Sooner or later, I will get back to thathistory of Dallas music project
I started in late May. Got sidetracked, to be honest--not to mention the fact that thing took up, like, four hours a day between finding the CDs, uploading the tracks and writing the actual items themselves. Yeah, I know.Wanh
. Look for it to start up again in two weeks, with theSounds of Deep Ellum
era, though it's funny at this late date to crank up the Way-Back Machine with early New Bohemians, since the band's back at it again with the just-releasedStranger Things
. (A free download of the song "Wear You Down," which sounds just like old times, is availablehere
.) Till we get back at it, though, we will direct you to the MP3 blog Dividing By Zero Will Get You Nowhere, which is hostingfour songs from UFOFU
's hard-to-find 1997 eponymous release, including the shoulda-been classic Beach Boys-by-way-of-Ramones "Nothing Always." Of course, the band featured three guys who'd go on to greater fame in other projects: Bassist-vocalist-pianist-songwriter Brandon Curtis and little drummer brother Ben wound up moving to New York and the late-night talk-show circuit inSecret Machines
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, while singer-guitarist-songwriter Joe Butcher ended up going on aPolyphonic Spree
. But we do miss UFOFU all the same.--Robert Wilonsky