28 minutes | Feb 3, 2020

BH004: Dunno How This Feels; I Like electric eels (...and Death)

In Episode 4, Barely Human turns to the space between the hippies and the punks to find the bands who didn't fit in with the bands who didn't fit in. From the US midwest in the early 1970s, we find Cleveland proto-punk act the electric eels, who were toying with the tropes of punk years before the movement started. Then we look a band from Detroit comprised of three brothers who turned down a twenty thousand dollar recording contract in 1975 because they refused to change their name: Death.~~ Help fund Season 2! Subscribe to our zine and cassette mail order at https://patreon.com/barelyhuman ~~Barely Human was written and hosted by Max Easton and produced by Jason L'Ecuyer and Marty Peralta of Output Media. Theme song by Sydney punk band Tim & The Boys. Visit the website for show notes featuring extra discussion, sources, further reading and detailed credits here: https://www.barelyhuman.info/2020/02/ep-4-dunno-how-this-feels-i-like.html The accompanying playlist called 'Pre-Proto-Post-Neo' can be found here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/12xxM7igPVgcmMSTvqiwOo Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, all @barelyhumanpod
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