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For some reason, I always thought Historia was an Italian compilation. I guess I'm wrong, huh?

Huk-L, Tuesday, 29 March 2005 17:44 (fifteen years ago) link

It was their last album, with only Spencer, Hagerty, and Bert.

Tim Ellison (Tim Ellison), Tuesday, 29 March 2005 17:50 (fifteen years ago) link

They were important to me at the time as I was seeing lots of garage punk bands live, actually but spending most of my record money on contemporary noise like Sonic Youth and the Butthole Surfers. Pussy Galore combined the two and made me realise there were a lot of other people playing both ends of that field.

Haven't disturbed my Pussy Galore vinyl in some time, but seems to me they beat the Blues Explosion both live and on disc.

Soukesian, Tuesday, 29 March 2005 17:54 (fifteen years ago) link

I don't really consider Historia De La Music Rock as Pussy Galore though... it was kinda after ther fact, and it's more a joint Jon Spencer/Neil Hagerty collaboration... it is my favorite Pussy Galore album, actually... maybe that's why I conveniently set it aside from the standard Galore canon.

donut debonair (donut), Tuesday, 29 March 2005 18:01 (fifteen years ago) link

For some reason, I always thought Historia was an Italian compilation. I guess I'm wrong, huh?

It was designed to look like Spanish compilation LPs that you can find in used record stores all over North America, but it is in fact an album of originals and a couple of covers. I've always liked its catalogue number of 007.

Vic Funk, Tuesday, 29 March 2005 18:03 (fifteen years ago) link

It's also a crime that, AFAIK, Historia De La Musica Rock (xpost/conf to hstencil: the only Pussy Galore album I didn't sell back, besides the live album on In The Red) hasn't been reissued on Matador like the other albums. Nor has the Corpse Love comp. I'm guessing its label rights issues, or maybe the artists in question just aren't proud of them.

donut debonair (donut), Tuesday, 29 March 2005 18:33 (fifteen years ago) link

Don't Jones me, motherfucker!

NOTE: I never knew what this meant. But it sounds quite cool.

Good Dog (Good Dog), Tuesday, 29 March 2005 18:37 (fifteen years ago) link

I talked to Neil Hagerty not too long after the Matador PG reissues came out (while he was touring Accellerator), and he was kinda, "Well, I don't mind. I still get paid for those records."
PS, his new book is really good. The short stories are okay, but his essay on the sitcom "Wings" is, like, the best TV writing I've ever read.

Huk-L, Tuesday, 29 March 2005 18:40 (fifteen years ago) link

PS, his new book is really good. The short stories are okay, but his essay on the sitcom "Wings" is, like, the best TV writing I've ever read.

-- Huk-L

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Mark (MarkR), Tuesday, 29 March 2005 20:36 (fifteen years ago) link

I liked PG a lot!

Spencer Chow (spencermfi), Tuesday, 29 March 2005 20:39 (fifteen years ago) link

It's also a crime that, AFAIK, Historia De La Musica Rock ... hasn't been reissued on Matador like the other albums. Nor has the Corpse Love comp. I'm guessing its label rights issues, or maybe the artists in question just aren't proud of them.

Back in 1997 or early 1998, I posted on Matador's message board asking why Historia wasn't getting reissued, and Gerard or Accutron or somebody with authority said they weren't offered it by Jon. I've just assumed that he was trying to bury it and make the official PG story end with Live: In the Red (last show, nothing happened after). Corpse Love was still in print when the Matador reissues came out (dunno if it still is), so that's why it's not on Matador.

Interesting Brit press clipping (spelling Hagerty's name wrong 2 out of 4 times) effectively announcing the end of PG circa Historia and start of Royal Trux: http://www.rtxarchive.com/hagerty/pussygalore/images/pg_historia_disarray.jpg

Vic Funk, Wednesday, 30 March 2005 00:22 (fifteen years ago) link

Bob Bert!

Do you like Bob Bert?

I think I do, but it might just be the name.

It is very Sesame Street.

Like Ernie Els.

