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Confuse Flier and Photo Archive

posted Feb 16, 2015, 9:41 AM by Thomas Mayhugh

I am looking for higher quality sources of these fliers, particularly the Full Color one

More to come.

Discrete Records Discography

posted Feb 1, 2015, 2:53 PM by Thomas Mayhugh   [ updated Feb 1, 2015, 3:07 PM ]

DISCRETE RECORDS DISCOGRAPHY

DIS(J)&(O)-001 - 1992 - Scare Crow Carried Brain - Human Discrete 3’’ CD

DIS(J)&(O)-002 - 1993 - V.A. - I'll Weeds Grow Apace CD

DIS(J)&(O)-003 - 1994 - V.A. - 追求無き道に光り無し 7’’

DIS(J)&(O)-004 - 1994 - V.A. - 天衣無縫 World H.C. Comp CD

DIS(J)&(O)-005 - 1994 - Blood Feast  / Poison Cola,光臨  7’’

DIS(J)&(O)-006 - 1995 - V.A. - 追求無き道に光り無し Vol. 2 7’’

DIS(J)&(O)-007 - 1995 - Earthquake - Suck My Ass!!  7"

DIS(J)&(O)-008 - 1995 - Disgrace - Life Give An Anguished Cry 7"       

DIS(J)&(O)-009 - 1995 - Addiction - Voice Of Bristle Punk 7’’

DIS(J)&(O)-010 - 1995 - Blood Feast - War In A Babylon 7’’

DIS(J)&(O)-011 - 1996 - Human Despair - Struggle For Existence 7"

DIS(J)&(O)-012 - 1996 - V.A. - 追求無き道に光り無し Vol.  3 Go On The Invisible Pollution... 7’’

DIS(J)&(O)-013 - 1996 - V.A.  - Transcendency 3x7’’

DIS (J)&(O)-014 - 1996 - Vryker  - 夢幻泡影 7’’

DIS(J)&(O)-015 - 1997 - Disturb - For The Live 7"

DIS(J)&(O)-016 - 1997 - Gaizi - 我魂不滅 7"

DIS(J)&(0)-017 - 1997 - False Charge / Naked Charge Split 7’’

DIS (J)&(O)-018 - 1997 - Resolute Immortal Partizan - Samurai Anthems 7’’

DIS (J)&(O)-019 - 1998 - Blood Feast - Out Of Control 7"

DIS (J)&(O)-020 - 1998 - Zero Zero Seat / Organ Split 7’’

DIS (J)&(O)-021 - 1998 - Human Despair - Cry Out Fist Up 7’’

DIS (J)&(O)-022 - 1998 - Raid / Sugar Split 7’’

DIS (J)&(O)-023 - 1999 - - 魑魅魍魎 CD

DIS (J)&(O)-024 - 1999 - V.A. - 追求無き道に光り無し Vol. 4 CD

DIS (J)&(O)-025 - 1999 - Twisted Punchers - Soul Crying CD

DIS (J)&(O)-026 - 1999 - / Outsider  Split 7"       

