Minor Alps ‎- Get There

Minor Alps ‎- Get There
Minor Alps ‎- Get There
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
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Label (Code): Barsuk Records ‎(BARK139LP)
Special Attributes: Released in a Gatefold Sleeve. Includes download code.
Release Date: 10/2013
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"...Matthew Caws (of Nada Surf) and Juliana Hatfield (of Blake Babies, Some Girls and The Lemonheads) have proven, career-long track records of writing solid “alternative” indie rock, so it’s no surprise that their debut record together under the moniker of Minor Alps, Get There, is a thoughtful, interesting record..." (

"...Minor Alps is a collaboration between American indie stalwarts Matthew Caws (of Nada Surf) and Juliana Hatfield, an alliance so congruent that Get There is surely the best work of their careers. The voices blend magically, while the guitars of "I Don't Know What to Do with My Hands" and "Far from the Roses" employ a pleasing mix of Neil Young grunge and REM arpeggios. "If I Wanted Trouble" could be an outtake from REM's Reckoning, although its hard-won wisdom echoes Nada Surf's "Weightless". Elsewhere, the two-note pulse of "Buried Plans" evokes the stasis of a loner whose projects are never realised, while "Radio Static" celebrates being able to find beauty everywhere, "even in the foggy air"..." (Read more:

Track List

A1 Buried Plans
A2 I Don't Know What To Do With My Hands
A3 Far From The Roses
A4 If I Wanted Trouble
A5 Maxon
A6 Wish You Were Upstairs

B1 Mixed Feelings
B2 Radio Static
B3 Lonely Low
B4 Waiting For You
B5 Away Again    

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