Early funk influenced No Wave band from Philadelphia with Robyn Graves (Serial Killers) on vocals, Val Opielski (ps xo, Krakatoa, Bush Tetras) on guitar & Keyboards, Dan Melamed on Drums and the late Martel Fin on bass
Val gave me these tape’s files a while ago (when I wasn’t very actively making updates) and I have no idea why but I did not put them up then. (Sorry about that Val). Then Initial Attack was mentioned in a conversation about Yoni’s article about Philly No Wave. It made me check my look for it and I had the demo. I hope there aren’t more things people gave me that I didn’t get up. Check this demo out.
Finally can put up the 5 Story Fall demo (sort of) – this is recordings of the carts (which were basically 8-tracks with a single songs on them) from WKDU that (luckily) Jackie had recorded on a cassette. (Thanks Jackie)
5 Story Fall was John Gilmour (The She Males Encounters) – singing and some guitar, David Reworht – guitar, Kelvin Joyner – vocals, Rob Boyes ( Doctor at Tree) – bass and Bobbie Ray – Drums.
“Bobbie went on to join Executive Slacks We lived next door to Matt Marello Matt and John Young were our idols! Executive Slacks and Lee Paris got East Side Club and Ripleys to book us but we were all notoriously underage all the time” – John
I have also posted a video with a couple of songs from a WKDU Band Bash in 1985 and some Flyers below. Thanks to John Gilmour for the much needed info.
Revelogic is a solo project from Marc Beck (Crankcase, Vick Logic, Ken, Heroics.) The Live from WKDU is from Marina’s show from April 12, 1996.
Then his full cd New Pacific Map which was easily one of my favorite cds from 97. Below that is the 7″ with Marc and Judith Schaechter who also creates amazing stained glass art (and they were in Ken together) – 2 of Marc’s No One Red Cent Cassette tapes – then his My Century cd compilation of other solo works.
Immaculate Hearts was the late Philadelphia (and Toronto) legend Freddy Pompeii singing and Dee Pop on drums along with Steve House (Guitar), W.G.Hamilton (Bass). Freddy was in the Viletones (Toronto), the Secrets (Toronto), Bubble, Gas Company, Fight Fuck or Dance, and Dee Pop is the drummer for Bush Tetras from New York City
I’ve collected everything I could find for this band – First up is a Live set from WKDU on Jackie’s show, Jackie also had a 6 song early demo tape. Then the 3 – 7 inches they released and an unreleased set of songs that Brett saved off an old MySpace page. Finishing up with an amazing Tribute video put together by Craig Surgent of a Paul Revere & the Raiders cover song (Good Things).
Mace Canister Recordings’ Bandcamp has released The Heathens Philadelphia
Definitely pick this up on Bandcamp – The Heathens also have two tracks on the Get Off My Back Comp.
1981-1984 Philadelphia band with members of The Stick Men, King of Siam, Informed Sources and the 15 year-old brother of drummer Sky Kishlo .This is a posthumous 30-something song cassette of studio recordings and a live appearance on WXPN-FM Philadelphia entitled “Ladies And Gentlemen,These Are The Heathens” that was made with cover and insert with song titles and liner notes by their late drummer
This release is in loving memory of Beth Ann Lejman and Sky Kishlo.
All monies from paid downloads will be donated to Environmental Working Group ewg.org by request of Steven Kishlo
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