There Is No Cat

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Tuesday, August 2, 2005

Is it good? Is it bad? Is it free?

About a month ago, I posted that Tall Dwarfs were coming to America for the first time in thirteen years. In the comments, my lovely wife opined that the best of all the various and sundry songs by said combo was "Crush". (Personally, I have a different favorite, but I concede that Crush is pretty damned awesome.) Well, now WFMU, every hipster's favorite radio station/blog, in honor of their triumphant return, has posted an MP3 of the band playing "Crush" live in their studios on their last trip to these shores. Hie thee hence and snarf!

Posted at 12:02 PM

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thanks a ton, ralph! glad someone is watching out for these things. i do hope that this weekend you'll have time to regale me with stories of tonight's show...oh how i envy you!

Posted by shirley at 1:32 PM, August 3, 2005 [Link]

Hey,

Did you succumb or something at the Tall Dwarfs?

Scott

Posted by scott at 7:43 AM, August 7, 2005 [Link]

Nope, just went away for an extended weekend the morning after the Tall Dwarfs show and didn't use the computer. It was fantastic.

Posted by ralph at 10:33 PM, August 7, 2005 [Link]

Oh yes, Crush is great. Hey, love the new design.

Posted by deb at 4:12 AM, August 9, 2005 [Link]

Chris and Alec must think so; they closed their set at the Bowery Ballroom last Wednesday with it (assisted by some of the members of headlines Olivia Tremor Control). It's also the last track on the live tour-only CD of a show they did for Radio New Zealand.

(Thanks for the kind comment on the redesign, too, Deb.)

Posted by ralph at 11:35 AM, August 9, 2005 [Link]

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