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Untitled [Diggin' Holes]
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Mysterious Band - Untitled [Diggin’ Holes][Live]

Okay this has a really cool backstory that blew my mind (since I’m a big E6 fan too). In the early 2000s, Isaac Brock teamed up with Elephant 6 members Julian Koster (of Neutral Milk Hotel and The Music Tapes), Bill Doss (of The Olivia Tremor Control), Robbie Cucchiaro (of The Music Tapes), and Kevin Barnes (of of Montreal) and formed a sort of super group only known as “Mysterious Band”. According to people in the E6 facebook group, this band played a few more times with more people.

This recording was released on a compilation called Border Music…Flicker Of A Smile - Athens Experimental (U.S. Pop Life Vol. 10), which was only released in Japan.

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The Music Tapes perform Takeshi and Elijah at a stop in Brooklyn, NY during this year’s Caroling Tour.  Video by Sean Ruch.

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The Elephant 6 Holiday Surprise Orchestra, led by Julian, performing Sun Ra’s Enlightenment at the Vera Project in Seattle, Washington.  March 9th, 2011.

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The Music Tapes - The Television Tells Us.

Live at UNH’s Hi*Fi Music Festival in Durham, New Hampshire.  May 7th, 2011.