Little Scene: Top 25 (Or So) Local Releases

Originally Posted on Facebook 02/23/2009

In the spirit of fun list making, I have decided to put together a list of my 25 (or so…) favorite Local Releases, be it Tape, CD, LP, or EP. In chronological order here they are:

1. Shallow Reign – Shallow Reign (1986)
2. Sound of Deep Ellum Compilation (1987)
3. Edie Brickell & New Bohemians– Shooting Rubberbands at the Stars (1988)
4. Pantera – Vulgar Display of Power (1992)
5. Reverend Horton Heat – Full Custom Gospel Sounds (1993)
6. Slowpoke – Mad Chen (1994)
7. Toadies – Rubberneck (1994)
8. Factory Press – Interstate EP (1995)
9. Earl – Dorothy (1995)
10. Brutal Juice – Mutilation Makes Identification Difficult (1995)
11. Funland – Funland Band (1995)
12. MC 900 Ft Jesus – One Step Ahead of the Spider (1995)
13. Slow Roosevelt – Starving St Nick (1996)
14. Baboon – Secret Robot Control (1997)
15. Tomorrowpeople – Golden Energy (1997)
16. Old 97’s – Too Far To Care (1997)
17. Slobberbone – Barrel-Chested (1998)
18. Gropius – Songs for Walter (1999)
19. Sub Oslo – Dubs in the Key of Life (1999)
20. Pimpadelic – Southern Devils (Tommy Boy) (2000)
21. Paperchase – Young Bodies Heal Quickly, You Know (2000)
22. Eleven Hundred Springs – A Straighter Line (2001)
23. Record Hop – Pareidolia (2004)
24. Dove Hunter – The Southern Unknown (2008)
25. The Boom Boom Box – The Boom Boom Box EP (2008)

Honorable mentions:
Will Johnson – Murder of Tides (2002)
Halls of the Machine (2001)
Suiciety – Unlearn Single (1992)
Caulk – Learn To Take (1994)
Dixie Witch – Into The Sun (2000)
Doosu – Quick Bionic Arms (1997)

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~ by thesynaptic on August 8, 2010.

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