Punk Rock France

Guilty Razors and the 1st Gazoline (but not the 2nd, its crap) are essential. Others worth having are Calcinator, Checkmate, the Dogs EP and 12" (later releases are more pop/rock), 84 Flesh, Electro Choc, Gloires Locales and the Olivensteins. The 1st 3 Starshooter 7"s (the third, Betsy Party/Otage Dollars, not listed here) and the 1st LP are also excellent, later releases are very new wave. The Bulldozer LP, while not roaring punk, is good. One of the songs, "Je Suis Punk", is covered on the LP from the No Talents, a great LP on the Wild Wild label (also home to Steve & The Jerks, and a release from the Kids from Belgium). The 125 grammes de 33 tours LP is rather unknown but a good record. The 2 Skydog compilations feature some good tracks, although a number of them are more rock than punk. The 2 Guilty Razors tracks on the Les 30 Plus Grand ... LP are different (and worse) versions than the ones on the EP. The Rock D'Ici A L'Olympia LP has an otherwise unavailable Guilty Razors track (its OK) which is the main reason the LP is usually overpriced. A few others worth looking out for are the Dements Tragiques, Electrodes, Mopo Mogo and Soggy. The Metal Urbain releases are also worth looking for.

 
Ablettes                   Un Amour Prone/Spontaneite Zero 7" (1982)
                           Tu Verras +1 7" (1983)
Acid Boys                  Pompidou Est De Retour En Ville +3 EP (1983)
Alex et Les Lezards        Dur Dur +1 7" (1980)
Angel Face                 A Wild Odyssey LP [rec. 1976-77, pre-84 Flesh, 
                             Asphalt Jungle, Stinky Toys] (1984)  
Apple Pie                  Hey Diva/Amour an Pluriel 7" (1982) 
Arlequin                   Generation Paumee/Hold Up 7" (1979)
                           2 untitled songs (1981) 
Asphalt Jungle             Deconnection +3 EP (1977)
                           Plante Comme Un Prive/Purple Heart 7" (1977)
                           Poly Magoo +1 7" 
Azile                      La Sainte/L'Homme Qui Tombe 7" (1980) 
Banlieue Est               s/t LP (1981)
Berurier Noir              Nada 84/Les Bururiers Sout Les Rois 7" (1984) 
                           Macadam Massacre LP (1983)
Beton Vibre                Les Rats du Rock LP (1979) 
Bijou                      Si Tu Dois Partir +1 7" (1977) 
                           Dynamo/La Fille du Pere Noel 7" 
                           Danse Avec Moi LP (1977)
                           OK Carole LP (1978) 
Bikini                     Tu Ne Parles Pas +5 12" (1981)
Bla Bla Schmurz Group      Supersonic-Subsonic EP (1986) 
Bordeaux                   L'Hoiloge Du Temps/Baby 7" (1980)
Brigades                   Jobless Generation/Riot & Dance 7" (1982) 
Bulldozer                  L'Enclume Des Jours/Corned Beef 7" (1977)
                           s/t LP (1978) 
Bye Bye Turbin             Balaie Pagaie/Mon Image Sur Cellophane 7" (1979)
                           Olivenstein +2 EP (1980) 
Les Cadavres               Le Temps Passe EP (1982) 
Les Cafards                Chomage Pour Tous +3 EP (1984)  
Calcinator                 Billiard/Electrifie 7" (1980) 
Cambouis                   T'Entendras Parler De Moi +1 7" (1978) 
La Came Aux Damelias       La 5e Roue du Systeme/Chopper 7" (1978) 
Checkmate                  Only Fools Pretend To Be Happy +1 7" (1979) 
Les Collabos               LP (1984) 
Controle                   live Bordeaux 05/10/78
Coronados                  Rien +3 EP (1982) 
Ctakaho0 SS                9 song EP (1981) 
Defense D'Afficher         Dorothee Aime +1 7" (1979)
Dements Tragiques          Europe-Salope/56 etage 7" (1979) 
Depression                 Moderne +2 EP (1980)
DKP                        Misere Noire/Tous Ceux Qui T'Ecoevrent 7" (1982) 
Dogs                       No Way/19/Charlie Was A Good Boy EP (1979)
                           Go Where You Want To Go 12" EP (1978)
                           Different LP (1979)
                           Walking Shadows LP (1980)
                           Too Much Class For The Neighborhood LP (1982)
                           Bite Back LP [1.7", 12", live, selected LP tracks]
Duroc                      s/t LP (1980) 
Ecoute Maman               Comment Va Le Sexe LP (1979)
Edith Nylon                Tank/Edith Nylon 7" (1979)
                           Femmes Sous Cellophane 7"
