Favorite obscure group

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  1. AAT65

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    The Cooper Temple Clause: their second album, Kick Up The Fire And Let The Flames Break Loose, might just be the best ever second album. Sadly they imploded as they recorded their third album. Here’s a couple of tracks, but you need to listen to the whole thing to really get it — the whole album has a pattern to it, building to Into My Arms with its long outro, falling back and building again to the magnificent Written Apology where a short and muted song breaks out into a 6-minute cataclysm of rhythm and noise.





     
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    The Producers, out of Atlanta, Georgia.

    A more talented group of musicians I have rarely seen.

    (Warning, white Telecaster content.)



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    King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard -
    Polygondwanaland

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    The Red Snerts
    Red Guitars
    Martha and the Muffins
    Freddy and the Fruit Loops
    The Woodentops
    The Blue Nile
    The Hoodoo Gurus
    Tones on Tail
    What is It
    Parachute Club
     
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    My old buddy Dave turned me on to these guys. RIP
     
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    Wow, there's a name I haven't seen in a while! Hull's finest.

     
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    I remember these guys from when I was a kid in Denver. One of the members passed away...thinkng he was an heir to the ADM fortune, too. They were very popular locally...featured in ProSound (local music chain pre-GC in CO) Magazine.
     
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    GBV was big enough for me...I played in a competent indie band in the very early 00s...just as a really unpleasant split began to occur, we were offered the opening slot for GBV at a great venue. I passed because I was too mad to continue, but I kick myself for not having taken the opportunity to get pummeled by the Cobra Verde era lineup.
     
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    These guys were huge in Europe...great singing and melodic construction. Super tasteful guitarist.
     
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    I was lucky to videotape Stump on 120 Minutes (probably the only airing of their video on MTV???Immaculate molars baby!
     
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    maria mckee? Distant memories indeed
     
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    stick, as in Lawrence, KS Stick...distant memories...Paw was pretty rockin', too...Another Kansas band that was just killer (definitely in the wake of Weezer) was Ultimate FAkebook...they were added to the bill as a pickup, coming off a largescale opening slot tour. They wanted to open and go home. I heard them soundcheck and said "hell no"...sounded exactly like the album and just killed it. I bought a Bogner amp within days of the show in order to get his sound. Really catchy and talented.
     
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    Haven't scanned this whole thread but I always liked Mungo Jerry...Kazoos and all...
     
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    If we're talking pub rock bands I could probably name a hundred. Only a handful went on to greater things.
     
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    If these guys don’t get your feet tapping then I don’t know what will!



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    Folkal Point. Probably not my fave, but definitely obscure.

    High school kids from Bristol, England, who made a self-distributed album in 1972. Of the 500 copies pressed, half were lost in a flood, and some of the few surviving copies eventually sold for thousands of pounds.

    D.H.


     
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    The Stone Roses

    Manassas (just found out about them too; only took 50 years)
     
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