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Not Yourself Today

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In Ballard: Tribute to the Green Pajamas!

April 29th, 2016

No One Can Save Us : A Tribute to the Green Pajamas (featuring Joe Ross and Laura Weller of the Green Pajamas) !!! Sunday at 8 PM – 10:30 PM @ Hattie’s Hat in Ballard. Yes, dear friends – it has come to this. Surprise guests? Who can say.
Ps. I believe that is Joe on the right.
https://www.facebook.com/events/263602833977799/

RANDY SPEAKS!

April 28th, 2016

Oh Ye Fortunate Loverses – Randy (Rubato) Nash’s complete interview on KSER – Independent Public Radio – 90.7 FM in Everett may be heard here in its entirety. Dare to learn the secret truth of the Liquid Generation and the Third Eye! https://www.mixcloud.com/jerrylee54/from-here-to-obscurity4-27-16-with-guest-randy-nash-of-liquid-generation/ Big thanks to Jerry Bennet!

LIQUID GENERATION IS #11, DAMMIT!

April 28th, 2016

WMBR in Cambridge is feeling the Liquid Generation love! Last week they were Number 11 (one above Tacocat!) and this week they are holding strong at #36!

LIQUID GENERATION RADIO INTERVIEW TONIGHT!

April 27th, 2016

Randy Nash (once known as Randy Rubato) will be interviewed live tonight, Wednesday April 27th from 8:30 to 10:30 PM (Pacific) on KSER – Independent Public Radio – 90.7 FM in Everett or KSER.ORG (click to listen live) on the FROM HERE TO OBSCURITY show with host Jerry Bennett. The truth will be revealed!

Another fine Liquid Generation Review – from DJ Astro!

April 14th, 2016

“You could actually pretty easily think that this was recorded in some basement in the 60s! “1/4 to Zen” that starts off the CD is actually a pretty great tune … Some songs sound almost like The Misfits or The Ramones, so not really that psychedelic and more punk than garage rock. This is wild, loud, raw, honest and energetic rocking and friends of garage punk really should check this album out.” DJ Astro’s Astral Zone

DAGGARZINE FEELS THE LIQUID GENERATION LOVE!

April 10th, 2016

DAGGARZINE SEZ: I’m not even gonna pretend like I’d heard of this bunch before. Hell, if you were part of the Seattle music scene back in the 80’s when these guys existed probably wouldn’t know who they were. As the story goes five friends (Randy Nash/drums, John Branin/lead guitar, Jeremy Meyer/vocals, Bob Blackburn /rhythm guitar and John Conrad/ bass) got together in 1984 brought together by a love of all things 1960s including Nuggets compilations and British Invasion bands like The Kinks, etc. They recorded one single back then, “1/4 to Zen” b/w “I Love You” and then broke up to , you know , get jobs and stuff (one guy became an insurance claims adjuster, a profession that I fell into as well and continue to this day). Well, in addition to those two songs from the single they scraped together 14 more and this is good n’ raw garage psych that needs to be heard by all fans of the genre (or just folks who simply like the sound of loud guitars). Cuts like “We’re Pretty Quick,” “Hang Up” , the ultra-catchy “She’s Mine” and the clap-happy “Once Before” are all ace cuts that deserve repeated listens. The photo of the band on the cover gives ‘em a sorta Dead Boys snotty look, but the inside color pic looks like an odd cast of characters (maybe some Ren Faire fans). As it says on the press sheet, “Nothing clever, just pure rock from five younger men with nothing to lose.” Good, good stuff.

Navins at the Funhouse Saturday May 14!

April 10th, 2016

We are putting out The Navins new album Not Yourself Today next month and you can go see ‘em at the Funhouse on Saturday May 14. Sweet.

ROSLYN BEWARE – THE QUEEN ANNES ARE COMING!

April 9th, 2016

The Queen Annes will invade the tiny village of Roslyn (Pop. 895) Saturday, April 23, exactly 8 days after income taxes are due. They will bring their machine of total rock action to Marko’s Place, the finest establishment in all of Roslyn. Admission is free of course. Please plan on arriving early and staying late. You are now officially warned.

KING COUNTY QUEENS @ Darrell’s Saturday

April 8th, 2016

KING COUNTY QUEENS at Darrells in Shoreline this Saturday. Will they be trying out some new songs for a new album? I sure hope so!

LIQUID GENERATION GETS THUMBS UP!

March 31st, 2016

A fine review for the lads! “Their sound was a fusion of raw garage and 60′s psych, with an emphasis on fierce covers of older tunes, but with a few wild originals mixed in. Snotty vocals highlight their take on “We’re Pretty Quick”, insanely overdriven guitars give the Remains’ “All Good Things” a completely different feel from the original, the Wailers’ “Hang Up” is equally crazed, with demented vocals provided by Jeremy, who held a can opened blade to his fingers to get the proper “painful” sound! These cats could easily have fit in with LA’s 80′s garage scene with their fine playing and vocalizing and interpretations of 60′s tunes.” Rich’s R-N-R Rants & Raves http://www.rnrrantsnraves.blogspot.com/2016/03/liquid-generation-quarter-to-zen.html

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