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Scratch Acid - The Greatest Gift

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  1. 1xAntifa

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    scrath acid - the greatest gift.zip

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    Scratch Acid was an Austin, Texas noise rock group formed in 1982. One of the pioneers of noise rock in the 1980s, the band is best remembered as a stepping stone for its front man David Yow, and bass player David Wm. Sims, both later of The Jesus Lizard. Scratch Acid - Wikipedia

    The Greatest Gift is a posthumously-released compilation album by Scratch Acid, containing everything they had recorded. File 86MB

    Track listing
    1. "Cannibal" – 2:24
    2. "Greatest Gift" – 2:11
    3. "Monsters" – 1:19
    4. "Owner's Lament" – 4:39
    5. "She Said" – 2:27
    6. "Mess" – 2:22
    7. "El Espectro" – 3:39
    8. "Lay Screaming" – 2:47
    9. "Crazy Dan" – 4:13
    10. "Eyeball" – 2:06
    11. "Big Bone Lick" – 3:48
    12. "Unlike a Baptist" – 2:31
    13. "Damned for All Time" – 2:05
    14. "Ain't That Love" – 2:23
    15. (untitled) – 0:29
    16. "Holes" – 2:00
    17. "Albino Slug" – 3:26
    18. "Spit a Kiss" – 2:02
    19. "Amicus" – 3:15
    20. "Cheese Plug" – 2:45
    21. (untitled) – 2:20
    22. "Mary Had a Little Drug Problem" – 2:16
    23. "For Crying out Loud" – 3:06
    24. "Moron's Moron" – 3:13
    25. "Skin Drips" – 2:42
    26. "This Is Bliss" – 2:16
    27. "Flying Houses" – 3:08
    28. "The Scale Song" – 3:04
    Personnel
     




    RECORD INFORMATION

    Scratch Acid
    Release Date : 1986

    Published by Fundamental/Complete MusicRecorded at Earth & Sky Studio, Austin, Texas 7/84. Distributed in the UK by Red Rhino / Cartel ℗ & © Fundamental Music / Rabid Cat 1986Pressing plant uncredited, identified by the matrix etchings
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    Scratch Acid Biography

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    Scratch Acid was an Austin, Texas based noise rock group formed in 1982, they disbanded in 1987. David Yow and David Sims went on to form [a282081].

    Band members: David Sims, Rey Washam, Brett Bradford, Rich Malley
    Band ex-members: , David Yow
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    Scratch Acid was an Austin, Texas post-hardcore/noise rock group formed in 1982. When they first began, their lineup was Steve Anderson (vocals), David Wm. Sims (guitar), Brett Bradford (guitar), David Yow (bass), and Rey Washam (drums). Anderson was kicked out of the band before the band ever recorded an album, prompting Yow to move to vocals and Sims to move to bass.

    Scratch Acid's first two albums were releases by Texas indie record label Rabid Cat, the third and final release, Berserker EP by Touch and Go Records. A posthumous compilation CD entitled The Greatest Gift, was released by Touch and Go Records in 1991.

    Their genre is not too easily defined, but contains elements of post punk, and harder elements from garage rock and noise rock and perhaps punk and 80s hardcore. They would fit under the very broad and general umbrella term for much of this kind of musical activity in the mid to late 80s U.S. Underground "Post Hardcore", but this term can cover a wide range of artists from that time, many quite dissimilar, but with roots in the hardcore scene and its fringes, and has since been used to include many other artists after this time. In the book 'Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes from the American Underground 1981-1991', music journalist Michael Azzerad referred to an "aesthetic cabal of sorts" (Azerrad, 255)[3] called pigfuck which included contemporaries who were ultimately friends existing in the same circles at the same time and generally, though not always, in 'Middle America', such as Big Black, Killdozer, Butthole Surfers, etc., and Scratch Acid were clearly close to this 'camp'.

    After developing a reputation as a crazy, noisy punk band, Scratch Acid disbanded in 1987. According to the liner notes of The Greatest Gift, the band members never received compensation from either Rabid Cat or Fundamental Records (who distributed their releases in Europe).

    Brett Bradford went on to form Sangre De Toro and play with Areola 51. Washam went on to perform with many other bands, including the Big Boys, Ministry, Helios Creed, the Didjits, Lard, and Tad. In 1987, Sims and Washam joined Steve Albini in the band Rapeman, which disbanded three years later. Sims reunited with Yow in 1989 to form The Jesus Lizard.

    All of the original members of the band appeared at the Touch and Go 25th anniversary celebration taking place in Chicago, Illinois on September 8-10, 2006.

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    Disclaimer: this biography was gathered automatically through an external music database and could be inaccurate. We don't control the information found here.


    Label - Fundamental

    Founded in 1984 by Richard Jordan, who had previously been involved in l46325 and l8981. Stopped operating in the mid 90's but was started again in 2003 when Tim White joined as the MD.

    In the past they also had an office in Europe, which was located at the same address as l1792 at that time. (Southern Sound SC, Rue De Cureghem 67, 1000 Brussels, Belgium).

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    Great collection. Definitely for the adventurous. If you like The Butthole Surfers, this might be up one's alley.
     

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