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GENTLEMEN Sex Tape Demo CS

Being a punk band a couple decades ago must've been tough.  Being a bummer punk band like Flipper, Stick Men With Rayguns, Drunks With Guns, or Feedtime (Gentlemen's fellow countrymen) must've been even tougher.  Getting people to care about ugly, repetitive, shit-fi music isn't an easy task.  That's one reason why I admire the people […]

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HÜSKER DÜ: THE STORY OF THE NOISE-POP PIONEERS WHO LAUNCHED MODERN ROCK by Andrew Earles; Voyageur Press, 2010

There’s been a plentitude of reading opportunities for anybody interested in digging into Our Precious Hardcore Punk Rock Heritage recently.  Your browser is set to this url so you know the deal: the Touch and Go archives in book form, Why Be Something You’re Not, etc. Andrew Earles has made an invaluable contribution with this […]

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THE ELECTRIC EELS The Eyeball of Hell CD/LP

Before punk was offered, digested, and popularized in the second half of the 1970s, there was the Electric Eels. This Cleveland proto-punk terror cell operated from 1972 to 1975 and, although they only actually performed live five times, provided a vital link between the MC5s and Stooges that came before all the raucous energy that […]

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GET IN THE VAN by Henry Rollins; 2.13.61 Publications, 1994

Some of y'all have or will be buying this book as Rollins merch, god bless ya. You don't need to read the following... This is a remarkable book. It's loaded with engrossing/amazing/appalling anecdotes. It's an invaluable chronicle of Chapter X in the annals of pop cultural history, documenting the early 80s rock underground in microscopic […]