Record City (Ryan the Tape)

by Arthur Tea

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Rare, live, and unreleased recordings featuring Arthur Tea, 2004-2009. Issued as cassette-only release in April 2010. Live, studio, and handheld tape recorder recordings. Full digital file of the tape for download and streaming here, unedited.

Part 1

Sound Check
Come to the Barn
Steve McQueen for a Day - For What It's Worth
The Most - God Don't Pay Da Bill$
World's Best Dad - Roll Tootsie
Barn Docs 1:1 Excerpt
Ellie's Side Project - Eh
Arthur Tea & the OMGs - Happy Halloween (1957 [War is Over if You Want It])
College (skit)
Chairman Meow & the Sugarcoated Bullets of the Bourgeoisie - Barricades
Glitter Wizard - I Don't Like You

Part 2

Acoustic Blowout - You Talk to Yourself
al-Qaeda Hurricane Machine - Salina #2
Ellie's Side Project - Public Spaces
The Most - Later on in the Day
World's Best Dad - Boyfren
MemberMost - Why Don't We Do it in the Road?
Barn Docs 1:1 Excerpt

Part 3

Barn Docs 3:1 Excerpt
Acoustic Blowout - In a New Town
The Fucking Burrito Brothers - Loyal Sons & Donuts #1
Ellie's Side Project - Pacer
Mark E. Deutsch - Major Keys
The Most - Tha 'bies
Steve McQueen for a Day - Drrrty

Part 4

Arthur Tea - Usually Just a Flannel
The Most - 2 Hot 4 Teacher (Social Workin' Hard or Hardly Social Workin'?)
Steve McQueen for a Day - Pirate Ship
World's Best Dad - Psychedelic Geisha Don't Surf
The Most - The Old Country
Barn Docs 1:2 Excerpt


released April 17, 2010

al-Qaeda Hurricane Machine, Arthur Tea & the OMGs, Chairman Meow & the Sugarcoated Bullets of the Bourgeoisie, Ellie's Side Project, Glitter Wizard, Mark E. Deutsch, MemberMost, the Most, Steve McQueen for a Day, World's Best Dad

Photo by Jennie Gruber



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Arthur Tea Oakland, California

Arthur Tea is the musical monicker of maudlin-American dilettante Ryan the Truck, which is itself another monicker in his hall of mirrors of monickered personas. He has participated in numerous musical projects, collaborations, and one-offs, and currently performs his jingle-jangle garage grumprock live as Arthur Tea & Thee Toffee Hammers Live Rock Bandh. ... more

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