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    Debris – Static Disposal

    January 19th, 2021

    Debris - Static Disposal

    Talk about being in the wrong place at the wrong time! Proto art punk band Debris formed in 1975 in Chickasha, Oklahoma–of all places–and immediately splattered their dull yee-haw surroundings with buckets of “One Way Spit” and absolutely no apologies. During their blink-of-an-eye existence, which only lasted a year, they played a mere four chaotic gigs and documented their unique, improvised, experimentally-tinged brand of aggressive music on a private press LP in an edition of 1000–complete with a super rad-looking reversed out bondage photo on the cover, the likes of which were not particularly common at the time. 

After mailing out copies to rock labels and mags, Debris received a grand total of no signing offers, and, after a smattering of negative reviews, decided to throw in the towel. That’s a shame, as the band would have meshed perfectly with the New York punk and no wave scenes that were just beginning to form. Too bad they were stuck in a midwest podunk town and never received proper acclaim as one of the first ’70s punk bands!

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