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STREAM: “If You See Kay” (March 1989 Blanket demo)
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VIDEO: “If You See Kay”


Recorded by Steve Albini in 1990, Daisychain Reaction is a raw blast of Midwestern post-punk from the heyday of indie rock. It includes Poster Children’s most well-known song “If You See Kay.”

The album was released on Twin/Tone Records in 1991 and re-released in 1992 on Sire Records in the US and Creation Records in the UK. It has been unavailable on vinyl since.

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Daisychain Reaction‘s release, Lotuspool Records is proud to present the definitive vinyl edition of this early ’90s classic, available on Sept. 30th.

The album’s twelve songs have been remastered from the original tapes and cut to lacquer by Bob Weston of Chicago Mastering Service and pressed onto 180 gram black vinyl. You can pre-order it right now, right here.


The package features a 12-page retro fanzine with a new, exclusive essay by Jon Fine (author of Your Band Sucks) and reflections on the making of the album by members of the band. In addition, a digital download card for three previously unreleased tracks (an early version of “Where We Live” from the Albini Flower Plower sessions and 1989 demo versions of “If You See Kay” and “Where We Live”) is included.

Poster Children will be touring the US in the fall of 2016.



09/23 – Champaign, IL – Pygmalion Festival
09/29 – Brooklyn, NY – St. Vitus
09/30 – Washington DC – DC9
10/1 – Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brenda’s
10/2 – Boston, MA – Great Scott
10/12 – Los Angeles, CA – The Echo
10/13 – San Francisco, CA – Bottom Of The Hill
10/14 – Portland, OR – Doug Fir
10/15 – Seattle, WA – Barboza
10/16 – Vancouver, BC – The Cobalt
11/23 – Chicago, IL – Schuba’s (2 Shows)