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Pylon ‎– Live [2xLP] – New LP
Chunklet Industries

Pylon ‎– Live [2xLP] – New LP

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Pylon double-live!  Gonzo!  1983.
"Pylon is still my favorite Athens band, in fact, one of my favorite bands!"
-Fred Schneider, The B-52s

“Randy Bewley and Michael Lachowski's simple lines display untoward rhythm and melody, respectively. Curtis Crowe bangs away so obdurately it's hard to understand why he didn't become rich. Vanessa Briscoe Hay barks and brays whatever incantatory phrases seem called for. Timeless. Cool.”
-Robert Christgau, Dean of American Rock Critics

“[Pylon] stands as shockingly modern and unparalleled these many years later." 
-Michael Stipe, R.E.M.


1983 was a banner year for Pylon. The Athens quartet released their second album, Chomp, on Atlanta-based DB Records, toured the country extensively, and played several opening slots for then-up-and-comers U2. And then, without a hint of explanation, they quit.

Their final show at the Mad Hatter in Athens, Georgia, was, as was always the case, a frenzy of minimal disco thud, post-punk guitar scree, and deliriously inspired howl. Oh, and dancing — always dancing — both in the crowd and on stage. The gig was...  more

credits

released July 25, 2016

SIDE A
Working is No Problem
Driving School
No Clocks
Altitude
Gravity

SIDE B
Crazy
K
Cool
Italian Movie Theme
Buzz

SIDE C
Danger
Reptiles
Stop It
Feast On My Heart
Beep

SIDE D
M Train
Volume
Weather Radio
Party Zone
Batman

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Manufactured & Assembled in U.S.A.
A Chunklet Industries release

All songs written and performed by Pylon (Randall Bewley/Vanessa Briscoe Hay/Curtis Crowe/Michael Lachowski)
Lyrics and arrangement by Pylon
Published by Pylon Music Two for BMG Bumblebee
© Pylon, 1983, 2016
Except “Batman”
written by Neal Hefti
publisher Emi April Music Inc OBO Emi Miller Catalog Inc.

Executive Producer: Henry Owings
Tapes preserved by Jeff Calder along with Steve Puntolillo at Sonicraft
Audio restored and mixed by Derek Almstead
Mastered by Drew Crumbaugh
Lacquers cut by Bob Weston at Chicago Mastering Service

Recorded on December 1, 1983 at the Mad Hatter, Athens, Georgia
Audio Production Manager: Hartley Schilling
Audio Engineers: Scott Waterberry & Steve Mays
Concert Sound: Chris Fulton & Brian Kay



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