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NEW RELEASE!

AMERICAN LOST PUNK ROCK NUGGETS

DECEMBER 2020

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the dogs

TEEN SLIME

RUR #04 (LP_COLOR)

A real punk masterpiece! Finally available again on vinyl the complete collection of these Iowa monsters, including their rare and great single released in 1979 + studio songs recorded in the same period. Liner notes written by lead guitarist Jody Koenig.

NEW RELEASE!

BIG STAR ROLLING

DECEMBER 2020

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MITTAGEISEN

HARDCORE SESSION

BSR #05 (LP, LP_COLOR)

YES, IT’S TRUE… AN ENTIRE STUDIO SESSION RECORDED IN 1979!!! THE ITALIAN BAND HOLY GRAIL FOR WORLWIDE PUNK ROCK COLLECTORS IS FINALLY OUT ON VINYL!!!

NEW RELEASE!

BLACKOUT RECORDS

DECEMBER 2020

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KILLER BEES

BUZZ'N THE TOWN

BOR #12 (LP)

Blackout Records rediscovered 10 original studio tracks recorded between 1977 and 1982 by the original Washington DC punks! Strongly influenced by UK glam, US proto-punk and golden age hard rock, this is a true missing link between the best tradition of American rock’n’roll and the energy of British punk rock of those days!!!

still in stock

REALLY FEW COPIES LEFT!

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THE GYNECOLOGISTS

JOHN WAYNE GACY

RUR #88 (LP, LP_COLOR)

Howlin’ from Bloomington, Indiana, The Gynecologists were probably one of the most outrageous and repellent punk bands ever.

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NUBS

S/T

RUR #87 (LP)

A San Francisco old school punk band, the Nubs are famous for their 1980 underground hit “Job”.

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NAZI BITCH AND THE JEWS

DEAD PORKER

RUR #86 (LP)

Hailing from Fresno, CA, NBJ have been one of the best kept secrets of American punk rock.

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english subtitles

EAR PIERCING (ORANGES AND LEMONS DEMOS 1978-1979)

EPS #17 (LP, LP_COLOR)

From the original demo tapes that in 1979 secured them a record deal with Small Wonder come 13 studio tracks by UK post punk band English Subtitles.

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this perfect day

NO FRILLS, JUST NOISE!

SS #15 (LP)

This Perfect Day was a band formed in Manchester, UK around 1981 by vocalist/blues harp player John Sama Snowden and synthesiser player Mik Hayes.

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red wedding

ANTHOLOGY 1981-1985

SS #14 (LP)

Red Wedding debuted at the Brave Dog on Saturday, June 13, 1981. Fans expecting a revamped Hey Taxi (the original punk incarnation of the band) were in for a shock.

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morrowyellow

MY COLOURS: 1985-1988

SS #12 (LP)

Founded in 1983 in Verona by Mauro Marchesi (keyboards and electronics) and Joyello Triolo (vocals and guitar), after the split of the punk band Eva Brown.

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English Subtitles

TANNOY / CARS ON FIRE

GR #07 (7_INCHES)

Released in 1981 on Glass Records. YES… not a reissue, but original stock copy (including insert) recently found from band members.

IN STOCK

AMERICAN LOST PUNK ROCK NUGGETS

OBSCURE NUGGETS FROM THE GOLDEN AGE OF PUNK ROCK!

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luke mucus and the phlegm

S/T

RUR #72 (LP)

Inspired by the ‘77 Punk pages of Creem and Rolling Stone magazines, four suburban Detroit high school journalism classmates fashioned themselves into a band.

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luke warm

S/T

RUR #70 (LP)

In 1980, Detroit’s LUKE MUCUS & THE PHLEGM morphed into the more user-friendly LUKE WARM, catching the New Wave/Power Pop bug.

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ed davis band

KEITH RICHARD'S DEAD

RUR #61 (LP)

Guitarists Mike Enright and Byron Stevens met drummer Curt Gary at the University of Cincinnati in the early 70s.

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grim klone band

BLANK SPACE

RUR #10 (LP)

New Jersey pycho punkers on acid! Obnoxious and insane studio and live material recorded in 1978/79.

