Magnet magazine page 3963 of 4050 real music alternatives. History happened the way it happened not because one group of people was innately better than any other, but simply because some folks first. I hope your heart is not brittle merge, 1994 slow note from a sinking ship merge, 1995 the nature of sap merge, 1997 summer of the shark merge, 2003 bright ideas merge, 2005 be still please merge, 2006 some small history merge, 2008 tour dates. One of the few creativeish things i still force myself to make time for is the radio show i have been doing for about 5 years, beard radio, on kucb, the local public radio station on the tiny island i live on in alaska. Portastatic is an american indie rock band founded in the early 1990s by mac mccaughan. A doubledisc of rarities, collecting bsides, compilation tracks, eps, fanzine vinyl, and previously unreleased material recorded between 1990 and 2007. The books homepage helps you explore earths biggest bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. They are taken to a space ship that was last here during the dinosaurs and the habitat has them in. Its not books you need, its some of the things that once were in books. After founding the influential merge records, the inimitable superchunk, and the prolific solo project known as portastatic, mac mccaughan is finally. Some small history is a collection of rarities, collecting bsides, compilation tracks, eps. Proper nonfiction history books, not historical fiction, about any period, event, area or topic you like.
Merge records discography academic dictionaries and. Nov 30, 2012 33 responses to 10 books that changed the way i think. Jun 10, 2011 portastatic some small history old enough to know better. Every friday night for the last 250 or so weeks give or take a few trips off island at 10pm replay monday at 8pm beard radio has attempted to strike a balance between the. This singles and rarities compilation may not be the best place to start investigating his oevre, but its lofi warmth, homely charm and superior tunesmithery should still win over prospective fans. The project gutenberg ebook of old picture books, by. Pick an interest actionadventure businessselfhelp childrens books crimemystery fantasy historybiographies horror literaturepoetry religion romance science fiction young adults other. Portable 17thcentury bookshaped microlibrary holds 50 tiny books back in the 1600s, long before science fiction authors dreamed up digital ereaders, this jacobean traveling library was making the rounds, housing dozens of small books in a larger bookshaped case. This library had many books which had been written in the 1920s and 1930s. Bj milan history macro 97 reference books with references to the history of milan ny 11 shared bookshelf of history of northampton books before 1923 27 xmisc 2 my history. Portable 17thcentury bookshaped microlibrary holds 50. In 2009, the label had produced more than 350 releases. We lived in a small town in iowa usa with an underfunded library that had a lot of older books, so i strongly suspect that this novel may have been written any time from the late 40s on. Turner one of the best parts of being a historian is spending time with hardtoread sources.
Apr 08, 2003 some small history is a collection of rarities, collecting bsides, compilation tracks, eps, fanzine vinyl, and previously unreleased material recorded between 1990 and 2007 from the band portastatic. The siege was not lifted for two and a half years, by which time some three. As portastatic has aged, its grown from side project to mac. The internets been abuzz with hype this week about a new computer study by duane and chris johnson which purports to identify four literary influences on the book of mormon besides the king james bible gilbert j. Portastatic began as a solo project for mccaughan, lead singer and guitarist of the indie rock band superchunk. Some small history by portastatic, released 09 september 2008 1. Since then it has evolved into a fullfledged band, which sometimes includes superchunk guitarist jim wilbur and mccaughans brother matthew. When did you decide it was time to compile the portastatic archives. Every friday night for the last 250 or so weeks give or take a few trips off island at 10pm replay monday at 8pm beard radio has attempted to strike a balance.
In the post911 political climate, it takes some nerve for a resident alien to challenge. P is said to be complete if, for each a, if a f2f and pf 0 then a2f. Thats not bad, i much prefer this song to a few of. Admittedly, its terrible for the eyes, but we slow down and pay attention to documents that we might otherwise skim too quickly when handwriting is difficult to decipher. Thanks to stereogum we now know that conor has fully embraced his early days dylan comparisons, so much so that hes trying to write bobby dylan tunes, it seems. Merge records was established in 1989 and released its first album tossing seeds. Britain, the slaves and the american revolution simon schama bbc books.
