Thanks as always to Rich Smith for making the live recording happen and to Sauna Youth for letting us record them. Good times, these. – Phil Chokeword
1. Bridge & Tunnel – Call To The Controller’s Office (From the “Pink Couch Sessions” section of the If You Make It website)
2. Direct Control – Public Safety (From the “Public Safety” CD on Maximum Rock’n’roll Records)
3. Violent Arrest – Living Hell (From the “No Bullshit 4” 7” on No Way Records)
4. Give Up The Ghost – God Save The Queen (From the “Background Music” CD on Equal Vision Records)
5. Unity – Straight On View (From the “You Are One” CD on Indecision Records)
6. Imperial Can – Can’t You See Were Sinking (From the “Hey Fuckers” CD on Rock-It-Records – Imperial Can Myspace)
7. Psyched To Die – 5 Year Plan (From the “Year 1” CD on Dirtnap Records)
8. Shortcuts – 2012 (From the self released “S/T” CD – Shortcuts myspace)
9. Reigning Sound – Stick Up For Me (From the “Love & Curses” CD on In The Red Records)
Sauna Youth, Live @ Planet Sounds
10. Sauna Youth - Delta Caps
11. Sauna Youth – Pictures Of Cats
12. Sauna Youth – Deal Castle
13. Sauna Youth - Eurozone
14. Sauna Youth – Mild Horses
Sauna Youth have a tape available and a 7” out soon. You can contact them via their myspace page. This set was recorded by Rich Smith. Rich has a mobile studio (he doesn’t work for Planet Sounds), doesn’t charge much, does a great job and is an all-round good guy. You should totally drop him an email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’re on the south coast and want to record.
15. Austin Lucas – Go West (From the “Pink Couch Sessions” section of the If You Make It website)
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