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Slinging tuneage like some fried or otherwise soused short-order cook

27 November 2009

All tied up Zero to Ø

LINK HAS BEEN REMOVED BY THE FREEDOM POLICE. GUESS KIM & HIS BUTT-BUDDY RODNEY NEEDED SOME POCKET CHANGE. I'M SURE THE ZEROS AREN'T GETTING ANYTHING.

Decided to remedy things here. Below the original BOMP release that was removed, I have posted up the self-titled 7" from Munster Records in Spain with a taste of the Mexican Ramones.

Always a band near & dear to this Ø, the Zeros formed in 1976 in Chula Vista, California. On vocals & guitar was Javier Escovedo of the super musickal Escovedo family. His brothers include: the famed Latin percussionists Coke & Pete(Pete’s daughter being Prince collaborator Sheila E); Mario, who fronted the hard-rock band The Dragons; & Alejandro of The Nuns notoriety & lengthy solo career (his latest being 2008s Real Animal produced by long-time Bowie cohort Tony Visconti). Robert Lopez also played guitar & now is more commonly know as El Vez. Filling out the group were Hector Penalosa on bass & Baba Chenelle on drums.

This records contains music recorded in 1977 & released on their first three 7"s (“Don’t Push Me Around” b/w “Wimp” - 1977, “Beat Your Heart Out” b/w “Wild Weekend” - 1978, & “Getting Nowhere Fast” b/w “They Say that [Everything’s Alright]” - 1980) & unreleased material from that same year.

The Zeros - Don't Push Me Around, BOMP Records BLP 4035, 1991.

Side A-
Don't Push Me Around
Wimp
Main Street Brat
Handgrenade Heart
Beat Your Heart Out
Wild Weekend
Side B -
Cosmetic Couple
Rico Amour
Beat Your Heart Out
Getting Nowhere Fast
She's Just a Girl on the Block
They Say that (Everything's Alright)


The Zeros – The Zeros 7” EP, Munster Records TFOSR 7006, 1989.
decryption code in comments

Side A –
Rico Amor
Cosmetic Couple
Main Street Brat

Side B –
Siamese Tease
Handgrenade Heart

Enjoy,

5 comments:

  1. There was (briefly) a Scottish band - from Paisley - in '77-'78 called The Zips who released a single, "Don't Be Pushed Around" on a tiny run.

    I just downloaded this one. Need to give it a listen.

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  2. Aw he didn't know of the "Mexican Ramones"? Shame. I did not know the relation to Alejandro. Love all his solo work and the Nuns were equally great and important Californian band.

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  3. The 'Mexican Ramones' definitely. I think of the Ramones earliest work whenever I listen to the Zeros. If they had stayed together as long as the Ramones, well, who knows. As for the Escovedo family, they have created some great musick in many genres, but both the Zeros & the Nuns...outstanding. I also am a big fan of Alejandro's solo work...that's why I mentioned Real Animal...I listen to that often.

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  4. thank you from the pit of my black heart

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  5. MEGA decryption code
    dWVt200EJLBUFbO7UN3aCV7HyZBBh9GVSBOFJkV5wLo

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