DIS (J)&(O)-027 - 2000 - U.C.A / Balance, Two Existence With One Heart CD

DIS (J)&(O)-028 - 2000 - V.A. - So Fucking What CD

DIS (J)&(O)-029 - 2001 - ハンマー - ふみだせ ぬけだせ ぶっちぎれ CD

DIS (J)&(O)-030 - 2001 - Sugar - Live Now, Pay Later CD

DIS (J)&(O)-031 - 2001 - V.A. - 追求無き道に光り無し Vol.  5 CD

DIS (J)&(O)-032 - 2002 - Waste Rats - Just Like Rolling CD

DIS (J)&(O)-033 - 2002 - D.S.B. - Pure Cultivation CD

DIS (J)&(O)-034 - 2002 - Mental Disease - Proud Lonliness CD

DIS (J)&(O)-035 - 2002 - D.S.B. - Battle Into Invisible Zone CD

DIS (J)&(O)-036 - 2003 - D.S.B. - Wait Tremblingly!!! CD

DIS (J)&(O)-037 - 2003 - Mental Disease - Brain Dive CD

DIS (J)&(O)-038 - 2003 - 九狼吽 / Soul Alley Split CD

DIS (J)&(O)-039 - 2004 - Max Overheat - Paradise Lost CD

DIS (J)&(O)-040 - 2004 - - Never Change CD

DIS (J)&(O)-041 - 2004 - Carrie - Unconscious CD

DIS (J)&(O)-042 - 2004 - Mad Guillotines Self Titled CD

DIS (J)&(O)-043 - 2004 - V.A. - 追求無き道に光り無し Vol.  6/ UPR Vol. 3 CD

DIS (J)&(O)-044 - 2005 - Gienkillbatai / Max Overheat Split CD

DIS (J)&(O)-045 - 2005 - Dragonxscrew - 我ガ道ヲ我ガ心ノママニ CD

DIS (J)&(O)-046 - 2005 - V.A. - 追求無き道に光り無し Vol.  7 / UPR Vol. 4 CD

DIS (J)&(O)-047 - 2005 - Trust - Desperation CD

DIS (J)&(O)-048 - 2005 - ハンマー  - できるもんならやってみな CD

DIS (J)&(O)-049 - 2005 - V.A. - 追求無き道に光り無し Vol.  8 CD

DIS (J)&(O)-050 - 2006 - Degenerate/Mad Guillotines, Split CD

DIS (J)&(O)-051 - 2006 - ソメイヨシノ ソメイヨシノ CD

DIS (J)&(O)-052 - 2006 - / Wrecking Crew No Scrubs CD

DIS (J)&(O)-053 - 2006 - V.A. - 場外乱 CD

DIS (J)&(O)-054 - 2006 - Max Overheat - Wicked Songs CD

DIS (J)&(O)-055 - 2007 - Dragonxscrew - 魂ノ境界線 CD

DIS (J)&(O)-056 - 2007 - V.A. - 追求無き道に光り無し Vol.  9 / UPR Vol. 7 CD

DIS (J)&(O)-057 - 2008 - Flow - Attack The World CD

DIS (J)&(O)-058 - 2008 - 我流 - Unchain Force CD


Confuse Chronological History

posted Feb 1, 2015, 11:27 AM by Thomas Mayhugh   [ updated Jul 1, 2016, 6:51 AM ]

This has been my best effort to compile a complete chronological history of CONFUSE. Please contact me if you have any corrections, or information, photos, fliers, gig tickets, live recordings, or any other information pertaining to CONFUSE. send contact to: generalspeech@gmail.com


以下は僕の九州のコンフューズの知っていた歴史です。訂正やインフォメーション、写真、チラシ、チケット、ライブ音源、さらにコンフューズに関係インフォメーションは持てば、メールを送ってください。generalspeech@gmail.com


Information I am searching for that I would like to add to this page:

Remaining Confuse record pressing quantities.

Official Release date of Contempt For The Authority And Take Off The Lie (please source flier or magazine listings)

History of Mad living in Kyoto, and line up information from Confuse gigs in his absence.

Date and venue of "Last Dance Gig" with Damos, Curse, and GI Joe (Possibly 87-88)

Year of "Fight or Flight Gig" at Geils with No Cut, Curse, Illusion, and Zemiu. Date is January 19. Possibly 86-88

Information about Confuse Demo recordings in 1988 (Neo Comp) and 1989 (Stupid Life)

Possible Fanzine Appearances




C O N Ⓕ U S E

1983.08.20 – Fictitious recording date printed on Spending Loud Night EP.

1983.12.?? – Confuse Formation

1983.12.25 - Live Mad Xmas Gig Fukuoka Shimin Kaikan Shou Hall with Gai, Seig Heil, Shit, Aus, War Cry, No Cut, and Marian

1983.12.25 - Confuse distributes "Fuck The Christmas" flyer with lyrics to the 6 songs they had written upon formation. Songs are "絶対的軍備力老人 (Absolute Power Of Armaments Old Man), Confuse, About The System Or Is It War (Later re-titled "Hate War No War Fuckin' War" on the Indignation Demo), Why Do They Use The Violent Power, War Of Pastime, and Kill  The...  Line up listed as "Sekiri - Drums, Geru - Bass, Mad - Noise and Guiters [sic], and Dis - Voice"

