February 20, 2017
Including unreleased material.
A 12-inch compilation, titled Y Pants, will collect songs from downtown NYC band’s debut 7-inch EP on 99 Records as well as two songs never before issued on vinyl.
A number of the tracks are produced by Glenn Branca who turned 99 Records boss Ed Bahlman on to the all-female trio and encouraged him to release their debut record. Hear ‘Off The Hook’, a bouncy singalong about a woman’s phone problems, below.
“Y Pants had discovered a way of making music in a rock band format while integrating a unique art/performance element that toyed around with the concept of scale.
“It was an unusual sight: grown women playing tiny instruments and still using big amplifiers and effects,” writes Tim Ross in his definitive history of 99 Records.