Archive for ‘We Never Asked For This’

June 16, 2011

We Never Asked For This: John Gold

We Never Asked For This is our short review of a band who thought (or their label/manager/agent/girlfriend thought) that it would be a good idea to send us an email saying “like me! like me! like me!” (more or less).

Today’s blind submission is A Flower In Your Head from John Gold.

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May 19, 2011

We Never Asked For This – Hypocrite In A Hippy Crypt

We Never Asked For This is our short review of a band who thought (or their label/manager/agent/girlfriend thought) that it would be a good idea to send us an email saying “like me! like me! like me!” (more or less).

Today’s directly solicited for review is of the unfortunately named Hypocrite in a Hippy Crypt.

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May 4, 2011

We Never Asked For This – The neyBuzz

We Never Asked For This is our short review of a band who thought (or their label/manager/agent/girlfriend thought) that it would be a good idea to send us an email saying “like me! like me! like me!” (more or less).

Today’s blind submission comes from the dub and soul influenced San Francisco group The neyBuzz.

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April 6, 2011

We Never Asked For This – Sheetah et les Weissmuller

We Never Asked For This is our short review of a band who thought (or their label/manager/agent/girlfriend thought) that it would be a good idea to send us an email saying “like me! like me! like me!” (more or less).

Today’s blind submission comes from France and the freakbeat garage rock revivalists Sheetah et les Weissmuller.

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March 16, 2011

We Never Asked For This – The Rubbish Zoo

We Never Asked For This is our short review of a band who thought it would be a good idea to send us an email saying “like me! like me! like me!” (more or less).

Today’s blind submission is from the L.A. by way of Wyoming band The Rubbish Zoo and their EP A Great Detective Race.

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March 2, 2011

We Never Asked For This – Sam Owens

It seems our little endeavor in musical reflection and appreciation has grown notable enough to warrant that old chestnut – the unsolicited “please write about my band” email, of which we’ve been receiving more and more of lately.

And so, a new irregularly recurring segment is born!  We Never Asked For This will be a short review of a band we never heard of before they crashed our inbox with ballsy swagger. As we try to stay positive on this site, we’ll only be reviewing ones we actually like.  Sorry haters (and lovers of haters).

First one to make the cut is Sam Owens and his album How To Build A Clock.

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December 16, 2010

A Rare Moment of Negativity

Even when we're grumpy we're adorable.

We try to keep it light here at Postcard Elba.  Light and positive.  But something was sent to us today.  Something of a band that we’ve hated ever since they were complete assholes to us and everyone else at the High Sierra Festival in 2008.  The video sent to us was just one more example of their selfish, narcissistic asshole ways.

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