Eight Songs For Greg Sage And The Wipers

4x7" (black) / test pressing / Tim/Kerr Records / T/K 917010 TRIB 2 / made in USA (Rainbo) / 1992

Rainbo Records label test pressing. The labels came blank from the pressing plant, with the records placed in white inner sleeves. The lacquers were cut by John Golden at K Disc, metal plates were processed by Rainbo, where the records were pressed. Thor Lindsay, owner of Tim/Kerr Records, stated that ten or 20 sets of test pressings were made. Three complete sets and four or five Nirvana/ Poison Idea stand-alone copies have been found, suggesting the actual number is most likely higher than ten.

Lindsay sold a few full sets around 2000. He signed the labels, and put the test pressings in spare picture sleeves and retail boxes. One of the stand-alone Nirvana/ Poison Idea test pressings has handwritten messages from Poison Idea members, including a fake Kurt signature. [1]

Tracklist

Side A
  • Potential Suicide (Napalm Beach)
Side B
  • Astro Cloud (M-99)
Side C
  • Return Of The Rat (Nirvana)
Side D
  • Up Front (Poison Idea)
Side E
  • On The Run (Dharma Bums)
Side F
  • I Don't Know What I Am / Mystery (Crackerbash)
Side G
  • Over The Edge (Hole)
Side H
  • Land Of The Lost (Whirlees)

Matrix

Side A
TK-917010-A K disc JG R-14771
Side B
TK-917010-B K disc JG R-14772
Side C
TK-917010-A C K disc JG R-14773
Side D
TK-917010-B D K disc JG R-14774
Side E
TK-917010-E K disc JG R-14775
Side F
TK-917010-F K disc JG R-14776
Side G
TK-917010-G K disc JG R-14777
Side H
TK-917010-H K disc JG R-14778

Blank labels, side C
1. Blank labels, side C

Blank labels, side D
2. Blank labels, side D

Poison Idea messages, side C
3. Poison Idea messages, side C

Poison Idea messages, side D
4. Poison Idea messages, side D

Signed by Lindsay (full set), side C
5. Signed by Lindsay (full set), side C

References