society of rockets stuff, though, i'd definitely check it out again.

rogersbowne
11-24-2007, 11:46 AM
when I get home I will check these out

mikehattem
11-25-2007, 08:56 AM
I only have "When The Grass Grows Black" from 2006 right now. I'm working on uploading it now. I like to spread this music every chance I get but especially the Shimmer Kids stuff.

Mike

mikehattem
11-25-2007, 09:40 AM
Here it is:

Where The Grass Grows Black [2006] - The Society Of Rockets

from allmusic.com:
West Coast space rock collective the Society of Rockets mined the depths of Psychocandy-era Jesus and Mary Chain on their murky 2004 debut, Sunset Homes, and while they retain much of that offering's psychedelic grandeur on their sophomore effort, Where the Grass Grows Back, the Bay Area stargazers have traded in their late-night pontification for ass-shaking anthems of 20-something splendor. From the inaugural Southern-fried boogie of "Tangerines & Cigarettes" to the whiskey-soaked lamentation "Suicide Summer," the Society have found a nice balance between the sleepy, introspective atmospherics of Galaxie 500 and the raunchy swagger of Kings of Leon. It's a testament to their unbridled passion that amid the cacophony of dirty guitars, brass, strings, organ, and harmonica what rings truest on Where the Grass Grows Back are the vocals. Joshua Babcock can barely contain himself, and while that kind of attack often runs the risk of coming off as desperate, he manages to keep his chin up while his feet remain squarely in the flames.


http://rapidshare.com/files/72206480/Where_The_Grass_Grows_Black__2006__-_The_Society_Of_Rockets.rar.html

theaddingmachine
11-27-2007, 10:32 PM
guys....


the new album....


is amazing.

theaddingmachine
11-27-2007, 10:34 PM
can we discuss how wonderful the art is?

http://www.societyofrockets.org/images/ourpathsrelated.gif

mikehattem
11-28-2007, 02:07 PM
I don't have that one yet. Does it sound like WTGGB??

dwightp
11-28-2007, 02:30 PM
It just came out a month or two ago if I recall... several tunes off of it are up on their myspace page.

mikehattem
11-29-2007, 05:56 AM
cool. thanks dwight.

Mike

theaddingmachine
12-09-2007, 02:18 PM
i'm going to play the new society of rockets lp in its entirety on my radio station later. it's a masterpiece!

theaddingmachine
02-18-2008, 09:12 PM
It seems their old website isn't there. It used to have all their early cassette "releases" (The Kids Are All Fucked Up Vols 1-3,etc...) for download. I had them all but my hard drive crashed a while back and now I only have Bury My Heart and Prairie Prayers (which is my favorite anyway). I was wondering if anyone had downloaded these and still had them and could share them with me (since they were free for download anyway).

Mike

http://www.underpop.org/shimmerkids/music.htm !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

(dave kent tracked it down. we think it must have been missing at some point, because i knew i'd looked around this site before and so had he.)

enjoy!!!! i know i will!!!

j_brodu
10-14-2011, 11:26 AM
Bump. Anyone actually have Bury My Heart At Makeout Point? I tracked down a couple old 7"s and they might actually be able to get me copies of the cassettes, but that CD is 100% sold out.

I also asked about the old CD-Rs they have listed on there - only a track or two from each up for download - and apparently the master tapes were lost in a fire, and the CD-Rs themselves were very poorly made and most if not all aren't in good condition.

http://www.underpop.org/shimmerkids/music.htm
and
http://societyofrockets.org/
if you haven't heard them.

j_brodu
10-16-2011, 12:36 PM
[I'm just going to go ahead and bump this again...]

thedreamcomparison
10-16-2011, 01:26 PM
Hey I don't have it but a friend of mine does. I'll grab it from him via soulseek and hook you up

j_brodu
10-16-2011, 02:33 PM
this is bury my heart you're talking about?

thedreamcomparison
10-16-2011, 04:39 PM
Yeah, I should have it by now ill mediafire it when i get home

j_brodu
10-16-2011, 04:59 PM
thanks! also, you know, if your friend wants to sell it or anything...

thedreamcomparison
10-16-2011, 05:57 PM
I think he just has the files, not the actual thing (and he doesn't sell anything. ever.)

j_brodu
10-16-2011, 08:24 PM
got these yet? i'd love to hear them. too bad he doesn't have the cd though. apparently it was an edition of 500.

also, SOR has a new ep coming out november, stay tuned.

thedreamcomparison
10-16-2011, 09:57 PM
keep yer pants on, here they are
http://www.mediafire.com/?67p980vt8zmfbfp