Plasmatics - Live! Rod Swenson's Lost Tapes 1978-81 (DVD)

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Live and raw Plasmatics action from 1978-1981

The rare Wendy O. Williams/Plasmatics live footage in this DVD has, in the main, never been released before. During the early years Plasmatics creator Rod Swenson, who directed and shot all the Wendy O./Plasmatics conceptual videos (AKA known for his footage of the Ramones, Dead Boys, Blondie, and Motorhead among others) shot numerous Plasmatics shows the footage from which was never edited or released. Except for some short excerpts most of it until the discovery of this footage was thought to be lost or degraded (shot on tape which has been shown as with audio tape to degrade over time). Recently during the moving of WOW/Plasmatics archive material the footage here was found unlabeled in buried boxes. While much had degraded, Producer/Director Randy Shooter was able to discover, relabel, and with additional editing and restoration, salvage the rare and remarkable footage in this DVD. A lot of it is raw (and much of the audio is the audio from ambient video deck mics, noise and all) but the energy and power is there straight through. The material includes two tracks from CBGB the first of which was among the first Plasmatics shows ever as well as other footage from benchmark shows. A bonus track (Monkey Suit) features footage shot by Swenson when he was shooting the iconic album cover for New Hope for the Wretched, but never released.

Media

Watch an exclusive clip courtesy of DANGEROUS MINDS »

Plasmatics 6-page feature with Rod Swenson interview

 

Cast & Crew

Actors:
  •       Wendy O. Williams
  • Track Listing

      • Want You (Baby) (July 26, 1978)
      • Tight Black Pants (June 9, 1979)
      • Dream Lover (May 17, 1980)
      • Sometimes I Feel It (May 17, 1980)
      • Squirm (May 17, 1980)
      • Butcher Baby (May 17, 1980)
      • Living Dead (May 15, 1981)
      • Summer Night (May 15, 1981)
      • Fast Food Service (May 15, 1981)
      • Nothing (June 19, 1981)
      • Summer Night (June 19, 1981)
      • Sex Junkie (September 22, 1981)
      • Squirm (September 22, 1981)
      • Lunacy (September 22, 1981)
      • Black Leather Monster (September 22, 1981)
      • Monkey Suit (June 18, 1980)

      Additional Details

      Label: Pandemonium

      Genre: Alternative/Punk

      Language: English

      Run Time: 63 mins

      Region: 0

      Release Date: 05/19/17

      UPC: 760137969594

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