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Sardina

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Sardina

5
Location:Indianapolis, Indiana
Categorized as:Alt-Rock
Members:Michelle Marchesseault Marty Green PJ Christie LonPaul Ellrich Greg Backus Bill Cameron
Website:www.facebook.com/pages/Sardina/100677217600?sk=info
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Since Mon Jun 20:
54645 (46691 downloads, 7954 plays)

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Total Request:54645 (46691 downloads, 7954 plays)
Since Mon Jun 20:22 (22 downloads, 0 plays)
About:

Formed in the winter of 93 out of the ashes of the Gerunds. Following their demise, PJ Christie, Michelle Marchessault and LonPaul Ellrich played with a number of people to try to find some chemistry, but it wasn't until playing with Marty Green, a high school friend of PJ's and fellow art school student of Michelle, that we hit upon a Farmula of cool music and creativity. We wrote a lot of songs and played a lot of shows until Marty left the band shortly before their first full length record. The band continued on writing and touring with Greg Backus, Bill Cameron, and for a brief period the late Fred Goldfine, but never recorded a proper follow up. We tried.- PJ Christie.


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1799 requests

 Released 1995 on Hit It

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    1 Ding Dong the Liberty Horse
     
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    2 I'll Be Around
     
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    3 Pickled Frogs
     
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    4 He's On Drugs Again
     
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    5 Cockadoodledoo
     
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    6 The Formula
     
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    7 Hey
     
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    8 Travel and Tourism
     
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    9 Big Man
     
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    10 Antelopes
     
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    11 Wagon Wheel
     
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    12 Messy Moe
     

 
 
755 requests

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    5 In April
     
     
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    6 Night On Baldmountain
     
     

 
 
215 requests

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    2 Jealous Frog
     
     
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    3 Golden Cloak
     
     
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1003 requests

 Their first show at the Chesire in Collins Dorm at IU Bloomington

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    4 Stoned
     
     
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    5 Boo Child
     
     
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    6 Early Song
     
     
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    7 Talkin Bout My Generation
     
     
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    8 Nevada
     
     
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    9 Antelopes full version
     
     
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    10 Big Man
     
     
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    11 Genesis
     
     
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    12 In My Bed Room
     
     
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    13 Saphirre Two we can work it out
     
     
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    14 Vocal Instrumental
     
     
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    15 The Man Behind the Tree
     
     

 
 
677 requests

 Live 4 track recording from board.

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    1 The Purple Master
     
     
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    2 Sit Next To Me
     
     
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    3 Birmingham
     
     
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    4 Can You Hear The Bells
     
     
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    5 Honest Abe
     
     
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    6 He's On Drugs Again partial
     
     
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    7 Making It California
     
     
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    8 Jealous Frog
     
     
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    9 Antelopes w Chris Kupersmith
     
     

 
 
1001 requests

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    1 In April
     
     
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    2 Me And My Arrow
     
     
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    3 Ding Dong The Liberty Horse
     
     
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    4 Big Man incomplete
     
     
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    5 Blues in Three
     
     
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    6 Cockadoodledoo
     
     
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    7 Hey
     
     
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    8 I'll Be Around
     
     
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    9 Messy Moe incomplete
     
     
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    10 Night on Bald Mountain
     
     
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    11 Pickled Frogs
     
     
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    12 Wagonwheel
     
     

 
 
35 requests

 1993, none,

Nurse Mike is a shadowy and infmaous character from the Bloomington side of Sardina's duality. Late nights he would hold large groups of impressionable young minds in rapt attention as he espoused his theories on Egyptian numerology, disrupted neural pathways, and muscle tees. As cassettes flowed easily through this loose affiliation, Nurse Mike began compiling a secret stash of unreleased tracks as it were.  We loved him so much we named one of the Chicago litter of kittens after him. Nurse Mike the cat ate another cat and impregnated his mother.

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    Sardina - Nurse Mike's Secret Stash part 1
     
     

 
 
1570 requests

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    2 Worse When You're Not Around
     
     
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    3 Can You hear The Bells
     
     
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    4 Purple Master
     
     
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    5 Red Giant- incomplete, tape breaks
     
     
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    6 Mrytle Beach and Making it California
     
     
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    7 Birmingham
     
     
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    8 Big Country Number
     
     
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    10 Cecil and I
     
     
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    11 I'll Be Around
     
     

 
 
737 requests

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    1 Purple Master
     
     
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    2 Ding Dong The Liberty Horse
     
     
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    3 I'll Be Around
     
     
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    4 The Formula
     
     
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    5 He's On Drugs Again
     
     
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    6 Honest Abe
     
     
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    7 The Bells
     
     
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    8 Sounds Like The Sundays
     
     
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    9 Myrtle Beach and California
     
     
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    10 Marmoset Song
     
     
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    11 Worse When You're Not Around
     
     
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    12 Birmingham
     
     
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    13 Cecil and I
     
     
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    14 Back Stage Pass
     
     

 
 
719 requests

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    1 Vocal Instrumental
     
     
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    2 In My Bedroom
     
     
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    3 Big Brother
     
     
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    4 Man Behind The Tree
     
     
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    5 Boo Child
     
     
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    7 Big Man
     
     
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    8 Jesus Christ by Big Star
     
     
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    9 Antelopes
     
     
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    10 Girl From Outer Space
     
     
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    11 Held up With Lies
     
     
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    12 San Francisco
     
     

 
 
363 requests

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    Monkey on Mars
     
     
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    The Formula
     
     
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    Jesus Christ Was Born Today
     
     
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    20 Grand
     
     
 
 
  • Glad I re-discovered this site, no kidding but these guys are one of my favorite bands of all time. Have some really terrific memories of seeing them live in Bloomington and the 7"s that I have get played pretty often. Those were good days.
    by Bryan on Dec 03, 2015
  • It's 2015 and I still love this band.
    by Jason on Aug 09, 2015
  • I can't believe I found this! I bought a tape called Sardina Demos at a yard sale and you have been my #1 mystery for YEARS! I LOVE that album! Its on my IPOD!
    by John WHitcomb on Jul 30, 2013
  • can anyone upload the Me & My Arrow 7"? I'd really love to hear it...
    by Buckminster on Jan 23, 2013
  • you could make a video or something. i miss these days. you guys were giants. i only know half the story but i fill in the missing parts with images of highland street houses and writing horrible songs about how much i wished michelle was my pretend girlfriend and pancakes and a brighter day...:)
    by thommy on Sep 11, 2011

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