Every year when vetting story ideas for the Big Music Issue, we always come across more bands that we’d like to write about than space we have available. In an effor to shine some light on some fo the lesser-known up-and-coming area outfits, and to offer a sneak peak from anticipated upcoming local
releases, we offer you this, the City Paper Big Music Mix Thing. Simply download these songs to your mp3 player or burn to CD and print out this page as the track list.
Check the No Cover section in our Music coverage for more MP3s, extensive listings of local musicians, and future editions of the Mix Thing.
Available until 8/9/2005. Written by Lake Trout (lyrics by Woody Ranere) and published by Palm Songs/Tim Buck Says Publishing (ASCAP). All rights for Palm Songs administered in North America by Fairwood Music USA (ASCAP) on behalf of Blue Mountain Music, LTD. (PRS) and the rest of the world by Fairwood Music, Ltd. (PRS) on behalf of Blue Mountain Music, Ltd. (PRS).
Lyrics and music by the Spark. Recorded by Mike Stankovich at Basement Screams Studios, Washington, DC, July 2004 to be released on a split 7" with Deathcycle (NY) on Burn Bridges Records and Complete Distort Records, August 2005.