MAKEOUTS, THE - In a Strange Land!
THE MAKEOUTS started long time ago as a RIP OFFS blueprint, short harsh guitar riffs, fast paced songs and snotty vocals. Singer Jakob used to order records and the zines from me when I did VARMINT RECORDS. He sent me their first demo with four songs on it, and this one blew me away. So I did a 7” with them on my new BACHELOR RECORDS imprint which I just started at that time with releases of BLACK LIPS and CLOROX GIRLS. THE MAKEOUTS became quite well known in their country, played with all famous garage punk bands that stopped by, and toured Europe with THE HEARTATTACKS (also from Sweden). The got quite some reputation as fun live band and got invited to festivals like ROTTERDAM RUMBLE, PRICKLY PEA BOWLS (Sardinia) and the CHOKE FEST (Innsbruck, Austriah!). After years and years of practicing they finally learned how to play their instruments and got back with a unique mixture of punkrock and garage pop, they definitely learned their BACK FROM THE GRAVE and NUGGETS lessons and fired them up with some serious BLACK LIPS, JAY REATARD and KING KHAN & BBQ SHOW herbs.
Print Run: 500 copies, black vinyl, housed in a full color printed cardboard sleeve.
Recorded, mixed and produced by Jakob Myrman and Makeouts except „Make It Out” mixed by Jakob Knutsson. Mastered by Jakob Myrman at magneta. All songs by The Makeouts.
Artwork: Photos by Annika Berglund, Illustration by Kristoffer Hedbarg, Design by Jakob Knutsson.
Catalog Number BR-33
Worst Band Ever 7" - Bachelor Records
Street Tonight b/w Still Love you 7"- Radio Obligato Records
Can't Hold On CDS - Förbjudna Ljud
Compilation V/A 18 Bands V/A - Buy More Records
Compilation V/A Tape - Shabeen Scene Tabe Label
12" In A Strange Land! - Bachelor Records
And of course various demos and limited CDR's have seen the light of day.
7" Split w The Hipshakes (TBA).
1 Do what you want
2 Get to you
3 Never let you go
4 Make it out
5 Last dance
6 Done it
1 Sound of crime
2 Throw it all away
3 Still love you
5 L‘Enfer sur terre
THE MAKEOUTS ARE:
jakob – guitar and vocals
nicke – guitar and vocals
patrik – bass and vocals
jocke – drums
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