buying "imports" at record stores in the early 90s

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Postby wuk » Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:50 pm

I used to drool over this kiss the stone catalog I somehow got sent in the mail

Happy to hear 25 years later that most of those discs were probably absolute trash
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Postby Annie May » Sat Jan 13, 2018 2:15 am

Yeah i went to a record store in the early 90s
Unfortunately i was a baby so i mostly just drooled and cried, didn't buy any imports
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Postby Clive » Sat Jan 13, 2018 2:49 am

klubrick wrote:This takes me back. bought this in the early 90s and the track lengths were all long. Realized they were all live tracks where when the song ended they just looped it to play again, to make the cd extra long.

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Ha. Had this one.

Also had the two “Beastiality” bootlegs:

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complete with those unlisted “sex show” tracks at the end where some like 12 year old kid read penthouse letters or something to his robot friend Gabby-D. Not sure what those were about, if that actually was the beasties/beastie-related or some kind of performance piece done by the bootleggers...
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Postby port » Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:58 am

I bought so fucking many Tori Amos "imports."
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Postby tarantula » Sat Jan 13, 2018 4:23 am

https://www.discogs.com/Pavement-Stuff- ... se/1043738

remember getting this in between crooked rain and wowee zowee and being stoked to have an entire new pavement album to tide me over
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Postby tarantula » Sat Jan 13, 2018 5:09 am



holding this broken band up...

everybody's going out tonight/smoking their spliffs and drinking their wine


the early iteration of this song was called "sebadoh" cause malkmus thought it sounded like sebadoh
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Postby south pacific » Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:27 am

Went to a small record show recently and a guy that only sold bootleg cd's was like the loneliest guy there
went to the theatre for the tickle contest
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