Magazine: A Song From Under The Floorboards

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  1. DRich
    Posted July 10, 2009 at 10:06 pm | Permalink

    I don’t think we’ve ever even discussed this, but it is strange that you picked this song – it’s one of my favorites, ever. Maybe there is a reason we are in a “band” (that is extremely inferior to Magazine) together.

  2. DRich
    Posted July 10, 2009 at 10:10 pm | Permalink

    Since I came to love this song I have thought it would be very cool to try to write ” a song from ______” some other inanimate place, basically stealing their idea, but ruining it, MPT style. Do it.

  3. Posted July 12, 2009 at 11:33 am | Permalink

    Yeah, I’m not sure when I came to know about Magazine. Maybe Matt played something for me once. I have one of their records and like it quite a bit. And, yeah, I like the idea of having a song come from “out of the ventilator,” or whatever.

    Speaking of vents, do you remember the YL/MPT show where the rest of you played downstairs in the basement of some house in Ann Arbor, and I ran a super-long bass cord through an air duct and into the living room upstairs? Playing bass while sitting on a couch at a party while the rest of the band was playing downstairs is still one of my favorite band memories.

  4. DRich
    Posted July 12, 2009 at 8:13 pm | Permalink

    Was that at Tubbs’? Vague memory. Sounds authentically like one of your lazy-ass ideas, though.

  5. Posted July 12, 2009 at 8:22 pm | Permalink

    I think a guy I used to work with – Alev – was staying at the house. As I recall, it was near Treasure Mart. I was upstairs on a couch, drinking beer, and playing along with you guys in the basement. It was perfect. It was all the fun of playing in a noise band, with very little of the pain.

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