IN STOCK

SYNTHETIC SHADOWS RECORDS

EARLY POST PUNK MINIMAL SYNTH WORLDWIDE!

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blaue reiter

MY INNER THOUGHT

SS #22 (LP)

Blaue Reiter was a seminal post punk band from Alessandria, not so far from Turin. They appeared in autumn 1982 on the compilation “Gathered” edited by “Rockerilla”, who at the time was the leading magazine for anyone interested in the new rock trends.

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joe d'elirio and the exxess

S/T

SS #21 (LP, LP_COLOR)

Started as a singer in a punk band in 1977, The Hot Pins, Aurelio Laloni, aka Joe D’Elirio, is a sort of small legend of italian underground music. His main musical influences ranging from Velvet Underground to Kraftwerk, from the Stooges to Giorgio Moroder.

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network

CRUCIAL NETWORK

SS #20.5 (12_INCHES)

Roland TR-808 drum machine samples arranged in syncopated rhythm patterns often resembling the Funk breaks with simple, funky basslines…

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luc orient

S/T

SS #19 (LP)

Luc Orient was formed in Trieste in 1981 by Alessandro Corda (former keyboard player of Revolver, one of the first punk bands in Italy), Rrok Prennushi (guitar) and Piero Pieri (vocals).

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system 56

S/T

SS #10 (LP)

System 56 was a band from Cleveland, Ohio, formed by Steve Simenic in the winter of 1981-82 through a series of Musicians Wanted ads in Cleveland’s local entertainment weekly - SCENE MAGAZINE.

IN STOCK

RAVE UP RECORDS ITALIAN punk stuff!

OBSCURE BANDS FROM THE ITALIAN PUNK SCENE!

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ferox

ST

RURI #05 (LP)

FEROX??! who are them?? Well, do you like UNIPLUX, INCESTI, KAOS ROCK, JO SQUILLO, DECIBEL… in few words, early italian punk sung in ITALIAN!!

IN STOCK

RAVE UP RECORDS X

NEW BANDS WITH RIGHT ATTITUDE!

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muddy worries

THE RENT / SUMMERTIME

RURX #08 (7_INCHES)

Psychotic and hopeless rock’n’roll punk from the outskirts of Bologna (Italy) as were in the 80s american suburbs.

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tragicz

I WANT MORE / GET OUT OF HERE

RURX #07 (7_INCHES)

Finally out on Rave Up records, one of the greatest new italian punk rock bands.

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the hand

S/T

RURX #05 (7_INCHES)

Drone’n’roll trio from Rome witnessing the rise and fall of man-machine interaction.

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alieni

TOY BOY

RURX #01 (7_INCHES)

Rave up records is proud to presents the new rock’n’roll sensation from Rome!

IN STOCK

AMERICAN LOST PUNK ROCK GEMS

SMALL GEMS FROM GREAT USA PUNK BANDS!

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abuse

ABUSE!

RUG #06 (7_INCHES)

Punk rock didn’t come to Topeka, Kansas until 1979, but when it did it hit like an atom bomb. Abuse took their cue from The Stooges and the New York Dolls and then blended that into a sound all their own.

IN STOCK

RAVE-UP BOOKS

BRAND NEW BOOKS CASTING LIGHT ON OBSCURE AND RARE MUSIC!

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bizzarro italiano 1988-1999

ITALIAN WEIRD CINEMA FROM THE ANALOGIC ERA

BOOKS #03 (DVD)

Per gli amanti del cinema underground italiano degli anni ‘80 / ‘90 è in uscita la prima storica antologia su DVD che raccoglie i cortometraggi più rappresentativi di quel periodo, a cura dal regista Paolo Fazzini.

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NOI CONQUISTEREMO LA LUNA

SCRITTI SULLA NEW WAVE ITALIANA 1980/1985

BOOKS #02 (BOOK)

“Noi conquisteremo la Luna” ripropone tutti gli articoli, le recensioni e le interviste sul post-punk italiano firmati dal decano Federico Guglielmi fra il 1980 e il 1985, con appena un pizzico di editing per salvaguardare lo spirito entusiastico e naif dell’epoca.