Along with 15 McNew originals in varied styles, with the sublime "Liberty Spikes" a particular standout, I Can Hear Music continues Dump's predilection for obscure and fascinating covers.
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Artist: Dump Genre: Rock Release Date: 1995 Label: Brinkman Catalog Number: 029 Recording: Studio Length: 01:00:42 Format: CD. Dig-Deeper. Transangelic Exodus (CD) Ezra Furman. Last Splash: LSXX (CD) The Breeders. I Can Hear Music (CD) Dump. I Can Hear Music (CD).
E A Sweet sweet music. Whenever you touch me baby D E A Whenever you're near. E The way I'm feeling inside D Dbm E You look at me we kiss and then. A I close my eyes and here it comes again. A D I can hear music. E A I can hear music. D E A The sound of the city baby seems to disappear. E A Sweet sweet music. Whenever you touch me baby D E Whenever you're near. A E.
James McNew's solo moniker plays off his talents in typically sly form. When the former bassist for Christmas joined Yo La Tengo for their album May I Sing With Me (1992), he gave Ira Kaplan and Georgia Hubley the additional talent of a third t. That eclectic indie-rock band, with its core duo of husband and wife, now added its solid anchor. McNew's wistful voice, if seemingly at odds with his stance on stage compared to his bandmates, continues to enrich YLT. Some of these Dump tracks feature Yo La Tengo, but as I was only provided a download file by the label, I cannot ascertain who contributed what to which of the many tracks.
The 1993 album Painful was Yo La Tengo’s first breakthrough, a whispery feedback-streak opus that stood as a worthy riposte to British shoegaze; Electr-O-Pura, two years later, sounded more spartan but boasted career-highlight songs like Blue Line Swinger. While those two records solidified Yo La Tengo as one of the best bands in a competitive indie rock landscape, 1997’s I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One was their first true masterpiece. It cracked No. 5 on the Village Voice’s Pazz & Jop critics’ poll, still the band’s highest placement, and has ranked high on 1990s best-albums lists, Pitchfork’s among them. But beyond its music, which has lost none of its luster, the album also captures a moment in time, and points to creative ideals that still matter.