Monthly Archives: April 2008

The Lines – White Night / Barbican

The Lines – White Night // Barbican (Linear Records) 1978. The Lines were an ultra-hard to pin down, obscurely-mysterious, post-punk band out of the UK in the late 1970s. They recorded a shit-load of music for a band you probably … Continue reading

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Detox – Beer Gods / Dino

Detox – Beer Gods // Dino (Monkey Palm Records) 1983. What we have here is the ultra-hard to find, first release by my favourite group of Long Beach reprobates, Detox. The producer of this fine slab o’ wax is none … Continue reading

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The Rappermatical 5 – Party People

Rappermatical 5 – Party People (Dynamite Pep Records ) 1980. I’ve had a few discussions lately about the state of music right now especially regarding the cross-cultural pollination that is going on within the electronic, dance and hip-hop music scenes. … Continue reading

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75s – Extra Fancy

The 75s – Extra Fancy (Self Released) 2008. The 75s are one of the best bands currently playing in Saint Louis. They play in a self-professed “girly pop” style…think Cub or Tiger Trap or something. There’s also a little bit … Continue reading

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Big Hits of Middle America Volume III

Big Hits of Middle America Volume III (Twin/Tone Records) 1979. This one lined the used record stores pretty regularly in the 1980′s in Saint Louis. It is an early two record set of the first wave of Minneapolis bands centred … Continue reading

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Drunks With Guns – Self Titled 7inch

Drunks With Guns -– Bloodbath // Punched In The Head / I Got The Gun (Cheap Beer Records) 1985. Somehow I had gotten it into my head that a bunch of other blogs had done postings on Drunks With Guns. … Continue reading

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Pulsallama – The Devil Lives In My Husband’s Body

Pulsallama – The Devil Lives In My Husband’s Body // Ungawa Pt 2 (Y Records) 1982. Pulsallama were a super group of New York ladies that included aspiring actress Ann Magnuson (pre-Bongwater), DJ Jean Caffeine and performance artist Wendy Wild. … Continue reading

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Local Anesthetic

Local Anesthetic (Smooch Records) 2008. So this one has been seriously making the rounds on a lot of other sites which is good. Smooch Records is definitely working the promotional angle (as they should be). The early punk/HC scene in … Continue reading

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BOB – The Things That You Do / Thomas Edison

BOB – The Things That You Do // Thomas Edison (Dumb Records) 1980. I know nothing about this one other than it is one of the more ridiculous new wave 45′s in my collection (and that is saying a lot). … Continue reading

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Theoretical Girls – US Millie/ You Got Me

Theoretical Girls – US Millie // You Got Me (Theoretical Records) 1978. The Theoretical Girls were Glenn Branca’s first band. This self-released 45 was released on Glenn’s own Theoretical label. He shortly followed it with the even more amazing 45 … Continue reading

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