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094 Mic City Sons by Heatmiser

Mic City Sons

Caroline Records ‎
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Rob Schnapf, Tom Rothrock
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Heatmiser's Mic City Sons shows off a different side to Elliott Smith, who carved out a well-respected but too short solo career

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Another listener suggestion! This is one is a band both Tim and J are surprised they never got around to on their own. On episode #94 we're checking out the 1996 album Mic City Sons, the last by Heatmiser, after which co-leader Elliott Smith carved out a well-respected if too short solo career. Mic City Sons shows off a different side to Smith, as well as shines the spotlight on his bandmate Neil Gust. We discuss that, why serial killers wouldn't enjoy Elliott Smith, and much more.

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Songs in this episode

  • Intro - Eagle Eye
  • 4:25 - History of the Band
  • 10:23 - Get Lucky
  • 15:43 - Plainclothes Man
  • 20:44 - Pop In G
  • Outro - See You Later

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Mic City Sons