AmRep – A-Z – Vertigo

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Minneapolis, Minnesota based trio which consisted of Jared Aos, Gene Tangren and a rotating line-up of drummers. They recorded three full-lengths for AmRep, but never got much commerical attention and broke up in the mid 90s. Members were later involved in another AmRep act called Silver Salute, as well as non-AmRep-associated band Grackle.

Associated BandsSilver Salute, Grackle

Fun Facts:

– According to many, their most distinctive feature was a lack of bass player

Discography:

Two Lives 7″ (1988)

Bad Syd / Going To Pieces 7″ (Amphetamine Reptile, 1989)

Vertigo LP (Glitterhouse Records, 1990)

Rub 7″ (Amphetamine Reptile, 1991)

Burnin’ Inside 7″ (Insipid Vinyl, 1992)

Ventriloquist LP/CD (Amphetamine Reptile, 1992)

Driver #43 7″ / CD-single (Amphetamine Reptile, 1993)

Garbage Rock / You Get Nothing (Split With Cosmic Psychos) 7″ (Hippy Knight Records, 1993)

Du Huskers (Split With The Hang-Ups) 7″ (1993)

Nail Hole CD (Amphetamine Reptile, 1993)

Compilation Tracks:

Nabrishkan Dreams” on Flat (Locust, 1991)

Pissed On Another Planet” on Set It On Fire! A Tribute To The Scientists (Dogmeat Records, 1994)

Shallow Water” on Self-Mutilation (Hippy Knight Records, 1994)

Burnin’ Inside” on Vital Juices (Insipid, Unknown Year)

Smoked

Tonic Thing