Label: Zeno Records - none • Format: DVD • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Alternative Rock, Punk
The group's tight song structure and use of heavy distortion were hailed as extremely influential by numerous critics and musicians. The band is considered the first Pacific Northwest punk band.
Sage's intense interest in music began with cutting records at home as an adolescent. I was very lucky to have my own professional record cutting lathe when I was in 7th grade due to my father being involved in the broadcast industry.
I would cut records for friends at school of songs off the radio and learned the art of record making long before learning to play music. I would spend countless hours studying the Chase The Wind - Saga - Wildest Dreams I would cut under the microscope that was attached to the lathe and loved the way music looked, moved and modulated within the thin walls. I might have spent too much time studying music through a microscope because it gave me The Chill Remains - Wipers - Live At The Melkweg (DVD) completely different outlook on what music is and a totally The Chill Remains - Wipers - Live At The Melkweg (DVD) understanding of it as well.
There was something very magical and private when I zoomed into the magnified and secret world of sound in motion. I got to the point that I needed to create and paint my own sounds and colors into the walls of these grooves. Inspired by Jimi HendrixSage soon picked up the guitar, and inat age 17, he played on an eponymous album by professional wrestler Beauregarde.
Sage founded the Wipers in Portland in along with drummer Henry and bassist Koupal, originally just as a recording project. The plan was to record 15 albums in 10 years without The Chill Remains - Wipers - Live At The Melkweg (DVD) or promotion. He thought it would be easy to avoid press, shows, pictures and interviews. He looked at music as art rather than entertainment; he thought music was personal to the Vivir A Ras Del Suelo - El Canto Del Loco - De Personas A Personas rather than a commodity.
Sage wanted to make his own recordings and manufacture and run his own label without outside financing. InSage approached several Portland punk bands including Neo BoysSado-Nation and Stiphnoyds and asked them to record singles for his new Trap label.
The Wipers first album, Is This Real? It was originally recorded on a 4-track in the band's rehearsal studio, but the label insisted that the band use a professional studio. Henry left to join the Ratsand Koupal moved to Ohio.
With the new rhythm section of bassist Brad Davidson and drummer Brad Naish ex-StyphnoidsWipers recorded a second album for Park Avenue, the last for that label. According to Sage, this change of pace was a reaction against the punk trend of releasing short songs.
The Berceuse, Op. 57 - Alexander Brailowsky - A Chopin Recital album, Over the Edgeissued in by Trap via Brain Eater Records, was the first Wipers record to gain significant modern rock airplay. The band then embarked on their first extensive tour, documented on the Wipers Tour 84 cassette-only live album, which was reissued by Enigma Records in as Wipers.
It was followed by Follow Blind and The Circle Indrummer Travis McNabb joined Wipers for a tour, during which Sage announced that the band was ending due to music business frustrations and the loss of their studio space.
Sage then relocated to Phoenix, Arizona. After building a new recording studio in Arizona, Sage released a second solo album, 's Sacrifice For Love. The latter included the first Wipers 7", the B-side of the "Romeo" 7", sampler contributions, and live material from and The band became inactive after InZeno released Wipers Box Setwhich included the first three Wipers albums, which by that time had been long out-of-print, along with the songs from the Alien Boy EP and additional previously unreleased material.
Henry formed Napalm Beach with Chris Newman in McNabb was a member of Better Than Ezra from to Sage later remarked on their initial reception: "We weren't even really a punk band. See, we were even farther out in left field than the punk movement because we didn't even wish to be classified, and that was kind of a new territory.
When we put out Is This Real? Then nine, ten years later people are saying: 'Yeah, it's the punk classic Tu - Various - Radio Eska Hity Na Czasie Zima 2016 the '80s'". The Wipers had an influence on Nirvana.
The Wipers were influential for the grunge music scene in general, also being cited by the MelvinsMudhoney and Dinosaur Jr. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about a rock band. For other uses, see Wiper. The full song is over 10 minutes long. Archived from the original on Retrieved I did just the opposite to make some songs reach 10 minutes long.
This did not make us popular in the USA, but The Chill Remains - Wipers - Live At The Melkweg (DVD) was a different story. Wipers Biography at AllMusic.
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