Sep. 12, 2012 - Issue #882: Down On The Farm
The self-described post-stoner skate-sludge trio Rebuild/Repair has been pounding its unique sound—a blend of Led Zeppelin, the Melvins and Black Flag—into the ears of audiences since 2011. Prior to the release of the band's latest album, guitarist and vocalist Randall Graves shared his soundtrack picks with Vue.
Morning: Off–first four EPs/Self-Titled: This is cheating a bit, but together they're only about 30 minutes and either get me stoked for the day or provide a soundtrack to road rage on the morning commute.
Noon: Black Flag–Damaged: Kind of the obvious choice but it's basically a perfect record.
Night: Floor–Floor: Pop-sludge? Sure, why not?
On the road
Morning: Milloy–Creating Problems While Practising Solutions: A bit of gruff pop-punk to get the day started right.
Noon: Akimbo–Navigating the Bronze: Possibly the best blend of classic rock and hardcore ever created. Good highway music.
Night: Eyehategod–Confederacy of Ruined Lives: This album makes me want to roll around in broken glass. It's bleak and harsh and depressing and perfect. V
Fri, Sep 14 (9 pm)
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