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Various Artists / Kxlu Live Vol 6 (2CD)
Album:Kxlu Live Vol 6 (2CD) Collection:General
Artist:Various Artists Added:03/2004
Label:Kxlu 

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Add Date:2004-05-31 Pull Date:2004-08-02 
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Album Review
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Reviewed 2004-05-15 
KXLU Live Vol. 6
Indie rock/pop/math rock/hip-hop/experimental --Compilation of bands playing line on KXLU in LA -- mostly indie rock but also good math rock and hip-hop and a few good experimental/noise tracks. To their credit, indie rock tracks often deviate from well-worn formulae -- and the noise/experimental tracks were especially good (CD1: 3, 16)


PICS: CD1: 1, 3, 4, 10, 11, 13, 15, 16 CD2:1, 3, 6, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17

CD1
1. The Mooney Suzuki - goofy banter, then harmonica solo, hipster blues romp
2. The Blue Balls - nice name! driving catchy punk/indie rock, scratchy voice
3. Dinosaurs with Horns - samples, loops + feedback, evolves into noise, blips, vocal samples, GREAT!
4. The Convocation of... - quiet beginning, fugazi-esque punk
5. The Mercury Program - groovin bass line + vibrophone, instrumental indie/math rock
6. Slug and Eyedea - hip-hop - double team freestyle rhyming + beats
7. Dear Nora - indie rock, female vocalists, cute
8. Her Space Holiday - slow, sensitive indie pop, atmospheric keyboards
9. Beans - instrumental electronica/indie rock + trumpet, spacey, downtempo
10. At the Drive-In - indie rock/punk, guitar feedback and beginning, distorted spoken/yelled vocals,
11. Tak and 4zone - hip-hop, freestyle rhymes, + beatbox solo!
12. Irving - off-key female vocals, tripped-out guitar & trumpet, weird
13. The Dylan Group - great xylophone solo then math rock-y drums and bass come in
14. Steve Wynn - acoustic guitar + voice, energetic,
15. Mascott - sweet indie pop, female vocals, tambourine
16. Kitten Sparkles - swirling dark feedbacky noise, ominous distorted screams and voices

CD2
1. Oma Yang - instrumental indie/math rock, rises in intensity at end
2. Tracker - indie rock, voice + guitar at beginning, drums come in later
3. Yume Bitsu - epic indie rock, sad vocals at beginning then long instrumental rock-out
4. Illyah Kuryahkin - creepy whispered vocals + guitar, spooky indie singer-songwriter
5. Slumber Party - slow, female harmonized vocals, dark, wandering electric guitar
6. Of Montreal - acoustic guitar, sweet out-of-tune vocals, beatles-esque
7. Death Cab for Cutie - slow guitar, sad, indie pop heartbreakers
8. LA Symphony - hip-hop, head bobber, catchy hook
9. FCS North - sampled cello+keyboards+drums+spoken japanese samples, somewhat ambient electronica
10. Lftr Pllr - math rock, shouted beat-poetry vocals, good
11. Ascaris - driving punk, stops and starts
12. Selby Tigers - uptempo driving rockin guitar, lyrics about west coast vs. east coast, rocks
13. The Salteens - bright peppy keyboards + driving midtempo indie rock
14. Mates of State - indie rock sing-along, super catchy, male+female trade-off vocals
15. The Vogue - great! dark electro keyboards, crazy wheezing vocals
16. The Good Life - dark keyboards + drum machine + guitar, dramatic falsetto indie vocals
17. The Weakkerthans - sweet midtempo indie rock, lyrics about truck stops,

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Mooney Suzuki, theMake My Way
2.Blue Balls, theBack to You
3.Dinosaurs with HornsOn Her Moonshiner
4.Convocation Of..., theMoments Escape
5.Mercury Program, theNazca Lines of Peru
6.Slug and EyedeaFreestyle
7.Dear NoraRouns and Round
8.Her Space HolidayThe Doctor and the Dj
9.BeansWind Y Hill
10.At the Drive-InRascuache
11.Tak and 4ZONEFreestyle
12.IrvingHoliday
13.Dylan Group, theAvia
14.Wynn, SteveDays of Wine and Roses
15.MascottBirds that Can not Fly
16.Kitten SparklesLive on Glossolalia
17.Oma YangThe Moon in the Cancer
18.TrackerTelephone
19.Yume BitsyI Wait for You
20.Illyah KuryahkinTom Verlaine
21.Slumber PartyTrouble of My Own
22.Of MotrealYou Feel You Must Go
23.Death Cab for CutieTitle Track
24.L.A SymphonyBroken Tape Decks
25.Fcs NorthTitle Unknown
26.Lftr PllrMath in Money
27.AscarisTonight, We Run
28.Selby TigersTell It to the Judge
29.Salteens, theEmptyhead
30.Mates of StateWhat Could I Stand for
31.Vogue, theBrass and Satin
32.Good Life, theA Golden Exit
33.Weakerthans, theNone of the Above