Cock E.S.P.

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Cock E.S.P. are a Minneapolis based circus trio. They are a true modern day noise freakshow regularly to be found on the highways and byways of America on constant tours to numb their pain. With over two hundred releases under their belts on various labels from around the globe they are respected by many and hated by most musicians and press. They are America's finest noise band and total cocks.
Founding member P.C. Hammeroids left the group in 1996 and was replaced by Matt Bacon.
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BMA#0008 Cock E.S.P. Mono Mad Men(Cass) Face Like A Smacked Arse BMA#0008 UK 1994 Sell This Version
EF# 28 Cock E.S.P. - Split album art Cock E.S.P. / Thirdorgan Cock E.S.P. / Thirdorgan - Split(Cass, C60) E.F. Tapes EF# 28 US 1994 Sell This Version
CHOC.0000015 Cock E.S.P. - Music To Wash Girls By album art Cock E.S.P. Music To Wash Girls By(Cass, Album, C60) Chocolate Monk CHOC.0000015 UK 1994 Sell This Version
MS-09 Cock E.S.P. - Cock E.S.P./Macronympha album art Cock E.S.P. / Macronympha Cock E.S.P. / Macronympha - Cock E.S.P./Macronympha(Cass, C63) Mother Savage Noise Productions MS-09 US 1994 Sell This Version
D004 Cock E.S.P. - Day Of The Dead Dicks album art Cock E.S.P. Day Of The Dead Dicks(Cass, Album) Destroy All Music D004 UK 1994 Sell This Version
EVERYONE'S FAVORITE #23 Cock E.S.P. - Never Mind The Boredoms!!! album art Cock E.S.P. Never Mind The Boredoms!!!(Cass) E.F. Tapes EVERYONE'S FAVORITE #23 US 1994 Sell This Version
Enough Fellatio #40 Cock E.S.P. - Untitled album art MSBR / Cock E.S.P. MSBR / Cock E.S.P. - Untitled(2xCass, Ltd, Num, C30) E.F. Tapes Enough Fellatio #40 US 1994 Sell This Version
none Cock E.S.P. - Collaboration album art Violent Onsen Geisha / Cock E.S.P. Violent Onsen Geisha / Cock E.S.P. - Collaboration (Album) My Fiance's Lifework Productions none Japan 1995 Sell This Version
NA19 Cock E.S.P. - Split album art Grace Brother / Cock E.S.P. Grace Brother / Cock E.S.P. - Split(Cass) Noise NA19 Taiwan 1995 Sell This Version
none Cock E.S.P. - Annabel Chong Loves Noise album art Cock E.S.P. Annabel Chong Loves Noise(2xCass, Ltd, C60) Deadline Recordings none US 1995 Sell This Version
EF# 71 Cock E.S.P. - Split album art Xome / Cock E.S.P. Xome / Cock E.S.P. - Split 23 Sound Recordings, Negatron Heavy Industries EF# 71 US 1995 Sell This Version
EF#166 Cock E.S.P. - Transatlantic Mono-Testicular Mail Music Dance Party album art Cock E.S.P. / Deep Kiss* Cock E.S.P. / Deep Kiss* - Transatlantic Mono-Testicular Mail Music Dance Party(Cass, C30) E.F. Tapes EF#166 UK & US 1996 Sell This Version
CHCD-18 Cock E.S.P. - Maschinenwerk album art Aube + Cock E.S.P. Aube + Cock E.S.P. - Maschinenwerk(CD, Album, Ltd) Charnel Music CHCD-18 US 1996 Sell This Version
BBPTC 088, SUN02 Cock E.S.P. - Menasha Red Light District album art Cock E.S.P. Menasha Red Light District (Album) Blackbean And Placenta Tape Club, Sunship Records BBPTC 088, SUN02 US 1997 Sell This Version
FF027 Cock E.S.P. - You Know What They Say About Guys With Short Sets album art Cock E.S.P. You Know What They Say About Guys With Short Sets(Cass, MiniAlbum, C1) Freedom From FF027 US 1997 Sell This Version
Maze 015 Cock E.S.P. - Diary Of A Female Pop Vocalist album art Cock E.S.P. / Emil Hagstrom Cock E.S.P. / Emil Hagstrom - Diary Of A Female Pop Vocalist(Cass) Labyrinth Maze 015 US 1997 Sell This Version
LM019 Cock E.S.P. - Cockworld album art Cock E.S.P. Cockworld(CD, Enh) Little Mafia Records LM019 US 1998 Sell This Version
SPITE15 Cock E.S.P. - Cock E.S.P. / Humectant Interruption album art Cock E.S.P. / Humectant Interruption Cock E.S.P. / Humectant Interruption - Cock E.S.P. / Humectant Interruption(Cass, Ltd, Num, C30) Spite (2) SPITE15 US 1998 Sell This Version
BBPTC 166, SUN11 Cock E.S.P. - We Mean It This Time album art Cock E.S.P. We Mean It This Time(CD) Blackbean And Placenta Tape Club, Sunship Records BBPTC 166, SUN11 US 1999 Sell This Version
none Cock E.S.P. - If She Says That You Can Have It Tell Her No album art Cock E.S.P. If She Says That You Can Have It Tell Her No(CDr, Album, Promo) Not On Label none US 1999 Sell This Version
FF104 Cock E.S.P. First Among Equals(CDr, Ltd) Freedom From FF104 US 2000 Sell This Version
none, BBPTC 168, E# 83c, FF089, GB11, IG- 26, LM023, SA17-1/2, SUN15, SPITE77 Cock E.S.P. - Monsters Of Cock album art Evil Moisture / Cock E.S.P. Evil Moisture / Cock E.S.P. - Monsters Of Cock(5", Ltd) Betley Welcomes Careful Drivers, Blackbean And Placenta Tape Club, Ecstatic Peace!, Freedom From, Gameboy Records, Ignivomous, Little Mafia Records, Self Abuse Records, Sunship Records, Spite (2), Uglysound, White Tapes none, BBPTC 168, E# 83c, FF089, GB11, IG- 26, LM023, SA17-1/2, SUN15, SPITE77 UK 2000 Sell This Version
SUN13, UG-02 Cock E.S.P. - If She Says That You Can Have It Tell Her No album art Cock E.S.P. If She Says That You Can Have It Tell Her No(LP) Sunship Records, Uglysound SUN13, UG-02 US 2000 Sell This Version
SUN14 Cock E.S.P. - AOA/ESP album art An Oxygen Auction / Cock E.S.P. An Oxygen Auction / Cock E.S.P. - AOA/ESP(CDr, Album) Sunship Records SUN14 US 2000 Sell This Version
fp25 Cock E.S.P. - Excessive Size Punisher album art Cock E.S.P. Excessive Size Punisher(CD) Fever Pitch Music fp25 US 2000 Sell This Version

