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THE OFFS s/t First Record 12″ LP Vinyl CD Presents Records 1984 WHITE VINYL

THE OFFS s/t First Record 12″ LP Vinyl CD Presents Records 1984 WHITE VINYL
CONDITION: Great condition. Light surface wear on sleeve. Vinyl looks very nice. VG++

US $45.00

The Offs are a punk/ska band from San Francisco, started by guitarist Billy Hawk and singer Don Vinil, and later joined by former Hot Tuna drummer Bob Steeler and a rotation of horn players including Bob Roberts, Richard Edson and Roland Young. The Offs were major players in the early days of the San Francisco punk rock scene.

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Life Is Beautiful So Why Not Eat Health Foods? 12″ LP New Underground Records Vinyl 1983

Life Is Beautiful So Why Not Eat Health Foods? 12″ LP New Underground Records Vinyl 1983
CONDITION: Great condition. Light surface wear on sleeve. Vinyl looks very nice. VG++

US $44.99

Raymond Pettibon (born Raymond Ginn on June 16, 1957 in Tucson, Arizona ) is an American artist and sometime musician and lyricist. Known for his comic-like drawings with disturbing, ironic or ambiguous captions, Pettibon’s subject matter is sometimes violent and anti-authoritarian. From the late 1970s through the mid-1980s, he was closely associated with the punk rockband Black Flag and the record label SST Records, both founded by his older brother Greg Ginn. Beginning in the 1990s, he became a well-known figure in his own right in the contemporary art scene. He works primarily in ink on paper and many of his drawings are monochromatic, although he sometimes introduces color through the use of crayon, pencil, or watercolor. In addition to his paper works, Pettibon has experimented with video art and has recently produced large art installations by arranging his paper works within a room in the context of larger drawings made on the walls of the gallery.
A1 Bags – We Will Bury You
A2 Anti [USA] – Up at Four / Repressed Agression (My Smile Is a Mask)
A3 Shattered Faith – Victims of Society/ Short-Haired Thugs / What Happened?
A4 China White – Danger Zone
A5 M.I.A. – Last Day at the Races / Missing or Captured
A6 Ill Will – Ill Will Theme Song / Mr. Government
A7 The Germs – Media Blitz  / What We Do Is Secret (Live at the Hong Kong Cafe)
B1 Minutemen – Prelude
B2 Bpeople – I Said Everybody
B3 Mood of Defiance – Girl in a Painting Part 2 / Flower Child
B4 Invisible Chains – Einsteins Followers
B5 Marshall Mellow – Marshmellow Children
B6 Zurich 1916 – Sugars Sugar / Interconnected Amplifier Feedback Loop Piece #2 Section E
B7 Vox Pop – Good Times Pt. 1 / Paint it Black
B8 Powertrip – Iron Horse

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MURDER BY DEATH “Like the Exorcist, But More Breakdancing” 12″ LP RED Vinyl Eyeball Records 2002

MURDER BY DEATH “Like the Exorcist, But More Breakdancing” 12″ LP RED Vinyl Eyeball Records 2002
CONDITION: Great condition. Light surface wear on sleeve. Vinyl looks very nice. VG++

US $17.49

Murder by Death was formed in 2000 in Bloomington, Indiana, by guitarist Adam Turla, cellist Sarah Balliet, percussionist Alexander Schrodt, keyboardist Vincent Edwards, and bassist Matt Armstrong. One of the group’s first shows was at the Channing-Murray Foundation’s cafe The Red Herring in Urbana, Illinois, with formerAmerican Football drummer Steve Lamos’ solo project DMS. After the show, the head of the TEAM AV record label with which Lamos was working offered to help Turla and his bandmates secure additional shows. Around the same time the band met Thursday vocalist, Geoff Rickly, when the two bands played on the same bill at a gig in their hometown of Bloomington. Rickly introduced the band, known at the time as Little Joe Gould, to his friend Alex Saavedra (owner of Eyeball Records), who also took an interest in the band.

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THE EXPLOITED On Stage 12″ LP vinyl record Dojo 1985

THE EXPLOITED On Stage 12″ LP vinyl record Dojo 1985
CONDITION: Sleeve shows some wear all around. Vinyl looks and sounds great! VG

US $14.99

The Exploited are a Scottish punk band from the second wave of UK punk, formed in 1979.

They started out as an Oi! band, before transforming into a faster street punk and hardcore punk band, only with a heavy political influence. From about 1987 on (around the time of Death Before Dishonour) they changed into a crossover thrash band. Formed in Edinburgh by ex-soldier Wattie Buchan (nicknamed Twattie Wattie), they signed to Secret Records in March 1981 and released their debut EP Army Life. The album Punks Not Dead followed in the same year. Despite many lineup changes, the band continued into the 2000s and has developed a worldwide following. The band are currently writing material for a new album.[1]

The between-song banter on this platter is not to be missed. Wattie at his finest!!

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Pavement “Westing (by Musket and Sextant)” 12″ LP Vinyl Record on Drag City Records 1993

Pavement “Westing (by Musket and Sextant)” 12″ LP Vinyl Record on Drag City Records 1993
CONDITION: Most Excellent condition, NEAR MINT. The Vinyl was well kept and looks gorgeous. VG++ to NM

US $18.99

Pavement formed in Stockton, California in 1989 as a studio project of guitarists and vocalists Stephen Malkmus and Scott Kannberg, known originally only as “S.M.” and “Spiral Stairs”, respectively. Their debut EPs were extremely lo-fi releases titled Slay Tracks (1933-1969), Demolition Plot J-7, and Perfect Sound Forever. They were recorded at Louder Than You Think, the home studio of Stockton local and former hippie Gary Young who also played drums on the recordings. Upon first hearing the duo’s songs, Young was quoted as saying, “this Malkmus idiot is a complete songwriting genius”. After the release of Slay Tracks, a new drummer, Jason Turner, was drafted to replace Young both live and in the studio. However, after just one tour and a handful of recording sessions, when it became apparent Turner and Malkmus did not get along well, Turner was soon ousted and Young reinstalled.

