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Podcast Episode
Season
Eight
number
395
Type
Album Review
Post Date
8/7/2018

Far

395 Tin Cans With Strings To You by Far

Tin Cans With Strings To You

Label
Immortal Records / Epic
Release year
1996
Producer
Brad Wood
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On their third album Tin Cans With Strings To You, Far become victims of the loudness wars while taking post hardcore in a new direction

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On their 1996 major label debut Tin Cans With Strings To You, the Sacramento, CA band Far find themselves at an interesting crossroads. By this point in the decade, grunge is well past its expiration date, so how do you describe a rock band that can synthesize New York City post-hardcore and Washington D.C. emo, with hints of the burgeoning San Diego screamo scene? Thanks to our Patreon patrons suggestion, we revisit a record that on the surface hits all of our respective musical sweet spots, but gave us some some head scratching moments as well with regard to production choices and track list order.

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Songs in this episode

  • Intro - Love, American Style
  • 13:14 - Girl
  • 22:30 - Celebrate Her
  • 36:25 - Joining The Circus
  • Outro - Seasick

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