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Artist: EUCLID
Title: Heavy Equipment
Format: CD
Label: Skyf Zol
Country: South Africa
Price: $17.00
"Jay and Gary Leavitt, along with Bobby Herne, made their first musical rumblings in 1966 as the Cobras, releasing the New England garage classic I Wanna Be Your Lover/Instant Heartache.  Fast-forward to 1970 and the brothers, joined by Ralph Mazotta (ex-Lazy Smoke) and Harold Perino Jr. (aka Maris), transformed into the hard psychedelic aggro Euclid, signed to Bob Thieles Flying Dutchman subsidiary Amsterdam and were one of the few (only?) rock releases on either label (a notable exception being the rare Minx soundtrack by The Cyrkle). Herne, manning the producers chair (a role he would later repeat for The Shaggs Philosophy Of The World LP), created a bad trip spiked with backwards tape effects, darkly-phrased vocals, all instruments set to pummel and an album title certainly eligible for the truth in advertising award!  Tread carefully dear listener, as Gary, Bobby, Maris and Bob have all passed on due to various circumstances over the years..." - Skyf Zol.

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