Let's just say, it's been years in the making... Dow Jones and the Industrials' anthology Can't Stand The Midwest 1979-1981 will be released on Sept. 16, 2016 as a 2xLP+DVD set. Yeah, CD is an option too.
This is the definitive story told through 29 remastered songs -- including 1980 Hoosier Hysteria LP, 1981 7-inch EP, 9 unreleased studio tracks plus compilation, demo and live recordings -- liner notes by Gizmos' Dale Lawrence and Keith Smith's unpublished photographs of the Indiana punk scene. Plus, there's a DVD of the wild Sept. 1980 performance at at the legendary Indianapolis punk club Third Base.
And if that is not enough, we dug up and polished five songs by Mr. Science -- the Industrials' synth wizz and DIY producer. Those are available as a 7-inch EP in the deluxe mail order only version of the album.
The debut, untitled LP of guitar masters Tom Carter and Loren Connors will be released August 5, 2016. It's limited to only 528 copies. Bradley Buehring's gorgeous black and white photos of the long hairs in action adorn the glossy LP jacket and inner sleeve.