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Stumbled across, surprised. Nice review of Behind The Door, Ned.

I assume they never amounted to anything.

Ira Einhorn (dandydonweiner), Tuesday, 23 March 2021 03:42 (one month ago) link

Dentists are great. One of them started the band Coax afterwards and put out one nice record (maybe others? I only ever heard one).

"Strawberries Are Growing In My Garden (And It's Wintertime)" is a delight.

Johnny Fever, Tuesday, 23 March 2021 03:47 (one month ago) link

How is there not a Dentists thread already? Unutterably classic of course.

Guayaquil (eephus!), Tuesday, 23 March 2021 04:00 (one month ago) link

Yeah, I was certain we'd talked about them on here before (but not in the last 12 years, fwiw).

Johnny Fever, Tuesday, 23 March 2021 04:05 (one month ago) link

Astonishingly little of their output is on Spotify.

Guayaquil (eephus!), Tuesday, 23 March 2021 04:06 (one month ago) link

damn why can't I ever find anything with Search on ilx

great band!

Ira Einhorn (dandydonweiner), Tuesday, 23 March 2021 16:37 (one month ago) link

Thanks for the compliment, had almost forgotten I'd done those reviews. They do seem very light on the ground when it comes to the modern net -- their old official website doesn't work anymore, nothing on Bandcamp either? But there is a Facebook group and the indefatigable Mark Matthews posts there as well:

Ned Raggett, Tuesday, 23 March 2021 16:56 (one month ago) link

It's not that surprising its not on Spotify, most if not all came out on their own label, I don't know if there were cd's at the time, so they'd have to actively repromote themselves onto streaming media where other bands got put there by default.

Mark G, Wednesday, 24 March 2021 07:29 (one month ago) link

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