Wednesday, December 15, 2004

News

(Left to right: Matthew Wascovich, Tom Watson, Raul Morales, Jonny Bell at Jazzcats)

(Official site for the band Scarcity Of Tanks. Last updated 31 October 2018.)



Scarcity Of Tanks is recording Dissing The Reduction album with Jonny Bell at Jazzcats studio. Artwork by Jimbo Easter. Stay tuned in.

To book SOT, please contact Cactus Numberic at Total Life Society.

Check out Matthew's other bands, Vicious Fence and Hidden Rifles.

Buy albums from Tedium House (San Francisco).




OUT NOW:

Scarcity Of Tanks - Hinge (Total Life Society, 2018, TLS010)



Scarcity Of Tanks is Doug Gillard: guitar, backing vocals; Don Godwin: bass, backing vocals, engineer; Nate Scheible: drums; Matthew Wascovich: vocals; and Michael Yonkers: guitar, electronics. Hinge was engineered by Don Godwin at Tonal Park, Takoma Park, Maryland. Artwork by Chris Yarmock. Liner notes by Jonathan Lethem.

01. Every Little Pose (2:39)
02. Drug Pupils (4:07)
03. Ride The Ridge (4:16)
04. Walking On The Earth (3:27)
05. I Don't Want To See You (3:57)
06. Fairborn (3:36)
07. Frozen (3:59)
08. Rat Fink (3:38)
09. Hinge (3:18)
10. Minnesota Flowers (4:18)



NEW MUSIC:












ABOUT:



Scarcity Of Tanks, a psychedelic rock band started by Matthew Wascovich in 2004, has released nine albums from Total Life Society.



DISCOGRAPHY:

Scarcity Of Tanks - No Endowments
(Total Life Society, TLS001, 2008)

Scarcity Of Tanks - Bleed Now
(Total Life Society, TLS002, 2010)

Scarcity Of Tanks - Sensational Grade
(Total Life Society, TLS003, 2011)

Scarcity Of Tanks - Vulgar Defender
(Total Life Society, TLS004, 2012)

Scarcity Of Tanks - Fear Is Not Conscience
(Total Life Society, TLS005, 2012)

Scarcity Of Tanks - Ohio Captives
(Total Life Society, TLS006, 2012)

Scarcity Of Tanks - Ringleader Lies
(Total Life Society, TLS007, 2016)

Scarcity Of Tanks - Garford Mute
(Total Life Society, TLS008, 2017)

Scarcity Of Tanks - Hinge
(Total Life Society, TLS010, 2018)




Scarcity Of Tanks - No Endowments
(Total Life Society, TLS001, 2008)


Dave Cintron - guitar
Theodore Wiggs Null Flynn – guitar
Andrew Klimeyk - bass, guitar
Scott Pickering – drums
Nate Scheible - drums
Weasel Walter - guitar, bass, drums
Matthew Wascovich - vocals
Dan Wenninger - saxophone
Devendra Banhart - artwork

01. Hedge Over Height (2:15)
02. Death Fast (4:55)
03. Growing 33 (4:00)
04. Tight Slope Fighter (3:22)
05. March Toward Crash (3:21)
06. Wrong Past (Cleveland) (1:10)
07. Motto For The Parked (4:31)
08. Head Of Electrons (4:20)
09. I See You (2:44)
10. Recalling Practice (2:44)
11. I Am Wrist (4:00)



Scarcity Of Tanks - Bleed Now
(Total Life Society, TLS002, 2010)


Theodore Wiggs Null Flynn – guitar
Scott Pickering – drums
Seb Wagner – bass
Matthew Wascovich – vocals
Tim Kerr – artwork

01. August (3:43)
02. Caravan Hooker (2:32)
03. Dignity And Privacy (4:16)
04. Defense Mechanic (4:08)
05. Requisite Fire (5:43)
06. Melt Dove Miles (0:57)
07. Cardboard (3:40)
08. Geometric Eyes (4:13)
09. Finger (2:56)
10. Nod To Be Forgiven (2:50)
11. Resentment (3:51)



Scarcity Of Tanks - Sensational Grade
(Total Life Society, TLS003, 2011)


Dave Cintron - guitar, bass, synth, piano
Jeff Deasy - bass
Theodore Wiggs Null Flynn - guitar, bass
Brent Gemmill - drums
Andrew Klimeyk - bass, guitar, drums
John Petkovic - guitar, synth, backing vocals
Scott Pickering - drums, bass
Matthew Wascovich - vocals
Aleksandra Waliszewska – artwork

01. Deaf And Divided (2:52)
02. Aisling Hospital (3:49)
03. Canister Fault (3:31)
04. Pill Hill (6:12)
05. Pathetic Circuit (6:02)
06. Treble Lusty (3:42)
07. King Of Nothing (2:00)
08. Blatant Memorial (4:13)
09. Jailed His Teeth (2:26)
10. All Equation (5:12)
11. Bleach Mold (4:37)



Scarcity Of Tanks - Vulgar Defender
(Total Life Society, TLS004, 2012)


Don Godwin - keyboards, backing vocals
Nick Lesley - guitar
Kid Millions - drums
John Morton - guitar, theremin
Jim Sauter - saxophone
Weasel Walter - bass
Matthew Wascovich - vocals
Chris Yarmock – artwork

01. Darkness Promises (4:36)
02. My Fist (4:58)
03. Tread On You (5:54)
04. Detached Abstract (5:02)
05. Let You Accident (4:14)
06. Sterling (3:03)
07. Proud Criminal (4:56)
08. Viper Arms (3:55)
09. Another Chance (2:48)



Scarcity Of Tanks - Fear Is Not Conscience
(Total Life Society, TLS005, 2012)


