Pigface Records 1978-2019 Super Colossal Sale ! Coming very Soon

Feb.15, 2019

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New Smegma 10″  –Food City1974/ Inside Job 2017

very high quality hand cut records from the Netherlands.

SOLD OUT 

A few of were are available from Pigface Records

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Smegma Food City # 19 Not Available


PIGFACE RECORDS ANNOUNCES for 2018 newish and still available .

Jul.29, 2017

All cassettes still available for  6 USD ea. in the States

Please contact –  Ju Suk  at  —   grandmaninni@yahoo.com

for details.

 

PIGFACE RECORDS Cassette Series   as of july 2017

2013

015 C-40 The Tenses with Giggles             Delusional       (rec. 2011 NYC,Portland)  only a few left !! Tour only

016 C-40  Ju Suk Reet Meate                       Solo 1978 & 79 Vol.2 ( rec. in Portland)

017 C-40  Lee Rockey                                  Brass Ring (rec. late 1970′s Portland)

018 C-60  Lee Rockey                                  Jazz Drummer Extraordinaire
( rec. 1952-63 NYC,Portland)

019 C-40  MSHR/The Tenses                       Playing Together vol. 1   (rec 2012 Portland)

020 C-40 Smegma                                        Wild Blue Yonders   (rec. 2011 Portland)

021 C-60  GUZO                                            American Girl rec (2011-13 Portland)

2014

 

022  C-60 Smegma                                      The  Pigface Tape   (rec. 1974 Pasadena)

023 C-30  Lee Rockey                                 Tarzan’s Morning After  (rec. 1960′s Portland)

024 C-60  Smegma/ GUZO                           Live at Instants Chaveris (rec. 2013 Montreuil)

2015

 

(025 C-30 MSHR/The Tenses and ARTTU 2015 west coast Tour (rec 2014 Portland/somewhere in Tour only Finland)
026 C-40 Smegma Dives headfirst into Punk Rock!
( rec. 1978-79 Portland)
2016

027 C-30 The Tenses Sleepless
( rec. live answering the phone 2015 in Portland )

2017

 

028 C-40 Electric Bill (Willie) The collected Genius of …

( rec. mostly in and around Pasadena 1973-5)
029 C-40 Ace and Duck/Guzo An Evening in Copenhagen (rec. 2016 in Copenhagen)
030 C-40 Smegma Son of Geek (rec. 1973-5 in Pasadena)

 

 Pig 028 Electric Bill(Willie) 1975

Pig 028 Electric Bill(Willie)
1975

 

             NEW  !

Pigface 029 Ace and Duck/ Guzo

Pigface 029 Ace and Duck/ Guzo

 

                         NEW !

Pigface Records 030 Smegma "Son of Geek" 1973-74-75

Pigface Records 030 Smegma “Son of Geek”
1973-74-75

     

 

 

 

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

 

 

Recorded "live" into the phone in Portland to callers from Dublab's Sleepless event at the Dorothy Chandler Pavillion L.A.

Recorded “live” into the phone in Portland to callers from Dublab’s Sleepless event at the Dorothy Chandler Pavillion L.A.

Punk Rock Smegma from 1978-79 Portland

Punk Rock Smegma from 1978-79 Portland

Pigface 026 C-40 SMEGMA 1978-79 ” portland Punk”

Includes the first two “punk shows” in portland also Flashcards (from 45rpm single) and Going Rancid .    more info to come soon…….

 

 

 



 

       
Please contact Ju Suk At:  grandmaninni@yahoo.com   to Order

 



 

 

 

Pigface 022 C-60 SMEGMA The Pigface Tape (1974)

40 year anniversary Edition  Original recordings  by Ju Suk Reet Meate  in Altadena, Calif. May 16 1974, except Side B track 3 May 20, 1974. Final Editing and EQing January 2014 .

On this Recording Smegma is : Paul Rioux, Ace (Farren Ford), Amy, Bev , Dennis (Duck), Chuck-O-Fats (Donkey Flybye), Cheez-it-Ritz,  Ju Suk Reet Meate, Chuck  and Cheez-Bro.

