Bastro - Rode Hard And Put Up Wet

David Grubbs (guitar) and Clark Johnson (bass) left the melodic hardcore of Squirrel Bait, programmed a drum Machine and really went for it. There are inevitable comparisons to Big Black but this was an entirely different troubled beast. A "fun fact" is that on 'Counterrev: Bhutan' the Bhutanese horn is played (badly) by David Sims (who was also in Scratch Acid, The Jesus Lizard and Rapeman) and Don Moist (yep, the way hap Steve Albini ... who also handled the recording for this release).

Mini-LP released on Homestead Records in 1988 and criminally never to see the light of day again.

Rode Hard And Put Up Wet


Anonymous,  24 May 2020 at 10:20  

Dear friend,

could you please upload Sing The Troubled Beast and Diablo Guapo??

Thanks in advance!

Jonny Zchivago 24 May 2020 at 17:06  

Ahhh,this takes me back to my troubled yoof sang the troubled yoof. It would please me if you continued in this yankee alt noise rock vein for a while.
You want to please me don't you?
Don't answer that,purely rhetorical in nature.

badgerstump 24 May 2020 at 17:55  

hello dave

well we all know that you go out of your way to physically please me on a regular basis ... more than happy to give something back aurally (A.U.R.A.L.L.Y. just so we are clear)

to be honest, i've wanted to dive into this memory pit for ages ... i reckon i'll be here for a while