Wednesday, December 15, 2004

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(Official site for the band Scarcity Of Tanks. Last updated 31 January 2020.)


NEW ALBUM:

Scarcity Of Tanks 
Dissing The Reduction
(Total Life Society, TLS013, 2019)



A1/1: When We Disappear (2:55) 
A2/2: I Wish I Could Care (1:41)
A3/3: Jacket (4:18)                    
A4/4: Legit Prick (2:15) 
A5/5: Raider Hits The Grass (4:43)
A6/6: Doing Time In My Dome (1:39)
B1/7: Torpedo 4:07    
B2/8: Sleepless (2:04)
B3/9: Magnolia (3:48) 
B4/10: Thief's Market (2:06) 
B5/11: Looking Rough (3:14)
B612: Ordinary People (4:12) 
C1/13: Crushing The Androids (2:47)
C2/14: Gentlemen On Junk (3:29)  
C3/15: Slang Pro (3:30) 
C4/16: Centered In Outlaw (3:11) 
C5/17: Counter Productive (3:28) 
C6 /18: Sacrifice Your Third Eye (2:12) 
D1/19: Residents Of The Force Field (10:08) 
D2/20: River Rat Knows Chemistry (7:29)  
D3/21: Many Moods (2:00)

Scarcity Of Tanks - Dissing The Reduction is its tenth album and features Jonny Bell (Crystal Antlers) - bass, engineer, guitar, keyboards, saxophone; Alan Bishop (Sun City Girls) - guitar; Dennis Callaci (Refrigerator) - guitar; Nels Cline (Wilco) - guitar; Don Depew (Flaming Telepaths) - guitar; Jimbo Easter (Druid Perfume) - artwork; Doug Gillard (Guided By Voices) - guitar; Don Godwin (Impractical Cockpit) - bass; John Talley-Jones (Urinals) - bass; Ulrich Krieger (Text Of Light) - saxophone; Raul Morales (Mike Watt And The Missingmen) - drums, percussion; Caleb Mulkerin (Big Blood) - bass, guitar; Nate Scheible - drums; Matthew Wascovich - vocals, percussion; Tom Watson (The Red Krayola) - guitar; Mike Watt (Minutemen) - bass; and Norman Westberg (Swans) - guitar. 


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



Scarcity Of Tanks is Doug Gillard (Guided By Voices): guitar, backing vocals; Don Godwin (Zlatne Uste): bass, backing vocals, engineer; Nate Scheible: drums; Matthew Wascovich: vocals; and Michael Yonkers (Microminiature Love): guitar, electronics. Hinge was engineered by Don Godwin at Tonal Park, Takoma Park, Maryland. Hinge artwork is by Chris Yarmock (Easter Monkeys) with liner notes from Jonathan Lethem (A Gambler's Anatomy) .

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)




ABOUT



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

Buy Total Life Society albums from Tedium House (San Francisco, USA).

To book Scarcity Of Tanks, please contact Total Life Society.


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DISCOGRAPHY

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Scarcity Of Tanks - Dissing The Reduction
(Total Life Society, TLS013, 2019, double album)




(CLICK ON ABLUM TITLE TO LISTEN)




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
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)



Scarcity Of Tanks - Dissing The Reduction
(Total Life Society, TLS013, 2019)

Jonny Bell - bass, engineer, guitar, keyboards, saxophone 
Alan Bishop - guitar 
Dennis Callaci - guitar 
Nels Cline - guitar 
Don Depew - guitar 
Doug Gillard - guitar
Don Godwin - bass 
John Talley-Jones - bass 
Ulrich Krieger - saxophone 
Raul Morales - drums, percussion 
Caleb Mulkerin - bass, guitar 
Nate Scheible - drums 
Matthew Wascovich - vocals, percussion 
Tom Watson - guitar
Mike Watt - bass 
Norman Westberg - guitar 
Jimbo Easter - artwork

A1/1: When We Disappear (2:55) 
A2/2: I Wish I Could Care (1:41)
A3/3: Jacket (4:18)                    
A4/4: Legit Prick (2:15) 
A5/5: Raider Hits The Grass (4:43)
A6/6: Doing Time In My Dome (1:39)
B1/7: Torpedo 4:07    
B2/8: Sleepless (2:04)
B3/9: Magnolia (3:48) 
B4/10: Thief's Market (2:06) 
B5/11: Looking Rough (3:14)
B612: Ordinary People (4:12) 
C1/13: Crushing The Androids (2:47)
C2/14: Gentlemen On Junk (3:29)  
C3/15: Slang Pro (3:30) 
C4/16: Centered In Outlaw (3:11) 
C5/17: Counter Productive (3:28) 
C6 /18: Sacrifice Your Third Eye (2:12) 
D1/19: Residents Of The Force Field (10:08) 
D2/20: River Rat Knows Chemistry (7:29)  
D3/21: Many Moods (2:00)






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 The Younger 
(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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