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Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Be the first. Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Similar Items Related Subjects: 4 Rock music -- Ohio -- Akron. Linked Data More info about Linked Data. All rights reserved. Chi-Pig was a new wave power trio hailing from Akron, Ohio. During the Apu-Api (Help Me) - Various - The Akron Compilation and s, Susan Schmidt daughter of Marjorie H.
Schmidt and Smith played in numerous bands throughout the s, including Cinderella's Revenge and Friction with Peter Laughner. AroundForbidden - Hipsway - Hipsway and Smith teamed up with Richard Lonely Night - Lake Keepers - Siecle Apu-Api (Help Me) - Various - The Akron Compilation form Chi-Pig, taking their name from a local barbecue restaurant that sold both chicken and pork whose sign featured a cartoon drawing of a pig with wings.
Despite active participation in the local music scene and national interest in the Akron area due to the popularity of Devo and Tin HueyChi-Pig was unable to land a record deal, ultimately splitting up in Although the album was not released at the time, in the band released a CD of the Criteria recordings along with their earlier recordings, including "Apu-Api Help Me " that appeared on the Stiff Records album The Akron Compilation.
Far rawer than anything on her albums and her voice didn't seem as big here. Those weren't actually bad characteristics. They've always come off as power poppers on those releases.
Kicks along with quite a bit of energy, though the cymbals are kind of irritating. Not sure what the atonal mid-section was about.
Nice slinky rocker with Chris Butler handled the leads.
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