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Beta band - the 3 EPs
Grandaddy - Broken down comforter collection.
Both awesome. Any more?
is this thread about "Best EP/Singles Collections" or "Best Albums that happen to be comprised of previously released EPs?" Sounds pedantic, I know, but I would say a compilation of YMMR and FMWYK would easily make an album that exceeds Isn't Anything; yet adding the (great) Glider and Tremelo EPs kind of dilutes that impact as they're obviously cut from a different cloth (and with the latter EP having its own segues).
Musically hes generally pretty interesting but some of his lyrics are zo terribly infuriating that hes often unbearable
lyrically, he's stuck in a twee rut where he could be a brilliant songwriter
and they've got a new compilation coming out, but it's not gonna touch Push Barman
three ep's as an lp it would have rivalled 'sinister' for brilliance.
Best 'album' they did.
My favourite album of last year.
They were all 3 or 4 track eps.
I was going to mention them in that other thread about early 90s bands. They were great. Listening to this now.
as much as I love Souvlaki, their first few EPs were arguably their best work.
is actually the Sperm Whale and White Rabbit eps smooshed together. With sexy results
THRONES are really good. joe preston should do more.
his last 7" is great but it was released THREE YEARS AGO
and obviously a massive ^this to the Beta Band.
I assumed Vols. IV, V, and VI will be great as well (though I didn't like the interlude tracks on IV)
and give you a digital kiss for suggesting it.
can be taken as a really good album of (mostly) instrumentals, showcasing some diverse sounds, styles, structures and stuff; with the cherry on top that is the massive full-length 'Diamond Sea' as the last track.
Was originally 2 EPs. A proper full length debut was never realised because they decided it could never be as good as those first 2 EPs. Most artistically pure reason to break up a band ever.
and a crackin' good album it is!
10 Tracks long. Features tracks from previous non-album releases. Fits the bill of the thread IMO.
Isn't 'EP' sort of a joke title?
(Really hope people let me get away with this one, 'cause I've got fuck all to back my argument up with)
So yeah, Surfer Rosa including Come on Pilgrim.
that sometimes comes packaged with a mini-album as bonus tracks. Not really the same...
also Sebadoh - Smash Your Head on the Punk Rock was made from a collection of EPs
great little collection, that
A Guide For The Daylight Hours is a better, coherent piece of art.
From a similar, ahem, Ballpark, I suggest Tompaulin's 'Everything Was Beautiful And Nothing Hurt' EP collection - not flawless but a better listen than their two proper LPs
the EP collection
PS that Beta Band one - did someone cool tell you that was a good lp, because it's never hit my deck a second time.
It's an outrage.
Does that count?
was just Babyteeth and Pleasure Death put together.
Back in their early amazing days.
Made up from six seperate single releases. By far my favourite late Stereolab album.