M Blanket/Slinky split 7″

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M Blanket/Slinky split 7” (Spinout 360, 1995):  You know how you’ll get a split and there will be two bands on it, but you’ll sort of only listen to one side?  This is kind of one of those cases.  I mean, Slinky isn’t terrible.  Their songs are repetitive, run of the mill mid-90’s peppy pop-punk.  I’m not going to cry if someone puts it on, but rarely will I be the one to do so.  When I do, it’s only because the record’s already out from when I was listening to the stellar M Blanket tracks.

Normally though, I’ll just re-spin M Blanket’s three songs on their side.  M Blanket played intelligent, dirty, and aggressive pop-punk from Canada in the 1990’s.  This is definitely a band that puts more emphasis on the punk in “pop-punk,” an attitude I always appreciate.  Discerning listeners should check out M Blanket’s “Safety” 7” if you want their finest material, but songs like “Wet Meat” and “Invite Only” stand among this band’s best tunes.  Don’t mess up.  Check this record out.

Note: This record has two covers that it comes with, allowing you the ability to display your favorite..  I’ve included them both in the download for completion’s sake.  Dig it.

GET IT

Jim

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2 Responses to M Blanket/Slinky split 7″

  1. shane hoffman says:

    m blanket record

    hey,
    my name is shane i’m the one responsible for the release of the M-Blanket / Slinky split record! its been a long time… about 250-333 records went directly to m-blanket via slow to burn and the rest were split amongst my friend who put up the money to put it out and the label Spinout 360 / the band slinky got the rest…. we sold a lot of them but i still have quite a few copies of it left. if you know any one who would like to get a copy send them my way…. if you have any questions or would like to email write to shanefish2000@hotmail.com ….. m-blanket kicked my ass the first time i heard them. the clash, operation ivy and jawbreaker all got their asses kicked when i heard m-blanket…. they still rule and dave destroyed it on vocals and always did. such aggression and presence … amazing
    write me, shane

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