Knockouts are Went, 2015
Some of these are cds, some aren't. Some are vinyl. Most are still available for purchase and are likely to be for some time.
Two mini disc set released in a wallet. Pub talk made real. Recorded in the middle of a political demonstration by a man with a shopping trolley, though in a soundproofed room. Some vocals.
DERV / The Ceaseless Tide of English Gits / Bomb Dropper / High Town Nocturne / That Said / S.P.Y.-ish / (improvised piece) / Outbreak/ We Are Destroyed / Serious Bucks / The Boersma Clause /
I am Flaming Raoul / / A Fine Tilth / Chinese Guinness
Bay of Biscay, 2014
31 track MP3 from Amazon, Spotify, HMV, all your other favourite on line providers and iTunes too. Compilation of early tracks, demo and live versions of unreleased tunes. Bargain price; an ideal beginning, middle and end for the self-start KO fan.
The Chicken Incident / Serious Bucks / Monkey Mantra / Devil's A.D.V.O.C.A.A.T / King of the Track / Crosby's Poncho / Gaol / The Low Countries / Northern Zone / Driving Range/The Eyes / Vendredi Maintenant / Mexico / DERV / El Problemo / The Interceptor / The Pranny / Neil Diamond Tribute Night / Like Monkeys / Govt. Bhang Shop / Big Game Player / Monsieur Savoureaux / Anthem for Tuscany / The Ceaseless Tide of English Gits / Marimba Time / Harmful Ray's / No Trainers / Strikeout / The Plough / Elephant House / KO Theme / (Outro) Foreign Sounds
NOT FOR THE FAINT HEARTED. Like the earlier Foreign Sounds, this is gritty fare, largely made up on the spot and recorded with whatever bits of equipment were to hand.
Soundtrack for Alan Vaughan / Unicorns / The Peking Order / Latvian Upgrades §1 / Fast Massage / International Paper / Work Shoes / Dutch Cameras part 1 / Knockout Drops / Vaunted / Fiona Magistrate / The Crab-Walk / Dutch Cameras part 2 / Ballad of a Bad-Mouthing ex-Druggies (French single) / To Kill Her / Chill-out out
Studio recording. The cd comes in a stylish black digi pack.
Test Signal / Zinc / Alabama Wild Man / Northern Zone / Vendredi Maintenant / King of the Track / Big Woman in Perfume / Hair and Teeth / Vulture Circle / Randall Accessible
Live recordings from Bute St, October 2009. The band play Honolulu Suncream from beginning to end. Pointless.
Disc one (George II 23.10.09)
Disc two - photographs on Powerpoint
Disc three - (Hat Factory 24.10.09)
Studio recording. The cd comes in a stylish pack.
Mit V Hlave Jako Vymetano / The Interceptor / Audrey / A Baby / Fresno Trucks / Ibiza Foam Party / Thoroughfare / Dum Maro Dum (version) / Neil Diamond Tribute Night / Stomping Normal / Butane GC
The Very Special World of The Knockouts, 2008
Improvisations, rough demonstrations and a cover in there somewhere. A favourite among the band, which shows what they know.
Intro (Foreign Sounds) / Hostel California / Indiscipline #32 / Previous Business / Sunshine Bug / The Plough / Trabant Cop Squad / Farmyard Massacre / Slab Techn. / Brooding Habits / The Golden Age of Rock and Roll / D-Zug #1
7" vinyl single (Topplers / High Town, 2007). Studio recordings with guest vocals, in Hindi, by Mick Sheridan; available from Topplers
Dum Maro Dum / Nain Milarkar Chain Churana / Aaj Mausum Beimann Bada / 53rd and 3rd
RT cd (unknown label, 2007). Compilation produced for Danke Reutlingen festival, November 2007.
