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Vitamin - Recordings 1981 (WHITE VINYL)


  • £20.14 ( )

Cat. no: LPDG220LE
Format: LP (White Vinyl)
Barcode: 634457036680
Release Date: 23rd April 2021
Genre: Rock

It was 1979 when Boston teenagers Jason Shapiro and Mike McGlinchey saw the wide-open door of punk as it turned to art-punk and no wave, and scurried straight in. Shapiro was 14.

McGlinchey was only a few years older. Neither had played an instrument for long when Vitamin formed. Eventually, violinist Margie Politzer and drummer Chris Gill joined to complete the line-up. Inspired by the no wave impulse to tear rock apart and build something new from the blistering pieces, Vitamin’s sound was raucous and careening but playful, with a dash of conceptualism for good measure.

Truly joyful noise. Their brief life stands as a difficult-to-top example of artmaking for its own sake, and a document of youthful collective creation.

Packaging: LP opaque white vinyl [w/ download card]

Tracks: Sarah’s Braid / Black Sheep / Sinner / French Fries / Psycho Analyzer/ Bug Spray (Live at The Underground) / Mouse Trap (Live at The Underground) / Intro (Live At The Rat) / Mommy (Live At The Rat) / Bag Man (Live At The Rat) / Sidewalk Slip (Live At The Rat) / Jumping Jack (Live At The Rat) / Black Sheep (Live at The Underground) / French Fries (Live at The Underground)

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