1984.03.20 – Indignation Version 1 (10 tracks) Recording Session at Mad Studio, Kamou. Line Up "Sekiri - Drums, Geru - Bass, Mad - Guiters [sic], and Dis - Voice"

1984.03.25 – Confuse Bio appears in Blue Jug Magazine No. 14 – Members listed: Dis – Vocals, Mad – Guitar, Geru – Bass, Xenon - Drums (Based on this publication date, and the original sleeve for the 10 track recording version of Indignation, it is hypothesized that Xenon is a moniker used by Sekiri)

1984.04.08 - Indignation Version 2 (13 tracks) Recording Session Part 1 at Mad Studio, Kamou. Line Up: Dis – Vocals, Mad – Guitar, Geru – Bass, Sekiri - Drums

1984.04.15 - Indignation Version 2 (13 tracks) Recording Session Part 2 at Mad Studio, Kamou. Line Up: Dis – Vocals, Mad – Guitar, Geru – Bass, Sekiri - Drums

1984.??.?? - Indignation Version 2 Demo Tape Release on Violent Party (Violent Party 3)

1984.??.?? – Geru Quits Confuse

1984.??.?? – Live in Hiroshima, Lineup Dis - Vocals, Mad - Bass, Sekiri - Drums, and member of 自我 (Jiga) Plays Noise Guitar, as Geru has left the band

1984.06.10 - Live at レインボーホール (Rainbow Hall) with Gai, Seig Heil, No Cut, Gess, and Hell Gate

1984.06.25 - Confuse photo and demo tape cover featured in "Punk in Kyushu" article in Doll Magazine No. 22

1984.08.30 – Recording at One Nine Studio, tracks used for Nuclear Addicts EP, Merciless Game later appears on “Old Master” CD. Members are Dis, Mad, and Sekiri

1984.??.?? – Passy Joins Confuse sometime after the recordings, but before the sleeve for the record is made, as he is on the cover, and listed as a member. Confirmed in 2012 interview with Passy, published Feb. 2013

1984.10.25 – Nuclear Addicts record release advertisement, and live photo printed in Blue Jug Magazine No. 17

1984.11.01 - Recording at One Nine Studio, Tracks used for 自殺オムニバス 8”

1984.11.04 – Live at LaLaLa, Hardened Cynical Bastard Gig. Vol 1 with Gai + Sieg Heil (bassist is not TV on this gig), 物体X (Buttai X - Stalin copy band)

1984.11.25 – Nuclear Addicts EP release Blue Jug Records

1984.11.27 – Live at Mind Bollocks Studio, Control Gig Vol. 3 with Gai, Seig Heil, Aus, and Shit

1984.11.25 - Confuse Photo, and Info written by Mad Appears in Blue Jug Magazine No. 18

1984.12.09 – Live at LaLaLa, Hardened Cynical Bastard Gig Vol. 2 with Gai + Sieg Heil (bassist is not TV on this gig), Gedon, Zamza, etc

1984.12.28 – Live at Green Village, Fukuoka

1985.01.20 - Live at 西新JA-JA, Delight Harmful Gig with Gai, Mad, Psalm, Madden

1985.??.?? – V.A. - Downtown Street Punker Tape Release Violent Party

1985.02.24 - Live at 西新JAJA, Violent Party Gig with Gai, Gess, Gedon, No Cut, Derange, 共三党 (Kyousantou from Hiroshima)

1985.02.25 – Live at Green Village, Control Gig Vol. 4 with Gai, Seig Heil, and No Cut

1985.03.25 – Confuse Appear In Blue Jug Magazine No. 19

1985.03.27 - Live at 西新JA-JA, Violent Party Gig. Vol. 3 with Gai, No Cut, Gess, Derange, Flak, and Aggressive Dogs.

1985.03.29 - Live at ? with Gas from Hiroshima, Rebel, and Blocks

1985.04.?? – V.A. - 自殺オムニバス 8”Release on 自殺レーベル

1985.08.?? - Appears in Doll Magazine Vol. 28

1985.08.20 – Recording Session Fuchigami Recording Studio, for Contempt For The Authority And Take Off The Lie 7”

1985.10.01 - 自殺レーベル Advertisement in Doll Magazine No. 29 lists inclusion of Confuse on a forthcoming 7" EP, Cancelled/Unreleased.

