Condo Fucks / Fuckbook
Album: Fuckbook   Collection:General
Artist:Condo Fucks   Added:Mar 2009
Label:Matador Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2009-04-26 Pull Date: 2009-06-28
Week Ending: Jun 28 Jun 14 Jun 7 May 31 May 24 May 17 May 10 May 3
Airplays: 2 1 2 3 2 1 3 3

Recent Airplay
1. Apr 18, 2010: The DJ Never Has It
Shut Down Part 2
4. Jun 10, 2009: Brownian Motion Sub
2. Jun 24, 2009: Brownian Motion Sub
The Kid With The Replaceable Head
5. Jun 06, 2009: Bloodstains Across Atherton-Schok den Affen
The Kid With The Replaceable Head
3. Jun 23, 2009: The n00b Hour
With A Girl Like You
6. Jun 02, 2009: Indie Flavored Kool-Aid
Shut Down Part 2

Album Review
Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Reviewed 2009-04-15
Lo-fi garage rawk with zero polish. This band features James McNew (Dump and Yo La Tengo) & two others supposedly from New London, Connecticut. This started off as a fake band mentioned in on a Yo La Tengo release. Fake or not this is pretty good. Lots of guitars, feedback and rudimentary drumming. Lots of cover tunes (Beach Boys, Richard Hell, The Troggs, Small Faces, The Kinks & Slade). In all a good fun, mess similar to Thee Headcoates and a slight “fi” higher than the Mummies. REMEMBER: for the radio it’s “Condo Frogs” or “Condo Flogs”.

((((1)))) Feedback laden, garage trash rave-up of the Small Faces tune. 1-2-3 chord & distorted vocals.
(((((2))))) Super-lo-fi, 70’s punk sounds like a Richard Hell cover?
(((3))) Strummy, reverb & slightly twangy cover of a Kinks tune. Muddled vocals.
(((4))) Decent Beach Boys cover with the Cali surf by way of garage punk.
((((5)))) Hip swingin’ surf & beach party a-go-go number that the kids used ta go crazy for.
(((6))) Pa-pa-pa, garage pop with buried vocals minus one slight break in the chorus.
((((7)))) Pretty cool Richard Hell cover tune albeit absurdly raw. That said, the bass & guitar a often good.
(((8))) Flamin’ Groovies cover, twangy quasi punk & garage rock. Good guitar sound but so-so song overall.
((9)) Strummy, very average garage rawk.
(((10))) Basic, rudimentary garage rawk with a little strutter & flair of it’s own.
(((10))) Swaggery, Stone-y tune but it’s really a cover of the Slade classic. Not bad.

Track Listing
1. What'cha Gonna Do About It   6. With A Girl Like You
2. Accident   7. The Kid With The Replaceable Head
3. This Is Where I Belong   8. Dog Meat
4. Shut Down   9. So Easy Baby
5. Shut Down Part 2   10. Come On Up
  11. Gudbuy T'jane