Nick Lesley - guitar
Kid Millions - drums
John Morton - guitar, theremin
Jim Sauter - saxophone
Weasel Walter - bass
Matthew Wascovich - vocals
Chris Yarmock – artwork

01. Stood Straight (3:55)
02. Never Private Clubs (4:11)
03. Winter Is Here (7:00)
04. Already Alive (3:17)
05. Slut's Rut (5:00)
06. Cathedral Hush (3:26)
07. Impaired Nominee (3:30)
08. Exhausted Down (1:52)
09. Fogiveness (2:57)
10. Gloomy Reason (2:13)



Scarcity Of Tanks - Ohio Captives
(Total Life Society, TLS006, 2012)


Elliott Hoffman - drums
Andrew Klimeyk - bass
Rich Raponi - guitar
John Petkovic - clarinet, piano, glockenspiel, backing vocals
Matthew Wascovich - vocals
Dan Wenninger - saxophone
Scott Pickering – artwork

01. Paco Unfolds (3:22)
02. Fox Back (7:37)
03. Quigley Dictum (1:49)
04. Glenville Hermetics (6:41)
05. Dear Pine (1:07)
06. Ohio Captives (3:33)
07. Authority Mountain (3:32)
08. Fractured Class (1:23)
09. Operational Choices (9:29)



Scarcity Of Tanks - Ringleader Lies
(Total Life Society, TLS007, 2016)


Dave Cintron - guitar, piano, keyboard, backing vocals
Nels Cline - guitar
Noah Depew - guitar
Doug Gillard - bass, guitar, acoustic guitar
Gnarlos - guitar, violin, keyboard, electronics
Paul Hamann - bass, engineer
Andrew Klimeyk - guitar
Pete Mazich - organ
John Petkovic - guitar, piano, backing vocals
Scott Pickering - drums, electronics, vibraphone, xylophone
Lee Ranaldo - guitar
Rich Raponi - guitar, bass
Sebastian Wagner - bass, electronics, synth
Matthew Wascovich - vocals
Tom Watson - guitar
Mike Watt - bass
Norman Westberg - guitar, fretless guitar, 12-string guitar
John Moloney – artwork

01. Over And Done (2:30)
02. Feeling Warsaw (3:14)
03. Oh Memory (3:31)
04. Demolished Ernie (2:34)
05. Tenderloin Submissive (1:07)
06. Most Cunning (2:16)
07. Cool It Conditioned (1:56)
08. Melina Pedestrian (2:37)
09. Trees (5:44)
10. Torch (2:05)
11. Casket (2:26)
12. Into Your Activities (2:03)
13. Beware The Drill (2:41)
14. Northeast Kingdom Vermont (4:42)
15. Mentor Screws (5:55)
16. The New Creations (4:17)
17. Psyche Hang-Gliding Accident (1:02)
18. Open (2:55)
19. Histamine Bunker (3:00)
20. Shot From Behind (3:37)
21. Marcy Havemeyer (3:00)
22. Slowly Down Clifton (4:45)


Scarcity Of Tanks - Garford Mute
(Total Life Society, TLS008, 2017)

Dave Cintron - guitar
Doug Gillard - guitar, acoustic guitar
Gnarlos - electronics
Don Godwin - drums
Tom Herman - guitar, bass, acoustic guitar
Elliott Hoffman - drums
Andrew Klimeyk - guitar, bass
Scott Krauss - drums
Steve Mackay - saxophone
Rich Raponi - bass, guitar
Weasel Walter - guitar, bass
Matthew Wascovich - vocals
Mike Watt - bass
Roger Ballen – artwork

01. Craven Adults (4:30)
02. Beautiful Has-Been (2:44)
03. Activate (3:18)
04. Bullets Over Denison (3:07)
05. When I Get Gone (0:39)
06. Welcome To Life (3:09)
07. Ascendance (3:24)
08. She Stopped Over (3:04)
09. West Eleventh Terminus (2:14)
10. Status Place (3:22)
11. Amateur Robbery (3:32)
12. Everything Zenith (2:35)
13. Disappointed Patriot (1:57)
14. Us Pushy (2:43)
15. Embrace (2:40)
16. Adventures In Recluse Paradox (4:19)
17. Lakeshore Sunset (2:30)
18. Revealed (2:05)
19. Idiot Reunion (1:26)
20. Dunedin Signal (2:17)
21. Repulsion (6:29)
22. Asylum Agents (0:35)
23. Sinner's Oath (5:48)



Scarcity Of Tanks - Hinge
(Total Life Society, TLS010, 2018)


Doug Gillard - guitar, backing vocals
Don Godwin - bass, backing vocals, engineer
Nate Scheible - drums
Matthew Wascovich - vocals
Michael Yonkers - guitar, electronics
Chris Yarmock – artwork

01. Every Little Pose (2:39)
02. Drug Pupils (4:07)
03. Ride The Ridge (4:16)
04. Walking On The Earth (3:27)
05. I Don't Want To See You (3:57)
06. Fairborn (3:36)
07. Frozen (3:59)
08. Rat Fink (3:38)
09. Hinge (3:18)
10. Minnesota Flowers (4:18)





CONTACT:

Total Life Society
P.O. Box 6592
Cleveland, Ohio 44101
USA

Contact TLS: totallifesociety AT gmail.com











SOTs In Memory:


Theodore "Wiggs Null" Flynn 
(9 September 1966 - 11 April 2013)

Chris "5th Hanzo Mind" Grier 
(20 December 1972 - 10 July 2014)

Paul Hamann 
(22 March 1955 - 14 September 2017)

Steve Mackay 
(25 September 1949 – 11 October 2015)

Mark E. Miller 
(14 September 1953 - 8 February 2015)





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