Various Artists

DIY (Cult Classics From The Post-Punk Era 1978-82)

Various Artists - DIY (Cult Classics From The Post-Punk Era 1978-82)

Compilation of 16 UK 7'' singles recorded between 78-82, that showcases the DIY spirit of those times, by JD Twitch. ''If Punk was the nuclear detonation, the fallout that came after was where a lot of the most interesting music of that era was made. People who would never have thought to release a record before realised it was something they could do, and the end result was a DIY explosion. I've always loved music that doesn't try to fit in a particular genre, that is anti-canonical and doesn't care what else is going on in music at that time, that takes risks and is full of imagination and ideas that may or may not make any logical sense but that resulted in something unique, that ignores conventions about how a record SHOULD be produced and that was created simply because its creators felt the urge to express themselves and share the results with some other people. This compilation compiles 16 tracks that fulfil all those criteria. None of them had any success, most are (unjustly) obscure but every one of them has inspired me and would be in my ultimate 7'' singles box.'' – JD Twitch.

2LP Optimo Music: OMDIYLP € 22,99