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    August 3rd, 2018
  • Hi there :-) thanks for vistting this website after all those years. If you're here for the very first time, you are very welcome to have a look around, but be warned, this page hasn't been touched in eleven years, it's full of bugs and very outdated.

    To those of you who have been here before welcome back! and thank you for still spreading the Common Rotation gospel!

    Someone made a post on Common Rotations official Facebook page a few days ago, that made me very nostalgic. I truly miss those guys!

    It's been a while since 2007 and I'm not sure if anyone actually cares or if this is just for me, but I decided to put a little work in and bring this website a little up to date. That being said....those windows 95 screencaps are going to stay ;-)

    It's more about adding and fixing stuff and not really about removing any content that isn't suitable for 2018 anymore.
    Not done yet, but I already started working on their discography.

    Retrieving all the information on all those gigs that they played over the past 11 years, will probably take a lot of time, so any help on that would be highly appreciated! Same goes for lyrics. If there's anything you would like to contribute or if you just like to reminisce about the good old days, send me an e-mail to:

    jess [at] commonrotation.de


    July 15th, 2007

  • Since not everyone is checking the official message board, a quick update on what has happened over the past couple of weeks.

    me and the girls talked it over again and..no, no changes on the update situation, but we decided that we will leave this site online as an archive. Well, at least as long as the guys are playing and no one else comes up with a site more up to date.

    Dana has kindly offered us to host the media files on the unionmaid archive, and rescue them from the way to the data-graveyard. All* files have been moved, but you should still be able to download them from here. If anyone who has contributed files over the years is worried about proper credit, technically there aren't any changes. File credit is still on the download page, and the file name also hasn't changed. The only difference is the server on where the audios are rockin'

    *recordings by Skylar and/or Coro.de have been re-sampled and moved to coro.de. the URL "www.coro-media.de" will be deleted in a few couple of days

    If you experience any trouble in downloading the files, PLEASE let me know, so that I can fix it. All e-mail addresses have been re-activated and you can reach me at jess@commonrotation.de, contact@commonrotation.de or mail@commonrotation.de. Please put something obvious in the subject line, I get about 100 junk mails a day, and it's pretty hard to figure real mails out of those.

    NOTE: Files can only be downloaded from single timeline sites so far. It will take me some time to fix single lyric pages and this is not going to happen by tomorrow


    June 19th, 2007
    As posted on the official message board

    Hello everyone!

    It's probably been a while since you last catched me posting on this board (or anywhere else on the net, CoRo related)

    As you may have noticed, updates on commonrotation.de have become pretty rare over the time, and every update was filled with just another (lame) excuse for missing updates, or updates taking time that long, followed by a promise, that things will change...

    When Fio and I started the website about 4 years ago, I was still in school and had lots of time to keep the site running, keep it up to date, spend nights on the internet to dig for things that had been long forgotten about and most important I had the heart to do all those things!!

    It's been a while since then and if you ask trulla and Fio they will probably tell you, that I'm talking about closing commonrotation.de for about a year now. I just tried to keep the site running, because it was "the" database for almost everything, and I knew that Fio and trulla would have been the first to kill me.

    Well... I tried, and I failed! commonrotation.de is pretty much out of date, and to be honest, I don't even have a clue on what the guys are working on!

    About a week ago, trulla and I sat together to discuss a new "intelligent" layout for the website, I was in for the idea of trying something new that could hopefully safe me some time in updating. I still don't know what I would do without trulla an her web skills. Coro.de would probably still be framey in black and white or would have died two years ago.

    I was thinking about the new layout for the past couple of days. Close to 900 pages that would have to be re-coded AGAIN ?! A fresh layout sounds great and motivating, but in the end.. it didn't worked out for me the last time. So I decided to make up my mind, before we start to remodel everything.

    I don't have the time anymore, that I would need to run coro.de in a proper way, and most important, I lost most of my general interest in taking that time! There have been quite a few major changes in my life lately, and I know that time is getting even more rare.

    All the good things have come to an end.. well commonrotation.de stopped beeing "good", about 18 month ago, when I stopped putting my heart into it...anyways... to make a long story short, and finally come the point of what this is all about...I'm not going to update commonrotation.de anymore. I'm also not sure if I will keep the site online, or take it offline by the end of this year.

