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Various: Sex & Subversion: A THICK Records DocumentSex & Subversion: A THICK Records Document (2003)
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Sex & Subversion is the second in a series of THICK Records' cheapo compilations, with the first one being Love and Rebellion, released last year. This CD is in the same vein as the last, serving simply as a label sampler but also giving the listener what they really want: unreleased tracks. Of .


Sex & Subversion is the second in a series of THICK Records' cheapo compilations, with the first one being Love and Rebellion, released last year. This CD is in the same vein as the last, serving simply as a label sampler but also giving the listener what they really want: unreleased tracks.

Of the 17 tracks on here, 10 are previously unreleased. The comp contains rarities from Blue Meanies, Goldblade, Tom Daily, The Arrivals, Vortis, and Bitchy, acoustic radio tracks from Dave of the Arrivals and Scott of Local H, and songs off the upcoming Motel Blonde and New Black releases. Highlights from all this unreleased material include:

-The new Blue Meanies song, "Short Attention Span." Faster, louder, and just all-around better than most of their other posthumous compilation efforts, I gotta wonder how much more of this is locked up in the THICK vault. I also gotta wonder why the hell they just don't get back together already.
-Vortis' "Christmas In Kabul" sounds like Jello Biafra in front of a bunch of autistic kids banging on instruments. In a good way.
-Bitchy turns in a surprisingly solid rendition of "White Riot" by the Clash. Good work.
-The songs from Motel Blonde [mbrs. of Dropkick Murphys/GC5] and New Black are promising to say the least, and I definitely can't wait for either band's record now.

All in all, Sex & Subversion does it's job - it creates buzz for the label and it's bands while at the same time giving it's listener quality tunes, many of which had never seen the light of day before. Sounds like a deal to me.

Oh yeah, you get to see a killer set of boobs under the CD tray, too.

MP3s
The GC5 - The Long Goodbye
Haymarket Riot - Bought Your Weight
Local H - Cooler Heads
Motel Blonde - Keeping Misery Company
New Black - Booze Olympics
Sullen - All Fall Down

 

 
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GreenVandal (December 15, 2003)

Hey...i didnt even realize he was gone...

SUPERDUDE COME HOME!

Anonymous (December 15, 2003)

In your pants.

inagreendase (December 15, 2003)

where is superdude

GreenVandal (December 15, 2003)

Right now in the white house someone is saying to his friend by the water cooler "well we finally fired that old guy we hired to run our oil division....lets just hope the next guy isnt such a fascist dictator." then they share a hearty chuckle and discuss how to further stem off the coming wave of pollutant free energy sources.

I fucking hate republicans.

Saddams capture is a great thing...the problem is that we are patting ourselves on the back for someting that was our fault in the first place. We owed the world this. And now after all the propaghanda has ended, we will be left with the cold reality of a entire nation of people that needs help. Adn if we go in looking for dollar signs (which all signs are showing that we will) we are going to end up with someone even worse then saddam, and this time he wont be of our own making so the people may actually completely stand by him.

makes ya shiver doesnt it?

inagreendase (December 15, 2003)

i think its time for iraq to get NATOIZED!!

-thriceequalsgod.

dignin (December 15, 2003)

now they just need to catch Goldstein...err, I mean Osama.

FortyMinutesWest (December 14, 2003)

Nothing funnier than people being hurt or injured, eh?

Anonymous (December 14, 2003)

They're glorifying the whole event a bit too much. The coalition force in itself is almost as deadly as having Saddam in a position of power.

jwinter (December 14, 2003)

"4 killed, 60 injured in celebration of Saddam's capture"

Hahaha.. those crazy Iraqis. What do they expect when they shoot their guns in the air? The bullet goes into outer space? hahaha..

FortyMinutesWest (December 14, 2003)

Hopefully it will slow down the attacks, considering a few of my friends are in Iraq right now...

ElVaquero (December 14, 2003)

wait, what about osama?

oh, well... this is only going to deter the reality of reconstruction troubles for a while.

jwinter (December 14, 2003)

meh... hopefully it'll deter the car bombings and terrorist strikes.. but i doubt it will.

Anonymous (December 14, 2003)

off topic, yes, but any thoughts on the supposed capture of Saddam?
-Janelle

Anonymous (December 14, 2003)

well, yes and no.

Chinatown (December 13, 2003)

Are those mermaid boobs on the cover?

Anonymous (December 13, 2003)

A.R.E T.H.E B.O.O.B.S B.A.R.E ?

ElVaquero (December 13, 2003)

Scott, you sold me with the last paragraph. Actually, the Tossers being involved will sell me on nearly anything.

Oh, yeah, fix the text for the Motel Blond link, it says Motel BLACK.

Anonymous (December 13, 2003)

The boobs are nice. Not dirty punk rock boobs, nice boobs. And beyond that, New Black is awesome. I've had a chance to hear the record and it blew me away..and hell I hated the demos. Apparently they've posted what I'd say is the best song on the CD on their site http://www.newblack.net. I think thick may have some songs on their site, but who knows.

Anonymous (December 12, 2003)

"new Blue Meanies song" = greatest fucking thing i've heard all day.

-c22

Anonymous (December 12, 2003)

To answer a couple questions, the live song from The Arrivals is Dave doing a They Might Be Giants Song (which was actually recorded on my radio show called radio free chicago [http://www.radiofreechicago.org]). Also, the New Black song is from their demo. It was the only song from the demo that was re-recorded and sounds a buttload better. They are currently, seriously, the best band in chicago.

jwinter (December 12, 2003)

i remember.. back when I was a tike (ok.. fifth grade?... '95ish?), didn't know any better, and listened to alternative radio, and heard the "bound for the floor" song by Local H and just loved it. Unfortunately I had no income at the time and bought no CD's, but oh, even at a young age, I had a decent taste for music. Of course i had no idea what a copasthetic was.. but whatever. Good band, that local h.

Anonymous (December 12, 2003)

MEANIES! MEANIES! The world sucks without 'em...

Anonymous (December 12, 2003)

Real, naked boobs?

Anonymous (December 12, 2003)

"-The new Blue Meanies song, "Short Attention Span." Faster, louder, and just all-around better than most of their other posthumous compilation efforts, I gotta wonder how much more of this is locked up in the THICK vault. I also gotta wonder why the hell they just don't get back together already."

A-FUCKING-MEN....they need to come back and teach all these wanna-be-musicians how its done.

Anonymous (December 12, 2003)

The Arrivals version of Negative 1 / Hell Can Wait is full blown electric. It was remixed by Lance Reynolds for the Sex & Subversion Comp (and sounds a million times better than the album version).

Anonymous (December 12, 2003)

holy shit, i would buy just this for boobs.

REALPUNX4LIFE (December 12, 2003)

Is the Arrivals song just the version of -1/Hell Can Wait from the Experiments in Audio Rocketry comp? The in-studio acoustic version? If so, that's wicked lame.

Anonymous (December 12, 2003)

Thick has this comp online for $.99 cents. The Blue Meanies track alone is worth that. stand out songs from The Methadones, The GC5, and The Tossers.

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