Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Tikis – Junie / Surfadelic

The Tikis – Junie // Surfadelic (Thermidor Records) 1981. Speaking of Thermidor….what kind of music do you think the band Monitor would make if they decided to do a one-off single with Paul B. Cutler of 45 Grave, Vox Pop, … Continue reading

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Oil Tasters – What’s In Your Mouth / Get Out of the Bathroom

Oil Tasters – What’s In Your Mouth // Get Out of the Bathroom (Oil Tasters Records) 1980. In an alternate universe the Oil Tasters would be a household name among Midwestern-based post-punk fans. All three of us. I mean, here … Continue reading

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Executive Slacks

Executive Slacks – The Bus , Thirty Years // Cinema , So Mote it Be (Red Music) 1983. Executive Slacks were another really cool old Philadelphia band that is all but forgotten today. Influenced strongly by Killing Joke, these early … Continue reading

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Human Hands – Trains Vs Planes

Human Hands – Trains vs Planes // Blue Eel (Faulty Products) 1981. A band I have been meaning to post for years, Human Hands represent the epicentre and apex of a certain early Pasadena New Wave sound in this bloggers’ … Continue reading

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Executioner – Fix Me / Hellbound

Executioner – Fix Me / Hellbound // Flat Lands, Marked To Die (Patac Records) 2010, originally recorded in 1982. While putting together my hardcore podcasts I contacted Dan Patac from the Boston-based label Patac Records and he hooked me up … Continue reading

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LDoMoE Podcast #24 – Saint Louis Underground 1979 to 1994

The Raymilland downtown in front of “Escape From New York” remnants Coming of age in Saint Louis, MO was a pretty miserable experience. I grew up in North County, a part of Saint Louis that is pretty isolated from the … Continue reading

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The Beakers – Red Towel

The Beakers – Red Towel // Football Season is in Full Swing (Mr. Brown Records & Tapes) 1980. Wow, all that hardcore put me in a skronky mood and you just can’t get much more skronkorific than this excellent band … Continue reading

Posted in New Wave, No Wave, Seattle, post-punk | 2 Comments

Bunnydrums – Win / Little Room

Bunnydrums – Win // Little Room (No Label) 1981. I’ve talked a lot in the past about the Philly Hardcore scene and it was quite impressive, however that wasn’t the only time that a large group of amazing bands from … Continue reading

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LDoMoE Podcast #23 – First Wave Hardcore Volume Eight

Nihilistics If you wanna look at all eight in all of their glory, go here. First Wave Hardcore Podcast #8 Born Without A Face Black Narcissus Deadline Closed Door Negative Gain 16 – Destiny’s Uncertain No Thanks Who Me? No … Continue reading

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LDoMoE Podcast #22 – First Wave Hardcore Volume Seven

Flesh D-Vice First Wave Hardcore Podcast #7 Deathwish Condemned Viktimz Of Society Miss America Sucks Stetz MADD The Unwanted (Canadian HC) ThriLL Angst Die Fighting The Stupids Who Do You Think You Are? Mission Impossible I Can Only Try Toxoplasma … Continue reading

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