MAX LEVINE ENSEMBLE

Max Levine Ensemble

The band was formed in 2000 when David Combs met Max Levine while attending highschool at the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School. Max introduced David to various punk rock bands such as Propagandhi, Fugazi, and the Clash, as well as turning him on to radical politics. Combs had been playing in a ska band, and when Max asked him to cover punk rock songs in his ska band he thought it was inappropriate for the genre. Instead he invited several of his friends to start a new band that would play full sets of cover songs to be requested by Max Levine. They played their first show at a high school band show case in December 2000. The set consisted of 5 cover songs and 2 originals. From then on the band focused on original material, but kept the name The Max Levine Ensemble in homage to their friend.

Releases on Asian Man
AM-202 Them Steadily Depressing, Low Down Mind Messing, Post Modern Recession Blues 7″ (out of print)

Members
David Combs (aka Spoonboy)- Guitar, Vocals
Ben Epstein (aka Bepstein)- Bass, Vocals
Nick Popovici – Drums

Website
tmle.terrorware.com

AKIAKANE
ALKALINE TRIO
ALL PEOPLE
ANDREW JACKSON JIHAD
ANGELO MOORE
ANTARCTIGO VESPUCCI
THE APERS
ASPIGA
ASTROPOP 3
THE ATOM AGE
BAGHEERA
BIG D & THE KIDS TABLE
BIRTHDAY SUITS
BLUE MEANIES
BOMB THE MUSIC INDUSTRY
THE BROADWAYS
BRUCE LEE BAND
BUCK-O-NINE
BY SURPRISE
CAYETENA
CHEAP GIRLS
THE CHINKEES
CHOTTO GHETTO
CHRIS MURRAY
CHRONICS
CLASSICS OF LOVE
COBRA SKULLS
COLOSSAL
COQUETTISH
CROISSANTS
DAN ANDRIANO
DAN POTTHAST
DINERS
DOG PARTY
DOGBRETH
DOGS ON ACID
DOWNTOWN STRUTS
DOWSING
DUVALL
EE
THE EXQUISITES
FIVE IRON FRENZY
GNARBOOTS
GOOD FOR COWS
GRANT OLNEY
GREAT APES
GUERILLA POUBELLE
HARD GIRLS
THE HOT TODDIES
THE HONOR SYSTEM
THE HUXTABLES
JABBER
JOYCE MANOR
JUST A FIRE
KEMURI
KEPI GHOULIE
KEVIN SECONDS
KING APPARATUS
KNOWLEDGE
KOREA GIRL
KUDROW
LARRY & HIS FLASK
LAURA STEVENSON AND THE CANS
LAWRENCE ARMS
LEMURIA
LET'S GO BOWLING
LINK 80
LITTLE JEANS
LORD
MAGUMA TAISHI
MATT SKIBA
MAX LEVINE ENSEMBLE
MIKE HALE
MIKE PARK
MIKE WATT & THE SECONDMEN
MIRACLES
MIXTAPES
MONKEY
THE MURDERBURGERS
MU330
MUGWUMPS
NICOTINE
NO TORSO
NOTHINGTON
O PIONEERS!!!
PAMA INTERNATIONAL
THE PEACOCKS
PET SYMMETRY
THE PLUS ONES
POLYSICS
POTSHOT
POWERNAP
PRIMARY
PTERADON
PUSHOVER
THE QUEERS
RATASUCIA
THE RIPTIDES
RUDIMENTS
SATORI
SHINOBU
SHORT ROUND
SLAPSTICK
SLOW GHERKIN
SMOKING POPES
THE SMITH STREET BAND
SOFTBALL
SPRAYNARD
SQUIRTGUN
SUMMER VACATION
SUNDIALS
SUNDOWNER
THE TAXPAYERS
TEN IN THE SWEAR JAR
TEEN IDOLS
TOYS THAT KILL
TUESDAY
UNION HEARTS
UNSTEADY
VIC RUGGIERO
VOODOO GLOW SKULLS
WARM THOUGHTS
THE WILD
WILD MOTH
WINTER BREAK
YOKO UTSUMI