released September 25, 2011
recorded April 2011 at Spacelab in Durham NC by Chris Rossi
mastered August 2011 at The Mockin' Bird Recording Co. in Chapel Hill NC by Tim Carless
Andras Fekete (trashy guitars, vox), Jamie McLendon (fuzz guitars, vox), Ken Friedman (drums, vox on "Wild Man"), Andrew Meadors (bass)
THEE DIRTYBEATS - maximum vintage garage and psychedelia
Cover photo by Joanna Palmisano
CD insert photo by Maria Brubeck
CD label and back cover photos by Denise Stacy Fisher
For this album, THEE DIRTYBEATS used vintage KAPA, Mosrite, Rickenbacker and Fender guitars, Fender and Ampeg amps, Big Muff fuzzes and Morley wahs.
Acknowledgements -- Thee Dirtybeats wish to thank the many individuals, organizations and influences that made this ep a reality, including
photo/videographers Joanna Palmisano, Kim Gray, Christiane Voisin, Betsy Harris, Maria Brubeck, Stacy Watson, Hathir Pfau, Eddie Huffman, Matthew Fekete, Tony Madejczyk, Dennis Hermanson, Erin Fekete, Robin Diamond, Kathryn Jones, Ash Crowe, Laurie Bengson, Denise Stacy Fisher, and Bill Stancill; graphic artists Charles Wolfe, Mark Murphy, and Allen Nice-Version; guitarist extraordinaire Pete Gamble; advice and moves Django Haskins; inspiration and grandpa's tux Robin Diamond; WXDU and Who's Got The Cuckoo host Robby Poore; WXYC and Backyard Barbecue host Julianna Thomas; The Cave including Michelle Ceremuga, Groves Willer, Mouse and Washington; Local 506 and Glenn Boothe; Cat's Cradle and Frank Heath; Motorco and Chris Tamplin; Casbah and Steve Gardner; The Pinhook and Kym Register; Slim's and Mark Conner; Sadlacks in Raleigh NC; Tobacco A-Go-Go, All Heart No Chart and Blue Mold; the Bullcity Google group; The Music Loft in Carrboro NC and Jim Dennis; Books Do Furnish A Room and Gordon Matthews; The Independent Weekly's Spencer Griffith, Bryan Reed, Chris Parker, Jordan Lawrence, Rick Cornell, J.P. Trostle, Denise Prickett and Grayson Currin; The Stagger and Rachael Potts-Anderson; TriangleRock.com
and Ross Grady; The Durham News; The Mockin' Bird Recording Co and Tim Carless; Spacelab Recording Studio and Chris Rossi; Chris and Woody at The Busy Bee/The Hive; SparkCON and Mary E. Ellis; The Carrboro Music Festival and Michael Gowan; The Station; The Green Bean in Greensboro NC; Duke Coffeehouse; Wax Trash Blog; Ice Cream Man Power Pop Blog; Terminal Signal Podcast; Primitive Garage Blog; The Scottcast! Podcast; Radio What Wave; Turn Me On Dead Man Radio and dj Todd Gardner; local bands Blood Red River, Los Naturales, The Old One-Two, Pinche Gringo, Straight 8s, Static Minds, P90s, The Malamondos, Phatlynx, Bobby's Fever, Where the Buffalo Roamed, Birds And Arrows, The Kinksmen, The Bo-Stevens, Slawterhaus 5, LUD, Boat Burning, Rock E. Faith, Photon Lode, Triangle Rhysing Music For Massed Guitars, and Amps Do Furnish A Room...
...and finally, a special thanks to garage fans and bands the world over, who continue to renew rock 'n' roll by taking it back to its most primitive, up-from-the-muck roots.
DISCLAIMER: This album is intended as a loving not-for-profit tribute to great garage rock artists of the past, and IS NOT FOR SALE. Thee Dirtybeats specifically disclaim any rights to the songs herein. All rights remain solely with the existing copyright holders. If you are one of those holders, and wish your song removed from this album, please contact Thee Dirtybeats at firstname.lastname@example.org
and we will do so immediately.