PJ Miller (PJ Miller), Wednesday, 30 March 2005 11:12 (fifteen years ago) link

I liked "groovy hate fuck/feel good about your body" and er the one w/the pruplish cover. I forget the title. I saw them live, c/w junkyard percussion and julia cafritz (? I think)'s live schtick which = she could either "sing" or "play" guitar, but not both at once. They were highly entertaining.

I hear no discernable "influence" on Primal Scream, unless it's BG's terrible singing, and Julia's singing was far far funnier anyway.

Pashmina (Pashmina), Wednesday, 30 March 2005 11:21 (fifteen years ago) link

best tracks = "cunt tease" "you're nothing but a cu-unt tease/ FUCK YOU!!" and "HC Rebellion" where someone reads out this incredibly self righteous letter from something like maximum rock n roll, whilst someone else (calum perhaps haha) rants about just wanting the chicks in the background, this over a great fall-ish clank-rock backing.

Pashmina (Pashmina), Wednesday, 30 March 2005 11:23 (fifteen years ago) link

Also, they're a great band to cop off when you first pick up a guitar, b/c all their early stuff can me played on one string! Just make sure you leave that style behind asap though, b/c it's a furrow that many people have ploughed before.

Pashmina (Pashmina), Wednesday, 30 March 2005 11:26 (fifteen years ago) link

Purplish cover = Right Now. I like all the ones I have, but play the Sugarshit Sharp EP more than the rest of them put together. The cover of 'Yu Gung' is great.

As for Bob Bert, I can't say I liked the Bewitched album I got all that much.

NickB (NickB), Wednesday, 30 March 2005 11:27 (fifteen years ago) link

I was just fitting a set of halogen spotlights to the kitchen ceiling, and it was kind of a boring job, so I was thinking about what I just posted, and I got the lyrics to "cunt tease" a bit wrong, didn't I?

male singer: "I've got you where I want yeah down on your knees/becuz I'm nothing but a cu-unt tease"

female singer "FUCK YOU"!!!

So it's kind of a call and response thing, I suppose.

Pashmina (Pashmina), Wednesday, 30 March 2005 11:52 (fifteen years ago) link

the bewitched lp is no good? i got a 7 which was good, but never got the lp

charltonlido (gareth), Wednesday, 30 March 2005 11:58 (fifteen years ago) link

Well the one I had wasn't much cop. IIRC the first song (the one that namechecks the Runaways?) is okay in a dumb singalong sort of way, but I couldn't really get into the rest.

NickB (NickB), Wednesday, 30 March 2005 12:05 (fifteen years ago) link

Bob Bert plays good drums on Chrome Cranks records, whatever that's worth. Is he in the Knoxville Girls, too? I can never remember.

Mark, see: http://www.rtxarchive.com/hagerty/discography/publicworks.html

Huk-L, Wednesday, 30 March 2005 13:50 (fifteen years ago) link

"the bewitched lp is no good? "

Wah? My memory must be playing tricks with me, I quite liked the album.

nathalie doing a soft foot shuffle (stevie nixed), Wednesday, 30 March 2005 13:57 (fifteen years ago) link

six months pass...
Can someone please, please post a link to a copy of Exile ?

blunt (blunt), Friday, 7 October 2005 01:46 (fourteen years ago) link

1. (intro)

http://s56.yousendit.com/d.aspx?id=0PQ9727CZQX6K0TP753XHE6XU3

2. Rocks Off

http://s56.yousendit.com/d.aspx?id=1AOG59AGG7X9F1TOW4IW8JEX95

Let me know if these two work and I will YSI the rest. I have this as a vinyl single-LP edition with only half the tracks and also as a first-gen copy of the original cassette. The very last track is slightly cut.

Tragically, only "side 3" has seen reissue on the aforementioned Corpse Love disc.

sleeve (sleeve), Friday, 7 October 2005 06:42 (fourteen years ago) link

They work a treat, thanks ! Ready for la suite.

blunt (blunt), Friday, 7 October 2005 08:30 (fourteen years ago) link

(spelling Hagerty's name wrong 2 out of 4 times)
Also, "John Spencer".

