Talk:Galaxie 500

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Regarding the Roommate Myth: Personal email from Damon Krukowski: "I wasn't roommates with him! But we were in the same freshman class, and I did used to borrow his drumkit." Kaelia 13:15, 12 May 2006 (UTC)

Not 7x Platinum[edit]

Not sure where sales figures came from but they are way, way off. Galaxie 500 never even went gold per the RIAA website, and they certainly never charted.

Downloadsofist 21:53, 13 February 2007 (UTC)

The user who added that added sales info to a number of other articles. Those may need to be checked. - Zepheus <ゼィフィアス> 00:02, 14 February 2007 (UTC)

Fair use rationale for Image:Galaxie 500 On Fire.jpg[edit]

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Spacemen 3[edit]

I'm unaware of any reference any of the band have ever made to being influenced by Spacemen 3. I had a look at the Don't Let Our Youth Go To Waste DVD, but the only reference to Spacemen 3 I could find was in the Paul King interview. When asked about contemporary acts that they felt an affinity with, the band mentioned Spacemen 3, along with Opal and Yo La Tengo. Does anybody have any references to back up the claim that Spacemen 3 were an influence? 62.77.181.13 (talk) 14:57, 24 July 2008 (UTC)

Formation year[edit]

I've changed the year of formation from 1986 to 1987 - not sure where the '86 date came from but the box set booklet and the DVD sleeve both declare Galaxie 500 1987 - 1991 - and in the booklet Dean describes a point in the summer of 1987 as "when the band were born for real". They played their first gig on 29th August 1987 in NYC. Grange85 (talk) 21:49, 19 October 2008 (UTC)

Useful site[edit]

http://www.fullofwishes.co.uk/category/bands/galaxie-500/

Was finding a source for a statement on the Sterling Morrison page about the song Tugboat, and the best source I could find was an article reproduced on here. There's a lot of information about G500 on there so here is the link in case anyone wants to use it before I do. Conradteixeira (talk) 19:46, 1 November 2013 (UTC)