 SMEGMA-The Pigface Tape
SMEGMA-The Pigface Tape 

Pigface 023 C-30 LEE ROCKEY Tarzan’s Morning After

Amazing Inner-Mind, Solo Jamming from early or late 1960’s  With Lee Rockey on Tube Echoplex, Vocals, Cello, Bells, Homemade Horns, Toy Piano, Zither, and more. All recording and mixing  by Lee Rockey  at Home, in Portland Oregon. No overdubs

Final editing, EQing and album concept, by Ju Suk Reet Meate at Smegma’s Studio, Portland Oregon 2014

Lee Rockey-Tarzans mourning after
Lee Rockey-Tarzans mourning after

Pigface 024 C-60 SMEGMA 40 Years of Smegma Tour- Live at Instants Chavires   Oct. 17 2013

Documenting the (Almost Paris) Mountreuil  France, stop on SMEGMA’S U.K.-E.U. Tour 2013.

Live band includes 3 orig.  members, Dennis Duck, Ace Farren Ford, Ju Suk Reet Meate,  30+ year member Oblivia, and since 2011 Madelyn Villano.

SMEGMA/GUZO- Live At Instants Chavires
SMEGMA/GUZO- Live At Instants Chavires

 

  STILL          Available

015  
The Tenses with GigglesDELUSIONAL C-40
Recorded at Smegma’s Studio Portland , Oregon December 2011 by Ju Suk 
ReMixed May 2012. Except side B The Tenses Live in studio at East Village Radio June 2011 by Jeff Conklin

The Tenses: Ju Suk Reet Meate and Rock and Roll Jackie of Smegma
Giggles:  Madelyn Villano and Alieta Herrera-Train.    only a few left !!!!!!

 

Side One features an informal Real Time Jam between Smegma Alumni and the (then) newcomers on the Portland Scene. Somewhat edited by Ju Suk reet Meate. Side Two was recorded “live” near the corner of 1st and 1st NYC in a tiny, crowded studio that adds an extra layer of intensity to the performance.

016
Ju Suk Reet Meate
SOLO 1978&1979 V.II C-40
Recorded in various locations in Portland Oregon 1978 and 1979 as ” Real Time ” Improv. with no Overdubs, Edits, or Remixing . Some final EQing and Editing in Smegma’s Studio January 2013. Recording Quality varies. 

Recorded at the same time as Pigface 004 (1980) This album embraces a rawer esthetic. Many tracks were recorded on portable Cassette decks with automatic level control .  Ju suk plays Guitar, record Player, Bowed sheet metal, Trumpet, Vocals, Gnome Synth., 1880’s Pump Organ, Bass Guitar played with feet, and 1/4 inch Reel to Reel multi head tape loops all played in “Real Time” no Overdubs, Edits, or remixing.

017
Lee Rockey
Sonic Explorer BRASS RING C-40
Recorded , Edited, Mixed and Played  in Portland Oregon in the late 1970’s By Lee Rockey.  Final Editing for this Album  by Ju Suk Reet Meate at Smegma’s Studio  January 2013.

Lee Rockey gave up being the best jazz drummer in Portland sometime in the late 1960’s and started playing a modified flat bridge violin, cello, oscillators, and free drumming using a Teac 2340 4 channel tape deck, as soon as they were available, to layer tracks. Brass Ring is one of the very rare finished and named compositions that was originally as a cassette dub, which I managed to borrow and copy.

018
Lee Rockey
JAZZ DRUMMER 
EXTRAORDINAIRE C-60

Side one: Recorded at various NYC locations including Lee’s Apartment 1952-1955. Side two: Mostly Recorded at the Way Out Club Portland, Oregon, May 16 1961
Final EQing and Album Concept by Ju Suk Reet Meate in February 2013

One of the most unique and unsung Artists in Portland history, Lee Rockey was born in Vancouver Wa. 1926 and from 1942 until 1965 or so was the most modern and best “Jazz  Drummer” in the area. One of the” Vancouver Whiz Kids” he wore a Zoot Suit  with a Reet Pleat and still spoke “Jive” when I met him in 1976.  After playing all types of Gigs in Portland including sitting in for touring R&B acts such as The Treniers, he Moved to NYC  in 1952 ,and was hired by Neil Hefty (who had just revitalized Count Basie’s  Career  with his great arrangements and written his last big hit Little Darlin )  for his first big band. Later he was in the studio for Herbie Mann’s debut 10″ in 1955. Also on this album are Homemade Tapes with his friend, pianist and vocalist Ed Beach jamming and being silly in their apartment in NYC.

