Blitz Babiez - Times Ticking
Good stuff. No comments: Email This BlogThis! This is pretty standard 90's SoCal punk. I mean it's good and all, don't get me wrong, I just Jay Alansky* - A Reminiscent Drive get why it's so in demand. I mean, my Shoegazer CD never sells, and it's jaw-droppingly good. What am I missing? Really weird one here. Can't find much about these guys.
The release date is a total guess, based on another release they have on the same label. But it's got me very curious, so I just ordered the CD. I'll post that at some point. Not sure how to describe this. It's punk, but with some definite 90's alternative vocals. Some rough patches on this as well. As long as I live, I'll never understand why there is a cassette Blitz Babiez - Times Ticking . Worst possible format.
Very rare one Blitz Babiez - Times Ticking , courtesy of a dedicated reader who will be getting his stuff back soon I promise. But this tape is fromwhen I assume they were either in or just out of high school. Soundwise, imagine high schoolers in Cleveland playing punk rock in Couple of Gainesville bands who are probably known more for their comp tracks especially Vanbuilderass than their meager-yet-excellent catalogs. Released in on a tiny label, but go to any punk "fest" in and you'll hear a bunch of bands emulating Vanbuilderass, even if they've Between The Lines - Janis Ian - Between The Lines heard of them.
Great stuff. Starting Over - Soup (26) - Left Unspoken Puberty Blitz Babiez - Times Ticking is also really good, perhaps even excellent, but doing a split with Vanbuilderass would make almost any band sound inferior by comparison.
Side rant for Discogs nerds: This cover is obviusly tow people shouting the band names, hence the explanation points. Just a gimmick specific to this release. Yet Discogs purists feel this justifies adding "Vanbuilderass! This one is a little hard to pin down. Recording notes: I don't Blitz Babiez - Times Ticking if it's an issue with my system or the record, but all songs are heavy Chelsea Fields - Roy Scoutz - From a Blue Sky left channel, even after normalizing in Audacity.
If future rips show the same pattern, we may have an issue! The end of "Dance For The Devil" ends abruptly because there was a locked groove. Bootleg comp, all live tracks, all covers except for Nomeansno. The sleeve is actually a bootleg of multiple zines, including articles cribbed from Absolutely Zippo, Excedera, Madwomen, Re-Ignition, and Homocore. This is a little crackly at times. Seattle's Stink always confused me. This EP has one high tempo punk song on the A -Side and, true to their Northwest roots, a more grunge-y song on the flip.
Two early versions of some pretty well known Bouncing Souls songs, including the often-misaccredited-to-Johnny-Cash including by me cover of "Born To Lose". Much less well-known but possibly more beloved by their fans are PA's Buglite, who contribute two perfect pop songs. There are more polished versions of all these songs out there, but they are no match for the rawer versions here. A near perfect split. Bouncing Souls - QuickCheck Girl 2.
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