LOST ANTHONY

LET'S SEE YOUR CREDENTIALS

Label / Thon Music
Producer / Bryant Arnett

Engineer / Bryant Arnett
Mixer / Bryant Arnet

Facility / Cal State Dominguez Hills. Carson, CA

Running Time / 17:00

Release Date: May 15th, 1986

A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THIS ALBUM:

Los Angeles-based band, Lost Anthony's, first EP.

Bass - Rene Branchaeu

Drums / Percussion - Donny Saatzer

Keyboards - Eric Hill

Guitar / Vocals - Jim Walker

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TRACK LISTING

1. Burn It All Down                              

2. Foolish Anyway                              

3. The Closed Door                              

4. It Can't Happen Here                     

5. The Next Apartment

THE BONUS TRACKS / PART ONE

I believe this is the only existing recorded live show of this first incarnation of my old band, Lost Anthony. 

September 12th, 1986.
CLUB 88. 
Los Angeles, CA.


Bass - Rene Brancheau
Drums / Percussion - Donny Saatzer
Keyboards - Eric Hill
Guitar / Vocals - Jim Walker

This show was recorded by whoever the sound man was that night back in 1986, pumped straight off the mixing board, and right on to a blank cassette tape. There are some audio dropouts where the tape had partially disintegrated over the years before I digitized it, and some glitches and static where the sound man was adjusting our live sound 'on the fly'. 
So it's a bit of a Warts And All type deal. 
Still, it does manage to capture some of the frenetic energy of this version of Lost Anthony. A little snapshot of a bunch of young maniacs who were finding their feet, and played every show as if their lives depended on it. Some of these songs are okay. Some of them embarrass the hell out of me. But here they are. 

 

SIDENOTE: We played Club 88 several times. It was owned by a sweet old man named Wayne and his wife. The two of them collected feral cats. There were cats, cats, cats everywhere in the club. You'd have a cat sitting on your amp while you played a set. Hilarious. The entire place reeked to high heaven of cat piss and shit. Add to that, the piquant and pungent aroma of the thousands of sweaty fuckers who played that stage, the fog of cigarette smoke, the fried food stink, and the rivers of spilled beer that never got mopped up (because...why bother at that point?), you had yourself one absolutely ripe environment. 
Pee yew! Now THAT was a damn rock club.

1. Remain Seated 

2. Civilized Way

3. Foolish Anyway

4. Red Carpet

5. Sleep Tight

6. Poker Face

7. Laughing Girl

8. Little Mouths

9. Burn It All Down

10. The Closed Door

THE BONUS TRACKS / PART TWO
Bass - Rene Brancheau
Drums / Percussion - Donny Saatzer
Guitar / Vocals - Jim Walker

This is a studio recording from a weekend spent out at Cal State Dominguez Hills. My dear friend, Bryant Arnett was teaching a recording class there and he brought us in to record.  He produced and engineered this EP.
This was just before Eric Hill joined the band playing keyboards.

We got these six songs recorded and mixed in a 48 hour whirlwind of exhaustion and cheese sandwiches.

This was supposed to be our first EP release, but then Eric joined up and we didn't sound like this anymore.

So...a few months later we loaded up the gear and went back to Cal State Dominguez Hills with Eric and recorded what became our first EP,

Let's See Your Credentials.

1. Burn It All Down 

2. Look At The Time

3. Sleep Tight

4. Next Apartment

5. Horoscope

THE BONUS TRACKS / PART THREE
Guitar / Vocals - Jim Walker

The original acoustic demo of my song Burn It All Down.

Recorded in the pool house at my parent's house, 1986.

                                   

All material written by James Stanley Walker 

C&P 1986 Thon Music (ASCAP) 

All Rights Reserved.

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