Karen Hunter

singer-songwriter known for her prolific guitar-playing, utilizing the backing band of al khan (guitar), will seiffert (bass) and nannette fortier (drums).
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The Hyphen-Ears

kevin smith (who later went on to find fame as an actor in the likes of hercules before he died tragically in the early 2000s) released a series of tapes, often with pat faigan (aka duane zarakov – later of spacedust) and steve watson – initially as the picnic boys, but then expanding into variations different permutations on their own tv eye label.
the hyphen-ears was the combination of smiths’ solo alias hyphen-smythe along with steve watsons legacy of ears, and they released several tape-only releases under this name in the early 1980s, though say yes to apes (with faigan and others) were their most well-known outfit.
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  • garden of lycanthropy ep [1984 tv eye]
  • what are stars? stars are what separates us from the animals you sonovabitch [1984 tv eye]

Hyphen-Smythe

kevin smith (who later went on to find fame as an actor in the likes of hercules before he died tragically in the early 2000s) released a series of tapes, often with pat faigan (aka duane zarakov – later of spacedust) and steve watson – initially as the picnic boys, but then expanding into variations different permutations on their own tv eye label.
hyphen-smythe was essentially a kevin smith solo alias – recordings by steve watson went by the name legacy of ears, hence why the combination of smith and watson used the hyphen-ears – but it was the full band line-up of say yes to apes that smith, faigan and watson are most known for.
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The Hulamen

peter marshall, john mcdougall, andrew clouston, david armstrong, john niland, andrew cross, stephen jessup, peter famularo, paul macallister and john mckay.
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  • beer and skittles ep [1982 eelman EEL-MAN001]