Mike "Rep" Hummel makes shit sound good. He has "lovingly fucked with" many of the best recordings to come out of Ohio, including some from Columbus' own Times New Viking, Bassholes, New Bomb Turks, Thomas Jefferson Slave Apartments, and almost every artist in this post. His "LFW" tag is a
quality seal for those in search of lo-fi treble-smashed garage punk. And Rep's own group has been experimenting with psychedelic garage rock since the 70's. A Tree Stump Named Desire compiles recordings from 1975-1995, and 2005's Black Hole Rock includes new songs along with re-recordings of some older classics like "Rocket Music On".
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