84 Nash - Kings of Yeah (1997)


They are 84 Nash, from Columbus, Ohio. Kevin Elliott, Andy Hampel, and J.P. Herrmann have been together since high school in various small towns around Southwest Miami County. Unknowingly their homemade four-track cassettes developed a following in nearby Dayton, winning the ear of other Dayton bands, such as Swearing at Motorists, Brainiac, and Guided By Voices - whose leader, Robert Pollard, made 84 Nash's first proper LP; The Kings of Yeah (1998). It was the first non-GBV release on Rockathon Records. These static-rock soundings were a snapshot of things to come, full of agitated, youthful energy jumping head-first out of the gates. They were let loose upon the world of pop music.

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scot said...

have you heard the j.p. hermann solo record? pretty great stuff!

DAVEY HIGHBEN said...

DECEMBER 3rd 1997
Bernies in columbus ohio

Starlite deperation
84 Nash
My Un*kill Wayne

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