Reptile Ranch I LP
Reptile Ranch’s sound is deeply original. Often lacking drums, Phil John’s bass playing does double duty as both the guiding rhythm and backbone of melody. Meanwhile Spike and Simon Smith’s guitar work are without parallel as they bob and weave through diverse sets of riffs and unique licks. Somehow the band lands in the realms of Post Punk that will excite fans of the Desperate Bicycles, Wire, Young Marble Giants and The Fall.
With this release all of Reptile Ranch’s work is available on a single LP for the first time. In addition to the bands released work this record also features two unreleased live tracks and two unreleased studio tracks (one of which is from the bands improvisational alter ego Reptile Cancer). Packaged in beautiful hand-stamped jackets with paste-on photographs and includes a 6-page insert of photos, flyers, artwork, journals and memos. One time pressing of 500 copies.