Pinpoint - 1980 - Third State (UK)
Saturday, October 17, 2009
Thursday, October 15, 2009
Tragics - 1981 - Mommi, I'm A Misfit 7'' (US)
"I find the female vocalist's style pretty annoying, but "Laughing Lover" is ok. Band was forced to change their name rather quickly for obvious reasons, which explains all the copies with Tragics stickers. Stock vinyl copies were later packaged in alternate sleeves. Reissue is either black vinyl in limited silkscreen sleeve or clear vinyl in standard sleeve" JF
source CollectorScum (link)
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Monday, October 12, 2009
Circus Mort - 1981 - Circus Mort 12'' (US)
Circus Mort was a post-punk band from New York City. Formed in 1979, the band included future Swans leader Michael Gira on vocals, guitarist Rick Oller, bassist Dan Braun, Josh Braun on keyboards and Angelo Pudignano on drums. Jonathan Kane, also of the Swans, would become the third drummer for the group. The group recorded only one LP, a self-titled effort on their own Labor imprint label, before disbanding in 1981.
Sunday, October 11, 2009
Sector 27 - 1980 - Sector 27 (UK)
After splitting up Tom Robinson Band in the end of 1979 Tom formed a new band Sector 27 with Joe Burt. The line was: Tom Robinson (vocals, guitar), Joe Burt (bass), Stevie B. (guitar), Derek Quinton (drums). The first gig was as soon 11 January 1980 in Liverpool.
When Tom Robinson signed to EMI it was a five records deal. Under that deal Sector 27 recorded it's first LP to EMI, but EMI didn't like the material. In June 1980 EMI said that Tom is now free from the contract, give him the master and said he can do whatever he want with it. It didn't take long to find a new label. Small label Panic Record releases a single (Not Ready) from that EMI material.
Maybe expectations after TRB where too high, music a little bit different and no hits with four single, so Tom quit the band in October 1981 and started a solo career.
source Hiljaiset Levyt (link)