Mit V Hlave Jako Vymetano / The Pranny / Elephant House / Aaj Mausum Beimann Bada / Crosby's Poncho / Devil's A.D.V.O.C.A.A.T. / The Low Countries / Thoroughfare / Stomping Normal / Dum Maro Dum (remix) / Firebrand
The Remarkable Sounds of India, 2007
(Unknown label, 2006). Live recording from Market Hill, Luton with a few rareties. VG- quality.
Pranny / Government Bhang Shop / El Rinon Picante / Anthem for Tuscany / Soul Communicator / D-Zug / A Baby / ???? / £2,250
plus Bhang Eliminator (demo 20.5.04) / Ballard of a Bad-mouthing ex-Druggies (French single) / Brooding Habits (9.12.01) / Sunshine Bug (Aug.2003) / www. moments (demo)
Vinyl single (Topplers, 2006). Studio recordings from the System One album.
D-Zug / El Problemo / Husband Material
Luton 'Filmstock' Festival - 2006 cassette
Top Ten 004, 2006
Mainly studio recordings.
The Pranny / Harmful Ray's / Citoborma 150 / The Low Countries / Monsieur Savoureux / Big Game Player / Cervantes Disco / The Chicken Incident / Bacon Boy / Black-Eyed Face / Devil's A.D.V.O.C.A.A.T. / Absinthe Mornings / They're Coming! / Firebrand / Last of the Majorcans
Studio recordings on cd, available from the shop and by downloads from iTunes etc. Considered by Paul the Mod to be the band's finest achievement.
Government Bhang Shop / Gunslinger / Maison d-Etre / D-Zug / Cocktail Hour / The Peeper / Husband Material / Anthem for Tuscany / No Trainers / El Problemo / £2300
The Romance of Engineering, 2003
System One, 2005
7" vinyl single on High Town. Studio recordings, albeit at a poor studio. Some feel this is where KOs should have taken stock and rested on their laurels.
Treble Sound / El Rinon Picante/Hell / Mexico
Given away with Clod ed 16. Mainly home recordings and demos.
Harmful Ray's / Firebrand / Like Monkeys / Strikeout / Bad Vibes / Crosby's Poncho / Hit the Gravel, Sister / Brooding Habits / The Romance of Engineering / Elephant House / Ransome Notes / A.D.V.O.C.A.A.T.
Mr Side-toSide, 2003
Free download ep from 2014 show. Two new tracks; two old ones.
KO Theme / Vintage Magazine Company / Appelskrut / Maison d'Etre
Operation Warm Water, 2015
Gaol EP, 2001
Given away with Ice Cream for Quo edition 12, May 2010. Live recordings from George II pub Luton, June 2009.
Hair and Teeth / Alabama WIld Man / Gunslinger / King of the Track /
Vendredi Maintenant / Randall Accessible / No Trainers / Vulture Circle / Zinc / Big Woman in Perfume
Dimanche Maintenant 2010
You're Breaking My Hands, 2011
A Bunch of Crook's,
Earlier material enhanced, in live recordings, with Jeff Henderson's incredible bass playing. Better than the previous download and a sign to come of what's coming.
Outbreak / Maison d'Etre/ Serious Bucks / KO Theme / OutbreakX / Vulture Circle
Regression on vinyl. Nonsensical noise, much of it unrehearsed.
Lutonian Nights / Return of Z / Music for Humans / Bastard Suit / Vintage Loan Company / On Tablets / Mystery Switch / Code: STE-009c / Easy Menaces / Appelskruut / Sick Notes / Get Along in France / Panic Button / Playboy Mansion / What's Driving You Up
The Foreign Sounds of The Knockouts, 2008
Live at the Turf Club, 2010
Live at the Molecule Club, 2016
Recording from live set in Toddington, Bedfordshire in January 2013 ,wtih even more improvising at the end.
I am Flaming Raoul / Outbreak / Ace of Spades / Bastard Suit / Vemdredi Maintenant / Serious Bucks / DERV / That Said / Zinc / Maison D'Etre / King of the Track / High Town Nocturne / 7 Types of Gas / Donkey Hill / Surface Dweller / The Grill / The Search for Human Intelligence