THIEVING BASTARDS: Complete Musical Disasters: 7”

Jul 25, 2018

This is one of those records that I’m pretty sure plays at 33 but sounds really cool at 45. This is totally inept punk with jerky drums and out-of-sync guitars. I’m not even sure how many songs are actually on this record (I think I originally mistook the track listing for lyrics?). Basically, this band sounds like they’re taking the musical stylings of bands like Chemotherapy or some early Crass Records noise bands then dressing it up in some sort of Billy Childish costume with blazing guitars. Totally bizarre record for true occultists only. –Ian Wise (SPHC,