Can someone please, please post a link to a copy of Exile ?
Here's the whole thing:
http://s64.yousendit.com/d.aspx?id=255VRLSYVYF342N7NLZ1AYD83P


THere's a letter from Mick Jagger's lawyer printed inside Dial 'M'... that says something to the effect of "We regret that Mr. Jagger can not comply with your request" - I've heard that it's either he's turning down an invitation to appear on the album, or denying them permission to release Exile. Anyone know the truth or care to speculate?

Mike Dixn (Mike Dixon), Friday, 7 October 2005 13:40 (fourteen years ago) link

I kiss you

blunt (blunt), Friday, 7 October 2005 14:07 (fourteen years ago) link

Damn, without the "!!!!!!!" it sounds wrong.

blunt (blunt), Friday, 7 October 2005 14:08 (fourteen years ago) link

Damn, without the "!!!!!!!" it sounds wrong.
Huh?

Mike Dixn (Mike Dixon), Friday, 7 October 2005 14:12 (fourteen years ago) link

Web joke. http://www.ikissyou.org

blunt (blunt), Friday, 7 October 2005 14:21 (fourteen years ago) link

eight months pass...
I've only heard "Corpse Love", and was wondering how it compares to the rest of their stuff. Where should I go next?

xgurggleglgllg (xgurggleglgllg), Monday, 3 July 2006 21:13 (fourteen years ago) link

Right Now is probably closest to Corpse Love.

Then I guess go chronological - Sugarshit Sharp, Dial M For Motherfucker, Historia de la Musica Rock.

The Live In The Red album is pretty great too.

Colonel Poo (Colonel Poo), Tuesday, 4 July 2006 08:20 (fourteen years ago) link

Thanks.

xgurggleglgllg (xgurggleglgllg), Tuesday, 4 July 2006 19:29 (fourteen years ago) link

Genuinely surprised at the amount of love that "Historia de la Musica Rock" is getting. By far the most boring, lifeless and predictable Pussy Galore record.

PG were only any good when there were actual women in the band. Their first stable line-up featured Julia Cafritz AND Christina Martinez (who went on to form Boss Hog and eventually to become Mrs. Christina Spencer). They recorded "Groovy Hate Fuck", the "Exile" cassette and the "Pussy Gold 5000". Ace shits.

After Christina quit, they became more rock, less punk. Not that the difference was immediately evident: "Right Now!" still sounds pretty fuggin' messed-up. Picking up certified X-chromosome carrier Kurt Wolf, however, moved 'em even further into "rahk 'n' rawl" flavor country: "Sugarshit Sharp" and "Dial M".

Now, these latter three are all goddam GREAT records -- better than anything they did with Christina on board, so you'd maybe think that estrogen reduction was in the best interest of the Pussy...

But, no. After "Dial M", Julia took off, leaving the all-boy dregs of the band to cut "La Historia de la Musica Rock". And it FUCKING SUCKS. I mean it's got its moments...

"Revolution Summer" is a nice rip on Dischord and the DC scene.

"Song At the End of the Side" is funny, though it isn't really saying anything that "Sweet Little Hi-Fi" didn't.

"Mono! Man", "Ship Comin' In" and (especially) "Will You Still Have Me?" kick ass unrepentantly. And "Drop Dead" rules.

But the rest is lame "blooze" filler. Rote and lackluster. Sucky. Bad. And I imagine THAT'S the main reason Spencer don't want it repressed. It pees on the band's "legacy"...

fuckfuckingfuckedfucker (fuckfuckingfuckedfucker), Wednesday, 5 July 2006 12:13 (fourteen years ago) link

I've looked everywhere and can't find any PG in print except for the live album. Anyone know anything good about their catalog?

Thomas Inskeep (submeat), Wednesday, 5 July 2006 16:17 (fourteen years ago) link

I don't know how much their records hold up apart from Historia. I mean, they were no Dwarves on the one hand and no Gories on the other - they didn't really have the songwriting. They were kind of all concept.

