Demolicion! The Complete Recordings (Phantom)
Lima, Peru’s Los Saicos (“Psychos”), who cut only six singles from roughly 1964 to 1967, possessed all the hallmarks of the sound: the insistent backbeat, scorching guitar and howling vocals. The group incorporated other influences—a splash of surf, a hit of psych—as their stateside counterparts were wont to do, but mostly just stuck to lean, effective rock. While they were often labeled wild or rebellious (dig the lyrics to “Demolición”) in the end, they end up sounding like any number of groups (The Seeds, The 13th Floor Elevators, etc.). I suppose they have garages all over the world.