I'm definitely a "rock snob", and as such most of what I listen to is obscure. Even when it's music by popular artists it is always things no one else has seemed to ever heard. Like I like The Byrds but in their Gram Parsons era, I love The *** Ponys, Wesley Willis, Harry Nilssen...
I don't listen to mainstream music much at all. I mostly listen to indie stuff, or alt stuff. And I didn't really think it was that obscure until I tried to explain what I listened to when I was with others. I got that 'what the frick are you talking about' look...
maybe the artists i listen to aren't obscure in other places, but when i put them on, nobody i know has ever heard them. i think it's because alot of them are either foreign (to the US), or they are in a unique style of music. or they are just not that wide-spread...
there are quite a few random songs from movies and video games that i have favorited on youtube because i have trouble getting them anywhere else. unlike most people from what ive seen i actually listen to these songs while on my computer at night. i just love ambient moody music...
band you've never heard of. Unfortunately,the songs from the 1967 Eps were all done by the same guy on YouTube, and the music doesn't start until nearly 1 minute in.
1967 EP "Windchimes"
1967 EP "A Gazelle" and "Orange Fire"
2 from the 1968 album "Mad River...
Trip to heave and ho, up down, to and fro'
You have no word
Trip, trip to a dream dragon
Hide your wings in a ghost tower
Sails cackling at every plate we break
Cracked by scattered needles
The little minute gong
Coughs and clears his throat
Madam you see before...
"Charlie Green, Play That Slide Trambone" by Jim Croce
From the 1975 album "Faces I've Been". The song was recorded sometime between 1961 & 1964.
I know a fool who blows a horn
He comes from way down South, oh yeah
And you ain't seen some blowin' since you been...
back and listen to "Unkle" "psyence fiction"...I remember receiving this album in the mail to review, the only thought was "what the hell is this?"...its sort of an electronic sample album...it's one album I can never get rid of because there is always one song that matches my...
mr hudson and the library
does it offend you yeah
ocean colour scene
the hot lies
the handsome family