Monday, March 5, 2018

The Tom Jeremiah Band - Call Me Tom

The Tom Jeremiah Band is back after a long hiatus, this time covering the little-known original demo version of Paul Simon's "Call Me Al". Originally titled "Call Me Tom", this composition took Simon in a different direction with lyrics about an awkward sexual encounter. Fearing backlash from the PMRC, GLAAD, and the United Nations, Simon changed the lyrics to reflect a man experiencing a mid-life crisis, which became the well-known radio hit that most of us are familiar with today. Like us, I think you too will enjoy the original vision of Paul Simon's "Call Me Tom".

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Steak and Eggs - Athena's Cradle

The Easter Bunny came early to ish records and dropped off a basketful of treats. Inside one of the eggs was a track from Steak and Eggs about some kid they call "The Hamster". I am just as confused as you.

Friday, February 17, 2017

The Twin Fins

In 2011, Erik Sugg and I were asked to put together some surf songs to play before the presentation of the B-movie, "The Beach Girls and the Monster", at the NC Museum of Life and Science. We named the band The Twin Fins and came up with a handful of songs over a few practices, all of which we recorded on my iPhone. These are a few of those songs.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Mind Gibson

In March of 2014, Andy, Lucius, and Joel got together to record some ideas. Though there was no name attached to the project, the song is labeled "MindGibsonPracticeEdit01". Prepare for 38 minutes of noise, banter, and a few song ideas.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Cold Morris - Songs from Head First session

Here is Ish Records first band, Cold Morris, with a few tracks from their 1990 release, "Head First", including a few outtakes. I think this is the only time the Garden Weasel has ever been recorded to tape. It's a shame too because it makes a great substitute for jingle bells. And remember, don't mix nervous puppies with yuppies.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Rheum 237 - Untitled

Another Rheum 237 attic recording from 1989. No vocals, all distortion.

Monday, December 19, 2016

A Jeremiah Boothe Christmas

With the recent unearthing of the rare Meconium cassette, it was only fitting that Steak and Eggs honor their founder, Jeremiah Boothe. Not only is Jeremiah the man behind Meconium's "Shrieks of impending doom", he is also a fan of Sublime (obviously) and decorating his Christmas tree each year, felled by shotgun. From what I'm told, he decorates it good, or so the lyrics go.