Past Masterpieces

Past Masterpiece of the Week [+Bonus Record!!] (Mar 1-11, 2017): The Mummies – Shitsville 7″ (1990) + Never Been Caught (1992)

The Mummies were an American garage punk band from San Bruno, CA. Formed in late 1988, they exhibited a defiantly raw and lo-fi sound, dubbed “budget rock.” The Mummies, with their unique sound coupled with their rebellious attitude and distinctive performance costumes, established themselves as a major influence on garage punk and garage rock revival acts later in the decade, as well as in the 1990s.

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Past Masterpiece of the Week (December 11-17, 2016): The Dukes of Stratosphear – Chips from the Chocolate Fireball: An Anthology

The Dukes of Stratosphear were an English rock band formed in 1984 by the pseudonymous “Sir John Johns” (Andy Partridge), “The Red Curtain” (Colin Moulding), “Lord Cornelius Plum” (Dave Gregory), and “E.I.E.I. Owen” (Ian Gregory). The Dukes were actually a side project of XTC (though many believed the mysterious band to be an actual psychedelic pop band from the 60’s), releasing records concurrently with their continued musical activities.


Past Masterpiece of the Week (November 5 – 11, 2016): The Deviants – PTOOFF! (1967)


Past Masterpiece of the Week (October 1-8, 2016): Cortex – Spinal Injuries (1981)


Past Masterpiece of the Week (August 29-Sept 4, 2016): The Drones – Further Temptations


Past Masterpiece of the Week (August 22-28 2016): Bauhaus – Sky’s Gone Out (1982)


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