1985.??.?? – Contempt For The Authority And Take Off The Lie EP Release on Confuse Records (Manufactured at Toshima EMI pressing plant in Japan)

1985.11.25 – Live at 同志社大学 (Doushisha University) Kyoto with Lip Cream, Gastunk, Kyah, Outo, and Danse Macabre

1986.02.25 – Confuse Photo and text from Mad appears in Blug Jug Magazine No. 24

1986.04.25 – Confuse Appears in Blue Jug Magazine No. 25

1986.07.25 – Confuse Photo Appears in Blue Jug Magazine No. 27

1986.08.15 – Live at 徒楽夢 (Hakata Drum) VIOLENT PARTY 2 DAY GIG (08.14-15) with Swankys, Ruin, Desperate Children, Cockney Cocks, 

1986.10.19 - Live at Shout with Lydia Cats, Jokers, Curse, etc

1986.10.?? – Confuse Photo and short gig description appears in Blue Jug Magazine No. 28

1986.11.23 – Live at 西新JA-JA CONTROL gig with Swankys, and Lydia Cats, and Jokers (Craps is listed on the gig flyer as well, but was not able to play. Mad was not at this gig, and Confuse guitar position was filled in by Blues from Curse)

1986.12.?? - Confuse Photo and live description appear in Blue Jug Magazine No. 29

1986.??.?? – Mad Leaves for Kyoto for approximately 18 Months. This date is not known exactly. Interview with Passy 2012 “Mad Moved to Kyoto for a year and a half, but Confuse continued to play with alternate members helping to fill his space. The band stopped performing in about 1986, but never broke up. It can be hypothesized that if Mad did leave for Kyoto in 1986, it would have been near the end of the year as the largest period of inactivity is forthcoming early 1987 - mid 1988 to comprise the approximately 18 month period.

1987.03.14 – Live at 博多 夢工房 (Yumekoubou) with Swankys, Pilat, and Punx

1987.??.?? – Passy Quits Confuse

1987.11.05 – Spending Loud Night EP release Kings World Records (4,000 Pressed)

1987.12.01 – Photo and Advert for Spending Loud Night EP On Kings World Records appears in Doll Magazine Vol. 43

1988.01.07 - Live at 博多 夢工房 (Yumekoubou), Punk Festival!! with Swankys, Lydia Cats, Crack The Marian, and Spunky Boys (Confuse - Bassist is TV from The Swankys) Hosted by Kings World Records

1988.02.01 - Photo and Advert for Spending Loud Night EP on Kings World Records, plus flier for "1988.01.07 - Punk Festival" gig appears in Doll Magazine Vol. 43

1988.04.01 - Advert for Spending Loud Night EP on Kinds World Records appears in Doll Magazine No. 45

1988.??.?? – Sekiri Quits Confuse

1988.??.?? – Keiichiro Joins Confuse on Drums

1989.04.?? – Confuse Resumes Live Gigs

1989.04.30 - Live at 徒楽夢 (Hakata Drum) with Chinpira

1988.05.?? – Recording at Fuchigami Recording Studio, “Old Man” used for V.A. – Neo Comp LP Dis – Vocals, Mad – Guitar/Bass, Keiichiro – Drums

1988.??.?? - Neo Omnibus LP release on Portrait Records from Tokyo Featuring "Old Man" from Confuse

1989.??.?? – Keiichiro Quits Confuse

1989.??.?? – Matsomoto Joins Confuse On Bass

1989.??.?? – Hirasaka Joins Confuse On Drums

1989.??.?? – Live at State 9th With Aggressive Dogs, and The Rolling Sobaht

1989.??.?? – Atrocious Madness Bootleg EP (300 Pressed) (Germany)

1989.06.?? – Recording at Mad Studio for Stupid Life 12”

1989.07.30 - Live at 徒楽夢 (Hakata Drum)

1989.08.20 – Live at 徒楽夢 (Hakata Drum) With Mercurys

1989.09.30 – Live at 博多Be-1

1989.10.21 – Old Master CD release JAP Records

1989.11.20 – Confuse interview, photos, and ad for Old Master CD appear in Beatmaks No. 29

1989.12.21 – Confuse Live at State 9th VHS Release VOS Original Video

1989.12.25 – Confuse appear in Beatmaks No. 30

1990.??.?? – Live at ???

