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THE SMOOTHS Kiss the Carnage 7″ Reptilian Records SKA

THE SMOOTHS Kiss the Carnage 7″ Reptilian Records SKA
CONDITION: Great condition with light surface wear on sleeve. Vinyl looks very nice! G++

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This eight-piece band from Baltimore blends ska, punk & rock to a catchy dance-able sound. They have two albums: “Very Own Vegas” (1995) and “No Brakes” (1998). Unfortunally they broke up which explains their underrated status today. They are considered third wave of ska; the wave where ska, punkrock, and pop fused and bands explored the boundries of blending these genres. The Smooths can be called one of the best when it comes to this abbility with an inventive, sincere approach to music.


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HABERDASHER “Quarry” 7″ Vinyl Reptilian Records 1996

HABERDASHER “Quarry” 7″ Vinyl Reptilian Records 1996
CONDITION: Excellent condition with light surface wear on sleeve. Vinyl looks very nice! VG++

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Music that glides from quite sinister melodies into explosive bursts of melancholy. Evoking shadows of Joy Division and Wire in the glow of Slint. Nate went on to join the Oxes. More Dogs continued on with members of Haberdasher.

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TRIAC / MEDIC 7″ on Reptilian Records + TRIAC / KARMA PAYMENT PLAN 7″ Vinyl

TRIAC / MEDIC 7″ on Reptilian Records + TRIAC / KARMA PAYMENT PLAN 7″ Vinyl
CONDITION: Excellent condition with light surface wear on sleeve. Vinyl looks very nice! VG++ ton NM

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First up is Triac with two tracks of vicious grindcore with forceful tempo changes that are really intense and dynamic. “Means of Ethical Purity” jumps from chunky and beefy to midpaced dissonance, while “Landfill” is more of a high-speed attack with lots of tremolo picking and stop/start rhythm patterns. The recording is even heavier here than it was on their split with Medic, and a little cleaner, which might just do the trick. There’s still a great bass presence, the guitar tone is ultra heavy, plus hard-hitting drums with awesome fills. The screaming vocals are perfectly placed in the mix as well. Side B sees similarly diverse material from The Karma Payment Plan, jumping from hardcore/punk to straight grind to dissonant metal and hints at chaotic metalcore. “No Real People Just Cops” busts out some pull-off riffs and more of the odd metal, while “Silhouette Eclipse (System is to Machine)” sticks more to the churning rhythmic side where some classic death metal riffing lends it the metal feel. All of this with scathing vocal screams that are a little more bitter than usual. They’ve got a decent sound, a little thin and favorable to the vocals, but it works well enough. The black and white sleeve has some chaotic illustrations and sketchy/collaged band images with slightly cramped text. The Karma Payment Plan includes lyrics, which are personal and open (and bleak, of course) despite their semi political sounding titles, but Triac goes without lyrics once again. Another solid split, but Triac steals the show yet again.-aversiononline.com

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BLANK s/t 7″ Vinyl Reptilian Records

FOR THIS AUCTION: BLANK s/t 7″ Vinyl  Reptilian Records
CONDITION: Excellent condition. Unplayed Vinyl looks very nice! VG++

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Before the short-lived yet brilliant band Cross My Heart (Dim Mak Records) made the kids swoon, and before Liar’s Academy (Equal Vision) started selling out clubs across the nation, rocker Ryan Shelkett was in the legendary band Blank. Still considered by many of the post-punk rock intellegensia as his finest outfit, Blank showed Ryan emerging as the strong songwriter he is today recognized as. Comparisons range from the first Jimmy Eat World record to the entire Jawbreaker catalog. From their early, DC-influenced sounds (as heard on 1995’s “The Race” 10″), to their finest hour (1997’s “Anywhere but Here” CD), Blank turned heads and broke hearts. Here’s where it all began…four kids from Annapolis, MD playing emotive hardcore like their lives depended on it.

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LOLLIPOP “Live at Reptilian Records” 7″ Vinyl

FOR THIS AUCTION: LOLLIPOP “Live at Reptilian Records” 7″ Vinyl
CONDITION: Excellent condition with light surface wear on sleeve. Vinyl looks very nice! VG++ to NM unplayed!

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Crack Cocaine Fueled AMREP style noise punk rock! Silk Screened cover!
REP 025 Lollipop, Live At Reptilian Records 7″
Mexican Overdrive (live)
Carboretor Dung (live)

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