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"Gonna Get Miss Pat's Fresh Fried"

Gonna get Miss Pat’s

fresh grouper with sin-hot fries

and them hush puppies!


Grouper - 'Dragging a Dead Deer Up a Hill': Round 84 - Rob's choice

That’s some album title ain’t it? I know what you’re thinking: ‘that’s a clever juxtaposition for an album of neon bright power-pop!’ Well, you’re an idiot. 1,141 more words

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Helen: "Violet" (SoundCloud)

Helen is the latest project involving Liz Harris (Grouper). The LP The Original Faces is out now via Kranky Records.


Lobster Lovin'

When I lived in Miami I used to visit the Florida Keys all the time. Camping there is such a different experience than what I was used to in the woods of the more northern parts of the United States. 644 more words


Deep Sea Fishing in Key Largo, Florida

In late October 2014 I had the opportunity to visit a great friend in Miami, Juan Castano, after a business trip to Texas. Planned a couple of days off, flew from Austin to Miami, met Juan in the airport and headed to his beach house in Key Largo. 69 more words

Helen - The Original Faces

Helen – The Original Faces


Another autumn arrives (almost) and so comes another album from Liz Harris.  Instead of another Grouper album, however, Ms. Harris has put together a dream-pop outfit called Helen that approximates the sounds of the early Nineties, when wobbly tape noises, ultra-lo-fi recording, and thick fogs of reverb were par for the course.   259 more words

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I am struck by last time


around me

so breath leaves

in relief

in trust

and I noticed

I can barely remember it