Sunday, April 29, 2018

Re-Up on Flac : Green On Red : Down There EP 1982


Dan Stuart :guitar,vocals
Chris Cacavas : keyboards,vocals
Jack Waterson : bass
Alex MacNicol : drums

Originally a quasi-psychedelic American rock band with the sound of the southwestern desert thrown in.Green On Red came out of Tucson, Arizona and quickly relocated to L.A. where they became (somewhat dubiously) a part of the Paisley Underground scene. Their music was alt-country long before such a thing existed, and it bore more in common with Neil Young or Cali-country rock than any of their contempories.

Green on Red were an American rock band, formed in the Tucson, Arizona punk scene, but based for most of its career in Los Angeles, California, where it was loosely associated with the Paisley Underground. Earlier records have the wide-screen psychedelic sound of first-wave desert rock, while later releases tended more towards traditional Country rock Others who have called them the bastard children of Neil Young.

The band issued a self-released red vinyl EP,
sometimes called Two Bibles, though its first widely available record was an EP issued in 1982 by Dream Syndicate leader Steve Wynn on his own Down There label. Green on Red followed the Dream Syndicate onto Slash Records, which released the album Gravity Talks in the fall of 1983. San Francisco-based guitarist Chuck Prophet joined for the 1985 Gas Food Lodging (Enigma), after which MacNicol was replaced on drums by Keith Mitchell (later of Mazzy Star). In 2006 'Gas' was performed live in its entirety as part of the All Tomorrow's Parties-curated Don't Look Back series. Also in 1985, Stuart collaborated with Steve Wynn as "Danny and Dusty" on the album The Lost Weekend (A&M).
(From Wikipedia)


A1. Death And Angels     2:14
A2. Hair And Skin     3:23
A3. Black Night     2:32
A4. Illustrated Crawling     3:38
B1. Aspirin     3:27
B2. Lost World     3:53
B3. Apartment 6     2:54


Format : Vinyl EP
Label : Down Here Records - ZIPPO Records
Made in England
Year : 1982

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