Band Name: Nice Strong Arm
Music Album: Mind Furnace
Album Release Date: March 1988
Music Genre: Punk Rock Art Rock
Record Label: Homestead Records
Album Release Country: United States
Music Record Type: 10 Tracks CD Album
Noise / art rock three-piece active from 1987-1990.
Formed in 1987 in Austin, Texas, Nice Strong Arm relocated to New York after the recording of their second album Mind Furnace where they were rapidly absorbed into the city's already densely populated alternative rock scene.
One of the original proponents of the "Homestead" sound, Nice Strong Arm quickly found comparison with the likes of Live Skull, Phantom Tollbooth and Sonic Youth as well as criticism that focused on the evident influence of the latter on the band's 1987 début Reality Bath. This early work was characterized by seemingly directionless, swirling dirges, however later recordings showed a growing sophistication which verged on art rock territory.
The band ceased activity following the release of 1990's Stress City.
|2||Everyday An Ambulance||4:34|
|3||A Case For The Calm||4:04|
|4||You'll Never Know Me||2:14|
|9||Turn Me Grey||2:48|
Recorded around Easter '88 at Arlyn Sound Studios, Austin , TX.
©℗ 1988 Homestead Records
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