1992 - 2001 by ACETONE

SKU98070
ArtistACETONE
Title1992 - 2001
LabelLIGHT IN THE ATTIC
Catalog #LITA 159LP
Genre
ReleaseW 39 - 2017
FormatVinyl - US2LP
EAN Barcode826853015912
Benelux exclusive, Import
€ 33,50incl. VAT, excl. shipping

Tracks

  1. Shaker
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/1/98070_1992_-_2001/1_shaker.mp3
  2. All The Time
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/1/98070_1992_-_2001/2_all_the_time.mp3
  3. Louise
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/1/98070_1992_-_2001/3_louise.mp3
  4. Return From The Ice
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/1/98070_1992_-_2001/4_return_from_the_ice.mp3
  5. How Sweet I Roamed
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/1/98070_1992_-_2001/5_how_sweet_i_roamed.mp3
  6. Germs
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/1/98070_1992_-_2001/6_germs.mp3
  7. Shore Power
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/1/98070_1992_-_2001/7_shore_power.mp3
  8. Always Late
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/1/98070_1992_-_2001/8_always_late.mp3
  9. Things Are Gonna Be Alright (demo)
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/1/98070_1992_-_2001/9_things_are_gonna_be_alright_demo.mp3
  10. Midnight Cowboy
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/1/98070_1992_-_2001/10_midnight_cowboy.mp3
  11. Chew
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/1/98070_1992_-_2001/11_chew.mp3
  12. Too Much Time
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/1/98070_1992_-_2001/12_too_much_time.mp3
  13. Vibrato
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/1/98070_1992_-_2001/13_vibrato.mp3
  14. Pico
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/1/98070_1992_-_2001/14_pico.mp3
  15. Stray (demo)
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/1/98070_1992_-_2001/15_stray_demo.mp3
  16. Smokey
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/1/98070_1992_-_2001/16_smokey.mp3

Description

First time band anthology - Includes 9 unreleased tracks! This fall, the independent literary press All Night Menu will publish Sam Sweet’s Hadley Lee Lightcap, a nonfiction novel that traces the backstories of the three members in Acetone, a band that played in Los Angeles for nine years. Though few heard them, their recordings are time capsules of who they were, how they lived, and where they came from. Light In the Attic has partnered with All Night Menu to present Acetone 1992-2001, the first anthology of the trio’s music. The book and the album will be released at the same timeCounting their early years in the scuzz-rock band Spinout, whose sole self-titled release came out in 1991 on Delicious Vinyl, guitarist Mark Lightcap, bassist Richie Lee, and drummer Steve Hadley played together for a total of 15 years. They disbanded in July 2001, when Lee committed suicide in the garage next to the house where the trio practiced. Afterwards, Rolling Stone ran a short obituary saying Acetone’s albums were “well received” but “failed to make any waves.” It was the first and only time they were featured in the national music press. Between 1993 and 2001 the trio released two LPs and an EP on Vernon Yard—a Virgin subsidiary—and two LPs on Vapor, the L.A.-based label founded by Neil Young and manager Elliott Roberts. In that span, they were selected to tour with Oasis, Mazzy Star, The Verve, and Spiritualized. Against a rising tide of post-Nirvana grunge and slipshod indie rock, Acetone tapped into a timeless Southern California groove by fusing elements of psychedelia, surf, and country. They rehearsed endlessly in an empty bedroom in northeast Los Angeles, recording hours of music onto cassettes that were subsequently stuffed into shoeboxes and left in a shed behind the drummer’s house. Those tapes are being released for the first time in this anthology, which also includes highlights from Acetone’s official releases. Taken together, the songs form a companion soundtrack to Sam Sweet’s book, which maps the character of Los Angeles as a place through the lens of these three unique characters bonded by music. “I think our music is all about moods and feeling but hopefully it will get as weird as it possibly can,” said Richie Lee in 1997. “We want things to get weird in the way that you could hear an Acetone song and know that no one else in the world could make that kind of music but us.”