Numero Group Conitnues Unwound Reissues with Rat Conspiracy

February 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off on Numero Group Conitnues Unwound Reissues with Rat Conspiracy

The Numero Group‘s meticulous reissue campaign of Unwound’s storied discography continues with Rat Conspiracy. Collecting the band’s Kill Rock Stars debut, Fake Train, it’s expansive follow-up, New Plastic Ideas, and an assortment of 7″ singles, radio sessions, and compilation appearances, Rat Conspiracy¬†reveals the band arching towards its creative apex. Limited to 1000 pressings, this 32-track […]

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STREAM: Survival Knife “Name That Tune” (ex-Unwound!)

February 20th, 2013 · Comments Off on STREAM: Survival Knife “Name That Tune” (ex-Unwound!)

When the sound board recording of Survival Knife’s first show appeared last March, forums and blogs exploded with links and opinions about Unwound’s Justin Trosper’s return to music. And I was one of them, scrambling for my copy like a giddy schoolkid. The band consists of two of Unwound’s original members, drummer Brandt Sandeno and, […]

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Unwound Prepares ‘Live Leaves’ Double LP Release

November 28th, 2012 · Comments Off on Unwound Prepares ‘Live Leaves’ Double LP Release

Going to Unwound shows was a once-a-year given/religious¬†experience for me between the years 1994 and 1998. I saw the band every single time it came within 600 miles of wherever I was. Sometimes multiple times. To say that I was a fan is a gross understatement. Back then bands released records every year and then […]

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Sleater-Kinney’s Corinne Tucker prepares debut solo record with members of Unwound, Golden Bears

April 9th, 2010 · Comments Off on Sleater-Kinney’s Corinne Tucker prepares debut solo record with members of Unwound, Golden Bears

Corinne Tucker, my favorite voice from Sleater-Kinney, is set to release her solo debut this October, which she has unfortunately described as “a middle-aged mom record.” Yikes. Not a good way to get the momentum going. Conversely, she has employed Unwound’s Sara Lund on drums, which definitely perks my ears back up. Fleshing out the […]

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Nobody sings on all souls day

April 8th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I have found no band to fill the void left by Unwound. I can’t believe they’ve been broken up for seven years. This clip is of “All Souls Day” off their second album (technically, their third if you count that self-titled Honey Bear release) New Plastic Ideas; no idea when this footage was recorded, but […]

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