Historia, however, is brilliant. For one thing, it is far and away their most listenable record (no piling on crap just to make a point). It is also conceptually WAY closer in spirit to the Shaggs and the Godz than anything else they ever did. Side one of the record is as good as one of the sides of Godz 2. Saying it's "rote and lackluster and sucky and bad" is like saying the Godz are "rote and lackluster and sucky and bad."

Tim Ellison (Tim Ellison), Wednesday, 5 July 2006 16:38 (fourteen years ago) link

No, see the Godz are rote and lackluster and sucky and GOOD.

Just like the Shaggs are RaLaS and GOOD.

Just like "Right Now!" is RaLaS and GOOD. To this very day I can play "Right Now!" for folks who've never heard Pussy Galore, and have 'em roll around on the floor laughing.

"Historia" ain't NEVER gonna do that. It's not "so-bad-its-good." It's just bad. Bad as in average. Hell, it's just-barely-sub-adequate. Some slightly fucked-up white boy blues rock by some more than slightly fucked-up white boys. Less devolved than Devo, and not half as much fun.

Hell, the Gibson Bros./Bassholes did the trepannated blues thing a million times better.

fuckfuckingfuckedfucker (fuckfuckingfuckedfucker), Wednesday, 5 July 2006 18:12 (fourteen years ago) link

no

gear (gear), Wednesday, 5 July 2006 18:15 (fourteen years ago) link

The Godz are not rote nor lackluster. Nor are they "so-bad-it's-good." They are just good.

I don't like Historia as a "trepannated blues thing." I don't see it as a lame conceptual record - like a lot of other roots rock/garage bands - in that way. I see it as real manifestation of rock and roll as fun garbage music. Like sixties American garage bands. (Like the Godz!) But not some sort of *conceptual* vision of "Oh, aren't we loose and raunchy and fucked up?" - which is what Pussy Galore was originally.

And the music on the record is not supposed to be "adequate" in the same way that early Royal Trux records were not supposed to be "adequate." (In the same way that the Godz were not supposed to be "adequate.")

Tim Ellison (Tim Ellison), Wednesday, 5 July 2006 18:29 (fourteen years ago) link

Historia is the stoner-friendly one

Alicia Fucking Silverstone (sexyDancer), Wednesday, 5 July 2006 18:36 (fourteen years ago) link

You either accept "Historia" as a straight-up blues rock record, or you read it as some kind of art-fuck pisstake (like the early stuff).

On that level, I agree with you: "Historia"'s ostensible intentions are much purer than what PG had been up to before. But purity of intent doesn't = good music. And I think there are a billion better white boy blues records out there than "Historia". The best tunes are those that most resemble the band's earlier output (such as "Will You Still Have Me", which woulda sounded perfectly at home on "Dial M").

I think it's important to distingish the social pose from the actual music. To my ears, "Right Now!" rocks better and more authentically than "Historia". Hell, it's even more pop. So, the act that the band was putting on at the time doesn't concern me much. When PG were acting "fake", their music was real. When they tried to get real, their music became contrived.

As I hear it, the Godz have an, "Oh, aren't we loose and raunchy and fucked up?" aspect, too. As do the early Royal Trux. Doesn't take anything away from the deeper purity of their music, though.

I think "Right Now!" era Pussy Galore are WONDERFUL in almost exactly the same way I think "Godz 2" and "Twin Infinitives" are wonderful. Sure, Pussy Galore were (superficially) full of shit, while the Godz and RT at least pretended to believe in what they were doing. But underneath the pose and pretense, I think all three records are similarly transcendental, unique and perfect.

fuckfuckingfuckedfucker (fuckfuckingfuckedfucker), Wednesday, 5 July 2006 18:47 (fourteen years ago) link

As a stoner, I respectfully disagree with Alicia Fucking Silverstone (though, as a fucker, I'm more-or-less in her camp).

