TOO DRUNK TO FUCK (1981 single, on Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death, 1987) A true to life story that a lot of people can relate to. Musically, it’s kind of inspired by surf instrumentals.
POLICE TRUCK (1980 single, on Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death, 1987) A great kicking song. We tried to mix this single, along with Holiday In Cambodia as a band, but there were too many cooks in the kitchen. I went off and did a mix on my own, Continue Reading
CALIFORNIA ÜBER ALLES (1979 single, on Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death, 1987) Our Wagnerian piece with a bolero rhythm. This was our very first recording. I remember planning the session out and getting the band into the inexpensive basement studio. This was also where I learned to mix, Continue Reading
Dead Kennedys formed in San Francisco in 1978 and were a driving force in the US punk scene. The quartet’s sound took influences from instrumental surf rock, rockabilly and garage rock and wrapped it up in super-charged punk. With tongue firmly in cheek, Jello Biafra’s politically-charged lyrics provided a scathing Continue Reading