Deluxe vinyl release of Sweet Madness, the
Spokane, WA band that kicked off the mutant-garage-punk-art-rock scene of
the Eastern portion of the Pacific Northwest.MADE IN SPOKANE:
1978-1981 features 16 great-sounding remastered songs,including “We
Will Obey,” “In On The Outs,” “Tired Blood,” “Mechanical Things,” “I
Need Electricity,” and “Concrete River.”
-Sweet Madness MADE IN SPOKANE:
1978-1981 is a single band anthology coming on the heels of the
successful and provocative early alternative Pac NW rock
documentarySpokanarchy: Where Were You In ’82? and its accompanying
- Sweet Madness was the first and in many ways the most important band from that scene.
- They were specifically noted in positive reviews of the film
appearing in Razorcake(“crucial”), Roctober, Ugly Things, and other
magazines and media markets.
-These songs were lovingly gathered and remastered for collectors of
rare garage, punk, new wave, and post-punk sides everywhere. Several had
been released originally on cassette but are now sonically improved and
available on vinyl for the first time.
- The historical significance and interest in creative bands out of
the Pacific NW makes Sweet Madness’ extraordinary creative output of
songs irresistible to fans of the area’s more under-known but still
This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 27 November, 2013.