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THE WHEELIES

  • 02.01.11
    Nick Fraelich – Obnoxious Dancing Music LENN9O9N, RELEASES, REVIEWS, THE WHEELIES | Comments Off
    nickfraelich.bandcamp.com/album/obnoxious-dancing-music Something of an honour for me this one. Nick Fraelich first appeared on the tenth and final Daydream Generation compilation at the end of 2010 and blew my socks off with the experimental folk-pop of the quite amazing 'Meta-Song'. Away from more traditional song structures, I also knew that he dabbled in the black magic of psychedelic electronica and had heard the brilliant head-fuck of 'Trip Tent Sound Interlude'. So when a little birdie told me that he was working on an ambient/electronic record including collaborative remixes and was looking for submissions, I rooted around on my computer and unearthed ...
  • 09.22.10
    The Utica Flower Company 2.0 BECKY N, QUIXODELIC RECORDS, RELEASES, SIMON PILER, THE WHEELIES, WARCHALKING | (2)
    (Finally) Available for free download! here: http://quixodelic.com/site/category/the-utica-flower-company/ Okay, let's do this again... A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE UTICA FLOWER COMPANY2.0 Through the winter of 2006 and spring of 2007 I made a lo-fi psychedelic-pop record called 'The Utica Flower Company' with three guys from Cozy Home Records - Paul Burnout (The Real Burnouts), Bobby Rogan (Fig Mints of Your Imagination), and Luke Humann (Arthur Rules). It wasn't released until a year later through the Cozy Home, but looking back I'm still very fond of that haphazard little collaboration. The title track on the record was about a secret basement beneath a flower shop where 'revolutionary ...
  • 12.23.09
    The White (Christmas) Album COMRADES, FEATURES, FIG MINTS, JAMES REDMOND, JANE GILMORE, RELEASES, THE FALLING FLOORS, THE WHEELIES, UBERFUZZ | Comments Off
    Immediately after the Invisible Box-Set, Jolan from the Falling Floors joked with me that we should do a collective cover of the entire White Album, and I thought 'You know, that's not as funny as it sounds.' The two main stumbling blocks were that 1. I didn't know 30 folk who would be up for it, and 2. I was totally fucked from the behemoth invisible box. But for a laugh and out of curiosity I put out the feelers anyway, adding the 'Christmas' part with the idea that the project would be done in time for the 25th December. Thankfully ...
  • 11.18.09
    100 Questions: SMALLY COZY HOME, INTERVIEWS, QUIXODELIC RECORDS, THE WHEELIES | Comments Off
    Just some guy... 1 You can take one record to a desert island for the rest of your life - what would it be? I'd have to make a mix-tape of all my favourite DG songs... sad, but true 2 Who is your favourite artist? Let's put Jackson Pollock and Tracey Emin in a ring and have them slog it out. Continue Reading...