Sunday, November 6, 2016

v/a - yellow loveless / blue loveless



YELLOW
label: high fader
released: 2013

BLUE
label: electric muse records
released: 2012

my first exposure to the band my bloody valentine came via the video for "only shallow" on 120 MINUTES. at the time i was just starting to expand my musical repertoire outside of the slayers and the metallicas and whanot. what had gotten me hooked was the use of the distorted feedback that had started out the song. to this day it still reminds me of a carnival. it was like the distortion was a member of the band. and then there's that bassline.

this band made me go even further into bands like dinosaur jr and sonic youth and medicine and the jesus and mary chain and and and and....
well.
you get the idea.

LOVELESS turned 25 the other day (on the 4th to be exact).

what we have here are 2 different yet the same interpretations of LOVELESS.
YELLOW comes from japan.
BLUE comes from korea.

in my opinion: YELLOW comes out victorious.
but what do i know.
shut up.
you don't tell me what i know.
you're not my real dad.

YELLOW
1 - tokyo shoegazer - only shallow
2 - goatbed - loomer
3 - the sodom project - touched
4 - lemon's chair - to here knows when
5 - shonen knife - when you sleep
6 - tokyo shoegazer - i only said
7 - age of punk - come in alone
8 - boris - sometimes
9 - shinobu narita (4-d mode1) - blown a wish
10 - sadesper record - soon
DL

BLUE
1 - vidulgi OoyoO - only shallow
2 - 電子羊 - loomer
3 - sunkyeol - touched
4 - sei & swann - to here knows when
5 - jowall - when you sleep
6 - ghostmutts - i only said
7 - ninaian - come in alone
8 - kihap - sometimes
9 - soil sugar poco largo - blown a wish
10 - the loom - soon
DL

1 comment:

144 said...

Japancakes' loveless cover best cover

 
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