sonicyouth* ‎– Master=Dik / Beat On The Brat

SST Records ‎– SST 155, SST Records ‎– sst 155
Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM, EP, Single

Tracklist Hide Credits

A Master=Dik
Engineer – Bill TitusEngineer [Additional] – Martin BisiGuitar [Guitar Leads] – J Mascis
B1 Beat On The Brat
Engineer – Wharton*Written-By – Ramones
Under The Influence Of The Jesus And Mary Chain (Live On Suisse Radio, July 87)
B2a Ticket To Ride / Master=Dik (Version) / Introducing The Stars
Mixed By [Live] – Terry PearsonWritten-By [Ticket To Ride] – Lennon/McCartney*
B2b Ringo / He's On Fire / Florida Oil Drums / Westminster Chimes 5:30
B2c Chinese Jam 6:44
B2d Vibrato / Guitar Lick / Funky Fresh 9:02
B2e Our Backyard 11:08
B3 Traffick 0:05

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p 1987 sst records.

"Master-Dik" recorded at Sear Sound, NYC; additional recording and mixing done at Before Christ, Brooklyn.
"Beat On The Brat" recorded at Wharton's Palace Of Confusion, NYC.
Guitar leads on M-Dik courtesy of J Mascis live mix on B2 by Terry Pearson.
Track B2 recorded live on Suisse Radio. Timings on B-side are cumulative, except B7.

Mastered at Master Dick.
Greg Lee Processing identified by the matrix numbers.

Cat# on spine: SST 155
Cat# on labels: sst 155

Includes printed inner sleeve featuring an article from Maximum Rock'N'Roll magazine, November 1987, and band photos.
Contains also a label flyer from SST Records.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed): 0 18861-0155-1 4
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, etched): 155 - A S-18416 CICCONE DEATH ROCK DREAM TINKLE S-18416 L 28663
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, etched): 155 - B S-18417 HUMPY PUMPY PSYCHOACOUSTIK FRENZY L 28663 X
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, stamped): MASTERDISK
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other Versions (4 of 4) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
BFFP 26T, bffp 26t Sonic Youth Master=Dik / Beat On The Brat(12", EP) Blast First, Blast First BFFP 26T, bffp 26t UK 1988 Sell This Version
BFFP 26T, bffp 26t, BFFP 26 Sonic Youth Master=Dik / Beat On The Brat(12", Single) Blast First, Blast First, Blast First BFFP 26T, bffp 26t, BFFP 26 UK 1988 Sell This Version
SST 155 Sonic Youth Master=Dik / Beat On The Brat(12", EP, TP) SST Records SST 155 US 1987 Sell This Version
goo-014 Sonic Youth Master=Dik(CD, EP, RE) Goofin' Records goo-014 US 2008 Sell This Version