I think this boils down more to irrational personal preference than anything that can be coherently justified...

fuckfuckingfuckedfucker (fuckfuckingfuckedfucker), Wednesday, 5 July 2006 18:50 (fourteen years ago) link

jams are slower

Alicia Fucking Silverstone (sexyDancer), Wednesday, 5 July 2006 18:52 (fourteen years ago) link

Yokay.

fuckfuckingfuckedfucker (fuckfuckingfuckedfucker), Wednesday, 5 July 2006 18:56 (fourteen years ago) link

How does Right Now "rock more authentically" than Historia?

The distinction is that Pussy Galore always felt like an EXERCISE. Which was a drag. Yeah, exercises can result in good music - Stereolab made good music. But it weighs down on things. Historia feels more like just making music. The Godz were free, Royal Trux were free, and this record is free. (Occasionally, Spencer does seem to be doing his schtick, like on "Mono Man" - one of your favorites on the record).

Tim Ellison (Tim Ellison), Wednesday, 5 July 2006 19:02 (fourteen years ago) link

And the fact that it's just him and Hagerty is key. "Revolution Summer" could have been on Sugarshit Sharp or something and been fucked up by some other Joe or Josephina making *shit noise* on guitar!

Tim Ellison (Tim Ellison), Wednesday, 5 July 2006 19:10 (fourteen years ago) link

Yeah. The schtick quotient. It's a problem, ain't it?

For me, Spencer's borderline-horrifying attitude schtick just somehow works in PG's dumbfuck noisepunk context. Seems both appropriate and funny. Whereas it really, REALLY doesn't work for the rock/blues thing he moved on to. (Like, I can't even listen to that one song where he humiliates poor old R.L. Burside with his retarded "blues" interjections. "Snake drive!" my black ass...)

Now, I can't say how, exactly, but "Right Now!" fucking does my head in properly. It feels connected and right-on and effortlessly appealing all the way through. Course, there's nothing to the music but denatured "rock action," but it STILL kicks a million miles of flabby white ass.

And I just don't get that same feeling of effortless, exhilarating, spontaneous CORRECTNESS from "Historia". It just sounds like a group of simililarly-minded junkie-pose hipsters rotating the blues grinder while they try to figure out what to do next. Nothing special.

But, you know, that's just me...

fuckfuckingfuckedfucker (fuckfuckingfuckedfucker), Wednesday, 5 July 2006 19:23 (fourteen years ago) link

Oh, and Spencer would have sang "Revolution Summer" more garble-mouthed if it had been on an earlier record.

Tim Ellison (Tim Ellison), Wednesday, 5 July 2006 19:24 (fourteen years ago) link

"Revolution Summer" is beyond reproach. I have nothing bad to say about it. One of my very favorite Pussy Galore songs.

fuckfuckingfuckedfucker (fuckfuckingfuckedfucker), Wednesday, 5 July 2006 19:26 (fourteen years ago) link

two months pass...
wow, pussy galore...the godz...the shaggs...

i haven't listened to these bands in years, but MAN how i listened to them once upon a time (and pretty much around the same time too).

i wonder what i'd think of them all now. i think i got rid of my godz records for some reason.

Amateur(ist) (Amateur(ist)), Monday, 11 September 2006 06:03 (thirteen years ago) link

one year passes...

Ha ha, just watching a rerun of "House" and he's playing an instrumental from "Dial M" to annoy everyone (and eventually to induce a seizure in a patient). It does sound a little annoying out of context.

dlp9001, Wednesday, 23 January 2008 03:38 (twelve years ago) link

I'm not saying it's just their best, but EASILY their best. As someone said upthread, Pussy Galore in theory were awesome, and live (judging by the footage I've seen) were awesome. But come on, those records sound like shit. Historia is just an amazing rock and roll record - proto-Trux, or like the Workdogs if they were much, much better.

For some unknown reason, it's also one of those damn CDs that just won't load into iTunes for me...

If Assholes Could Fly This Place Would Be An Airport, Thursday, 24 January 2008 15:57 (twelve years ago) link

If Historia... on LP is that scarce I should prob try and offload it cuz I never got much out of it

DJ Mencap, Thursday, 24 January 2008 16:02 (twelve years ago) link

those records sound like shit

That's what I LIKE about them! Are you really trying to say Historia sounds better than something like "Kill Yourself"? 'Cause to me, the non-production sound way better and Historia sounds like, well, a Workdogs album.

