Monday, December 12, 2011

U.S. Maple - Long Hair In Three Stages

Label: Skin Graft
Year: 1995

Al Johnson - Mount Shasta, Snailboy, Shorty, Lake Of Dracula
Mark Shippy - Snailboy, Shorty
Patrick Sampson - Mercury Players (Bovine Records....can I get a What, What?)
Todd Rittman - Singer, Mercury Players
Recorded by Jim O'Rourke - Gastr Del Sol, Sonic Youth, Yona Kit, Brise Glace, The Red Krayola, Loose Fur, etc.
"Sophisticated noise rock"? Maybe?



Mpg said...

This is a spectacular album. Give my bones to Billy Gibbons. Neat blog.

Anonymous said...

todd rittman has a great new band, D.Rider. unbelievably good.

Mpg said...

Thanks for the tip. I love Rittman, love how cocky he seemed when I US Maple live in Boston years back. The memories; what was a bonkers show. The amount of energy and strain Al put into his vocals. Whoa...

James Joyce said...

Best US Maple album - still rocks.

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