|Compilation benefitting Thomas Fekete, guitarist for the band Surfer Blood who was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Thanks again for supporting Thomas with your recent donations. You can now download the For Thom compilation
For Thom Tracklist:
1. Yo La Tengo – “Can’t Forget” (live): Recorded 8/28/15 at WorldCafe Live, courtesy of WXPN, Philadelphia. Yo La Tengo appears courtesy of Matador Records
2. Guided By Voices – “Motor Away” (live): Recorded live 6/24/94 at Threadwaxing Space, New York City on “The Insects of Rock” tour
3. Real Estate – “Talking Backwards” (demo): This was recorded in Real Estate’s practice space in Bushwick in the summer of 2013. Courtesy Domino Records
4. Surfer Blood – “Tidal Wave” (demo): Brand new song recorded last week!
5. The Drums – “Help Him” (demo)
6. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – “Between These Boys” (demo)
7 - 9. Lou Barlow – “Sunshine / Money / Thirsty”: Three previously-unreleased tracks
10. The Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger – “Rainbows In Gasoline” (unreleased version): Recorded in 2009 with early line-up of The GOASTT (Sean Lennon, Charlotte Kemp Muhl, Mark Ronson), recorded & mixed by Mark Ronson
11. Cults – “Hurting”: An out-take from Cults’ 2013 album Static
12. Nick Diamonds (from Islands) – “Be A Comedian”: Recorded spontaneously on September 2nd, 2015
13. Julianna Barwick – “Promise”: Recorded in 2012
14. Alex Somers – “Well”: Recorded in Iceland in 2015
15. …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead – “F Train”: Demo version of “Tao of the Dead Part II”.
We still have a long way to go to reach our fundraising goal for Thom, so please help spread by spreading the word to friends and family, and on social media
There were one-of-a kind lathe cuts (vinyl) of these songs (some were put together such as the 3 Lou Barlow songs). They were sold on Ebay: here are some of the prices
255.50 USD The Pains of Being Pure At Heart one-of-a-kind lathe cut 7" vinyl record
258.77 USD And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead one-of-a-kind lathe cut vinyl record
410.50 USD Cults one-of-a-kind lathe cut vinyl record
1.592.00 USD Guided By Voices one-of-a-kind lathe cut 7" vinyl record
251.51 USD The Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger one-of-a-kind lathe cut 7" vinyl record
305.00 USD Lou Barlow one-of-a-kind lathe cut 7" vinyl record
Only one copy of each unreleased track have been lathe-cut to a clear, square 7" vinyl, numbered 1 out of 1. These are hi-fi, diamond stylus, stereo lathe cuts.