Rip, Rig + Panic

One of my favorite (and highly underappreciated) early 80′s post-punk bands. Someday I’ll rip the couple of Rip, Rig + Panic albums I’ve managed to find on vinyl (as far as I know, none of them are available on CD or mp3 yet!). A couple of videos have turned up on YouTube, though. Yes, that is a young Nenah Cherry (yes, that Nenah Cherry) fronting. Her dad, Don Cherry (yes, that Don Cherry) appears on several tracks on the first album.

And then, naturally, there’s the appearance on the Young Ones which was the first time that I encountered them:

2 thoughts on “Rip, Rig + Panic”

  1. The brassy opening section of “You’re My Kind of Climate” is the latest sonic loop stuck in my head. If you ever do get around to burning those records let me know; I’d like a copy. Do that and…I don’t know – I’ll give you something.

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