The distinctive style of the London punk trio Rudimentary Peni set the band apart from the English anarcho-punk milieu from which it emerged. The music, lyrics, and artwork of Rudimentary Peni’s records took their audience into an imaginative world far stranger than anything suggested by the social realism of the band’s punk contemporaries. Rudimentary Peni’s slower work also reflects echoes of classic heavy metal.
Singer and guitarist Nick Blinko had played in The Magits, a punk band formed in late 1977 that soon became an experimental electronic duo. The original line-up included Jon... Read More