Wednesday, December 14, 2016

ARTIMUS PYLE

artist: AERTIMUS PYLE (San Francisco, California, USA)
venue: Mission Records
location: San Francisco, California, USA
date: 02 September 2000
length: 27 minutes (this includes more than 7 minutes of hanging out with room microphones picking up conversations between attendees and friends, some of whom are now dead)

HERE

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

THE PATTERN

artist: THE PATTERN (Oakland, California, USA)
venue: Mission Records
location: San Francisco, California, USA
date: 20 May 2001
length: 22 minutes

HERE

Friday, November 25, 2016

RAKTA


artist: RAKTA (São Paulo, SP, BRASIL)
venue: SESC
location: São Paulo, SP, BRASIL
date: 02 June 2016
length: 42 minutes

The video of this show has been widely circulated online, and is well worth your time. Cassette version released for their Japan/North America tour earlier this year...


Monday, November 14, 2016

AKIMBO

artist: TEEN CTHULU (Seattle, Washington, USA)
venue: Mission Records
location: San Francisco, California, USA
date: 02 September 2000
length: 21 minutes

Note: the first couple of tracks are recorded so fukkd up that this sounds like a really not chill at all abrasive harsh noise session. Into it. 

Monday, November 7, 2016

ELEPHANT MAN

artist: ELEPHANT MAN (San Francisco, California, USA)
venue: Mission Records
location: San Francisco, California, USA
date: 16 December 2001
length: 30 minutes

Sunday, October 30, 2016

DESTRUCTION UNIT


artist: DESTRUCTION UNIT (Phoenix, Arizona, USA)
venue: Shacklewell Arms
location: London, ENGLAND
date: 24 September 2015
length: 32 minutes


Physical copies of this recording available through Ascetic House - pretty much the coolest cassette label in North America....in case you weren't aware. 


Sunday, October 16, 2016

SILENT SERVANT


artist: SILENT SERVANT (Los Angeles, California, USA)
venue: ???
location: ???
date: ???
length: 41 minutes




Monday, September 26, 2016

EXIT HIPPIES // SUN CHILDREN SUN


artist/s: EXIT HIPPIES & SUN CHILDREN SUN (Tokyo, JAPAN)
venue: Uguisudani & Ibaraki Anarchy
location: ?? JAPAN
date: ??
length: 33 minutes



Sunday, September 4, 2016

MUTILATED MANNEQUINS

artist: MUTILATED MANNEQUINS (San Francisco, California, USA)
venue: Mission Records
location: San Francisco, California, USA
date: 20 October 2001
length: 36 minutes

HERE

Sunday, August 28, 2016

ABIGAIL // EFFIGY


artist: ABIGAIL: (Tokyo, JAPAN)
venue: Shin-Okubo Earthdom
location: Tokyo, JAPAN
date: 24 February 2007
length: 30 minutes

artist: EFFIGY (Tokyo, JAPAN)
venue: Shinjuku Antiknock
location: Tokyo, JAPAN
date: 04 March 2007
length: 29 minutes

This tape is a bootleg of the version released by Black Konflik in 2007.



Thursday, August 18, 2016

P.A.W.N.S.

artist: P.A.W.N.S. (Chico, California, USA)
venue: Mission Records
location: San Francisco, California USA
date: 30 December 2001
length: 17 minutes

HERE

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

S.H.I.T.


artist: S.H.I.T. (Toronto, Ontario, CANADA)
venue: The Silver Dollar
location: Toronto, Ontario, CANADA
date: 23 October 2015
length: 17 minutes


S.H.I.T. Set // Not Dead Yet


Friday, July 8, 2016

SCREAMING MAILBOXES OF DESTINY


artist: S.M.D. (Ingomar, Pennsylvania, USA)
venue: ??
location: ??
date: 27 April 1985
length: 44 minutes



Monday, June 27, 2016

LÄRM


artist: LÄRM (Amersfoort, HOLLAND)
venue: ?? (Thrashfest)
location: Hoogeveen, HOLLAND
date: ?? 2005
length: 25 minutes


Wednesday, June 22, 2016

DYSTROPHY

artist: DYSTROPHY (Milbrae, California, USA)
venue: Mission Records
location: San Francisco, California, USA
date: 30 December 2001
length: 14 minutes

HERE

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

MARSHSTEPPER


artist: MARSHSTEPPER (Phoenix, Arizona, USA)
venue: MATA
location: Los Angeles, California, USA
date: 13 July 2013
length: 29 minutes


Tuesday, June 7, 2016

HATE MAIL KILLERZ

artist: HATE MAIL KILLERZ (Hanford/Fresno, California, USA)
venue: Mission Records
location: San Francisco, California, USA
date: 30 December 2001
length: 15 minutes (including a gratuitous two minute drum warm up and 100 seconds of people milling about after the set)

HERE

Friday, May 27, 2016

ROCK AGAINST RACISM


artist: AUTONOMY // FRANTIC PUZZLE (Fullerton, California, USA)
venue: George Washington Community Center
location: Anaheim, California, USA
date: 25 July 1992
length: 61 minutes

Recorded live in a time and place where things like "non-violence" and "anti-racist" were actual flash points and not just talking points....

