First Nitwitz EP (1980)
Second Nitwitz EP (1981)
Nitwitz / Gotterfliez live 12" (1981)
All in one tidy, handy package !
Recorded feb. 1981 live at "De Wielingen" squathouse in Amsterdam, a former orphanage/school building, where both bands rehearsed (in the actual mortuary in the basement, which also got flooded regularly).
Living in a broom closet was a homeless schizophrenic human scarecrow named Mark, AKA "Mark from the broomcloset" who I once caught in the kitchen, "frying" a dead, half-plucked pigeon that he had scraped from the sidewalk. Dousing it royally with a bottle of Sherry, he asked if I'd care for "a bite to eat". Declining the offer, this sordid image would still forever be embedded in, and haunt my spaced out brain. In fact it would find it's way into another Nitwitz song, "Drunk Tank Celebrity" a decade and a half later that appeared on DARK SIDE OF THE SPOON, and in a different Jack Endino produced form on NIBBLE THE GIBLET. I swear this shit is true.
Other bands on the bill that fateful night (who however declined the offer to appear on the record for some reasom) were future heartthrobs TROCKENER KECKS and polit-jazzpunkers(?) THE EX.
Cover art for "Wielingen Walgt" by Peter Pontiac, who also created covers for albums by my later bands B.G.K. and Loveslug.
750 copies were pressed of the 7" ers, 1500 copies of the 12" exist. Most of this material has since been bootlegged numerous times as original copies fetch a small fortune on Ebay. No I don't have a box full of these things under the bed. So unless you want to break your little brother's piggy bank, PICK IT UP HERE.
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