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Dastard – Dear Empty Sky 2008-2010 CD

Dastard – Dear Empty Sky 2008-2010 CD (self-released, 2010):  DASTARD was a band from Lansing, IL that I really, really liked.  I later ended up playing bass in the band for about a year, but that’s irrelevant to this material. … Continue reading

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Ooze – #4 Live At Practice CS

Ooze – #4 Live At Practice CS (self-released, 2012):  You know OOZE.  If you don’t there are some primers here or here. Now that you’re settled, this tape is a practice recording featuring some OOZE classics that you’ve definitely heard … Continue reading

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Ooze – #12 + 13 CS

Ooze – #12 + 13 CS (2013, self-released):  You know who OOZE is.  I don’t feel the band needs much of an introduction at this point, but if you’re truly unfamiliar you could find a worse place to start.  While … Continue reading

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Ooze – American Beans #1 CS

Ooze – American Beans #1 CS (2012): The first burst from the inimitable OOZE.  Featuring members of tons of other NWI bands, OOZE gestated for a while with a bunch of tapes in very small runs.  This is one such tape. … Continue reading

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Stubborn Attitude/Get Bent – split CS

Stubborn Attitude/Get Bent split CS (self-released, 200?):  Another rager from the mid-2000’s in Northwest Indiana, this time pre-dating bands like SCABS, DURESS, PUKEOID, CARBONLEAK, and plenty more.  I first heard GET BENT and STUBBORN ATTITUDE on a benefit tape called LIVER-AIDE … Continue reading

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V/A – Cool Bands

I’ve seen the second and third installments of this series of tape comps floating around, but not the first.  So here you have it – the inaugural COOL BANDS compilation.  These three tapes all focus on a pocket of truly … Continue reading

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Scabs – Demo CS

Scabs – Demo CS (self-released, 2011):  SCABS were one of my favorite bands in an outpouring of a LOT of very good Northwest Indiana bands from this time period.  Unsurprisingly, this band features members of many of those other groups … Continue reading

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