Urban Scorch Compilation poster - Ann Arbor

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Urban Scorch Compilation poster - Ann Arbor

Description

This is a poster for the release of the Urban Scorch compilation - the first cassette compilation released in Toronto by Søme Records.

Creator

Eric Fitz

Source

Scott Kerr's archive - The Party's Over

Date

1981

Format

JPEG

Coverage

We postered around downtown to advertise - mainly on Queen St West and Queen St East (near The Record Peddler).

Context

This poster is for stores in Ann Arbor, MI. Eric went to university there for a few years and continued to carry the torch to his new local.

Søme Records was run by members of The Party's Over but also had significant collective participation/work by band members of Fifth Column and Diners Club.

The 1-hour compilation tape contained 15 minutes each by Fifth Column, March of Values, Diner's Club, The Party's Over.

This was Fifth Column's first release of music.

Original Format

analog b/w photocopy - on sickly medical green paper

Physical Dimensions

8 1/2" x 14"

Citation

Eric Fitz, “Urban Scorch Compilation poster - Ann Arbor,” Alternative Toronto, accessed February 26, 2020, https://www.alternativetoronto.ca/archive/items/show/275.

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