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casino ashtrays


Country of origin:

U.S.

Type of music generally:

Alternative pop

Status:

Most recent release, bus to vegas ep (1998)

See also:

Twee Net's info on Casino Ashtray and Laura Watling

Comparisons:

Vocals a little like nerdy girl, background sound a little '60s-feeling like Stereolab

Covers/own material:

Own

General comments:

Bright sunny-sounding poptunes with baby-voiced vocals and catchy instrumental hooks. (Neile)

Recommended first album:

bus to vegas ep

Recordings:

bus to vegas ep (1998)

bus to vegas ep

Release info:

1998—twee kitten records—tk-007

Availability:

U.S. stores that carry indie releases and by mail order from label

Ecto priority:

Recommended for pop fans

Group members:

laura watling
raoul de la cruz

Comments:

This is a charming 3-song ep. I'm especially fond of "been here since november". While they're not doing anything innovative here, they had a nice low-fi pop song thing going here that shows promise for the future. (Neile)

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