                           Quatre Essais Philosophiques 12" (1980)
                           s/t LP (1979)  
84 Flesh                   Salted City/D-Section 7" (1980)
Electric Callas            So Chic +2 12" EP (1979)
Electro Choc               3 Minutes/Chaise Electrique 7" (1978)
                           live Bordeaux 30/01/79 
Electrodes                 Black Flag (No Flag) +3 EP (1983)
                           Y'A Bon Action Destruction LP [rec 1982-83] (1988) 
Electronaze                Waiting For ... +2 EP (1983) 
Escalators                 Ascenseur/La Prochain A Orever 7" (1980) 
Extraballe                 12" EP (1978) 
Factory                    Flesh/W.C. Rock 7" (c1979) 
                           Black Stamp LP (1977) [boring rock mostly]
Fanatics                   Tu Ne Peux Pas Toujours Avoir ... +1 7" (1981)
                           La Mamaie/L'Envie 7" (1982) 
Fatsy Wataire              Chimene Hovelicot/Camaret 7" (1978) 
Les Feles                  Mon Lycee/Rouge Comme Le Song 7" (1978)
Flash Gordon               Vive le gouvernement +2 EP (1981)
Flou Flash                 4 song 12" (1982)
Foxy                       Si T'as Pas L'Ticket +1 7" (1979)
Fuzz                       Satan's Fans +1 7" (1981)
Gazoline                   Killer Man/Radio Flic 7" (1977)
                           Sally/Electric Injection 7" (1977)
Geiger                     Je Ne Suis Pas Bien Portant +1 7" (1978)
Gloires Locales            La Rasoir +3 EP (1979) 
Gogol Premier et La Horde  Vite Avant la Saisie 12" EP (1984) 
G.P.S.                     Quant Revient L'ete/Samedi Soir 7" (1982) 
Guilty Razors              I Don't Wanna Be Rich +2 EP (1978) 
Ici Paris                  Souris/La Centre Du Monde 7" (1980)
                           Maman J'En Veux Pas Aller A L'Ecole +1 7" (1983) 
Johnny & Les Psychedelic   Let The Rock Goes On +1 (c1983) 
   Kleps
Kambrones                  En Voiture Simone +1 7" (1986)
Kas Product                Try Out LP (1981)
Kidnap                     '79-'85 CD (2001) [1979 recordings (as Radiation)++]
Kremlin Kontingent         L.A.B. +2 EP (1983) 
La Souris Deglinguee       Haine, Haine/Garcon Moderne 7" (1979) 
Lanterne Rouge             L'aube Du Dernier Jour CD (1996) [reissue of 1986 LP 
                             + live 1986]
L'Infanterie Sauvage       Chansons A Loire EP (1982) 
Little Bob Story           All Or Nothing/Hot n' Sweaty 7" (1977) 
Marie et Les Garcons       Rien A Dire +2 EP (1977)  
Marquis de Sade            Dantzig Twist LP (1979) 
Memorial Voice             Stakanof Est Mort (Amort Anonyme) EP 
Metal Boys                 Sweet Marilyn/Fugue For A Darkening Island 7" (1979)
Metal Urbain               Paris Maquis/Cle de Contact 7" (1977)
                           Panik/Lady Coca Cola 7" (1977)
                           Hysterie Connective +1 7"
                           Les Hommes Mort Sont Dangereux LP+7" (c1977)
                           L'Age D'Or 2LP (1982)
Mickeynstein               Regards/Julliet Out 7" (1979) 
Mistral                    s/t LP (1979)
Moko                       Rock Star +1 7" (1981) 
Mopo Mogo                  Pouvoir/Fuck Off 7" 
Nana Bonnard               Encule Te Te De Mort +2 EP (1983) 
Nec + Ultra                Weekend Sauglant +3 EP (1980)
No Class                   EP 
No Talents                 s/t LP (1996) 
Noveaux Riches             25 Ans +2 EP (1980) 
Oberkampf                  Coleurs Sur Paris 12" (1983)
                           La Marseillaise flexi (1983) 
Oenix                      Ils Veulent Coucher Avec Sheila +1 7" (1980) 
Olivensteins               Je Suis Negatif EP (1979)  
O.T.H.                     Musique Alteinte/Voyou Vandou 7" (1982) 
OX                         Drugs/Suburb 7" (1980)
                           TV Addict/Brawl On The Beach 7" (c1980)
Oxyde                      Paris La Nuit +1 7" (c1979)
Panik                      Les Troubadours du Chaos 12" EP (1983)
Les Prives                 No Time/Song For Jeff 7" (1985) 
Raff                       Danse +3 EP (1984)
R.A.S.                     Rien A Signaler +4 EP (1984) 
                           1984 LP (1983) 
Raticide                   Rock Corrosif 7" (Manege/Tire Toi) (1982) 
Rats                       Kids/Come On Now 7" (c1979) 
Les Rotters                Synthemar / Faut Pas Flipper 7" (1978)
