New Problems

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All Music Guide - Bret Love
K is Karla Schikele, best known as the bassist/vocalist for indie rockers Beekeeper and folk-poppers Ida. A 12-song expansion of her debut EP, Your Name and Mine, New Problems trods the same musical path as her two bands, with most songs featuring bandmates Dan Littleton, Elizabeth Mitchell, and Matthew Schikele in some form or another. Songs like "Reminder" and "Knoxville" recall the noisy dissonance of Beekeeper, but the gentle beauty of Schikele's voice works best on melancholy songs like "Not Here" and "Bad Day at Black Rock Regular Girl," whose minimal arrangements don't overwhelm her quite as much. At times the lo-fi folkiness gets a bit too Lisa Loeb with whom ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bret Love
K is Karla Schikele, best known as the bassist/vocalist for indie rockers Beekeeper and folk-poppers Ida. A 12-song expansion of her debut EP, Your Name and Mine, New Problems trods the same musical path as her two bands, with most songs featuring bandmates Dan Littleton, Elizabeth Mitchell, and Matthew Schikele in some form or another. Songs like "Reminder" and "Knoxville" recall the noisy dissonance of Beekeeper, but the gentle beauty of Schikele's voice works best on melancholy songs like "Not Here" and "Bad Day at Black Rock Regular Girl," whose minimal arrangements don't overwhelm her quite as much. At times the lo-fi folkiness gets a bit too Lisa Loeb with whom Littleton and Mitchell once played for some tastes, but fans of the coffeehouse tradition of Elliott Smith will certainly find something to enjoy here.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/17/2001
  • Label: Tiger Style
  • UPC: 686806001627
  • Catalog Number: 16
  • Sales rank: 268,945

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 * (0:19)
  2. 2 Not Here (2:57)
  3. 3 Always So Good (1:31)
  4. 4 Reminder (3:41)
  5. 5 Play By the Book (3:55)
  6. 6 Hip Flask (2:17)
  7. 7 Bad Day at Black Rock (Regular Girl) (3:55)
  8. 8 Fighter Dove (1:36)
  9. 9 Telegram (1:54)
  10. 10 Knoxville (3:13)
  11. 11 Got a Feelin' (2:50)
  12. 12 Poor Dumb Bird (2:43)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
k. Primary Artist
Karla Schickele Indexed Contributor, Bass, Guitar, Piano, Glockenspiel, Vocals
Rose Thomson Vocals, Thumb Piano
Dan Littleton Guitar, Vocals, Sounds
Elizabeth Mitchell Piano, Vocals
Tara Jane O'Neil Drums
Jan Kotik Percussion, Drums
Ida Pearle Violin
Cynthia Lynn Nelson Guitar
Matt Schickele Guitar, Vocals
Michael Littleton Bass
Technical Credits
John Golden Mastering
Dan Littleton Engineer
Tara Jane O'Neil Engineer
Tony Lockwood Engineer
Nicolas Vernhes Engineer
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