Way, way back someone requested music from Mars Accelerator. At long last, here it is - at least the best I could do for now. Just discovered Mars are apparently still in business, even offering a "download of the month" of some sort on their site. Really enjoyed their first cut here, "Bubbles, Lurching," which smacks of crooked popsters The Sugarplastic, throwing a co-ed twee vibe in the mix for good measure. Am pretty sure I heard a Mars Accelerator CD several years ago but don't recall them sounding a damn thing like this. According to their Myspace hovel, Mars Accelerator call Seattle home.
Call it an uncanny coincidence (or in fact, just call it a day), but The Adding Machine also seem to be grazing from the same pasture that The Sugarplastic happen to occupy. Not a slavish imitation mind you, the Machine are wont to peel off a none-too-dissimilar volley of relentlessly ringing chords and quirky prose. If I recall, I have an Adding Machine CD tucked away somewhere that I think I ought to listen to judging from the satisfactory results here. No apparent web presence for these folks, but it looks like their album came out in 2000.
01. Bubbles, Lurching
02. Yes, Slimy
The Adding Machine
02. Baby's Own Colour Annual 1976
THE SUBURBS - st EP 79 w In Combo LP 80 w Credit In Heaven 2LP 81 w Dream Hog EP 82 w Love Is The Law LP 83 w st LP 86 - REPOST Request: Rattle My Bones was played at every high school dance at my school growing up. Also the album "Love Is The Law" was played at many a ho...
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