Label: Domino - REWIGCD 22 • Format: CD Album, Reissue, Remastered CD Compilation, Remastered • Country: Europe • Genre: Rock • Style: Lo-Fi, Noise, Indie Rock
It was released by Homestead Records in III was the first full length Sebadoh album to feature Jason Loewensteinwho joined the band's two founding members Lou Barlow and Eric Gaffney inand debuted on the " Gimme Indie Rock " single earlier that year. The album cover features a childhood photograph taken by Gaffney. III features songwriting contributions from all three band members, with folkymelodic material by Barlow, open-tuned drone acoustic, and noisy hardcore rock by Gaffney, and Truly Great Thing - Sebadoh - III that bridged the gap between those extremes by Loewenstein.
Masciswho kicked him out from his former band Dinosaur Jr. In an interview with Chairs Missing Fanzine in AprilBarlow explained that the album contained "Every type [of music] that we're capable of playing but not like, 'Well, here's our funk song and here's our folk song. There's a lot of electric stuff - a lot of 4-track stuff. It's a Emily - Saint James Stars - Parts: Unknown Weight: Unknown balanced LP.
This one is truly a group effort. III was released a month before Nirvana's major label debut, Nevermindwhich brought alternative rock to the mainstream.
In the wake of Nirvana's breakthrough, many other acts who emerged from the s independent music scene, but remained signed to independent record labelsachieved modest success. Along with Pavement's debut Slanted and EnchantedIII is considered one Complice - Camilo Sesto - Amanecer/84 the "cornerstones of 90s indie rock ," and helped establish the lo-fi subgenre. AllMusic critic Stephen Thomas Erlewine praised the "sensitivity" and "strong melodies" of Barlow's acoustic material, and called the album "a kaleidoscopic summation of various American underground rock genres of the '80s, as well as a launching pad for the introspective obsessions of '90s indie rock.
Sebadoh followed this effort with other fine moments; nowhere else did they so perfectly meld rickety Truly Great Thing - Sebadoh - IIItin-can guitar, Shrimper -style ambiance, feedbacking "power sludge," eccentric compositional constructions, carcinogenic hooks, and poetic sincerity. III was reissued by Domino Records infeaturing a second disc of extra material and new liner notes. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Indie rock lo-fi. Archived from the original on Retrieved Retrieved September 30, The A.
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