Amanda X Amnesia LP (Siltbreeze) $15 Philly trio drawing from assorted high points of the last 30 years of femme postpunk: some Look Blue Go Purple, yr Sleaters and Yr Kinneys and yr Bratmobiles and what-not.
The Bugs The Right Time LP (Wantage) $13. Great Oregon yawp filters early-60s beach-blanket sensibilities through K Records goofs and a rockin’ crudity channeling Rob Vasquez’s looser moments. Some sorta Trumans Water ties, for what it’s worth.
The Coolies “Punk Is Bread” 7″ (Epic Sweep) $12. One of 2014′s great singles.
The Flesh Eaters A Minute to Pray, A Second to Die LP (Superior Viaduct) $18 Unimpeachable classic.
Good Throb Fuck Off LP (White Denim) $15
Hollywood Autopsy LP (Little Big Chief) $19 Superb Madison DIY from the early 80s. If Church Police have ever made your day, you could cuddle right up to this.
Rowland S Howard Pop Crimes LP (Fat Possum) $15. Elusive late-in-life solo rec from one of post-punk’s most distinctive guitarists (Birthday Party, These Immortal Souls, Crime & The City Solution, etc.)
Jack Ruby Vol. 1 LP (Feeding Tube) $19
Life Stinks “Portraits” 7″ (Total Punk) $7
Lumpy and the Dumpers “Bat” 7″ (Total Punk) $7
Marineville “Toast” 7″ (Epic Sweep) $12 Surely the toughest song about breakfast foods ever to come out of the New Zealand underground.
Multiple Man “Body Double” 7″ (Major Crimes) $11
Multiple Man “Guilt Culture” 7″ (Detonic) $11
Ragtime Frank I’m a Rocketship for My Lord LP (Little Big Chief) $12
Mike Rep and Friends Darby Creek Drifter LP (540) $15
Unholy Two Talk About Hardcore LP (12XU) $15 Pulverizing. File next to Unsane, literally and figuratively.
The Velvet Underground The Legendary Guitar Amp Tapes LP (Tummy) $24