Pavement’s most obvious influence during this time was English rock band The Fall, although Kannberg stated in a 1992 interview that he preferred The Replacements to The Fall. The Fall’s primary member, Mark E. Smith, would often angrily claim through the years that Pavement was a “rip-off” of his band and that they didn’t “have an original idea in their heads”.However, some of the other members of The Fall have been quoted as saying they liked the band.

Around 1992 Pavement became a full-time band, with the addition of bassist Mark Ibold—who had been one of the band’s first fans—and extra percussionist Bob Nastanovich to help Young keep time. Their debut album, Slanted and Enchanted, was released commercially in 1992 after copies had been circulated on cassette tape for nearly a year. Though the percussive influence of The Fall was still pervasive (as was that of English post-punk band Swell Maps), many of the songs also exhibited a strong sense of melody. The following year, the band released the EP Watery, Domestic, which represented a balance between their earlier and later styles.

During the Slanted & Enchanted tour Gary Young’s eccentric behaviour included his handing out cabbage and mashed potatoes to fans at the door of the venue, doing handstands, running around the venue and stage while the rest of the band was playing and drunkenly falling off his drum stool. At the end of a 1993 tour of Australia, Japan, and Europe, Young left Pavement. The group subsequently held a meeting in a hotel room in Copenhagen during which Malkmus, Kannberg and Ibold remained silent while Nastanovich (Young’s best friend at the time) argued with the drummer and informed him that his antics were unnecessary. According to the band, Gary Young quit and was replaced by Steve West (a fellow museum security guard at the Whitney Museum of American Art along with Malkmus and David Berman). West’s debut performance was at a Drag City festival in Chicago, 1993.

Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain was released in 1994. The record was more indebted to the classic rock tradition than their debut. The single “Cut Your Hair” was the band’s closest brush with the mainstream, and briefly enjoyed airplay on alternative rock radio and MTV. Pavement performed the song on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

The lyrics from another single from the album, “Range Life”, criticized alternative rock stars The Smashing Pumpkins and the Stone Temple Pilots. Malkmus has insisted over the years that the line is meant to be light-hearted and is sung from the point of view of the aging hippie character in the song—later live versions of the track had the singer substituting “The Spice Girls”, “The Counting Crows”, or others for “Stone Temple Pilots”. In response Smashing Pumpkins leader Billy Corgan threatened to drop his band from their slot headlining the 1994 Lollapalooza Festival if Pavement was allowed to play. Corgan and Malkmus would trade barbs through the press for several years afterwards.

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BEEFEATER “Plays For Lovers” 12″ LP Vinyl Dischord Records 1985

BEEFEATER “Plays For Lovers” 12″ LP Vinyl Dischord Records 1985
CONDITION: Great condition. Light surface wear on sleeve. Vinyl looks great! Small tear on insert. VG+

US $11.99

Beefeater was an American post-hardcore band from late 1984 until 1986. Formed by Tomas Squip, Fred “Freak” Smith, Dug E. Bird (Birdzell) and Bruce Taylor, they were pioneers of the post-hardcore genre and the Revolution Summer which took place in the Washington D.C. hardcore in the mid-’80s with similar bands like Embrace, Rites of Spring and Gray Matter, among others. Their debut LP, Plays for Lovers was released in 1985 on the Dischord and their follow-up House Burning Down was released in 1987, a year after the band’s demise. Drummers Mark Shellhaas and Kenny Craun replaced Taylor on later albums. Squip and Birdzell went on to form Fidelity Jones, while Craun joined the Rhythm Pigs.

While Beefeater’s songs had all the angry energy of its hardcore labelmates the energy was channelled as much through funk and jazz as rock and roll. Dug E. Bird’s fast-paced bass slap drives a rhythm section over which Fred “Not Sonic” Smith’s guitar rides in a way reminiscent of the Minutemen. House Burning Down saw the incorporation of even more non-punk influences, most notably world music and included musical cameos many of the Dischord Records regulars (Ian MacKaye provides an intro to the album, in addition to some saxophone). The EP on the Olive Tree label, was more straight-ahead, sounding a bit more like a Caribbean flavoured Gang of Four meets The Fall.

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YES “Songs” 3 x (Triple) 12″ LP Gatefold + “Time and Word” 12″ LP Vinyl 1973, 1970 Atlantic Records

YES “Songs” 3 x (Triple) 12″ LP Gatefold + “Time and Word” 12″ LP Vinyl 1973, 1970 Atlantic Records
CONDITION: Good condition. Medium to Heavy surface wear on sleeve. Inner gatefold panels look nice with light wear. Vinyl looks good with only traces of light wear. Sounds great!

US $9.99

Yes is an English progressive rock band that was formed in London in 1968. Their music is marked by sharp dynamic contrasts, extended song lengths, abstract lyrics, and a general showcasing of instrumental prowess. Yes blends symphonic and other ‘classical’ structures with their own brand of musical style. Despite a great many lineup changes, occasional splits within the group and the ever-changing trends in popular music, the band has continued on for over forty years and still retains a large following. Band members Chris Squire, Steve Howe and Alan White toured in late 2008 and early 2009 with vocalist Benoît David and keyboardist Oliver Wakeman on the In The Present Tour.

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