Category: Soft Rock
Dont Know What I Am - Wipers - Is This Real? (Vinyl, LP, Album)
Label: Weird System - WS024 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue • Country: Germany • Genre: Rock • Style: Alternative Rock, Punk
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8 thoughts on “ Dont Know What I Am - Wipers - Is This Real? (Vinyl, LP, Album) ”
The trailblazing debut of Greg Sage and The Wipers – really one of the best punk/post punk records of the end of the 70s/start of the 80s – and a near-perfect balance of blazing guitar and surprisingly melodic, if still pretty raw vocal intensity. It's mostly full-speed ahead, but there's a few slower, more brooding moments that you can tell had a huge influence on some of the more.
Released in , Is This Real is the first studio album by Wipers. Originally released on vinyl by Park Avenue Records, the album was later rereleased in on CD by Sub Pop. In , Greg Sage.
The production leaves much to be desired with its tinny-sounding drums, but, fortunately, the negatives don't outweigh the positives on this album. Guitarist/vocalist Greg Sage writes fairly simplistic songs with power chords, but each melody infects your brain like a fever.
Jul 30, · "While it was reissued on compact disc and available as a part of the Wipers Boxed Set (Zeno), this is the first time "Is This Real?" has been available on vinyl in the U.S. since its initial release. Remastered from original tapes as provided by Greg Sage himself, the LP is pressed on audiophile grade vinyl and housed in a deluxe tip-on sleeve/5().
I bought this on vinyl and had never heard it before. I learned of The Wipers thanks to numerous covers by grunge bands of Return of the Rat and D I know alot of 70s and 80s punk, but this is easily the best punk album I've ever heard. It's raw but catchy and better executed than I ever would have expected from any punk band/5(26).
Is This Real? is the debut studio album by the Portland, Oregon-based punk rock band Wipers, originally released on vinyl in January by Park Avenue Records. All tracks written by Greg Sage.
Debut LP by this influential Portland punk band, re-issued by Jackpot Records. Re-mastered from the original master tapes. Originally released in , this is a limited edition vinyl repress. Historical note: Sub Pop reissued this record on CD in , catalog number SP That CD is long out of print.
Unquestionably Portland, OR's most well-loved punk group, the Wipers formed in the late s and in released their debut LP, Is This Real?, featuring twelve songs of stabbing, jittery guitar, snapped vocals, and unabashed teen angst. Full of desperation and yearning, the LP has stood as a blueprint for wretched youth for over 25 years.