Tuesday, January 17, 2012

AFS v. 343 ~ It's So Obvious!


This week in AFS...

* Best latecomers to my best-of-2011 considerations!
* Spray Paint sets bar for 2012!
* Sacto's greatest export of 2012!

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FRUSTRATIONS | Confusion Kills/No Repair | Negative Reflections | X! Records 2011
FONTANA | Gotta Split | self-titled | X! Records 2011
WATERY LOVE | A Condom | Two Thrills 7" | Negative Guest List 2011
JACKKNIFE | Man of Noise | She's Groovy | Imp 1992
MAGNETIX | I Drink (But My Guitar Doesn't) | Drogue Electrique | Slovenly 2011
REPORTS | Turnaround | Dinamo Cambridge | Ride the Snake 2011
EXPANDO BRAIN | Don't Know | Mother of God! It's... | Vacant Lot 1986
BLOODHOUSE | Cool Intentions | Please Don't Meet Me 7" | Caesar Cuts 2011
THE UNHOLY TRINITY | No Respect | Rise to the Occasion | Communique 1985
JOHNNY ILL BAND | In the Wintertime | In The Wintertime 7" | X! Records 2011
THE EMBARRASSMENT | Sex Drive | Sex Drive b/w Patio Set 7" | Last Laugh 2011 (orig 1979)
VELVEETA HEARTBREAK | I Shot the Invisible Man | I Shot The Invisible Man 7" | Semper Lo-Fi 2006
PREFAB MESSIAHS | Desperately Happy | Peace Love & Alienation | Fixed Identity 2011 (orig 1982)
LURES | Falling Out (of Gerald's Car) | New Boy 7" | Salvaged Productions 2011
SPIZZOIL | Fibre | v/a: Messthetics #103 | Hyped 2 Death 2007 (orig 1979)
GUIDED BY VOICES | Melted Pat | v/a: Tard & Further'd | Siltbreeze 1997 (orig 1994)
GREENHORN | The Progress | The Progress 7-inch | Datapanik 1992
MONKEY 101 | The Method of My Machinery | Transistor 7-inch | Papa Popov 1992
BRAIN F≠ | No More/More | Sleep Rough | Grave Mistake 2011
UNDERGROUND SOLDIER | Headaches | Fun Before Profit! | Speed of Sound 1986
THE TRAGICS | Laughing Lover | Mommi I'm a Misfit 7-inch | Black & White 1981
FLESH LIGHTS | Bummer Bitch [Freestone] | Bummer Bitch split 7" w/ Naw Dude | 12XU 2011
THE FONDLED | Daddy's a Whore | split 7-inch w/ Tito o' Tito Band | Toast 1995
KILL THE HIPPIES | Empty Vessel | Erectospective | Rock 'n' Roll Purgatory 2005 (orig 1993)
SPRAY PAINT | Pro Knife | Pro Knife 7" | SS Records *2012*
CROWN ROAST | Jerk the Nail | A Nose Has Many Jobs | Unclean 1994
KIM PHUC | Black Triangle | Copsucker | Iron Lung 2011
DEAD LANGUAGE | A New Dark Age | self-titled | Iron Lung 2011
23 SKIDOO | Banishing/Invocation | The Culling is Coming | Operation Twilight 1983
CLOCK DVA | Relentless | White Souls in Black Suits | Industrial 1980
SCREATURE | It's Obvious [Absolute Body Control] | live in Studio A, July 11, 2011
ENDE SCHNEAFLIET | Voices of the Dead/Macho Japanese | Synthimental Love Songs | Trumpett 2011 (orig 1982)
FRANK ALPINE | Heart is Grey | self-titled | Wierd 2011
DAVE HOWARD SINGERS | Plastic Horse | Rock On 12-inch EP | Hallelujah! 1986
BILLY JACKIT & THE STRAIGHTJACKETS | Animal Erection | self-titled 12-inch EP | no label 1985

Okay, Bay Areans...Get ready for the best Sacto band that debuted live in 2011!
Screature is taking their show outta the Central Valley for the first time this Saturday, January 21, at Amnesia in San Francisco!
Their awesome brand of postpunk is propelled by a cool, moody rhythm section of bass-organ and drums, but any semblance of The Doors ends right there. The killer psych-punk guitar recalls Helios Creed's best work in Chrome, and singer Liz lends amazing mystique and power with that dusky voice and stage command. What tinge of gothy-ness exists flows freely and naturally--without irony and with judicious restraint--and the band is surely riveting enough to rock you. Fuzzbox Flynn and I are planning to make the drive down.
http://www.facebook.com/events/172693929497988/

You can still download their entire live set from July 2011 when they played live on AFS...
http://artforspastics.blogspot.com/2011/07/afs-v-319-screature-feature.html



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bruce said...

used to play with jackknife all the time around the time of that imp release