    If there is anyone out there, with the heart and energy to take over the site, feel free to contact me at loose[dot]cannon[at]gmx[dot]de but for now, it's the end of commonrotation.de


    May 17th, 2007

  • The official Common Rotation website has a new layout. Click here to check it out (flash required!). You will also find some videoclips of their documentary.

  • Common Ro's online shop has some old "28 Orange Street" shirts in store (the one with the monkeys). (XL only)

  • There's also a new blog on MySpace

  • Major update coming soon...


    February 11th, 2007

  • new Eric Kufs solo show

    Friday February 16th
    Room 5
    143 N. LaBrea Ave.
    Hollywood, California 90028
    323) 323-2504
    show starts at 8pm


    January 28th, 2007

  • First of all, I like to apologize for the missing updates again. Especially to watcher652, because her recording should have been uploaded quite a while ago. I know that this isn't the place for personal problems, so I just like to thank those who know why the site hasn't been updated, and who e-mailed me their thoughts and wishes!

  • and second.... I decided to close down the German part of our News section. Fiorina and trulla have kept begging me to keep that part of our site running for over a year now, because it was some kind of our trademark and the original intend was to run a German fan site to spread the word over here, but according to our visitor-logfile there are only one or two actually reading that part of the site. That doesn't mean that Germany doesn't have any fans..they just stick with the English version, so I finally decided to kick tradition to hell, and will probably get killed by the girls when they find out about it!

    I better keep running ;-) so enjoy our updates!!

  • Our e-mail adresses contact@commonrotation.de and jess@commonrotation.de don't longer exist, but you can still send mails to fiorina [at] commonrotation.de and trulla [at] commonrotation.de. For e-mails to Jess use the new adress mail [at] commonrotation.de please!

  • As mentioned above, lots of thanks to Watcher652 for e-mailing us her audio recordings from CoRo's gig at the Bowery Poetry gig last November!

    Given Signs
    Drop D2
    How to Lose / Auctioneer
    Higher Power
    Let me die with my Trumpet in my hand
    Waltzing by Yourself
    Unoin Dues
    No Loonies
    Don't want to die alone
    Public Service Announcement
    Satan No / 92 Mikes
    Protest didn't work
    Everything under the Sun
    Help save the youth of America
    Offstage Lines
    Put my little shoes away

    A different recording of that show is also available at Union Maid Archive

  • We also have the complete Hotel Cafe Gig, Sep 28th available for you. Again lots of thanks to Skylar for those files!!

    Help save the youth
    Let me die
    All smiles
    Plan Ahead
    How to Lose
    92 Mikes
    Everything under the sun
    Wasted Words
    You ain't going nowhere

    selected tracks (different recording) are also available as Union Maid!

  • We've also done a minor lyric update

  • The discography has been re-aranged and updated.

  • And just because another year has gone by and everyone has to be a funbreaker from time to time, we like to remind you of the official rules for photography and audio/video recording.

  • Last but not least... make sure to shop at the Official Common Rotation Online Store to have the perfect gift for all those upcoming birthday parties that you will be invited to!

  • Last minute info: New Tour Dates
    02/02/2007 08:00 PM
    The Fold @ The Silverlake Lounge
    2906 Sunset Blvd, Silverlake, California
    w/ Andy Friedman and The Other Failures

    03/21/2007 08:00 PM
    Ginkgo Coffee
    721 N. Snelling, St Paul, Minnesota
    With David Berkeley

    03/22/2007 08:00 PM
    The Beat Kitchen
    2100 W. Belmont, Chicago, Illinois
    With David Berkeley, 18+

    03/24/2007 10:00 PM
    World Cafe Live - Upstairs
    3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    03/25/2007 07:30 PM -
    Club Passim
    47 Palmer St., Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138


    November 19th, 2006

  • All server work is done and all files should be back online now. If not, send us a mail please!

  • The new 11x17 isalie poster is in store now. To order your own poster follow this link please

  • Another set auf audio files has finally been edited and cut into single tracks. June 11th, 2005, recorded by Jessie

  • And just in case you haven't done that already, make sure to visist the Union Maid Archive for a stream of Julia's recordings from the following shows:

    - February 16th, 2006 (Acoustic Café)
    - October 5th, 2006 (London - Troubadour)
    - October 7th, 2006 (Glasgow)




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