Monday, 23 September 2013

The Mono Men - Took That Thing (1992)

Artist: The Mono Men
Release: Took That Thing
Released: 1992
Label: Sympathy For The Record Industry
Catalog#: SFTRI 164
Format: Vinyl, 7", Single, 45 RPM
Style: Garage Rock


A. Took That Thing (2:12)
B1. Shakin' All Over (2:13)
B2. Mr. Eliminator (2:03)

About two hours from Seattle, in the seaside town of Bellingham, WA, the Mono Men pursued their campy retreat to '60s rock revivalism via the Sonics, the Wailers, and loads of teen exploitation flicks, but don't be fooled -- their music is loud, fast, and aggressive.

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The Cynics - No Place To Hide (1985)

Artist: The Cynics
Release: No Place To Hide / Hard Times
Released: 1985/1990
Label: Dionysus Records/Get Hip Recordings
Catalog#: ID8504s/GH-99
Format: Vinyl, 7", Reissue
Style: Garage Rock


A. No Place To Hide (3:32)
B. Hard Times (2:42)

Guitarist/producer/record company head Gregg Kostelich is the frenetic force behind THE CYNICS. He managed to keep the band afloat in the wake of constant personnel changes, he recorded some of the finest garage tracks ever, and also launched one of the best independent record labels of the 1980s, Get Hip.

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