Don't know what it is about Right Now (no Julia?) but I always preferred Dial M, with Groovy Hate Fuck sitting up about 10,000 light years above it.

sleeve, Thursday, 24 January 2008 20:51 (twelve years ago) link

never mind, Airport, I just remembered you think Zen Arcade sucks for the same reason. There can be no reasoning with such a stance.

sleeve, Thursday, 24 January 2008 20:53 (twelve years ago) link

its all about sugarshit sharp

stevie, Thursday, 24 January 2008 21:04 (twelve years ago) link

"But come on, those records sound like shit."

yeah, i'm with sleevey, those albums sound awesome. sugarshit sharp especially, but the other ones as well.

scott seward, Thursday, 24 January 2008 21:14 (twelve years ago) link

those records sound like shit

Dude, we're talking about Pussy Galore. If you want sonic clarity, go listen to Jean Michel Jarre, for cryin' out loud.

Alex in NYC, Thursday, 24 January 2008 21:18 (twelve years ago) link

i always thought they were very artfully shitty. it takes talent to get stuff to sound good and shitty.

scott seward, Thursday, 24 January 2008 21:21 (twelve years ago) link

The guitar noise on Punch Out on Right Now is so fucking great. I should go and put that on now

Colonel Poo, Thursday, 24 January 2008 21:51 (twelve years ago) link

I still agree with myfuckingself upthread: Historia still blows. I suspect that if it actually HAD been reissued with the other stuff, there would be no contention on this point.

contenderizer, Thursday, 24 January 2008 23:24 (twelve years ago) link

But come on, those records sound like shit. Historia is just an amazing rock and roll record

Sounding like shit doesn't necessarily preclude an amazing rock and roll record. Better produced or not, though, Historia sounds like they gave up on the project before they entered the studio. Zzzzzzzzzzz. Rob Tannenbaum (I believe) wrote a remarkable review of it in Spin, though.

Then again, my taste re: Pussy Galore are unorthodox. I only love two of their records. Right Now! sounds like shit and is an amazing rock and roll record, most amazingly on "Punch Out," the Bad Boy to the NY Dolls' "Bad Girl."

And Dial M For Motherfucker is one of the greatest albums of the 1980s. It's the pig fuck It Takes a Nation, an ADD whole that exceeds the sum of its tape fuckery, stops and starts, voices ghosting in and out, songs midwiving other songs, repeated themes, DNA strand guitar solos, radio transmissions, phone conversations, beeps, bloops, buzzes, etc. All of which aids the Pussies in rockin' the fuck out. Gawd, I adore this record!

I actually saw the beginning of that House episode but didn't stick around to hear PG. Which Dial M For Motherfucker did he play? ("DWDA" fits the description best.)

Kevin John Bozelka, Thursday, 24 January 2008 23:25 (twelve years ago) link

The guitar noise on Punch Out on Right Now is so fucking great.

Ah! A consensus is forming!

But I played that very track for a student a few weeks ago and he didn't get it. I even banged my head a bit to underline the effect. No go.

Kevin John Bozelka, Thursday, 24 January 2008 23:29 (twelve years ago) link

Plus Dial M For Motherfucker is in the fine tradition of godlike albums with crappy posters inside, e.g. Daydream Nation (still another reason why vinyl >>>>> CDs...has a poster ever been smooshed into a CD? Prolly but I can't think of one right now. Right Now!)

Kevin John Bozelka, Thursday, 24 January 2008 23:35 (twelve years ago) link

Thank you, Kevin John Bozelka, for being right about things.

contenderizer, Thursday, 24 January 2008 23:37 (twelve years ago) link

like the Workdogs if they were much, much better

yeah, sorta my impression. was kinda expecting more hagerty vocals and less Spencer ham. So I haven't really figured out what i think of yet.

