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VariousThe Portable Altamont

Label:Shock – SX012 CD, Shock – SX012CD
Format:
CD, Compilation
Country:UK
Released:
Genre:Electronic, Rock
Style:Industrial, Punk, Noise, Experimental

Tracklist

1SkullflowerI Live In The Bottomless Pit4:15
2SkullflowerBo Diddley's Shitpump5:38
3SkullflowerA Guide To Canine Foreskin Retraction5:06
4CoilWrong Eye
VocalsRose McDowall
5:59
5CoilScope6:36
6CoilMeaning What Exactly?3:45
7Current 93She Is Dead And All Fall Down5:11
8Current 93God Has Three Faces And Wood Has No Name2:56
9Current 93The Blue Gates Of Death (Before And Beyond Them)8:31
10Nurse With WoundHuman Human Human
FeaturingOrganum
5:49
11Nurse With WoundPsychedelic Underground (In Memory Of Lüüd Noma)8:39
12Nurse With WoundScapegoat3:10
13Drunks With GunsDrunks Theme1:34
14Drunks With GunsPunched In The Head1:57
15Drunks With GunsCowboy (Instrumental)3:19
16Drunks With GunsFuck Off And Die You Worthless Little Faggot2:01
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Compilation of the first five Shock 7" releases with an extra track by each artist. Includes a 12-page booklet.

Tracks 1-2: Skullflower - I Live In The Bottomless Pit / Bo Diddley's Shitpump 7" (1989).
Tracks 4-5: Coil - Wrong Eye / Scope 7" (1990).
Tracks 7-8: Current 93 - She Is Dead And All Fall Down / God Has Three Faces And Wood Has No Name 7" (1989) All tracks recorded in Tokyo, July 1989. This trinity is for Thorn.
Tracks 10-11: Nurse With Wound - Sinister Senile E.P. 7" (1989).
Tracks 13-15: Drunks With Guns - Drunks With Guns 7" (1990).
Tracks 3, 6, 9, 12 and 16 are previously unreleased material by each group.

Back cover photograph: Thanks to Erica and Stuart for providing it.

Special thanks to John Balance, Savage Pencil, Stan Seitrich, Steven Stapleton and David Tibet, who conceived of this project and gave it its title.

All tracks © The individual artists
This compilation © 1991 Shock CD.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: SX012CD 10147691 01 % MADE IN THE U.K.

Other Versions (1)View All

Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
The Portable Altamont (Cassette, Compilation, Reissue, Unofficial Release)Ricci's Gucci005Canada2015

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ptv023
Just a warning, every single copy I have run across of this compilation is prone to CD rot.