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Artist: ELECTRIC EELS
Title: (Im So) Agitated
Format: 7"
Label: Agitated
Country: UK
Price: $10.00
"A special repressing of the classic debut single from THE ELECTRIC EELS, in a facsimile of the original sleeve. Agitated Records was pretty much blown away when the Electric Eels camp agreed for this to happen, and thus decided it made a perfect RSD release. the single itself is 35 years old this year, and still blows away most of anything released since, the sound of amps crackling, the feral vocals, and just an attitude that few have neared. Its possibly the most wild blast of punk rock ever." -Agitated
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Artist: ELECTRIC EELS
Title: Jaguar Ride
Format: 7"
Label: Hozac
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
“The Cleveland-based (and formerly Columbus) ELECTRIC EELS were unrivaled in terms of sonic mayhem for 1974/1975, especially for the Midwest, where extremities in music were very much unwelcome and were not given the opportunities that the art scenes of the coasts got to foster. This was an entirely new species emerging from the primordial ooze of the fertile crescent of a cesspool that birthed the 70s version of punk as we know it, this was true madness captured on tape, catchy and infectious insanity flowing through the air that never, EVER had a chance during its time, and this is one of the reasons the eels have such creedence. Its no surprise that it wasnt until worldwide punk was in full swing three years later that the debut electric eels single finally came out of the gates, oddly enough on the Rough Trade label, as its certain stillborn death in 1975 wasnt even conceivable, even to the Metal Mike and Lester Bangs-types lighting up the underground. The electric eels were the nexus of outsider noise at a time when there might have been several isolated antecedents in random basements in the early to mid 1970s, but none as stripped, bleeding, and almost too-cleverly-convulsing, and none more intimidating or more enigmatic considering how long it took their material to surface. This is the real deal, and there isnt anything more we can say, but there isnt much more than the electric eels when it comes to punk evolution, and the creatures much lower on the evolutionary scale than the currently accepted "godfathers of punk" music, wo will someday inherit this rotten corpse. And did we mention the B-side is the brutally beautiful comp-only track "Splitterty Splat" also recorded in 1975? Surely the planets have aligned, and this is our ticket into heaven, or madness, and yours as well, and we could not be more excited, proud, and genuinly scared to host these sacred recordings on our imprint, AMEN.” - Hozac.

Artist: ELECTRIC EELS
Title: The Eyeball Of Hell
Format: Double LP
Label: Scat
Country: USA
Price: $22.00
"Definitive collection of the Electric Eels proto-punk 1975 recordings. Includes the original 45 mixes, many unreleased tracks and all the favorites taken from the original tapes. 16 of the LPs 27 tracks have never been on vinyl before, ever. Only original tapes were used in this compilation (not true of "God Says Fuck You" or "Their Organic Majestys..."). The vinyl issue was edited and mastered entirely in the analog domain, is pressed on virgin vinyl and housed in a full color gatefold jacket. Cover art by lead guitarist John Morton. ..includes the lyrics plus liner notes by John Morton, Brian McMahon and Paul Marotta." - Scat. Very highly recommended!
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Artist: ELECTRIC EELS
Title: Die Electric Eels
Format: LP
Label: Superior Viaduct
Country: USA
Price: $22.00
"Clevelands electric eels (all lower case in homage to poet e.e. cummings) is Americas quintessential proto-punk band. Formed in 1972 by singer Dave E. McManus and guitarists John Morton and Brian McMahon, the group enlisted drummer Nick Knox (later of The Cramps) and producer Paul Marotta to record a flurry of catchy and genuinely fucked-up tunes. After only five legendary live performances -- complete with Dave E. in black leather jacket covered in rat-traps and playing a gas-powered lawnmower on stage -- the eels broke up in 1976 and posthumously released their classic single Agitated on Rough Trade in 1978, blazing a trail for high-art, low-concept rock. As Jon Savage writes in the liner notes, There is something heroic about the eels isolation and uncompromising attitude: a fierceness that you can hear in these songs that still resonates in a different time and world. This archival LP collects the eels best material from 1975. From the loud and snotty Agitated and its B-side Cyclotron (which Johan Kugelberg listed as #1 in his top 100 punk singles) to the anarchic anthem Jaguar Ride and the loose, bluesy sludge of Anxiety, the album exorcises the demonic power of the Stooges and Velvets and captures the mystique of these outsider artists inventing a new language. As the eels demand Attendance Required on their flyer for the infamous Special Extermination Music Night, listening is absolutely mandatory for this seminal band. Recommended for fans of Dead Boys, Simply Saucer, and Pagans." - Superior Viaduct.

Artist: ELECTRIC EELS
Title: Spin Age Blasters/Bunnies
Format: 7"
Label: Superior Viaduct
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Following their legendary punk-as-ever Agitated single, electric eels released their second posthumous single, Spin Age Blasters/Bunnies, on Mustard Records in 1981. Recorded in 1975 and taking the bands free-form jazz and art rock alliances to dizzying extreme, the twin-guitar swirl of Spin Age Blasters sounds like Trout Mask Replica on paint fumes, while Bunnies features Dave E.s relaxing Bob-Ross-like vocals and frantic clarinet bursts à la Roscoe Mitchell. This first-time vinyl reissue includes original cover artwork by eels guitarist John Morton and is pressed in a limited edition of 1,000 copies." - Superior Viaduct.

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