Wednesday, 27 April 2011

School Jerks - Nothing Else EP - 7" ltd marble vinyl

SCHOOL JERKS - Nothing Else - 7"
Limited marble vinyl

WOW, I'd call this a semi 'CLASSIC' record. This is the 3 song debut EP from Toronto's School Jerks and it's a great follow up to the awesome demo. Ben and Ivan from Terminal State formed a band after TS' demise and rather than take all influence from the east coast, the band looked west. Early Flag, the Germs, Chiefs and Angry Samoans immediately come to mind. I can't recommend this any higher. These are 2nd press copies redone by Grave Mistake but using the covers and labels from the Riff Raff press and on MULTICOLOR WAX. If you don't have the 2nd record (aka Decline EP) or the newest one the Control EP, get those too.

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Brain F# - So Dim - 7"

BRAIN F# - So Dim - 7"

Includes free download code
North Carolina’s BRAIN F≠ bring you their second single; “SO DIM” b/w “SYMPTOM SET” is a double A-sided banger with all the overdriven/overloaded guitar fury of TEENGENERATE or ZERO BOYS and the angry female-fronted charm you love from so many DANGERHOUSE & early L.A. singles. Massive rhythm section a la AVENGERS and NERVOUS EATERS, hook-filled & danceable, the hardest of core. Hostile, angry fun - the perfect follow up to their debut 7" on Static Shock (UK).

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Deep Sleep - Paranoid Futures EP - 7"

DEEP SLEEP - Paranoid Futures EP - 7"

Includes free download code
Blue sleeve
DEEP SLEEP are at it again with their third EP! PARANOID FUTURES delivers six more infectious tracks brimming with the frustrations and anxieties that coincide with the rigors of everyday life. Continuing where 2008's MANIC EUPHORIA 7" left off, PARANOID FUTURES finds the band separating themselves even further from the simple "short and fast" method which laid the groundwork for their debut EP. Opting for a more dynamic approach DEEP SLEEP delve even further into the melodic ALL / DESCENDENTS influenced brand of punk rock while maintaining a healthy dose of both attitude and originality.

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The Ergs -Thrash Compactor EP - 7"

THE ERGS - Thrash Compactor EP - 7"

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The Ergs record that never was, but always should have been! The THRASH COMPACTOR E.P., most of which was recorded 7 years ago, finally sees the light of day in the form of this one-sided 7". Five songs of short, fast, and catchy hardcore/punk like only the Ergs can do it. If you're only familiar with their post-Ben Kweller EP catalog, then you might not be aware of their penchant for rippin' hardcore/punk along the lines of bands like Adrenaline OD, "Bonus Fat"-era Descendents, and Angry Samoans. With lyrics about douchebag frontmen of former punk bands, high school killing sprees, suburban banality, and killing presidents ... you know you can't go wrong. This EP will fly right by you, but hook you right in to keep playing it over and over. Thankfully, it's one-sided so you just gotta move the needle back to the start. No flipping required. SPLIT WITH FIRESTARTER RECORDS.

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Night Birds - S/T EP - 7"


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NIGHT BIRDS feature some guys from some bands that you might have heard before (The Ergs, Psyched to Die, Hunchback, to name a few), and this is their debut five song 7" EP! Killer southern California influenced hardcore punk peppered nicely with some wicked surf guitar licks, and topped with just the right amount of melody ... so if bands like JFA, Agent Orange, and Adolescents are up your alley, you should probably check this band out. Split release with the mighty DIRTNAP RECORDS. Comes with download card.

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