Garage Class was a group of reluctant outliers who produced one of the finest contributions to the wave of UK DIY music that emerged during the late 70s and early to mid-80s.
Hailing from Alsager in North West England Garage Class originally went by the name of The Pits before their then manager Steve Hurt imposed an alias which, though unpopular within their ranks, would nevertheless reflect the shambolic art they would eventually capture on their first and only single.
Today we’re premming the previously unreleased Art-Punk gem I got Standards from the inaugural opus on Outer Reaches – a new label by Ransom Note writer Tim Wilson. Outer Reaches mission is to champion DIY & experimental music both old and new.
The Full Ep, Terminal Tokyo will be released on vinyl and streaming on September 21st..