1990.09.23 – Live at 徒楽夢 (Hakata Drum) with The Brats (ex-Mercurys and Bastly Backs)

1990.??.?? – Death To A God 7” Ep Bootleg Release on Revoltation (UK)

1991.??.?? – Live at ???

1991.??.?? – Kill The… x2 7” EP released on Revoltation Records (UK) / Dead Records (Germany) (leftovers from Death To A God and Atrocious Madness Bootleg EP’s. 200 Copies Made)

1991.??.?? – Stupid Life 12” Release (1000 12"s Pressed, Stupid Life release advert shows limited 2000, which is a combination of the CD and vinyl pressings)

1991.??.?? – Stupid Life CD Reissue Release (1000 CD's Pressed, Stupid Life release advert shows limited 2000, which is a combination of the CD and vinyl pressings)

1991.??.?? – V.A. Best Of Heroes CD sampler release on Kings World Records Featuring "Spending Loud Night"

1991-1992 – Confuse becomes a 5 Piece, line up unknown

1992.??.?? – Humans Are Radioactive 7” EP Bootleg (125 Pressed, Numbered out of 100) (USA)

1992.08.08 – Live at Be-1 (Last Live Gig)

1992.08.?? - Confuse Disbanded.

1993.09.?? – Scheduled release date for Confuse – Total Confuse CD on Anarchy Centre Recordings - Chaotic CD-08 (same cat# as indignation reissue, assumed deleted release)

199?.??.?? – Contempt For The Authority and Take Off the Lie 7” EP Bootleg Released. (Cover artwork confusingly has Nuclear Addicts photo) (1000 pressed, first 200 numbered on red vinyl)

1995.02.25 – V.A. – Downtown Street Punker CD reissue release Anarchy Centre Recordings

1995.??.?? – V.A. – Japan One Bootleg LP Release, contains Spending Loud Night 7” tracks and MRR review (1000 Pressed - 500 on Light Blue, 500 Clear Dark Blue)(Germany)

1995.??.?? – Confuse CD JPC records (unknown pressing, 1000-2000+) (USA)

1996.09.25 - Nuclear Addicts CD Reissue release Anarchy Centre Recordings

1997.04.10 – Indignation LP reissue release Anarchy Centre Recordings (1500 pressed)

1997.04.10 – Indignation CD reissue release Anarchy Centre Recordings

1997.??.?? – Contempt For The Authority and Take Off The Lie CD reissue release Anarchy Centre Recordings

1998.11-12.?? - Confuse Appears in Nega Zine No. 5 Hakata/Kyushu Punk History Article (spine says November, but front says December)

1999.??.?? - Confuse – “Confuse” LP Bootleg released in USA (300 Pressed)

2000.??.?? – Confuse – “Confuse” LP Bootleg Re-Bootlegged In Germany with even worse Jacket quality (unknown pressing amount)

2003.??.?? – Confuse – Old God, New God LP, combines Indignation LP reissue + live 1984.12.28 at Green Village audio recordings, and attempted history booklet

2007.10.?? – Confuse Appear in Doll Magazine No. 242. Kyushu Punk History Article

2010.05.15 – Passy and Micchan (Seig Heil) Discuss Confuse in Mobsproof Magazine Vol. 5 (Japan)

2011.11.?? – English translation of Passy and Micchan (Seig Heil) Discuss Confuse in Mobsproof Magazine Vol. 5 appears in Maximum Rocknroll No. 342

2012.??.?? – Confuse – Nuclear Addicts EP Bootleg (500 Pressed, Clear Red, some on Red/black/white splatter) (USA)

2012.??.?? – Confuse – Spending Loud Night EP Bootleg EP (500 Pressed, black vinyl white/blue labels) (USA)

2012.??.?? – Confuse - Hate War No War Fuckin' War LP Bootleg Release (Italy)

