Thursday, December 16, 2010

vcr - self-titled

3 keyboards
1 drummer
1 singer
1 bass player

6 hits of electro pajama party jamz

'nuff said

DL: vcr

50 foot wave - golden ocean

you there...the reader

are you down with that angry grrrrl sound?

do you like bands with names such as: throwing muses? (the band's vocalist kristin hersh and bassist bernard georges are in this band)...pixies?...the breeders?...7 year bitch?

and there's a definite nirvana-ish sound to this album (namely the IN UTERO album)

"i totally don't hear that,maaaan"

well need to crush those ears of yours up against the speakers


you'll thank me later

DL: golden ocean

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

red aunts - #1 chicken there...are you one of them angry girls that don't shave their armpits?

do you have bikini kill and lunachicks and bratmobile and babes in toyland posters on your wall? you have something new to listen to while you're putting together your zine

DL: #1 chicken

baby guts - the kissing disease


i'm ipecac

you may have seen me in such places like [shiny grey monotone]...the mall food court...or in the bushes outside your window

when i was asked to contribute to this first i was all like "why are you poking me with that?"

but here i am

and for my first entry...i'm going to give you all mono (aka "the kissing disease")

the best way to describe this is: this is what would happen if PRETTY ON THE INSIDE/LIVE THROUGH THIS-era hole and nirvana were in the same band (which makes them sounds like L7)

and you know that you have more than enough room in your life for a song called "firetruck vagina"

so don't need to know much more about this as all of that should make you want to snag this up

so just go on ahead and click on that DL down there (and yes...that is as dirty as it sounds as you now know that i put out on the first date)

DL: the kissing disease

Saturday, December 4, 2010

We're looking for contributors...

In case your confused: we're looking for contributors. If you meet these requirements let us know.

- can post at least 2-3 times a week.
- is comfortable enough with a computer to rar up files, upload pictures, link, etc.
- has a collection or access to music that should be spread to others.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Season's Greetings or some bullshit.

So hey here at [s.l.n] we want to say... we hope you get fat and listen to some awesome jams this holiday season. As long as the weather upholds here in good old shitty South Dakota... we'll be pumping out some new tunes. Stick around kiddies.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

The ladies that do it for me...

Are you an angry girl that wants to rock out? Do you need some bitchy broads to jam to? Here ya go...Enjoy my spicy little compilation...

Rocker Grrrl DL

Do you lack the mo-tiv-ation?

It seems as though you need to try a hit of "Get Off Your Ass", a special compilation I've concocted. Enjoy.

"Get Off Your Ass" DL

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If your in a band.. heard of a band.. or just want to lighten you listening send us your stuff.

or send physical copies:

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Scotland, SD 57059

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Trippy Wicked

Movin On, released 30th October 2009, is the debut album by DIY stoner sleaze rock trio Trippy Wicked & the Cosmic Children of the Knight.
It's a 10 track, 52 minute epic musical journey of songs about living the good life, fire, growing beards, girls, aliens, loneliness, pirates, love and so much more. Movin On is full of the sexiest, sleaziest stoner, doom, blues, whatever-the-hell-you-wanna-call-it riffs you ever heard and was recorded in June 2009 under the warm Dorset sunshine at Chuckalumba studios.

We received an email, stating that we needed to check out this band. I'm glad I did. Not only can this band totally pound your ears with sludgy-goodness, they can also lull you in to a warm place. Hence, why I put up 2 vids, above. They are all over the map when it comes to their vocals and lyrics, though I appreciate their fine tuned skills and attention to detail. Get their album, its free. Check out their website and what not. I'd have to say, I would totally go see these guys live.

Download the album: DL

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Helium came about in 92'.  
The sultry vocal tones mixed with trailing melodies makes it easy to fall into this style of music. Great when you want to space out or just relax too.

Most tracks are from "The Dirt of Luck" album. 


Ween came about in 84'.
 Gene and Dean Ween.  

If you have never heard Ween before... you're missing out. My description of it will surely not shed any light on this band.  I sometimes really love Ween and sometimes some of their stuff annoys me. Then again, I'm sort of a music nazi and analyze everything I hear. Well this band has always been know to record in low-fi, carry strange lyrics or a combination of melodies that pick at you with pleasure, and eccentric vocals.

This is a mixture of various albums with select tracks, I deem worthy in my personal collection.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Dirty Talker

Dirty Talker is a 3 piece band out of Lincoln, NE.  
The band consists of: 
Adam 2000 on guitar & synth, Justin Kohmetscher on bass and vocals, and Brendan McGinn on drums.  

It's not easy to describe this band as it's a mix of the most interesting and intellectual lyrics, a touch of slowed math-rock, some almost funk rhythms. It's refreshing hell of a mix. I saw these guys play Oct. 16 2009 in Jefferson, SD, where we were putting on a show for Shiny Grey Monotone. I expected to hear a band called Dean Armband, instead the same guys decided to start a different kind of band and would be playing as Dirty Talker. With in the first 30 seconds of hearing their first song, which I don't recall what it was... I was tapping my feet and swaying like a moron to their lathery guitar, and rich plucky bass. I actually never really understood what they where singing about when I heard them live, though they put on a hell of a show. Afterwards, I got more songs of theirs and started to dissect my new found music.  I really dug them. I talked to them a bit at the show and talked to them through Facebook. I requested them to do a cover of one of my favorite songs... Mailman originally by The Jesus Lizard. I fell in love with them after they said yes. 

I realize this might not be for everyone and that the quality of these recordings are low budget at times but I think they're a well put together band that can hold my attention and I dig. My favs are: Mailman, Yea,can., and Stay Away. I know that those track names might not be right because I didn't get a song list.. but yea, good stuff.

You can check out their Facebook: Dirty Talker.

Who are we and why are we here?

So if your just finding us and you have no clue what we represent or you've found us from Shiny Grey Monotone, we are the brand new sister blog of Shiny Grey Monotone, which features some of the best and hard to find alternative noise rock. We decided to create this blog, because though we love alternative noise rock, sometimes other genres of music deserve to be heard and spread throughout the world. Here is where we'll be doing just that.

If you have a band and wanna send us your stuff, you can email us or send us physical copies. We'll give em' a listen and most likely give you a write up and share some tunes with our readers.

Welcome, everyone. We hope you will enjoy our new site. As always, leave us comments and feel free to mingle in the forum.
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