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

DESTROY!


artist: DESTROY! (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA)
venue: THD House
location: Minneapols, Minnesota, USA
date: 01 March 1992
length: 27 minutes


Saturday, May 14, 2016

MUZZY


artist: MUZZY (Portland, Oregon, USA)
venue: KBOO Radio
location: Portland, Oregon, USA
date: 27 September 2013
length: 20 minutes

True and absolute Freak Sounds....Je Suis Le Grand


Saturday, May 7, 2016

TEEN CTHULU

artist: TEEN CTHULU (Seattle, Washington, USA)
venue: Mission Records
location: San Francisco, California, USA
date: 19 August 2001
length: 22 minutes

HERE
Excuse the 4+ minute intro, but sometimes the shit before the band plays is as good as the shit when they play, you know?

Monday, April 25, 2016

SOCIETY OF FRIENDS AKA QUAKERS


artist: SOCIETY OF FRIENDS AKA QUAKERS (Austin, Texas, USA)
venue: Mission Records
location: San Francisco, California, USA
date: 19 August 2001
length: 16 minutes

"Now I'm in control....Microphone Control."


Tuesday, April 19, 2016

99¢


artist: 99¢ (California, Pennsylvania, USA)
venue: ??
location: ??
date: 24 February 1985
length: 32 minutes

All I know comes from the scrawl on the front of the tape and a listing for a band with the same name on the Infernal Noise comp tape, also from 1985. If you ever wanted to draw a bridge between FEAR and VOID....here you go.

Sunday, April 10, 2016

SIXTEENS

artist: SIXTEENS (San Francisco, California USA)
venue: Mission Records
location: San Francisco, California, USA
date: 20 October 2001
length: 41 minutes

Twenty years too late for the primitive industrial/synth their sound was rooted in, and more than a decade ahead of the current synth-punk explosion (see also contemporaries like VANISHING, MUTILATED MANNEQUINS, SUBTONIX), this band was genuinely weird, a total trip to see live, and would remain active in SF and Berlin for most of the '00s.

Sunday, April 3, 2016

SCREAMING TREES


artist: SCREAMING TREES (Seattle, Washington, USA)
venue: Kennel Club
location: San Francisco, California, USA
date: ??, 1988
length: 61 minutes

Middle of the road recording quality, but the overwhelming and relentless wall of guitars is still noteworthy. Tracks mostly from "Even If And Especially When" and "Invisible Lantern," for those interested in such things.


Monday, March 28, 2016

SWAMPSURFERS // THE VERNON WALTERS


artist: THE VERNON WALTERS (Hoorn, HOLLAND)
venue: Boerderij-Geleen
location: ??, HOLLAND
date: ??
lemgth: 30 minutes

artist: SWAMPSURFERS (Sittard, HOLLAND)
venue: Boerderij-Geleen
location: ??, HOLLAND
date: ??
length: 29 minutes

Both recordings released on a cassette to benefit and raise awareness for Greenpeace.
Stand Up Tapes 002




Monday, March 21, 2016

THIS COMPUTER KILLS

artist: THIS COMPUTER KILLS (Reno, Nevada, USA)
venue: Mission Records
location: San Francisco, California, USA
date: 06 January 2002
length: 24 minutes

HERE

Thursday, March 17, 2016

IRON LUNG

artist: IRON LUNG (Reno, Nevada, USA)
venue: Mission Records
location: San Francisco, California, USA
date: 19 August 2001
length: 18 minutes

HERE
Should he change a string or should we just, uh...stop?

Sunday, February 21, 2016

SKINNAY ENNIS


artist: SKINNAY ENNIS (Hollywood, California, USA)
venue: Hotel Astor
location: New York City, New York, USA
date: 23 September 1947
length: 25 minutes

ABC Radio broadcast, with introductions and between song banter from the emcee.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

S.N.F.U.


artist: S.N.F.U. (Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA)
venue: Uptown Bar
location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
date: 02 Jan 1992
length:

An excellent side benefit of ripping live tapes that Mark recorded in Minneapolis is catching bits of his commentary during the sets.

Saturday, January 16, 2016

MARSHSTEPPER


artist: MARSHSTEPPER (Phoenix, Arizona, USA)
venue: La Capsa
location: El Prat de Llobregat, Catalonia, SPAIN
date: 01 November 2014
length: 26 minutes

More information about MARSHSTEPPER and related projects here.

Saturday, January 2, 2016

THE CONTROL

artist: THE CONTROL (Buffalo, New York, USA)
venue: Mission Records
location: San Francisco, California, USA
date: 12 January 2002
length: 19 minutes

HERE