Friday, February 16

Wondermints - The Early Years (demos galore)

Blue, Purple & Green tapes 
4-track recordings
Darian's bedroom
Los Angeles, CA
1992-1994

soundboard recordings (quality: VG+ to VG++; tape cases say "Produced, Arranged and Recorded in homegrown quadrotrack splendor by Los Wondermintos")

SAMPLE: "Silly Place" (4-track recording, 1992)

    
The Wondermints in their early years: all praises to Angelo at Power Pop Criminals
Angelo compiled these & created the artwork.
Some of these songs ended up on the debut album, but only after being re-mixed & mastered.
    
'Mintsmania' collection
More demos, live tracks, rarities
1990s

 
Learn more about the Wondermints' 
music at AllMusic or this FB page
   

3 comments:

  1. Great stuff, thanks! i STILL have all three tapes, somewhere, from back in the day...

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    1. Hi there Jim: you can join me in thanking Angelo for sharing the digitized tracks with the world!

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    2. Indeed, THANK YOU Angelo, for these fabulous Wondermints items, and everything else you've offered thru the years!!! :)

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