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re-packaged, re-marketed punkrock!

SUBHUMANS reissue

Southern Records recently re-packaged (Some) and re-issued the Subhumans catalog on CD that were originally released back between 1981 and 1986 on Blurrg Records. Here are reviews of those new CDs and thoughts on why their popularity is timeless, as looking at your average teenage “misfit” punk-rocker with a Subhumans or Exploited t-shirt. To wit:

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Out of all the re-issues of the Subhumans’ catalog re-packaged formats here and there, EP-LP, where there are four EPs consolidated onto one CD is my favorite of them all. The fact that one gets four separate releases on one CD is cool, but what really makes it a great listen is the whole vibe that all EPs emit, being released, respectively, between ’81 and ’83.
The thing about Subhumans that is embodied very well on this collection of EPs is that, while they did share the same sort of left-of-center anarcho-punk underground in the UK, giving isolated, tortured young kids something cathartic with which …

Read more at Kent’s column HERE

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