Brazil 2001: GODDAM SUNSHINE MUSIC – Secret Demos, 1997

Brazil 2001: GODDAM SUNSHINE MUSIC – Secret Demos, 1997

PERSONNEL: Bill Roper: Bass, vocals Larry Taube: Drums, vocals Bernard Yin: Guitar, vocals Performed and recorded by Brazil 2001 in early 1997 All songs original except for Immigrant Song – Page/Plant Recorded by Mike “Gus” Agostinelli at Explosive Studio 12 TRACK LISTING: 1. Tahiti 96 2. Muchacha No. 3 3. Banana 4. Immigrant Song 5. William 6. Muchacha No. 3 [instro.] “Tahiti 96” kicks off this tropical delight with a full-on Dick Dale-style speed surf assault, blowing the grass roof…

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Tony Low: Single Plus One, 1998

Tony Low: Single Plus One, 1998

PERSONNEL: Tony Low: Vocals, guitars, bass, percussion Lil’ Cliff Bernard: Harp on “Suicide Audition Complex” Shane Faubert: Piano, keyboards Lane Steinberg: Lead guitar, vocals Van Keith: Drums Photo: Lauren Keswick Recorded and mixed at Dubway Sudios, NYC Engineers: Michael Ungerer and Al Houghton “Music Moves the World” Special thanks to Peter (Grandmaster Clap) Furrer: hand claps TRACK LISTING: 1. Suicide Audition Complex 2. The Big Parade 3. Coloring The Time This is the very first solo release by Tony Low,…

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Michael “Sport” Murphy: “My Limbic System (Is Fucked)”, Demo, 1995

Michael “Sport” Murphy: “My Limbic System (Is Fucked)”, Demo, 1995

PERSONNEL: Michael “Sport” Murphy, Vocals, guitar “My Limbic System (Is Fucked)” is the B-side to the Time Or Dirt “Matilda Mother” 7″, released July 1995 on my Dive Records label. You can read all about TOD and the recording of the single, including the story of how “Limbic System” was chosen: The B-side was picked in true Time Or Dirt fashion. I asked Sport if he had an unused song that I could record. He offered “My Limbic System (Is…

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East River Pipe: 3 songs, 1990

East River Pipe: 3 songs, 1990

PERSONNEL: F.M. Cornog, everything TRACK LISTING: 1. Bristine 2. Here We Go 3. That’s What I Always Think Well, this was unexpected! An unofficial ERP tape, forgotten for 16 years and unheard by almost everybody until now. You lucky dogs! No downloads, OK, so chill for 10 minutes and dig three super rare tracks from one of America’s great songwriters.

Chainsuck: Three songs, 1993

Chainsuck: Three songs, 1993

PERSONNEL: Marydee Reynolds: Vocals, guitar Ruben Layman: Bass George Bolton: Keyboards, samples Michael Smith: Drums Additional guitars: Doug Vargas Additional samples: Lamar Lowder Recorded by Lamar Lowder Sound Sanctuary, Allston, MA — Fall 93 Cover photo: G. Benson All songs by Marydee Reynolds © 1993 TRACK LISTING: 1. Prozac 2. Emily Says 3. Big Mistake Recorded within a year of this Boston band’s formation, this is the demo tape that Chris Connelly, from Ministry and the Revolting Cocks, brought to…

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eyelight: [trigger], 1994

eyelight: [trigger], 1994

PERSONNEL: Jehn Cerron: Vocals, loops TRACK LISTING: First Side 1. She’s Lavender 2. Holding Hands And Eyes 3. Tunnel To A Channel 4. (little swing break – no title 5. It Starts At The End 6. Sweet Sister 7. Embrace And Depart 8. Tell Me A Story 9. Kiss The Air Nearest Your Face Second Side 1. Singing In The Swing 2. Please Keep A Light On 3. Regret I Felt 4. Middle Of Sunday 5. Lazy 6. Ears In…

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Bite The Wax Godhead: Decaf Notorioso, 1992

Bite The Wax Godhead: Decaf Notorioso, 1992

PERSONNEL: Alec Cumming: Bass, acoistic guitar, voclas, crash cymbal & keyboards on “Today Show Tango” Cynthia Harden: Programming, keyboards, vocals, flute & xylophone Larry “Screech” Horowitz: Lead & rhythm guitar, backing vocals Featuring the talents of: Doug Wolff: Saxophone on “Obvious Signs Of Decay” Paul Rose: Electric guitar on “While I’m Dreaming” Elizabeth Hughes: Drums & percission on “Outta My Life Again”, “Fool For Ya Baby” & Subtle Place Vilnius Mantwerp: Drums on “Chocolate Cake” About the songs… B.T.W.G. was…

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The Wives: Carl, 1992

The Wives: Carl, 1992

PERSONNEL: Susan Horwitz: Guitar, lead vocals Mary Dunham: Bass, background vocals Tracy Almazan: Drums, background vocals Produced by Richard Brukner Recorded at TuCasa Sound Stucios, NYC Mixed at The Place, NYC TRACK LISTING: 1. Smooth Stone 2. Away 3. 100 Sorries 4. Let ’em Go 5. Mempho The Wives! What a band. One-time roomies with Jenifer Convertible at The Music Building on Eighth Avenue, we shared the stage with these rockin’ chicks at clubs all over the East Village throughout…

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Ivan Julian: Ten songs, circa 1995

Ivan Julian: Ten songs, circa 1995

PERSONNEL: Not listed TRACK LISTING: 1. Love Affair 2. Cazalla 3. The Naked Flame 4. Love Is Good 5. Sticky 6. Godiva 7. Can’t Help Myself 9. She Drives Me Wild 10. Cut Me Loose Guitarist Ivan Julian is a national treasure. A founding member of the seminal punk group Richard Hell and the Voidoids, he has performed with the Isley Brothers, The Clash, Matthew Sweet, The Bongos, Richard Barone, and Shriekback. We met in the late ’80s, when he…

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Babe The Blue Ox: B.O.X., 1992

Babe The Blue Ox: B.O.X., 1992

PERSONNEL: Hanna Fox: Drums Rose Thomson: Bass Tim Thomas: Guitar This tape may include from zero to eight extra songs, depending. This tape is an unmastered demo not to be sold or traded for crack. All songs by Babe the blue OX (BOX) copyright 1992 TRACK LISTING: 1. Home 2. Honey-Do 3. Chicken Head Bone Sucker 4. Gymkhana 5. Waiting For Water To Boil 6. Tongue-Tied 7. Booty Nobody who saw Babe the Blue Ox perform will ever forget the…

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