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Glyph is worse than some and better than others. He believes that life is just one damned thing after another, that only pop music can save us now, and that mercy is the mark of a great man (but he's just all right). Nothing he writes here should be taken as an indication that he knows anything about anything.

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  1. Avatar Glyph says:

    As befits inveterate road dogs and jammers, BtS do a ridiculous amount of quality covers – they’ve actually done entire sets of nothing but covers (both obscure and well-known) a couple times; I’ve never caught one of those myself. I already linked a few classics in the post. Here’s some more (sound quality’s not always great, but hey).

    M.I.A.:

    Ozzy:

    Pavement:

    New Order:

    Brian Eno:

    Clash:

    Smiths:

    Beatles:

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  2. Avatar Glyph says:

    I’m starting to suspect that y’all just don’t like good rock and/or roll.

    Kids these days…Report

  3. Avatar Glyph says:

    I will never cease to be amazed at what buried treasures can be found on YouTube, if only one thinks to look.

    Treepeople, a late ’80s – early ’90s Seattle band Doug M. was in, pre-BtS:

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    • Avatar aaron david says:

      I have found a few concerts that I was at:

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      • Avatar Glyph says:

        I had no idea what that band sounded like. Not my cup of tea, but the vocalists seem talented…did you spot yourself in the video?Report

        • Avatar aaron david says:

          Yeah, real west coast punk-funk. They came out of the same scene as the Chili Peppers, No Doubt, Thelonious Monster etc. One of the little mini scenes that died in the wake of Nirvana’s success. I first saw them opening for Jane’s in ’89, with Toad the Wet Blanket on the bill too.

          Nah, couldn’t spot myself.Report