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Neutral Milk Hotel played their final show in Petaluma, CA, hear their last song

Regardless of when you first heard of Neutral Milk Hotel—either during their initial run in the 90s or during their decade and a half of dormancy—and regardless if you loved them or hated them, Petaluma, California is probably not where anyone ever thought they’d see Neutral Milk Hotel for the final time. 1,115 more words


Revisiting "In The Aeroplane Over the Sea"

One of my very early posts on this blog was about Neutral Milk Hotel’s In The Aeroplane Over the Sea, which, at the time, I ranked as one of my favorite albums of the 90s. 1,175 more words

Neutral Milk Hotel --- Last Time Around

“dear friends we love you but it’s time to say goodbye for the never ending now to announce that spring 2015 will be our last tour for the foreseeable future and so we extend our deepest gratitude to all the beautiful people who came to see us over the last year…..”

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I started to write this and managed to delete everything I had written. Maybe it was a sign. Or maybe I’m just clumsy with my fingers. 847 more words

On Neutral Milk Hotel

The summer before I started college, I made friends with a girl I had met at a pre-college event at my university. We kept in contact throughout the summer, anticipating what our new college careers had in store. 598 more words


Neutral Milk Hotel

Jeff Mangum, Scott Spillane, Julian Koster, Jeremy Barnes (Photo: brightestyoungthings.com)

Everything Is (1995) – EP

After numerous demos, this fuzzy lo-fi EP recorded during the early ’90s by the pained Jeff Mangum and friends sees our soon-to-be glorified cultist experimenting with acoustic melodies and “punk rhythms”. 852 more words