Longstocking

Infobox musical artist
Name = Longstocking


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Origin = U.S.
Genre = Queercore, punk
Years_active = 1995–1997
Label = Chainsaw
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Longstocking were a Los Angeles queercore-punk band.

Formed in 1995 by singer and guitarist Tamala Poljak, the group had originally been a guitar and drums duo. Tamala had previously been in the bands Oiler and Fleabag. The group released several singles, including a split single with Team Dresch on Sub Pop, before disbanded in 1997, just after the release of their debut album, "Once Upon A Time Called Now".

After the band had broken up, one of Longstocking's songs was featured on the soundtrack of the film "Fuel" and was included on the "Fuel Soundtrack" CD, released in 1998.

After this, Tamala Poljak contributed to the collaborative project called "KaraNEEDoke", a set of double 7" singles released on the Kill Rock Stars label with participants Nomy Lamm, Slim Moon, Audrey Marrs, Donna Dresch, Tracy Sawyer, formerly of Heavens to Betsy, and Tamala, with music by The Need.Tamala then formed her next band, The Automaticans, who released a split single with Team Dresch on Metal Monkey Records. In the early 2000s, Tamala joined with Jody Bleyle of Team Dresch and Whitney Skillcorn of The Little Deaths to form Infinite Xs. The band released one recording on Chainsaw Records.

Members

*Tamala Poljak - vocals, guitar
*Michelle Stevenson - guitar
*David Gomez - bass
*Sherri Solinger - drums

Discography

Albums

Infobox Album | Name = Once Upon a Time Called Now
Type = Album
Artist = Longstocking


Released = 30 September, 1997
Recorded = June 1997
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Label = Chainsaw
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Reviews = *Allmusic (4/5) [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:jmd0yl21xpeb]
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"Once Upon a Time Called Now"

This was the band's only album, released on 30 September1997.

Track listing

#"Teenage Angst at 27" – 2:14
#"Jehu on a Rollercoaster" – 2:17
#"Passing the Crown" – 2:54
#"Autobarb" – 2:54
#"Goddess (Pt. 4)" – 2:56
#"Radio Agony" – 3:57
#"Not a Jerk" – 3:30
#"Equator" – 2:56
#"Oscar Nite" – 2:41
#"Bus" – 3:51

ingles

* "Will You Stay", K Records, International Pop Underground single IPU088
* "Never Nowhere", split single with Team Dresch on Sub Pop SP#0439, 1998
* "Equator", Chou-Chou Records CCR-003, 1996
* "Goddess", Atomic Gimlet AG001, 1995

oundtracks

* "Fuel Soundtrack", Arena Rock Recording Co., 1998

External links

* [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:yn2uak5khm3v Longstocking at the AMG]


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