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Fields and Streams
     

Fields and Streams

 
Kill Rock Stars' 2002 collection Fields and Streams brings together tracks by artists who are on Kill Rock Stars and a bunch of other bands and artists who aren't but the fine folks at KRS just plain like. Many of the bands are female-fronted in the tradition of the riot grrrl movement, which the label was at the forefront of. Otherwise, the selection of bands

Overview

Kill Rock Stars' 2002 collection Fields and Streams brings together tracks by artists who are on Kill Rock Stars and a bunch of other bands and artists who aren't but the fine folks at KRS just plain like. Many of the bands are female-fronted in the tradition of the riot grrrl movement, which the label was at the forefront of. Otherwise, the selection of bands is pretty wide-ranging, from the gutter punk of Fifth Column to the girl group sweetness of the Aislers Set to the soaring chamber pop of Jeff Hanson to the whacked-out art rock of Erase Errata. There are a handful of big-name indie rockers here; the Mooney Suzuki turn in the rollicking "All of the Evils in the World," Quasi ably covers Curtis Mayfield's "Queen Majesty," the Yeah Yeah Yeahs contribute "Modern Life," Comet Gain's power ballad "Look at You Now, You're Crying" is one of the disc's high points, and Neko Case covers a friend's song, "Knock Loud." The fun of a disc like this is discovering new bands, and there are many here who make the most of their shot at the big time. The Long Goodbye, the Process, Manda & the Marbles, and the Lost Sounds would all fit within that category. Fields and Streams is a fine snapshot of U.S./U.K. indie rock circa 2002. That, and the fact that almost all of the songs aren't available anywhere else, makes this an essential purchase for those who want to be in the know.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/07/2002
Label:
Kill Rock Stars
UPC:
0759656034128
catalogNumber:
60341
Rank:
134272

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Memo from the Desk of the Quails
  2. Sex Object
  3. Waste of Time
  4. Total Destruction
  5. Noon Under the Trees
  6. Industrial Skyline
  7. Pick Up You
  8. The Monster (Oh Qu'il Est Vilain)
  9. Caser's Planet
  10. Male-In-Communication
  11. Blame the Glass Man
  12. Leading the Weird
  13. Blight Blues
  14. Through the Swells
  15. Look at You Now, You're Crying
  16. The Slip That Hides You
  17. Lake Is a Time-Bomb
  18. What Energy
  19. Beautiful Fiction
  20. For the Win
  21. Still No Sparks

Disc 2

  1. That Girl
  2. New Scars
  3. Imbecile
  4. Ran Out
  5. Hiding Behind the Moon
  6. Tiger in the Forest
  7. Modern Things
  8. Dawn of Understanding
  9. Missy
  10. Blue Boys
  11. Poseidon's Kiss
  12. Leg. Night
  13. Love Potion's Poison
  14. Song of Sorn
  15. Queen Majesty
  16. All the Evils of This World
  17. Ode to the Go Cart
  18. 17
  19. My Assassin
  20. If It's Not Grounded Then It's Not Dead
  21. I Don't Know Where I'm Going
  22. Tell Me Once More
  23. Knock Loud
  24. Porcelain Throne

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Coolies   Track Performer
Mecca Normal   Track Performer
Fifth Column   Track Performer
Lorelei   Track Performer
Kim Gordon   Guitar,Drums
Alan Licht   Vocals
Jim O'Rourke   Guitar,Drums
Danielle Howle   Track Performer
Mary Timony   Track Performer
Quasi   Track Performer
Neko Case   Track Performer
Melissa Farris   Bass,Vocals
Carla Bozulich   Track Performer
Comet Gain   Track Performer
Vnita Quails   Track Performer
Deerhoof   Track Performer
Chris Norborg   Bass
Bangs   Track Performer
Red Monkey   Track Performer
Mooney Suzuki   Track Performer
Aislers Set   Track Performer
Stereo Total   Track Performer
Butchies   Track Performer
Jeff Hanson   Track Performer
Dirt Bike Annie   Track Performer
Two Ton Boa   Track Performer
Graeme Gibson   Drums
Kelly Martinez   Bass
I'm Being Good   Track Performer
Delta Dart   Track Performer
Ashod Simonian   Guitar
Elizabeth Elmore   Guitar,Piano,Vocals
Russ Horvath   Drums
Dishes   Track Performer
Kiki Yablon   Guitar,Vocals
Sarah Staskauskas   Guitar,Vocals
Sharon Maloy   Bass,Vocals
Love Life   Track Performer
Rachel   Bass,Vocals
Erase Errata   Track Performer
Braille Stars   Track Performer
Lost Sounds   Track Performer
Process   Track Performer
Yeah Yeah Yeahs   Track Performer
Tender Trap   Track Performer
Mona Reels   Track Performer
Katrina Ford   Vocals
Sean Antanaitis   Organ,Guitar
Dave Bergander   Drums
Karen O   Vocals
Brian Chase   Drums
Seth Bennett   Trumpet
Jared Arceneaux   Bass
Amber Bayer   Vocals
Bianca   Flute,Drums
Sissy Chrome   Vocals
Morgan Daniels   Keyboards,Vocals
Satomi Matsuzaki   Guitar,Vocals
Mike Dugat   Drums
Ellie   Bass
Greg   Guitar,Piano,Drums,Vocals
Eyad Karkoutley   Guitar
Kristina Mazzocchi   Guitar,Vocals
Lauren Robertson   Drums,Vocals
Kristen Schilt   Vocals
Daan Vandewalle   Piano
Josh White   Guitar,Vocals
Erin McCarley   Guitar
Nick Zinner   Guitar

Technical Credits

Larry Crane   Engineer
Andrew Richardson   Engineer
Casey Rice   Contributor
Amelia Fletcher   Contributor
Mark Wheaton   Engineer
D.J.   Contributor
Sarah Utter   Contributor
Beverly Breckenridge   Contributor
Lost Sounds   Engineer
Caroline Azar   Contributor
Peter David Connelly   Contributor
Maggie Vail   Contributor
David Andrew Sitek   Engineer
Paul Mahajan   Engineer
Ian Pellicci   Engineer
Portia Sabin   Contributor
Fon Lin Nyeu   Contributor
Jonathan Elbom   Engineer
Steve Fabian   Producer
Jay   Engineer
G.B. Jones   Contributor
Eyad Karkoutley   drum machine
Sjionel   Contributor
Justin Trasper   Contributor
Erin McCarley   Composer

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