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MESSTHETICS #108 - South Coast v.1: ALBUM DOWNLOAD

MESSTHETICS #108 - ALBUM DOWNLOAD: 'D.I.Y.' and indie postpunk from England's South Coast: Bournemouth-to-Brighton 1977-81
full download of all 34 songs (in best-quality 320K .mp3 format) and the video, plus printable PDFs of the booklet and track-listings.

Throughout the age of [post]Punk the English music press, the major labels, and the established indies ignored just about everything from the South Coast. Their neglect blurred lines between potential chart acts, Rough Trade prospects, and deliberate D.I.Y., and the scenes were remarkably self-contained. And, sadly, hardly anyone put out records on their own. Instead, the best documents of South Coast postpunk were a handful of excellent local compilations and a raft of barely-circulated tapes – which account for a majority of the tracks here… (Messthetics purists may note with alarm that almost every band on #108 had a proper drum-kit (sacrilege!) and also performed regularly in public!!)

Vinyl sides from The Chimes, Bloated Toads, Objeks, Greeting no. 4, Renaldo and The Loaf, Vitamins, Thought Police, Indifferent Dance Centre, Attic, Almost Cruelty, The Legendary Tenfoots, Pink Flamingos, and Mike Malignant and the Parasites.
Unreleased and demo material from The Chefs, Poison Girls, Again Again, Lillettes, April & the Fools, Joe Dash, Relatives, Right Profile, 3D, Forward Edge, Intestines, Catholic Girls, The Passengers, Chimes, Butcher, and Venus in Furs — and an inspired video from Attic. $7.99

34 songs and a video: 110 minutes of music; 28-page booklet, extensively documented with histories, photos and artifacts.

Listen now!
The Chimes - 'Through To You'
Again Again - 'Wrong Again' [unreleased]
Lillettes - 'Air Conditioning'
Indifferent Dance Centre - 'Flight + Pursuit'
Objeks - 'Negative Conversation'
Poison Girls - 'Cat's Eye''
3D - 'Emotion'

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Reviews

1 x O POSITIVE - Only Breathing 5-song EP (Throbbing Lobster 9)
1 x COWBOY MOUTH -Cowboys and Indians LP pre-Stiff original mix
1 x BRUT 66 EP: melodic/primitive '88 shoutalong tradpunk
1 x BELL HEIRS -Shaking It Down: great '78 BigStar powerpop
1 x PRIMITONS - 6-song EP (Throbbing Lobster #8)
1 x CHAIN LINK FENCE - Positive 6-song EP (Throbbing Lobster 10)
1 x BAGS -Hide & Seek 45: Boston '89 massive power-trio crunge
1 x BADBEATS - Lies / Tell Her No (Beatbad 1003) Long Island '80 revivalist covers of Knickerbockers & Zombies
1 x LOU MIAMI - Rituals 6-song EP (Throbbing Lobster 10)
1 x BATTALION OF SAINTS -Hell's Around the Corner: '94 punkcore 600x
1 x UNDERACHIEVERS -Underfoot LP edition of 100 (Throbbing L. #11)
1 x BADBEATS - Tip of My Tongue/ One and One Is Two (Beatbad 1000) '79: '64-style Lennon-McCartney beat-songs
1 x BOXBOYS -American Masquerade 45: L.A. '79 F vox pop+ska
1 x NOBODY GETS ON THE GUEST-LIST! compilation LP (Throbbing Lobster
1 x BING SELFISH - Selfish Works 5-song EP (Messthetics #702) 1982 DIY/art
2 x LET'S BREED! compilation LP (Throbbing Lobster #2)
1 x A HEADS - Forgotten Hero (Bluurg #3) '83 F vox anarcho-punk
1 x The RISING STORM - Alive Again At Andover LP 1982 live, #d/1000
1 x PERFUMED GARDEN V.A. freakbeat LP (UK Psycho 6) original
1 x V.A. KICKS & CHICKS LP: 60s punk/garage/psych compilation
1 x ZOO BOUTIQUE -Forgive & Forget 45: Leeds '82 synth-wave
1 x XTC -Are You Receiving Me / Instant Tunes (Virgin 231)
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