Years: 1977 - 1979
Styles: New Wave, Power Pop
Jonathan Postal - Bass Guitar, Guitar, Vocals
Morey Goldstein - Keyboards, Saxophone, Vocals
Ricky Sludge - Guitar
Wayne Ditzel - Bass Guitar, Guitar, Vocals
Paul Zahl - Drums
Eric Lenchner - Guitar
Brittley Black - Drums
Tom Brown - Drums
Paul DiMartino - Drums
Ben Shemuel - Keyboards
The Readymades were one of the most influential West Coast Punk and New Wave Bands. Produced by Sandy Pearlman (The Clash “Give’em enough Rope”) and courted by Jon Cale of the Velvet Underground.
Their single “Electric Toys” was the only independent record to be in regular rotation on KSAN who also broadcast a live half hour of their music. They played with Blondie, Patti Smith, Nico, The Stranglers, The Police, The Talking Heads, Roxy Music and DEVO amoung others at such venues as the Cow Palace, Oakland Coliseum, Starwood, Winterland and the Mabuhay.
The Readymades starting in 1977 and ending in 1979.
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