The inimitable radio show Grand National Championships at 88.5FM in Tampa Bay, Floriduh or wmnf.org worldwide has recorded and released a free 6 song session by post punk/post dance band Permanent Makeup! Recorded and mixed by local mystery man and host of GNC Alastair St. Hill. Free listening! Free download! Scoop it!
3 song ep released on random colored 7inch vinyl records. Crushing post punk fury packaged neatly into a little over 8 minutes of damage. Conversation starters and opinions too! $7.50 includes shipping and includes download code and hand screenprinted covers by Permanent Makeup's drummer Susan Dickson. Limited to 300.
12 song masterpiece by post punk wizards. Sweeping revelations and blistering sounds pulsate throughout. Cover art by drummer Susan Dickson. LPs hand screen printed and released by No Clear Records and CDs released by New Granada. Named "Best of the Bay" album of the year 2013 by Tampa Bay's Creative Loafing. Listen:
Permanent Makeup: Permanent Makeup (ncr 009) Debut recording - 8 songs of post punk magic featuring James Bess guitaring/voice, Susan Dickson drumming/voice and Chris Nadeau bassing/voice. Cover art by Susan Dickson and recording by James Bess. Free download at:http://permanentmakeup.bandcamp.com.
Time Misses a Beat: Blast and the Detergents (ncr 007) Full length digital album with 12 tracks of minimalist science fiction no wave punk. Two guitars and drums crash through 11 originals and 1 neil young cover. Recorded live in the studio by James Bess with minimal overdubs, the raw tradition continues and plows forward into the future. Free download at:http://blastandthedetergents.bandcamp.com/album/time-misses-a-beat.
Out of Print:
Screaming Void, Lo-Fi Motel (ncr 003) Split cassette tape between Modern TV and Ghost Hospital. Lo-fi schizo mix of songs and sounds. (reissued as Scotch Tapes 105: www.scotchtapes.ca)
BLAst BLAst BLAst EP: Blast and the Detergents (ncr 004) Noisey punk from Florida's underbelly. 6 tracks of rock n roll mayhem unleashed by recording first or second takes all in the same room with 3 vocal overdubs on the whole thing.
No Clear, No Eyes volume 2 (ncr 005) 24 tracks of Florida underground voodoo magic. Eclectic mix of genres not usually thought to go together (but they do). punk, no wave, garage, noise, avant-garde, experimental, folk, hardcore etc.
Songs That Don't Fit Together At All: Mess Folk (ncr 006) Nova Scotia noisey garage punks crank up and get even more irreverent than usual. A hodgepodge blend of songs and feedback induced comas, this release will get the kids talking for sure. Not to miss!
Split 7": Blast and the Detergents/Ghost Hospital(Scotch Tapes 200/ncr 008) 4 tracks of vinyl magic from Pinellas county, Florida wizards bombard the world with their versions of punk or whatever sub genre you want to crap on. Ghost Hospital's second vinyl experience and Blast and the Detergents' first- an instant classic of underground American culture.