Superpowerless/ I Can Hear Music Vinyl Box with Poster

Morr Music morr 114/115-LP-Box
  • 5LP Box Set: 5 x LP inside 2 gatefold sleeves, hard-cover box, incl. insert
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Limited and numbered Deluxe Silk-Screen printed Vinyl Box-Set including "Superpowerless" 2LP and "I Can Hear Music" 3LP (Both Vinyl Versions in Heavy Cardboard Gatefold Cover & Printed Inner Sleeves, incl. Download Code) and a limited and numbered Silk-Screened Poster with Artwork by James McNew.
Some people complain that friends today are made with mouse-clicks. As if it was more personal in the 90s. James McNew for example became a good friend of mine in 1994. Never mind I hadn’t even talked to the guy - hell, he covered Jandek AND the Silver Apples. We had so much in common!
James McNew is a fan boy. If the name-drop-list ranging from Albert Ayler to Young Marble Giants included with his first 45 didnt tell you that, the blazing in his eyes when a name like the Shaggs was uttered, certainly did. Yet McNew is not obsessed with obscurity but with music.
When his debut album „Superpowerless“ appeared in 1993, the choice of covers ranged from Sun Ra to that tune Audrey Hepburn serenaded to millions of movie watchers, „Moon River“. While McNews high, sexy voice might be „superpowerless“, his ears certainly are not. It’s been the intimate sound of a 4-track-recorder that tied these different angles of his eclectic taste together.
Yes, Dump was part of the Lo-Fi-generation. Nothing makes that clearer than the bonus tracks to his follow-up album „I Can Hear Music“. Recorded during the infamous dutch Fast Forward Festival in 1994 in – naturally – a living room, it contains all that was great about the few short moons of tape-hiss: colaborations triggered not even remotely by virtuosity (had Chris Knox ever played trumpet before that afternoon?); cardboard boxes as bass-drums; the victory of enthusiasm over perfection (have Half Japanese been covered with more emphaty?); Barbara Manning.
The only thing that wasnt quite right about these first two Dump albums, was the format. But as justice doesn’t know age, it’s good to see these CDs finally being pressed on vinyl! They deserve it. After all, James is a friend. Did I mention he’s playing bass in Yo La Tengo?
Gregor Kessler, Hamburg, December 2012

Dump: Superpowerless/ I Can Hear Music Vinyl Box with Poster

Hands Of Fear Dump 1' 23''
So Sedimentary Dump 1' 12''
Secret Blood Dump 2' 42''
Good Medicine Dump 2' 23''
Formerly One-Eye Dump 2' 47''
Dark Road Dump 2' 03''
Just For You Dump 5' 11''
Outer Spaceways, Inc Dump 2' 51''
The Sea Wall Dump 1' 35''
Broken Conscience Dump 3' 08''
Throw Out The Lifeline Dump 1' 52''
The Quality Of Hurt Dump 3' 17''
19 1/2 Dump 3' 04''
Moon River Dump 2' 37''
Superpowerless Dump 5' 10''
Ode To Shaggs' Own Thing Dump 2' 51''
Love Theme From "Providence" Dump 2' 06''
Knox's Lament Dump 2' 43''
How Many Bells? Dump 6' 31''
Intro / Nothing Left Dump 1' 59''
Down To The Sea In Ships Dump 1' 39''
Pennies From Heaven Dump 1' 56''
Christmas Card Dump 4' 00''
Snowman Dump 2' 00''
Bunny Boy Dump 2' 52''
Jaundice Dump 2' 23''
Bus-Kicker's Theme Dump 2' 47''
Slow Down Dump 3' 14''
Jury Duty Dump 2' 43''
Hope, Joe Dump 3' 43''
Into Fall Dump 2' 17''
Flap My Arms Dump 4' 15''
The Letter Dump 2' 17''
Relocation Program Dump 1' 36''
Ceiling Dump 2' 39''
Invisible Dump 5' 13''
Morning Morning Dump 2' 09''
Remembering Dump 2' 15''
Don't Let On Dump 4' 44''
Wanted Man Dump 2' 36''
Curl Dump 3' 32''
Zusaan Says Dump 2' 45''
Liberty Spikes Dump 2' 11''
Burning Dump 4' 14''
It's Not All Right Dump 3' 50''
Beyond The Door Dump 3' 40''
Never Comes Dump 5' 27''
Vienna Dump 4' 15''
Over Dump 5' 31''
I Can Hear Music Dump 2' 46''
I Want To Be With You Dump 2' 34''
Class Of... Dump 4' 49''
No One, Never Dump 4' 55''
Dear Betty Baby Dump 4' 48''
Acupuncture Dump 3' 13''
8 Km High Dump 5' 17''
Bill Withers Dump 4' 08''
Slow Down (Bonus Version) Dump 2' 39''
(Who's At The Bottom Of Your) Swimming Pool (Live) Dump 2' 44''

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