There are no local bands I love more than the short-lived but glorious garage punk foursome The Quiffs.
They haven’t been active in about 15 years, but I was able to get all four members back together for a podcast!
We talked about learning their instruments as they went along, their outstanding — and not available anywhere online — album, the story behind “Mutant Legs”, and much more!
Peppered throughout the interview (and in a big ol' chunk at the end) is their entire recorded catalogue (all ~18 minutes of it) -- the full-length and the three-song demo/EP.
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