A major part of the no wave scene in late-seventies New York!
Collects the following: tracks from the infamous No New York compilation, Ophans/Less of Me (single), Pre-12 inch EP, Baby Doll / Freud In Flop / Race Mixing single, Hysterie compilation track, Try Me / Staircase EP, Live at Max's Kansas City 1977, unreleased live performance 1978.
Teenage Jesus and the Jerks - Eliminate By Night (Live)
Teenage Jesus and the Jerks - I Woke Up Dreaming
Teenage Jesus and the Jerks - Roll Your Thunder (Live)
Teenage Jesus and the Jerks - No Morality
Beirut Slump - G-I Blue
Teenage Jesus and the Jerks - Popularity is So Boring
Teenage Jesus and the Jerks - Red Alert (Live)
Shut Up and Bleed is brutal and uncompromising music not meant for the faint of heart, and there's no doubt that's exactly what both bands had in mind; this is a vital document of New York's no wave scene at its purest and most devastating. - All Music4/5