Lonely Trailer


Mud Records


What, you ask, is Lonely Trailer all about? 

Avant-pop mind-fry musings with some subtle and scintillating guitar work, the freakiest three part harmonies this side of Brian Wilson’s wet dreams/nightmares, and cavalierly cathartic/kinetic drumming, that’s what. 

Mutlimeteor is the latest installment of sensational art-pop shenanigans from this highly prolific and under-appreciated trio --Champaign-Urbana’s "least known" band. They don’t sound like other bands; it’s just a feeling they give you. But if you smeared The Band’s layered vocal sleight-of-tongue on a slice of the quirk-laden pop of XTC’s Drums & Wires or English Settlement, that would be close. 

They’ve got a CD and Best Of DCD previously on Mud, and they’re prepared to release hundreds of tunes once they get the nod. As Multimeteor flashes across indie-pop’s twinkling consciousness, the backcatalog beckons like the Milky Way. 

Lonely Trailer: the GBV of 2003.

This new, "enhanced" CD features videos (including clips from their locally famous PBS concert special recorded during a ride on C-U’s nationally recognized public transportation system -- the bus, and it really is a nice bus system, too) plus wacky animation, and odd, artful, hallucinatory ghostings attributed to drummer Brian Reedy’s visual art skills… 

Multimeteor features the supernatural bass-strangling of ex-Lovecup genius/recluse T.J. Harrison.

Product Type: CD
Product ID: MUDCD020
Product UPC:
Label Page: 88
Audio Player HTML:
Video Player HTML:
Twitter Feed Name:




Warning: mysqli_real_escape_string() expects parameter 1 to be mysqli, boolean given in /home2/gmerritt/public_html/parasol.com/updates/concrete5.6.3.5_remote_updater/concrete/libraries/3rdparty/adodb/drivers/adodb-mysqli.inc.php on line 226

Fatal error: Uncaught exception 'ADODB_Exception' with message 'mysqli error: [0: ] in EXECUTE("select * from Packages where pkgHandle = ''") ' in /home2/gmerritt/public_html/parasol.com/updates/concrete5.6.3.5_remote_updater/concrete/libraries/3rdparty/adodb/adodb-exceptions.inc.php:78 Stack trace: #0 /home2/gmerritt/public_html/parasol.com/updates/concrete5.6.3.5_remote_updater/concrete/libraries/3rdparty/adodb/adodb.inc.php(1074): adodb_throw('mysqli', 'EXECUTE', 0, NULL, 'select * from P...', false, Object(ADODB_mysqli)) #1 /home2/gmerritt/public_html/parasol.com/updates/concrete5.6.3.5_remote_updater/concrete/libraries/3rdparty/adodb/adodb.inc.php(1030): ADOConnection->_Execute('select * from P...') #2 /home2/gmerritt/public_html/parasol.com/updates/concrete5.6.3.5_remote_updater/concrete/libraries/3rdparty/adodb/adodb.inc.php(1643): ADOConnection->Execute('select * from P...', Array) #3 /home2/gmerritt/public_html/parasol.com/updates/concrete5.6.3.5_remote_updater/concrete/core/models/package.php(638): ADOConnection in /home2/gmerritt/public_html/parasol.com/updates/concrete5.6.3.5_remote_updater/concrete/libraries/3rdparty/adodb/adodb-exceptions.inc.php on line 78