Dr. Superman, Thursday, 24 January 2008 23:41 (twelve years ago) link

God bless you Kevin John Bozelka. I didn't wanna be all contrarian, but Dial M is a serious masterpiece. Actually pretty tuneful, in a weird way. I was kinda surprised by how obnoxious DWDA sounded in the House episode, 'cause I never thought of it as *that* annoying. One of my favorite albums of the 80's as well.

dlp9001, Friday, 25 January 2008 00:48 (twelve years ago) link

i can't remember the last time i actually listened to pussy galore. it's been a long time. other than groovy hate fuck, which i feel is its own entity in a weird way, the 2nd side of sugarshit sharp is definitely the thing i have played most over the years. i can't understand anyone not loving that sequence of songs and the sound and everything about it. so amazing to me.

i'd probably like historia more now than when it came out. i LIKED it, but i didn't play it much. and i sold my copy years ago, so that must mean something. or it did at the time. i definitely thought it sounded cool.

scott seward, Friday, 25 January 2008 01:09 (twelve years ago) link

OK, I didn't mean for this to become an aesthetic debate - I love the new Times New Viking, Sic Alps, all the prime ear Siltbreeze stuff, scratchy old blues 78s...I'm not against great music 'sounding like shit.' My problem with PG's albums are just that they render almost every song an incomprehensible blur. Dial M is an exception, I grant you, and a good record, but not as good as Historia. I don't like Sugarshit Sharp at all.

I stand by my opinion of Zen Arcade (don't liked it, never did), but offer Replacements's Tim as being an amazing album despite one of the worst production jobs in rock history.

If Assholes Could Fly This Place Would Be An Airport, Friday, 25 January 2008 01:34 (twelve years ago) link

It's probably worth noting that the original CD of Dial M included all of Sugarshit Sharp except for Yu Gong. As a result, I've always thought of SS as an extension of Dial M.

dlp9001, Friday, 25 January 2008 01:46 (twelve years ago) link

"I don't like Sugarshit Sharp at all."

but why? it's so good.

i always liked how tim sounded. and i love zen arcade. we have way different ears. which is cool.

"It's probably worth noting that the original CD of Dial M included all of Sugarshit Sharp except for Yu Gong."

that's just friggin' idiotic.

scott seward, Friday, 25 January 2008 02:34 (twelve years ago) link

yeah, and the CD added a version of Devo's "Penetration Of The Centerfold" in its place! Which is even MORE idiotic! The only place I have that awesome version of Yu-Gung now is on my original cassette.

sleeve, Friday, 25 January 2008 05:08 (twelve years ago) link

Groovy Hate Fuck has always been closest to my heart of any PG.

libcrypt, Friday, 25 January 2008 05:49 (twelve years ago) link

The only place I have that awesome version of Yu-Gung now is on my original cassette.
Me too. Bought it when Sound Warehouse went out of business. I don't have a cassette player hooked up right now, though.

Mike Dixn, Friday, 25 January 2008 07:53 (twelve years ago) link

My Sugarshit Sharp CD has both Yu Gung & Penetration In The Centerfold on it, I have the Mute reissues from the late 90s tho.

Colonel Poo, Friday, 25 January 2008 08:10 (twelve years ago) link

"Groovy Hate Fuck has always been closest to my heart of any PG."

What he said.

Nate Carson, Friday, 25 January 2008 09:16 (twelve years ago) link

Pussy Galore Love!

Kevin John Bozelka, Friday, 25 January 2008 10:33 (twelve years ago) link

two weeks pass...

