STEEL POLE BATH TUB - Tulip (STR-003) - LP
12 25 $12.00 - $25.00
Tulip is Steel Pole Bath Tub at their best. A twisted noir detective story on a bad acid trip, it’s sonically unrelenting, filled with foreboding and it unfolds over repeated listens. There is darkness here. A psychedelic juggernaut of careening guitar slammed up against a wall of brutal bass and punctuated by the bash and crash of toms and cymbals all with an eerie soundscape exploded over the top. This transcendent noise was on Steve Albini’s “A List” in 1991 and it still feels fresh and avant.
"Tulip's highlights – "Mercurochrome,"Soul Cannon," "Sister," "One Thick Second," and especially "The Scarlet" – announced a noise rock band that brought something new and worthwhile to the table."
– Andrew Earles, Gimme Indie Rock : 500 Essential American Underground Rock Albums 1981-1996
- Gatefold with all new cover art by Dale "Tooth" Flattum and Casey Burns
- 8 page booklet with notes from Noah Landis (Neurosis), Boner Records founder Tom Flynn, Chunklet's Henry Owings and Steel Pole Bath Tub
- Painstakingly remastered by Bob Weston, Noah Landis and Mike Morasky from the original source tapes
- Limited one-time pressing available on 180g black vinyl, 'bath tub porcelain' white vinyl and a special STR site only 150g green & yellow vinyl (100 copies)
- Includes download card
- Hand screen printed and numbered 12" x 12" art print by TOOTH available as a bundle item (Limited to 95 prints, STR site only)
1. Soul Cannon
4. One Thick Second
5. Pirate 5
7. Wonders Of Dust
8. The Scarlet
9. Misty Mountain Blowtorch
10. Myrna Loy
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