I don’t know how the folks at bandcamp would feel about this if they found out, but somebody’s using the site to make downloads available of various old demos, 7″s, etc from certain now defunct eastern Iowa bands here, and it’s a treasure chest. Classic material from The Vidablue (later known as Ten Grand), Matt Davis’s pre-Vidablue band Brazil, Burmese (where’s the Bottledog! stuff, Mr. Dude?), Kita, Epileptic Cheetah, Sludgeplow, Autodramatics, The Pee-Pees, Los Marauders’ classic You Make My Cum In My Pants 7″, and a whole lot of stuff I either never or barely heard of. I love these kind of underground-musical-historical-preservation projects.
The story begins with teenage me purchasing a homemade cassette tape that caughtmy eye in the record store I then frequented. Its title, ...… Continue reading