Moving back to Portland Lee was the go-to Drummer for the most ambitious Jazz Musicians including Jim Smith’s “The Way Out Band” 1961-63 featuring amazing arrangements by Bill and Ernie Hood and others. WARNING: This Album contains Serious High Class music originally intended for Adults of the Mid 20th Century.                        

019
MSHR/The Tenses
THE TENSES/MSHR C-40
In studio Improv. Recorded September 2012. Edited and Mixed by Ju Su Reet Meate at Smegma’s Studio (Planet Purple Room), February 2013.

The Tenses: Ju Suk Reet Meate and Rock and Roll Jackie of Smegma
MSHR: Brenna Murphy and Birch Cooper.

Informal in studio jam session blends MSHR’s new electronic dream world with The Tenses old school organic psychedelic stew.



 

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PIGFACE 020 SMEGMA-Wild Blue Younders

PIGFACE 020 SMEGMA-Wild Blue Younders

020
SMEGMA
Wild Blue Yonders C-40
Recorded 2011 at Smegma’s Studio in Portland and Juan’s Studio in Pasadena by Ju Suk Reet Meate
Ideal 095

 

On this record Smegma Is Dennis Duck, Ace Farren Ford, Donkey Flybye, Ju Suk Reet Meate, Rock and Roll Jackie, John Wiese, Madelyn Villano, Rogue Iiniki, and William Cyrus Ford.

 

Cassette reissue of the 100 copy LP on Ideal ( sweden ) released at Perspectives festival on April 21, 2012.

PIGFACE 021 GUZO - American Girl

PIGFACE 021 GUZO – American Girl

 

021
Guzo
American Girl C-60
Recorded, mixed, edited in or near Portland, Oregon from 2011 to present (april 2013) by M.V.

 

Stunning Debut album featuring Long form, crunchy, lo-fi sizzle and other Moods.

Side One- Linear Guilt

Side Two- Nowhere Gun

Featuring  Madelyn Villano on Voice, Violin, Piano, Guitar, Kaossilator, Ableton, Line 6, Dl4, TR707, Tapes, Samples.


recent stuff

Jul.14, 2017

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Sounds like fun

Sounds like fun

SMEGMA and Friends at Mayhem/Jazzhouse Copenhagen !!!!!

 

SMEGMA MUTANT STOMPS !!!!

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These American legends of outsider avant-garde need little introduction. Since becoming core members of the Los Angeles Free Music Society over four decades ago, they have retained their focus, determination and unmatched originality, influencing generations and never ceasing to advance further avenues of progress. Mutant Stomps is a result of Smegma’s living room recording sessions at their pink house in Portland. All tracks were produced 2012–2013, with one dating back to 1975 for good measure. The line-up of Dennis Duck, Ace Farren Ford, Rock and Roll Jackie, Ju Suk Reet Meate, Madellyn Villano, John Wiese and Donkey Flybye deliver a consistently amorphous, surreal-concrète sound.

The full length LP comes in an edition of 100 copies.

Tracklist:

1. Vout #9
2. Mutant Stomps
3. Hot In There
4. Variations VII
5. Code 61
6. Jug band Waltz


 

 40 years of Smegma Tour !!!!!

40 years of Smegma Tour !!!!!

