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Artist: URINALS, THE
Title: Negative Capability
Format: Double LP
Label: In The Red
Country: USA
Price: $21.00
"In The Red is proud to announce this double-vinyl release of THE URINALS Negative Capability, originally released by Amphetamine Reptile on CD in 1996. Before changing their name to the less restricting 100 FLOWERS and becoming one of the most respected underground post-punk-pop acts in the US, Los Angeless seminal trio released eleven songs during their 1977-1980 tenure-ten on their three 7-inch singles and one more on a 7-inch compilation, all on their own Happy Squid label (they were about the only Los Angeles band to do that back then). This retrospective triples their output to 31 songs! Want to hear Americas Wire, only twice as primitive (if thats possible), with one quarter the sound quality? Even when they are covering the Soft Machines "Why Are We Sleeping?" they sound like a three-step primer on minimalism, in scratchy, fast, burping, nutso punk with clipped vocals. You can see why the Minutemen covered "Ack Ack Ack Ack," but its the real solid, melodic stuff-such as the Last-inspired harmonies of the great A-sides "Black Hole" and "Sex," and "Scholastic Aptitude," and the instrumental "Surfing With the Shah" (which foreshadows the coming of 100 Flowers and later offshoot TROTSKY ICEPICK)-that makes so many Angelinos remember this goofy but great trio so fondly. Negative Capability has an unrelenting, authoritative intelligence and sense of humor." -Jack Rabid. Includes digital download card.

Artist: URINALS, THE
Title: Another EP
Format: 7"
Label: Superior Viaduct
Country: USA
Price: $10.00
"Originally released in 1979 on the bands own Happy Squid Records, THE URINALS second 7-inch picks up where their first left off. Bookended by the slow-building pressure of "Black Hole" (covered by The Gun Club and Grass Widow, among others) and rapid-fire surge of "Ack Ack Ack Ack" (famously covered by the Minutemen), Another EP shows what happens when dynamic songwriting meets condensed attitude. Essential recordings that are best appreciated in small doses, repeated over and over and over. Limited edition color vinyl." -Superior Viaduct.

Artist: URINALS, THE
Title: S/T
Format: 7"
Label: Superior Viaduct
Country: USA
Price: $10.00
"Hailing from the late-70s underground of Los Angeles, THE URINALS were often called "the American Wire" for their graceful tension, wild energy and trademark brevity. Recorded with a sole microphone and guitar / bass running through a single amplifier, their debut 1978 EP defies its limitations while defining The Urinals unique aesthetic. "Dead Flowers," "Hologram" and "Last Days of Man on Earth" are not simply classic songs, they are venerable punk haiku-raw and unrestrained. Limited edition color vinyl." -Superior Viaduct.

Artist: URINALS, THE
Title: Sex/Go Away
Format: 7"
Label: Superior Viaduct
Country: USA
Price: $10.00
"THE URINALS third 7-inch, from 1980, demonstrates the groups increased technical proficiency and fuller production that the same members would later bring to their next project, 100 FLOWERs, under which moniker they produced an outstanding album (also available on Superior Viaduct). "Sex" and "Go Away Girl" (penned by David Nolte of The Last) are propulsive, lo-fi statements that lay waste to the A-side in under three minutes-classic Urinals form. Faithfully restored with test tones on the B-side to ensure your hi-fi is set properly for these sounds. Limited edition color vinyl." -Superior Viaduct.

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