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The Duplo! Exclusive Heavyweight Limited Edition LP

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The Duplo! Exclusive Heavyweight Limited Edition LP

18.00

** Also available the limited edition 7" THE DUPLO! BOOTLEGGED LIVE AT PUTTES! 

A super exciting Royal Mint & Hola Hola Records collaboration! Sexy heavyweight black punk vinyl, fill yer boots! We did 3 copies only in CLEAR HEAVYWEIGHT too (SOLD OUT).

A special vinyl edition of The Duplo’s singles compilation limited to only 50 copies! A new comp of tunes from one of Finland’s premiere cult-punk-brothers, The Duplo! and their 20 year old 7″ aural assaults. Their legendary and very rare series of vinyl EP’s Time To Fight, Time To Kill (Hola Hola Rec. 1997), Cold Ring Of Rock ’n’ Roll (Bad Afro Records 1998) and I’m The King EP (Stupido Records 1998) was made available digitally for the first time ever. The compilation was remastered by Didier. Originally recorded at Lepakko, Helsinki with 8 track cassette recorder by Janne Lehtinen. \This is solid gold punk rock fever action. But this is no mere trip down memory lane as the original The Duplo! threesome reconvene for your scuzzy, rock n roll pleasure. New material is promised and a series of shows too. The Duplo! had a reputation already back in 1997 for playing wild in your face gigs with raw attitude, suburban slacker style and a perfect combination of 60’s garage rock married to nasty punk. A reputation was soon secured after playing shows with fellow rock n roll noisesters The Flaming Sideburns and Thee Ultra Bimboos. Garage rock circles dug The Duplo! and word of their greatness soon spread amongst the scene, with Crypt Records showing some interest but the band headed for the Danish imprint Bad Afro Records. Bad afro had already cut loose some cool cuts featuring the likes of Turbonegro, Hellacopters, The Flaming Sideburns, Larry And The Lefthanded and Backyard Babies. The Duplo! then headed back home for their last EP release, with Helsinki’s first indie home, Stupido Records. The I’m A King EP proved to be the band’s last slice of garage punk before the band morphed into something different yet still brilliant. But that’s another story. The Duplo! is Aleks Duplee (Aleksi Pahkala), Lars Duplee (Lasse Kiehelä) and Waikiki No Tom Tom (Wallu Valpio).

“Kokonaisuutena kolme pikkukiekkoa antavat tarkan, armottoman ja värikkään kuvan The Duplo! -nimisen orkesterin tilasta ajalta, jolloin voima virtasi vielä sen suonissa.” Desibeli.net “Bändin uudelleen heräämisessä ei ole kyse mistään hissuttelevasta sunnuntaikruisailusta muistojen kujalla. Kaikkea muuta! Julkaisu kuulostaa tuoreelta kokonaisuudelta, ja biisit tuovat kaivattua särmää nykypäivän turhankin kliiniseen musiikkitarjontaan.” Sylvi ”Ajattelen, että me voitaisiin näyttää nuorille, miten musiikkia tehdään aidosti. Saataisiin aikaan sellainen pieni ’smells like teen spirit’ -ilmiö. Tuskin me saadaan nuorisoa massoittain meidän keikoille, mutta ne voisi perustaa omia sonicseja tai ramoneseja”, Valpio haaveilee. Voima.

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