 

Smegma in Newcastle 2013

Smegma in Newcastle 2013

Its Just The Beggining mp3

Thanks to Joachim Nordwall and Lisa Ullen Thanks to Joachim Nordwall and Lisa Ullen


2009 Smegma Bio.

Jan.20, 2013

 

Smegma started in 1973 in Pasadena, California, as a reaction to the “bad fusion rock” from their region. Among it’s original members were Dennis duck, who later went on to help form bands such as “The Human Hands”  in the late ’70’s and “The Dream Syndicate” in 1982. Ace Farren Ford later of The Child Molesters , The Mystery Band and with Rozz Williams became part of EXP and other Goth acts.

Richard Snyder went on to join Capt. Beefheart’s Magic Band in 1979 as “Midnight Hatsize Snyder”.

Smegma left Pasadena for Portland, Oregon in 1975. They released “Glamour Girl 1941” on the L.A.F.M.S. label in 1979, along with three singles on their own label. In 1980 Mute records released a “smegma/Non” split single (scheduled to be released on the upcoming “Mute Singles Box Set”). In the late seventies, they enjoyed the “punk” scene in Portland, becoming favorites of bands like; “The Wipers” and “The Dead Kennedys” of San Francisco.

In 1982, they released “Pigs For Lepers” and “Flies Like Holidays” on their own “Pigface” label.

In 1987 “Dead Mans Curve” records (UK), released “Nattering Naybobs Of Negativity” and in 1989 DOM records (West Germany), released “Smell The Remains”, a greatest hits compilation.

In the mid-nineties they released  three full length albums for Tim Kerr records, including a collaboration with the japan based “Merzbow”. Smegma was also featured on  Japan Overseas’ “Violent Onsen Geisha Tour” along with Thurston Moore. Japan Overseas also released Smegma’s first LP, “Glamour Girl”, on compact disc. As did

L.A.F.M.S./Cortical Foundation, as part of their “Lowest Form of Music” 10 Disc box set.

Author and “Rock Critic” Richard Meltzer joined Smegma in 1997 until 2003. 2003 also saw Smegma collaborating with “Wolf Eyes” for an album titled “The Beast” and Steve Mackay (saxophonist for The Stooges’ “Fun House” LP and Violent Femmes guest sax. player) for Smegma’s “30 years of service” recording.

In 2004 Smegma toured the west coast with; Wolf Eyes, Comets On Fire, and Rubber O Cement. where they were joined by Tom Recchion and Ace Farren Ford in Los Angeles, introduced by Jello Biafra in San Francisco, and joined again to play in San Francisco with Steve Mackay.

In 2005 Smegma headlined the KRAAK fest, in Hasselt Belgium. Where they got very good reviews for the most part and on March, 17 2006, will Play in New York for the first time, at the NO FUN FEST, in Brooklyn, New York the following is a short bio written by Richard Meltzer from 1999;

Now in their 28th year of existence,Smegma are a so-called “noise band” if not exactly by their own designation. Not that they would deny it, mind you-noise as a station of sonic oompah certainly doesn’t rankle their metamusical ass. It’s simply that other things figure more prominently on their collective agenda: group improvisation with a heap of Unfinished Sixties Business factored in (the real-time-from-Socratic mutilayered equivalent of “I Am the Walrus,” let’s say)…..Free Music in it’s grandest, and least superficial, sense (a la the denser moments of Ornette Coleman’s “Free Jazz”)..a ritual fusing of any and all musics and non-musics at the level of the hum, the blap, the tink, the boom. By design as well as chance, every performance is an utterly NEW sonic event, one capable(some nights, anyway) of changing the way an audience will actually “hear”. (Y’know, forever.)

Richard B Meltzer 1999

In 2007 3 original Pasadena members became   part of the “touring” Band and freshly  rejuvenated Smegma , has played some amazing fun Gigs with our old pals the L.A.M.F.S. including a 24 hour Telethon reunion at Otis Art Institute, the LAFMS London weekend 2010, at The Getty Center in L.A. 2011, and most recently at The Box in downtown L.A. 2012. Also this year Smegma Headlined the Perspectives Festival in Sweden, and played a local festival PDX POP NOW!

Since 2009 at Smegma’s Studio, Ju Suk Reet Meate has been recording, editing and mixing at a unprecedented pace, sometimes with the help of our newest member Madeline Villano.