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For Thom

Various Artists

Released: 12/01/2015
Format: Digital
Catalog #:
Country: U.S.A.
Items: 1
# Tracks: 15
Compilation benefitting Thomas Fekete, guitarist for the band Surfer Blood who was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.

Dear Friends,

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

Thank you!!!

Surfer Blood

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.
For Thom
2.   Guided By Voices  -  Motor Away [Live] 2:05
      - Recorded at Threadwaxing Space, NYC, NY - 06/24/1994
Total Length: 01:00:15