It sees mark kozelek start to perfect his the smiths at 16rpm slo mo sound and contains some beautiful. Fronted by primary songwriter mark kozelek vocals guitar the band also included drummer anthony koutsos and bass guitarist jerry vessel.
Red house painters. Pisspoor packaging flimsy innersleeves i ve a had tissues that were thicker than those and the vinyl is full of dirt and stains like it would have lying out in some rainy backalley. Red house painters was an alternative rock band from san francisco ca united states formed in 1989 by singer songwriter mark kozelek who is currently active in the band sun kil moon with part of the original rhp line up the band is described along with low and american music club as one of the linchpins of the slowcore movement in alternative rock. Shop for vinyl cds and more from red house painters at the discogs marketplace.
One of the best songs ever recorded. This was the first of their two self titled records most commonly known as bridge. Beautiful sad meandering guitar led songs fronted by mark kozelek s distinctive rich yet melancholic vocals.
Guitarists gorden mack and phil carney both performed with the band during. They were one of the most prominent acts associated with the slowcore sadcore subgenre. Red house painters biography by jason ankeny follow artist.
Referencing red house painters cd album i dad 3008 cd i ve been collecting vinyl for a few years now and this reissue pressing is an absolute shitshow. Find red house painters discography albums and singles on allmusic. Red house painters were the sort of band you locked yourself in your house over a three month period and listened to obsessively.
Explore releases from red house painters at discogs. Red house painters also known as rollercoaster or red house painters i to distinguish it from the second eponymous album known as bridge or red house painters ii is the second album by the group red house painters released on may 24 1993 by 4ad a double album red house painters features fourteen songs culled from bandleader mark kozelek s back catalog and received highly positive. Well that s what i did.
Red house painters were an american rock band formed in san francisco california in 1988.