Portastatic some small history old enough to know better. Like most sane fans of us indie rock, i love mac mccaughan, chiefly for merge records, superchunk and portastatic. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Theres a telling photo of stacks of unmixed fourtrack cassettes, dating as far back as christmas 1989, inside the twocd some small history. I have a relatively small collection of readers digest. If the paintings could talk reveals the hidden histories of paintings in the national gallery, london. This is the suggestion of some small history, a 44song odds and. John cook is a reporter for gawker media and has worked for radar magazine and the chicago tribune mac mccaughan plays in superchunk and portastatic guitar and vocals, and founded, with laura ballance, the merge records label in. We actually just started discussion of a series of books shelves in the living room to house our books, and free up some of the choke points all over the house where shelves and piles of books intrude on the. Each item in the list includes the artist, the release name, the release medium or media, and in most cases the release date. The brian clough story first edition by murphy, patrick isbn. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Just wellwritten, wellresearched, informative and interesting books for historians, history students and history enthusiasts.
Kristofer allerfeldt, crime and the rise of modern america. Theres always been some worst case scenarioism involved with superchunk material, but it seems to come out even more frequently in portastatic songs, or maybe thats just an illusion, who knows. Its a small quibble, but the songs on disc 1 are from a little deeper in the vaults and the songs on disc 2 a little poppiermore produced. The same things could be in the parlor families today. In the post911 political climate, it takes some nerve for a. Oct 27, 20 the internets been abuzz with hype this week about a new computer study by duane and chris johnson which purports to identify four literary influences on the book of mormon besides the king james bible gilbert j. This list of the best history books includes bestsellers, pulizter prize winners and. John cook is a reporter for gawker media and has worked for radar magazine and the chicago tribune. I have a relatively small collection of readers digest collectors library books from 1945 to 50s excellent answered by a verified antique expert. The portastatic show was in celebration of some small history. Oct 17, 2017 some small history is a collection of rarities, collecting bsides, compilation tracks, eps, fanzine vinyl, and previously unreleased material recorded between 1990 and 2007 from the band portastatic. This 44track collection from mac mccaughan superchunk, merge records gathers portastatic bsides, rarities, demos, and unreleased tunes. But the story of merge is equally fascinating, as are the indepth chapterlong discussions of several merge artists, including the arcade fire, spoon, the magnetic. Mac mccaughan has assumed many musical guises for his portastatic project, which has existed almost as long as superchunk, that other band he fronts.
Shop for vinyl, cds and more from portastatic at the discogs marketplace. New computer study purports to detect literary influences. Here youll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, kindle ebooks, audible audiobooks, and so much more. The same infinite detail and awareness could be projected through the radios, and televisors, but are not. The book was about a group of high school kids who are kidnapped while on a field trip. The history of superchunk is intertwined with the history of merge its about a 5050 split in the book, so for any even casual fan of this classic band, this is a mustread. The following is a list of releases by merge records.
Search the worlds most comprehensive index of fulltext books. Microhistory is the intensive historical investigation of a well defined smaller unit of research most often a single event, community of a village, family or person. Magnet magazine page 3971 of 4057 real music alternatives. Laura ballance plays bass in superchunk and formed with mac the merge records label. When the bibliographical society takes up the history of english books printed abroad, i hope that, if only in a small print appendix, room may be found for a record of these later books, and that we shall not stop at 1600, or at 1700, or at 1800, but recognise that our own age is as worthy of our attention as any of its predecessors. But lets face it, this isnt a record to convert new fans, its for established portastatic junkies. Check out some small history by portastatic on amazon music. Theres always been some worst case scenarioism involved with superchunk material, but it seems to come out even more frequently in portastatic songs. History of rome, by livy, books 15 9780872207233 bookbyte. Hunt, the late war, between the united states and great britain, from june 1812, to february 1815 1816 modeste gruau, the first book of napoleon, the tyrant of the earth.162 475 444 788 997 767 1383 1655 1393 1380 1081 692 1033 1279 719 59 1384 68 246 1138 863 1567 1479 734 152 449 363 102 1154 1375