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Recommend your "hidden gem" albums for the 1990's

Postby pcqgod » 07 May 2018, 19:21

Post as many as you'd like, whether a major label flop or some obscure release by an obscure band from your obscure hometown.
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Re: Recommend your "hidden gem" albums for the 1990's

Postby gash on ignore » 07 May 2018, 20:46

It’s Heavy in Here - Eric Matthews.
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Re: Recommend your "hidden gem" albums for the 1990's

Postby gash on ignore » 07 May 2018, 20:47

Exit the Dragon too.
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Re: Recommend your "hidden gem" albums for the 1990's

Postby Moleskin » 07 May 2018, 20:48

Goya Dress - Rooms
Astrid - Boy Like You
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Re: Recommend your "hidden gem" albums for the 1990's

Postby Bent Fabric » 07 May 2018, 20:59

Rise Above - Epic Soundtracks

(also a big fan of It's Heavy in Here)

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Postby Charlie O. » 07 May 2018, 21:06

Bent Fabric wrote:(also a big fan of It's Heavy in Here)

Me three (well... medium-sized fan).

Trailer Bride - (self-titled)

Amy Allison - The Maudlin Years

Varnaline - Sweet Life
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Postby Mike Boom » 07 May 2018, 21:35

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Postby never/ever » 07 May 2018, 21:37

Butterfly Child - Soft Explosives

Kendra Smith- The Guild Of Temporal Adventurers

Northern Picture Library - Alaska
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Re: Recommend your "hidden gem" albums for the 1990's

Postby Samoan » 07 May 2018, 22:12

Altitude - ALT (Andy White, Liam O'Moanlai & Tim Finn)
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Re: Recommend your "hidden gem" albums for the 1990's

Postby Davey the Fat Boy » 08 May 2018, 01:56

All of my friends’ albums were good. Better than the stuff people still talk about.
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Postby fange » 08 May 2018, 09:16

The Orange Humble Band - Assorted Creams
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Re: Recommend your "hidden gem" albums for the 1990's

Postby Darkness_Fish » 08 May 2018, 09:24

All on the fairly obscure, but not obviously beyond the tastes of BCB side of things:

Crescent - Now
Radial Spangle - Ice Cream Headache, Syrup Macrame
Movietone - Movietone
Lake of Dracula - Lake of Dracula
Solex - Solex vs the Hitmeister
Gridlock - Further
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Re: Recommend your "hidden gem" albums for the 1990's

Postby toomanyhatz » 08 May 2018, 09:55

Triage - David Baerwald
Mavericks - Chris Stamey and Peter Holsapple
The Language of Snakes - Andrew Cronshaw
Skin - Peter Himmelman
Is the Actor Happy? - Vic Chesnutt
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Re: Recommend your "hidden gem" albums for the 1990's

Postby Geezee » 08 May 2018, 10:46

On the "alternative" side...

Silver Jews - American Water
Screaming Trees - Dust
Geraldine Fibbers - Lost Somewhere
Walkabouts - Devils Road
Mark Lanegan - I'll Take Care of You
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Re: Recommend your "hidden gem" albums for the 1990's

Postby Diamond Dog » 08 May 2018, 10:56

Samoan wrote:Altitude - ALT (Andy White, Liam O'Moanlai & Tim Finn)


Fine choice.

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Re: Recommend your "hidden gem" albums for the 1990's

Postby never/ever » 08 May 2018, 11:45

toomanyhatz wrote:Triage - David Baerwald


Oh yes. The Postman and Born For Love are sublime.
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Re: Recommend your "hidden gem" albums for the 1990's

Postby gash on ignore » 08 May 2018, 12:00

Silver Jews - The Natural Bridge
The second Elliott Smith and the final Heatmiser (such a giant, odd that he isn’t BCB mentioned much more)
Now the alt-Country shite has blown over don’t the Uncle Tupelo records stand out?
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Re: Recommend your "hidden gem" albums for the 1990's

Postby LeBaron » 08 May 2018, 12:45

gash on ignore wrote:Now the alt-Country shite has blown over don’t the Uncle Tupelo records stand out?


Mostly as evidence of how record critics once wielded great power.
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Re: Recommend your "hidden gem" albums for the 1990's

Postby Bent Fabric » 08 May 2018, 13:14

gash on ignore wrote:Exit the Dragon too.



I never warmed to that one myself (despite repeated efforts), but I do consider the preceding run of music leading up (Supersonic Storybook, Stull, Saturation) incredibly special.

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Re: Recommend your "hidden gem" albums for the 1990's

Postby gash on ignore » 08 May 2018, 14:29

It’d make a very good Stull-sized EP.
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