john whitney on animation, dean anschultz on programming, terry riley on the jams.
Bill Meyer on the ever-stirring Good Stuff House record:
Ambition, some might say, is overrated. The first thing that the members of Good Stuff House share is an aversion to the conventional rock and roll career path. Guitarist Matt Christensen and drummer Mike Weis both play in Zelienople, a band that, by design, makes up part of its members’ lives rather than dominating them. The third member of Good Stuff House is Scott Tuma, a former member of Souled American. Tuma likewise concluded that the pleasures of being a homebody and the manageability of relationships with one-man record labels outweighed the dubious merits of trying to be big, especially when all that lands you is a line item in someone else’s bankruptcy suit (I’m talking about you, Rough Trade). Nowadays he rarely plays out in Chicago, let alone anyplace where he can’t finish the night in his own bed and puts out records whenever he damned well pleases.
During the trio’s years of activity (2006-2009), Good Stuff House recorded fitfully and gigged sporadically within Chicago’s city limits. They did release one proper CD, Endless Bummer. If you asked ‘em, they preferred
IARC 001 mastering session.