Remember Karen / What You Say And What You Mean
Album: What You Say And What You Mean   Collection:General
Artist:Remember Karen   Added:Dec 2018

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2019-01-09 Pull Date: 2019-03-13
Week Ending: Mar 17 Feb 24 Feb 17 Feb 10 Feb 3 Jan 27 Jan 20 Jan 13
Airplays: 1 1 1 1 2 1 4 4

Recent Airplay
1. Jul 14, 2021: Totally A (rebroadcast from Feb 1, 2019)
Long 20th Century Boy
4. Mar 13, 2019: Hanging in the Bone Yard
Invisible Geography
2. Jun 30, 2021: Totally A (rebroadcast from Feb 1, 2019)
Long 20th Century Boy
5. Feb 18, 2019: wig out at denny's
Slide Collection
3. Mar 15, 2019: KZSU Time Traveler's Token Brit Assistant
Long 20th Century Boy
6. Feb 15, 2019: KZSU Time Traveler
Afternoon Walking Life

Album Review
Ramzi Salti
Reviewed 2018-12-06
A rock band from Oakland, CA with a tangy, tortured, titillating twist.

Try: 1, 2, 5, 9

FCC Free

Sounds Like: Yo La Tengo, Pavement, The Long Winters

1. Invisible Geography 02:51 - Uptempo opener about ghosts in San Francisco, the meaning of the appearance of hallways in dreams, and wanting to be friends with people whose work you admire.
2. Afternoon Waking Life 02:40 - Wistful sort-of love song written in a December, with a nice chorus.
3. Goals and Means 03:49 - Slow burner with a big finish about the shortcomings of verbal communication.
4. Slide Collection 03:31 - Big opaque rock song written after viewing slides of Robert Mapplethorpe photos at the Berkeley Public Library.
5. What a Great Time! 03:14 - Hook laden rocker inspired by train travel in the Bay Area and Sylvia Plath. J'accuse ted hughes!!
6. Long 20th Century Boy 02:50 - Straight ahead rocker about people in the 21st century wishing they lived in the previous one.
7. Alameda (Likes Ike) 03:54 - Imagined Life Magazine cover depicting 1950s Alameda.
8. Tidings 02:44 - Assembled using fragments of the 2015 Oakland riots and the film Wings of Desire.
9. The Midwest is Boring 03:38 - Written in a bitter haze soon after starting first full time job. About the midwest of the mind.
10. Economy Island 04:40 - Brooding collage of Don DeLillo's White Noise together with a anecdote collected at Ashby BART about ghosts in a Stockton apartment building moving through the "white noise" of radio/television static. Features a recording of Diane Di Prima reading from Revolutionary Letters.

Track Listing
1. Invisible Geography   6. Long 20th Century Boy
2. Afternoon Walking Life   7. Alameda (Likes Ike)
3. Goals And Means   8. Tidings
4. Slide Collection   9. The Midwest Is Boring
5. What A Great Time!   10. Economy Island