Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Babes in Toyland - House

Lots of work road trips have cut into blogging and ripping time. I've  accumulated about a dozen 7" to rip over the last 2 months, and they're just gathering dust while I'm in Ohio or Michigan for work. I'll see if I can get moving on these.

I'm marching slowly but steadily towards the goal of getting the whole Singles Club Part 1 together. Of course that first single might not happen, it's a bit rare, but I'll get the rest of them in place.

As for this band- they weren't really a part of Riot Grrrl, they actually pre-date it. I guess they're sort of a girl grunge band, and they sound the part on this single. The vocals take some getting used to; Kat Bjelland is all over the place. She screeches, howls and screams her way through both tracks.

A: House
B: Arriba
Enjoy!

12 comments:

  1. They were from Minneapolis, part of that late 80s scene...

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  2. youtube link? Is this a new thing, BettyRolling?

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  3. J- OK, that's right. Had forgotten all about that. Thanks!
    Panzan- No clue what you are talking about!

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  4. Yes, we've been Bettyrolled! Are you planning to post the files?

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  5. Thanks! only Babes vinyl i'm missing!

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  6. Hi Matt,

    Do you have the Nirvana/Mudhoney Halloween/Touch Me I'm Sick?

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  7. http://daily7inch.blogspot.com/2010/12/mudhoneysonic-youth-split-single.html

    Assuming you mean the Sonic Youth/Mudhoney split?

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  8. Whoops, yes. You on Turntable much these days?

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  9. Well, a nearly 6 day power outage has kept me away from this blog and tt.fm. Expect an update in a few days here, and I'm on tt.fm again already. Lots of stuff to rip.

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  10. Great post - loved this band in the day. Still listen to them today. Gotta play this to my students at school. Yeah!
    Thanks.
    jimi (JAPAN)

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