Black Dots

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Black Dots
Compilation album by Bad Brains
Released October 1, 1996
Recorded Inner Ear Studios, 1979
Genre Hardcore punk, reggae
Length 34:35
Label Caroline Records
Producer Bad Brains
Bad Brains chronology
God of Love
(1995)
Black Dots
(1996)
The Omega Sessions
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Citizine Magazine (positive)[2]
Entertainment Weekly A[3]

Black Dots is a collection of early songs recorded by Bad Brains. It was recorded at Inner Ear Studios in 1979, which at the time was in Don Zientara's basement. In between songs Zientara's son can be heard talking to H.R.[4] The album was released in 1996 with a complete set of liner notes.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Don't Need It" - 1:58 (Bad Brains)
  2. "At the Atlantis" - 1:58 (Bad Brains)
  3. "Pay to Cum" - 2:02 (Bad Brains, Dr. Know, Phil Hudson, Daryl Jenifer)
  4. "Supertouch/Shitfit" - 3:02 (Bad Brains)
  5. "Regulator" - 1:28 (Bad Brains)
  6. "You're a Migraine" - 1:41 (Bad Brains)
  7. "Don't Bother Me" - 2:36 (Bad Brains, Know, Hudson, Jenifer)
  8. "Banned in D.C." - 2:47 (Bad Brains)
  9. "Why'd You Have to Go?" - 2:55 (Bad Brains)
  10. "The Man Won't Annoy Ya" - 2:42 (Bad Brains)
  11. "Redbone in the City" - 2:06 (Bad Brains)
  12. "Black Dots" - 1:12 (Bad Brains)
  13. "How Low Can a Punk Get?" - 2:39 (Bad Brains, Know, Hudson, Jenifer)
  14. "Just Another Damn Song" - 1:37 (Bad Brains)
  15. "Attitude" - 1:39 (Bad Brains)
  16. "Send You No Flowers" - 1:53 (Bad Brains)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Citizine Magazine review
  3. ^ Sinclair, Tom (October 25, 1996). "Black Dots: Music Review:Entertainment Weekly". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved August 23, 2009. 
  4. ^ Raggett, Ned. "Black Dots review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2007-10-10.