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Artist: SCREAMERS
Title: In A Better World
Format: Double CD
Label: Extravertigo/Xeroid
Country: USA
Price: $17.50
"Two full CDs of material from this legendary Los Angeles extreme synth-punk outfit! You get 9 songs recorded live at the Whisky on 1/6/78, 10 more recorded there the following night, two songs from the Pat Garrett demos from 7/7/77, 3 songs from another demo session, 7 songs recorded live at the Mabuhay Gardens on 9/2/78, 8 songs recorded at various live and demo sessions 1978-79, plus singer Tomata Du Plenty doing a radio ad for a show at the Roxy. All this is backed up by a fat 28-page booklet with numerous photos, posters, graphics, a band roster, and reprints of some of their press coverage." - Xeroid.
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Artist: SCREAMERS
Title: Magazine Love b/w Cholo Jump
Format: 7"
Label: Meeuw Muzak
Country: Netherlands
Price: $6.00
"The Screamers were part of the 1st wave of west coast punk. They were together from 1977 - 81 and had roots that can be traced back nearly a decade. Founding members Tomata du Plenty and Tommy Gear had performed together in Ze Whiz Kidz, a lip-sync troupe which godfathered major rebirths of local scenes of performance art, modern dance, punk and the gay underground in Seattle in the early 70ies. In 1975 they formed The Tupperwares, an all drag trio which included Rio de Janeiro, Tomata and Melba Toast (Tommy). They performed a few shows in 1976 with the help of various underground Seattle musicians such as Bill Rieflien (of Rev-co fame) and members of his band The Telepaths. One of the first west coast DIY shows was put on by The Tupperwares, The Telepaths and Meyce on May 1st, 1976, at the Odd Fellows Temple - admission was $1.00. The spring of 1977 would see a move to LA by Tommy and Tomata where they meet and recruit KK Barrett and David Braun, and form The Screamers. Vocals, ARP Odessey synth, Fender Rhodes electric piano with fuzz box and drums was what they used to create their lo fi psycho kraftwerk performance punk attack. They became one of LAs all time biggest club bands and they were also its most mysterious. They are renowned as the original punk undergrounds most popular band, who vanished into thin air without ever releasing a single record, who never officially toured, and who were so far ahead of their time in doing away with electric guitars in aggressive rock music that they were called techno punk back in 1978. Style and theater were also so much part of The Screamers that nobody ever called them out for being a punk band with a full time stylist. The legendary west coast synth punk band live at the whisky, LA, 14.9.78, red vinyl, 400 copies." - Meeuw Muzak.
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Artist: SCREAMERS
Title: Assault!
Format: LP
Label: Scream!
Country: UK
Price: $19.00
"A nice collection of recordings by the Los Angeles synthpunk pioneers, this includes 1978 live versions of "Vertigo," "Last Four Digits," "Magazine Love," "The Beat Goes On," "Punish or Be Damned," and "In a Better World," plus "If I Cant Have What I Want" and "Mater Dolores" from the 1977 Pat Garrett demos, "Why the World" and "The Scream" from a 1978 demo, as well as "Im a Mensch," "The Scream," and "Why the World" from the 1978 Renee Daalder/David Campbell demos, closing with a great quality live "122 Hours of Fear." The folder insert features a long 1979 article and band interview by Jon Savage, plus lyrics, photos and gig posters." - Scream!
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Artist: SCREAMERS
Title: Live in 1978 in San Francisco
Format: DVD
Label: Target Video
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"A first-time-on-DVD release of Target Videos live document of legendary Los Angeles punk band THE SCREAMERS. Shot live in San Francisco by JOE REES, September 2, 1978, before an audience of adoring fans. Seven songs, along with five super-rare, unreleased videos shot live at the Target Studios."
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