Wednesday, June 15, 2011

N.O. Experience Necessary (1980)

Here's a compilation from Louisiana's underground punk scene circa 1980. Ostensibly the bands are mostly from New Orleans, judging from the double entendre of the title.
Mechanics are the main attraction. The Consumer is one of the best spastic punk wave synth songs around, and Sad Army is up there too. Driveways are standouts as well. Men in Black put out a pretty good synth punk 7", and although synthesizer is listed, it seems they forgot to plug it in here. Most of this plays like a Louisiana killed by death punk compilation, and Shitdogs have tracks on a few kbd records. Here they do some serious Ramones worship.

Mechanics - The Consumer

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