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poneromusikologist

poneromusikologist

March 26, 2015
Possibly the best worst band of all time, and boy is the competition fierce in that regard.
Their name is an extrasensory appropriation of a "composition" title by the mighty HANATARASH, and it is a name which any male who's ever been on speed will tell you, is Perceptive.
Q: Is COCK E.S.P. good or bad?
A: It doesn't matter anymore.
They insult ENTERTAINMENT so CULTURE is long dead, the concept of "music" now a quaint memory.
COCK E.S.P. have made the question 'is COCK E.S.P. good or bad?' unanswerable.
By being more desperate and compromised than even you --they interrupt your feeble inner dialogue with bright static bursts of nothingness or anti-performance or fluxus or aktionism or 'danger' or unprofessional wrestling-- COCK E.S.P. negates both meaning and meaninglessness in awkward violent gestures so abrupt the senses recoil and combine and injury is inevitable.
Harsh Noise should be one guy in Minnesota, Noise Core two guys in Minnesota, Shock Rock four guys in Minnesota, there is no 3.
Yes they have done but it's a mirage; the third is not from or in Minnesota.
I'm not complaining when I say I cannot determine If They Care about their releases.
What's the biggest difference between "Noise" and "Harsh Noise"?
"Harsh Noise" is Never concerned with being 'good': Something is Happening...and No One is sure what.
It is this very quality which increases the likely hood that the work of COCK E.S.P. is relevant counterculture in contrast with, say, the vomitous neocon prostitute orgy that "Saturday Night Live" has become
or
the nasally 'We-Didn't-Remote-Control-Crash-Michael-Hastings-Car' psyop cynicism in the piece of shit magazine "Rolling Stone".

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