Vancouver, BC's AV were of particular significance aside from their music. Number one, they were...well #1, literally. AV's 7" "EP" was the first release for Vancouver's Quintessence indie record label. Secondly, guitarist Bill Napier-Hemy would later go on to form the much higher profile Pointed Sticks, which you can check out on this previous Wilfully Obscure posting. Fronted by Tim Ray, AV's post-punk rock was not terribly Earth shattering, or for that matter, influential, but they were a mildly interesting footnote, not to mention springboard for Vancouver's fledgling indie scene in the late '70s.
01. Dying in Brooklyn
03. Little Old Man
04. All Same
The Frantic Five "On The Move" 2007 + "Play ...The Quinta" 1998 - 7"45rpm + "Play The Fugitive!" 1996 - 7"45rpm + "Play Zoe's Stomp" 1996 - 7"45rpm + "Why Did You Lie?" 1999 - 7"45rpm - It is really worth-mentioning the fact that Greece's "Farfisa Kings" THE FRANTIC FIVE from Thessaloniki, keep going with a new album (their second studio o...
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