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is the self-titled debut by the Austin, Texas noise rock
Noise rock describes a style of post-punk rock music that became prominent in the 1980s. Noise rock makes use of the traditional instrumentation and iconography of rock, but incorporates atonality and especially dissonance, and also frequently discards usual songwriting conventions.-Style:Noise...
band Scratch Acid
Scratch Acid was an Austin, Texas noise rock group formed in 1982. When they first began, their lineup was Steve Anderson , David Wm. Sims , Brett Bradford , David Yow , and Rey Washam and Win Vitosky...
. It was only released on vinyl, but now can be found as the first 8 tracks on the compilation album The Greatest Gift
The Greatest Gift is a posthumously-released compilation album by Scratch Acid, containing everything they had recorded.Included is one unreleased track, "The Scale Song", which was recorded in December 1982 and is likely the band's earliest recording....
Kurt Donald Cobain was an American singer-songwriter, musician and artist, best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the grunge band Nirvana...
consistently put the album in his "favorite albums" lists in his Journals
Journals is a collection of writings and drawings by Kurt Cobain, lead singer and guitarist of the grunge band Nirvana. Though the content is undated, it is arranged in an approximation of chronological order, starting with a letter Cobain wrote to Dale Crover in 1988, and ending with a rant about...
Although it sold very poorly when it was first released and is still virtually unknown in the mainstream, it is regarded as a very influential record in the Noise Rock genre.
reached #26 in the UK Indie Chart
The UK Independent Chart or Indie Chart is a chart of the best-selling independent record releases in the UK.- History :In the wake of punk, small record labels began to spring up, as an outlet for artists that were unwilling to sign contracts with major record companies, or were not considered...
- "Cannibal" – 2:24
- "Greatest Gift" – 2:11
- "Monsters" – 1:19
- "Owner's Lament" – 4:39
- "She Said" – 2:27
- "Mess" – 2:22
- "El Espectro" – 3:39
- "Lay Screaming" – 2:47
- Brett Bradford - Guitar
- David Wm. Sims
David William Sims is an American musician, best known as the bass guitarist of the bands Scratch Acid , Rapeman, and the Jesus Lizard. In addition, he has recorded or performed with Sparklehorse, Rhys Chatham, Shivaree, Pigface, Flour, and others...
- Rey Washam
Rey Washam is a drummer who has been performing for more than 20 years. He has collaborated with many bands, the most notable of which include: Scratch Acid, Rapeman, Ministry, the Big Boys, Helios Creed, the Didjits, Lard, and Tad and Butthole Surfers offshoot Daddy Longhead...
- David Yow
David Yow is an American musician born in Las Vegas, Nevada and best known as the vocalist for the noise rock bands Scratch Acid and The Jesus Lizard.-Biography:...
- Stacey Cloud - Executive producer
- Kerry Crafton - Engineer
- Mark Todd - Cover art