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Month: December 2018

Brocas Area, Taedium Vitae, 1997

Brocas Area, Taedium Vitae, 1997

PERSONNEL:John Sosnowski: Everything TRACK LISTING:Side A:1. Synchopath/Antigone2. You’re Just Guessing3. Lung Scrubber4. Ship (wrecked)5. Very Large Array6. The Dora Jar Side B:1. Edithead/Eyes Aglaze/Ponies on Ice2. Taedium Vitae pt.1/Taedium Vitae pt.23. Vertiginous4. If You Get Hit/Obsolete The smoothest, grooviest, most accessible Broca’s Area release to date, and that’s not a bad thing. Sounds to me as if Sosnowski’s been listening to a lot of Future Sound of London, although given my patchy grasp of electronica, that could be totally off-base….

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Albert The M, S/T, 1990

Albert The M, S/T, 1990

PERSONNEL: Unknown TRACK LISTING:1. The Old Ways2. Thrill Kiss3. I Thought I Was4. When I Think About You5. Ballad Of The Fair Young Maiden6. He And I7. Ninety Seven And Crossbay8. Blow Me A Kiss9. I Know You Name Yet another example of what happens when you rely too much on your press kit and leave credits off the cassette. Sooner or later, they will become separated, and your name will be lost to history. Oh well! Some OK tunes…

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Squirrels From Hell, Evil Genus, 1996

Squirrels From Hell, Evil Genus, 1996

PERSONNEL:Joe Con: Guitar, vocalsRoger Morrison: Guitar, vocalsDarian Minnick: Drums, vocalsWILL: Bass, vocals TRACK LISTING:1. Hat2. Sleep Disturbance3. Things We Had4. Pen5. So Happy6. Doorbell7. Every Day Established in 1976 during the first wave of NYC punk, SFH was already an eminence grise of the downtown scene when this classic cassette emerged. The wild-eyed, surreal gems “Hat” and “Things We Had” by the legendary Joe Con (R.I.P.), and harsh, dark punkstones like “Pen” and “Doorbell” thrown by WILL (a/k/a Will Duggan)…

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2Lb. Spread!, Gentle Bloated Flower, 1996

2Lb. Spread!, Gentle Bloated Flower, 1996

On Gentle Bloated Flower, Tom plays with solo bass and alien vocals (“The Deep Blue Luv Pit”) builds an instrumental around Egypt-hop drums (“Tales Of Glory”) and makes like Jim Carroll fronting Pavement (“Hey, It Fits!”). Demo Universe, 1997 PERSONNEL:Tom Huff: Vocals, guitars, bass, samplesMatt Lindsey: Guitar, bass, drumsMarky Moon: Drums All lyrics by Tom HuffAll music by Tom Huff and 2 Lb. SpreadRecorded at 2 lb. StudiosAll songs published by Rootin’ Tootin’ Tunes TRACK LISTING:Side A:1. Yee Haw2. Hum…

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