2012.08.16 – Confuse Photo Appears in General Speech Fanzine Vol. 3

2013.02.?? – Confuse Photos, and Passy Interview appear in More Noize Fanzine No. 10, Kyushu Punk Special

2013.??.?? – Fictitious Lathe 7” record “Vómito Y Destrucción”1989, featuring confuse track added to internet record archive site www.discogs.com. An attempt to pass off a fictitious record to be sold as an 80's original. (Mexico)

2014.06.02 – Shimokitazawa Killers Punk shop official Confuse T Shirt and Tote Bag release. ( Designs Nuclear Addicts, Contempt for the authority and take off the lie, and Atrocious Madness 2500 yen each ) [Initially bootlegs from Czech Republic, but then they were made retrospectively official after Passy asked other members for approval]

2014.06.21 - Shimokitazawa Killers Punk shop official Confuse T Shirt and Tote Bag Reprint




Edit history.


2015.02.01 - "2012.??.?? – Confuse - Hate War No War Fuckin' War LP Bootleg Release (Spain)" -- Corrected release country to ITALY

2015.02.01 - "2012.??.?? – Confuse – Nuclear Addicts EP Bootleg (500 Pressed, Clear Red, some on Red/black/white splatter)" -- Added Release Country USA

2015.02.01 - "2012.??.?? – Confuse – Spending Loud Night EP Bootleg EP (500 Pressed, black vinyl white/blue labels)" -- Added Release Country USA

2015.02.01 - "1992.08.?? – Last Live Gig, Unknown date or venue." -- Corrected Date and Venue to 1992.8.8 at Be-1. Thanks Akira Tozaki!

2015.02.02 - Added 1989.04.30, and 1989.07.30 gigs
 
2015.02.02 - Corrected info for "1986.11.23 – Live at 西新JA-JA CONTROL gig with Swankys, and Lydia Cats, and Craps" Craps did not play this gig, added Confuse line up info. Thanks to Hao!

2015.02.02 - Removed "1985.02.24 – Live at 徒楽夢 VIOLENT PARTY with Gess, Desperate Children, Kyousantou (Hiroshima)" temporarily as the date seems to be inaccurate, and non-confirm-able.

2015.02.16 - 1986.08.15 – Live at 徒楽夢 (Hakata Drum) VIOLENT PARTY 2 DAY GIG Added Line Up Information.

2015.02.16 - 1983.12.25 - Live Mad Xmas Gig Fukuoka Shimin Kaikan Shou Hall with Gai, Seig Heil, Shit, Aus, War Cry, No Cut, and Marian - Corrected date to 1983 as confirmed in Blue Jug Magazine #14.
 
2015.02.16 -
1985.02.25 – Live at Green Village (Control Gig Vol. 4) with Gai, Seig Heil, and No Cut- Corrected date to "25th" as documented on surviving gig ticket stub

2015.02.16 - Re-Added "1985.02.24 - Live at 西新JAJA (Violent Party Gig) with Gai, Gess, Gedon, No Cut, Derange, 共三党 (Kyousantou from Hiroshima)" as confirmed it has now been confirmed by Beatmaks Magazine

2015.02.16 - 
1984.11.04 – Live at LaLaLa (Hardened Cynical Bastard Gig. Vol 1) Added additional line up Info (Thanks Hao!)

2015.02.16 -
1984.12.09 – Live at LaLaLa (Hardened Cynical Bastard Gig Vol. 2) Added additional line up Info (Thanks Hao!)

2015.02.16 - 1986.10.19 - Live at Shout with Lydia Cats, Jokers, Curse, etc. Source Blue Jug Magazine #28

2015.02.16 - 1988.01.07 - Live at Yumekoubou (Punk Festival!) Added Member Info.

2016.01.01 - Added release day as 25th of each month to all Blue Jug Magazine appearance, source Blue Jug Magazine

2016.06.30 - "1984.06.25 - Confuse photo and Demo tape cover featured in "Punk in Kyushu" article in Doll Magazine No. 22" Added

2016.06.30 - "
1983.12.25 - Confuse distributed "Fuck Christmas" pamphlet..." Added

2016.06.30 - "
1986.0?.?? – Confuse Photo Appears in Blue Jug Magazine No. 27" - Added Release Date to 1986.07.25

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