Various ‎– Alive & Kicking

WGNS Recordings ‎– DM-5023
Vinyl, 7", 33 ⅓ RPM, Compilation, Clear

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A1 United Mutation Sensations Fix
Bass – Jay*Drums – Steve*Guitar – John*Producer – Don Z.*Producer, Saxophone [Sax], Synthesizer [Synth] – Brian Marzula*Recorded By – Don ZientaraVocals, Guitar, Mandolin [Electric Mandolin] – Mike*
A2 Gray Matter (2) Walk The Line
Bass – Steve Nile*Drums – Dante FerrandoGuitar – Mark HaggertyVocals, Guitar – Jeff Turner*
A3 Beefeater Wars In Space
Bass – Dug BirdzellDrums – Bruce Atchley TaylorEngineer – Don ZientaraGuitar – Fred Smith (4)Producer – "Gumbo" Mackaye*Tenor Saxophone [Tenor Sax] – Brian Nelson (11)Vocals, Other [Radio] – Tomas*
B1 Mission Impossible (3) I Can Only Try
Bass – Dave S.*Drums – Dave G.*Guitar – Bryant*Producer – Barrett*Vocals – Chris*
B2 Cereal Killer Knife
Bass – Tom BerardDrums – Emery OlexaGuitar – Alec BourgeoisVocals [Screams] – Greg Magaha
B3 Marginal Man Marginal Man
Bass – Andre Lee (2)Drums – Mike ManosGuitar – Kenny InouyeGuitar, Vocals – Peter Murray (2)Vocals – Steve Polcari

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DC Hardcore compilation.

Track A1 recorded on April 14th, 1985 @ Inner Ear Studios.
Track A2 recorded @ WGNS Studios.
Track A3 recorded in February 1985 @ Inner Ear Studios.
Track B1 recorded @ Laundry Room Studios.
Track B2 recorded in April 1985 @ WGNS Studios.
Track B3 recorded @ Black Pond Studios.

2,000 copies issued on black or milky clear (this release) vinyl, 18 of which came in a special hand-numbered black and white sleeve.
Includes a printed lyric sheet.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): DM-5023-A-E-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): DM-5023-B-E-1


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August 8, 2013
A great comp with some great players like Kenny Inouye of Marginal Man.Without Kenny's help in getting practice space for a lot of bands in 1980-81,the Dischord scene might not have happened.Also with Dave Grohl with Mission Impossible and Dante Ferrado of Beefeater.