Russian Roulette           J'Aitout Oublie/Fuckin' Car 7" (1984) 
Savage Circle              No Funk/Guzzling The Senses 7" (1983)
Scenario                   Scenario Dans La Ville +1 7" (1980)
Sex-A-Pile                 Pas Vraiment Mechant +1 7" (1979)
Shakin' Street             Vampire Rock LP (1978) 
Snix                       Archives Vol. 1 CD (2000) [1984-5 demos, 1984 live]
Snix//Tolbiac's Toads      split EP (1984) 
Soggy                      Waiting For The War/47 Chromosomes 7" (1983) 
Soucoupes Violentes        Mercenarie +3 EP (1983)
                           12" EP (1983) 
Splash 4                   Filth City 10" (1998)
                           Shame Shame Shame 10" (1999)
                           Kicks In Style LP (1997) 
                           Earthquake Shake CD (1996) 
Spurts                     Petit Papa Fasciste +1 7" (1982)
Stakanov                   Autonomie +2 EP  
Stalag                     Date Limite de Vente +1 7" (1980) 
Starshooter                Pin-Up Blonde/Quelle Crise Baby 7" (1977)
                           Get Baque/En Chantier 7" (1978)
                           Betsy Party/Otage Dollars 7"
                           Loukoum Scandale/Fais Pas Gaffe 7"
                           Toi Moi Nous/Partir a Zanzibar 7"
                           Papillon de Nuit/ Larguez 7"
                           Quel Bel Anenir/Mefie Toi Des Avions 7"
                           Leo Song/Pas du Tout 7"
                           s/t LP (1978)
                           Mode LP (1980)
                           Chez Les Autres LP (1980)
                           Pas Fatigue LP (1981) 
Steve & The Jerks          Leaders of the Jerks LP (1996) 
Stilettos                  Toutes Les Filles/Les Affiches 7" (1980) 
Stillers                   Rock Rural EP (1982)  
Stinky Toys                Boozy Creed/Driver Blues 7" (1977) 
S.T.O.                     Fais Du Bruit (Faut Tas Momir)/Sally 7" (1981)
Strychnine                 Suspect/Rocknroll 7" (1979)
                           Pas Facile/Lache Moi 7" (1980)
                           Ragnagna/Amour Dehors 7" (1981)
                           Jeux Creules LP (1980)
                           Je Veux LP (1981)
Sub Kids                   Kids of Glory/Suburban War 7" (1983)
                           These Days Are Gone LP [1983-88 comp] 
Systeme D                  Another Day/Loser/Alone EP (1984) 
Telephone                  Hygiaphone/Metro 7"
                           s/t LP (1977)
                           Crache Ton Venin LP (1979)
Tweed                      Fashion +2 EP (1980) 
Unvalued                   Verite Cachee +4 EP (1982) 
Vermines                   Sometimes +2 EP (1982)
                           Bad Childhood LP (1983) 
Volcania                   s/t LP (1977)
Warm Gun                   Chinese Gangster +3 EP (1977) 
Warum Joe                  Le Gout de L'Effort EP (1983)
Wild Child                 Speedlife O' Mind (c1982)
Wunderbach                 Paris-Londres +5 12" EP (1983) 
Zero Conduite              Je Suis Mort/School Junkie 7" (1984) 

COMPILATIONS

Chaos En France Vol. 1 LP 
Chaos En France Volume 2 LP (France, 1984) 
  [Camera Silens / Kambrones / Rats / Reich Orgasm / Trotskids / Nana Bonnard / 
   Brigade / Komintern Sect / Sk.Nix / Mopo Mogo / No Class / Collabos / Kidnap 
   / Criminals Damage]  
Collection Privee EP (1984) 
  [Electrodes / etc] 
1984 - The First Sonic World War LP (1984) 
125 grammes de 33 tours LP (1979) 
Paris Mix '82 LP (1982)  
Le Rock D'Ici A L'Olympia LP (1978) 
  [Guilty Razors / Asphalt Jungle / Starshooter / etc] 
Skydog Commando LP (1979) 
Les 30 Plus Grand Succes Du Punk 2LP ( c1979) 
  [Dogs / Private Vices / Asphalt Jungle / Guilty Razors / Abject / Gazoline /
   Calcinator / Controle / etc] 
Les Plus Grands Succes du Punk CD (1977-79) 
  [26 tracks, same as the Les 30 Plus ... 2LP except missing 4 tracks - Total 
   Control (Private Vices), Provocate (Guilty Razors), Viens Danser Sur Les 
   Toits (Rockin' Rebels) and Final Chaos (Dentiste)] 
Rock A Rennes LP (1981) 
  [Les Nus / Ticket / UV Jets / Mr. Hyde / Frakture / Sax Pustuls / Mechanique 
   Rythmique / Mickeynstein / Albane / Private Jokes] 
  (Almost all shitty rock and new wave. Mickeynstein track blows!)
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