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The Primitive Calculators were an Australian post punk band of the 1970s, known for their use of a screeching Mosrite Ventures model guitar, primitive synthesizers (a Wasp and Roland SH2) along with an electronic organ played through effects pedals, and an extra fast drum machine keeping time (Roland CR-78). Their frantic, low-fidelity sound pumped out of Marshall Combo amplifiers. Loudly. Their music was influenced by proto-punk New York acts like The Godz, The Velvet Underground, Texas 60's psychedelic punk, James… read more

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  • Best punk band
  • Suicide meets Nick Cave
  • great stuff. also pretty admirable that they're still around releasing new music and playing shows.
  • middle aged angst
  • Check the new PRIMITIVE CALCULATORS 7" from Sweet Rot with previously unreleased versions of "Ugly Pumping Muscle" along w/ SLUG GUTS >> http://styrofoamdrone.com/2011/07/08/slug-guts-primitive-calculators-ugly-pumping-muscle-7/
  • fish fingers
  • Just listening to them, and wow they're good!
  • New album http://www.messandnoise.com/news/4047617
  • http://www.abc.net.au/rn/hindsight/stories/2010/2946088.htm
  • Fucking Great *__*

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