Mars - Rehearsal Tapes and Alt-Takes NYC 1976-1978 (IMP054)
PRE-ORDER: Ships April 8th 2022
500 copies. 3XLP
Metal Box Ltd Edition 3XLP: 66 copies on our Bandcamp: https://improvedsequence.bandcamp.com/album/rehearsal-tapes-and-alt-takes-nyc-1976-1978-imp054
Ltd Ed Silver 3XLP: 100 copies
Std Ed Black 3XLP: 334 copies
Before No Wave there was China and after China there was MARS.
For the first time on vinyl the complete 'Rehearsal Tapes and Alt-Takes NYC 1976-1978', an incredible document from this era.
The rehearsal tapes are a chronological record of the 3 years of Mars' existence, the first year of which was spent forming their sound and musical identity, starting out with a lineup of upright piano, bass, acoustic guitar and percussion before going electric with guitars, bass and drums.
This 3XLP includes the complete:
- Summer '76 - Piano Sessions
- June '77 - China To Mars
- December '77 - 11000 Volts
- No New York Alt. Takes
- July '78 - Scorn
- November '78 - NN End