Live In The Red is destroying me right now. I never got a chance to hear it before. Everything I could want in a live album. I hope there's a fight on side 2.

sleeve, Wednesday, 13 February 2008 05:42 (twelve years ago) link

Yeah, s'great, and Slo Pig's on there, isn't it? Nice to have that official and all.

contenderizer, Wednesday, 13 February 2008 06:07 (twelve years ago) link

eight months pass...

any fans of pussy galore,please get in touch wanted live audio/shows I don't have

I've just got these:

AUDIO
SHITHAUS(pre-PUSSY GALORE) 1984-85 "live crush" cassete?? 60'

demos 1985 20'

1985-86 Oven Bait(Original Version) 60' *

1985-86 Unauthorized Oven Bait ACR007 60'
1986 1 YR Live 70' *

1986 Exile on main St 60'

Exile on main Street Unmixed Version 1986(DIFFERENT THAN THE CASSETTE VERSION) 60Â’

1-6-86 JedÂ’s?,NEW Orleans,Lousiana 30'*

8-6-86 the Complex,Washington DC 25Â’

10-16-86 the rat,Boston 37' *

9-19-86 hoosier ballrom,Indianapolis IN 45'*

CBGB,NY halloween 1986 3 tracks

CBGB 1986?love you live 7"(bootleg,4 songs live)

8-5-87 the channel, Boston 30'

10-13-87 Brewery, Raleigh, NC 40' *

31-1-87 maxwell's,Hoboken,NJ 40' MASTER=CDR1

7-26-87,asylum,NYC 25'

31-7-87 anthrax,Norwalk,CT 40' CDR1=CDR2

1987?right now cassete extra 2 live tracks 7'

11-18-88 Maxwell's,Hoboken, NJ 30' 1ST= CDR1 *

12-1-88 kennedy's club,Vienna,Austria 40' 1ST GEN=CDR1 *

22-1-88 Limelight,Kortrijk,Belgium 50Â’ CASS

1-8-88 CBGB's, NYC 30' MASTER=CDR2 *

Osaka,Japan ?-?-88 30Â’

?-?-88 Bonn,Germany 30' *

27-1-88 bad club,Hannover,Germany 30' MASTER=CDR1 *

11-17-88 Night Shift Cafe, Naugatuck, CT 35' *

17-11-88 Nightshift CAfe,Naugatuck,Conn. 1st GEN=CDR full show+interview

11-24-88 tropic,club,Bristol,UK 35'*

1-17-88 Effaanar,Eindhoven, Holland 45'*

12-2-88 the Boardwalk,Manchester,UK(this friday night only bootleg LP) 45'

23-2-88 Mean Fiddler,London,UK(cum into my mouth bootleg LP) 30'

30-11-88 drohnland,Nurnberg,Germany 30' AUD3=CDR1

23-11-88 fabrik,hamburg,Germany 70' MASTER=CDR1 *

26-11-88 rose club,Koln,Germany 60' MASTER=CDR1 *

30-1-88 the forum,Enger,Germany 30' *

17-7-89 the probe hollywood,CA 40' MASTER=CDR1 *

3-8-89 ground zero,Boston 45'

24-7-89 old avalon theatre,Minneapolis 40' AUD4=CDR1

?-july-89 apocalypse club,Toronto,Canada 60' 1ST GEN=CDR2

5-8-89 CBGB,NY “live in the red”(last show) 40’ ANY AUDIENCE RECORDINGS??

7-25-90 peel sessions 15' *(probably live tracks from a show of 1989)

VIDEO
(V)Maximum Penetration (o) 40'(X)(24) DVD

(V)1-3-87 CBGB,NY 30'(86)(24) DVD

(V)1989 british UK TV (PIG SWEAT)live in London 88+int 5'(86)

(V)Bad Club,Hannover,Germany 27-2-88(Jon Spencer stops taping,date probably as 27-1-88??) 10'

(V)9-7-89 Axis club,Forth Worth,TX 40'(78)(86) DVD

(V)dick johnson clip 5'(86) DVD

(V)22-7-89 Central Tavern,Seattle,WA(Camera Effects) DVD 40Â’

almudeno, Thursday, 6 November 2008 13:32 (eleven years ago) link

seven months pass...

yay

admrl, Friday, 12 June 2009 18:10 (eleven years ago) link

ten years pass...

classic Jon, Julie, Neil & Bob lineup:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYhTplwlLhQ

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Thursday, 21 May 2020 18:09 (one month ago) link

From the Teenage Riot video! At 00:12 you can see it

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPytYrYqDbA

fpsa, Thursday, 21 May 2020 22:41 (one month ago) link


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